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Delhi Gate (Red Fort)

The Delhi Gate is an entrance to the Red Fort in Delhi and is on the Forts southern wall. The gate received its name from the Forts city. The primary gate is the Lahori Gate, which is very similar in appearance. The gate was constructed under Sha ...

                                               

Dongri Fort

The Dongri Fort or the Dongri Hill Fort, locally known as the Irmitri Fort, is a fort in Mumbai, India. It is located in the Dongri area. It came under Maratha rule in 1739. Since then the locals and the church have been looking after the mainten ...

                                               

EFLU Hyderabad heritage well

The EFLU Hyderabad well is a cultural heritage of English and Foreign Languages University in Hyderabad, Telangana in India. It was built during the Asif Jahi period and is around 200 years old. It is a large stepped well and the geometrical desi ...

                                               

Errum Manzil

Errum Manzil or Iram Manzil is an expansive palace standing in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It was built around the year 1870 by Nawab Safdar Jung Musheer-ud-daula Fakhrul Mulk, a nobleman of Hyderabad state. It is located on top of a hillock off ...

                                               

Forum (Kolkata)

Forum Mall also known as Forum Courtyard is a shopping mall in the Bhowanipore area of Kolkata, India. It was initially conceived as an office tower; 80% of the foundation was complete before it was converted into a mall. Currently it covers 200. ...

                                               

Fun Republic Mall (Coimbatore)

Fun Republic Mall is a shopping mall in Peelamedu, Coimbatore, India. This shopping mall was inaugurated on 19 August 2012 and Managed by E-city Ventures which is part of the Essel Group. It is located on the arterial Avinashi Road on a 3.5 acre ...

                                               

Garh Doul

Garh Doul archaeological site is an important State Protected Monument in Assam, India, situated at Tarajan Kumargaon and about 7 kilometres away from Tezpur, Sonitpur district. The archaeological site is listed as an ASI monument under number S- ...

                                               

Gayakwadwada

Gayakwadwada is the name of a large edifice in Pune, India which was built by the Sardar Gayakwad family as a residential place for it. Sayajirao Gayakwad, the prince of Baroda state, would occasionally stay there. Bal Gangadhar Tilak bought the ...

                                               

Great Western Building

The Great Western Building is a building in Mumbai, India. This large and palatial-looking building has served many uses. It was once the residence of the Governor of Bombay. William Hornby, a former governor who was instrumental in constructing ...

                                               

Gurdwara Karamsar Rara Sahib

Gurdwara Karamsar Rara Sahib or Gurdwara Rara Sahib is situated at village Rara Sahib near Ludhiana. Rara Sahib is a village near Ludhiana city in Punjab, India. This village was transformed from simple Rara to Rara Sahib due to the visit by the ...

                                               

Gurney House

Gurney House is a historic building located in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India, and was the residence of hunter-conservationist and writer Jim Corbett. It is located near Nainital Lake, and was built in 1881. Miss Margaret Winifred Corbett, Jim Corb ...

                                               

Gwalior House

Gwalior House is the former residence of the Maharaja of Gwalior in Delhi. Located at Rajpur Road in Civil Lines, Delhi, Gwalior House was amongst one of the six princely houses in Civil Lines including Jamnagar, Kolhapur, Nabha, Sirohi and Udaip ...

                                               

Haldia Refinery

The Haldia Refinery for processing 2.5 million tonnes per year of Middle East crude was commissioned in January, 1975 with two sectors - one for producing fuel products and the other for Lube base stocks. The refinery is in Haldia near Kolkata We ...

                                               

Hammam (Red Fort)

The Hammam-e-Lal Qila is the Turkish bath located in the Red Fort in Delhi and served as the bathing area of the Mughal Indian emperor. It is located in the north of the Diwan-i-Khas. The marble hammam is a bath that forms a part of the palace bu ...

                                               

Hazrat Pir Mohammad Shah Library

The Hazrat Pir Muhammad Shah Library is a library on Pir Muhammad Shah Road, Pankore Naka, Ahmedabad, in the state of Gujarat, India. One of the oldest libraries in India, it has a collection of rare original manuscripts in Arabic, Persian, Urdu, ...

                                               

Hornby Vellard

The Hornby Vellard was a project to build a causeway uniting all seven islands of Bombay into a single island with a deep natural harbour. The project was started by the governor William Hornby in 1782 and all islands were linked by 1838. The wor ...

                                               

Hosdurg Fort

Hosdurg Fort is a fort in Kanhangad which is part of Kasaragod district in Kerala state. Hosdurg Fort with its round bastion looks imposing from a distance. Somashekara Nayaka from the Keladi Nayaka dynasty of Ikkeri built this fort. The place is ...

                                               

Hutatma Chowk

Hutatma Chowk is the official name of a square in South Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The square hosts Flora Fountain and was known by that name until 1961 when it was officially renamed in memory of the members of Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti, who ...

                                               

Ita Fort

Ita Fort in Itanagar town, is one of the most important historical sites in the state of Arunachal Pradesh, India. The name literally means "Fort of bricks". It also lends its name to the city Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. The Ita F ...

                                               

Jaihind Vayanasala

The library was established in the year 1946, at the time of the non-violent independence movement in India. The name of the library stems from this era; Jai meaning Victory, and Hind meaning India. The library proudly exists as the cultural cent ...

                                               

Jharkhand War Memorial

Jharkhand War Memorial is a War memorial as a tribute to the martyrs of Jharkhand. It was established in 2008, near the Booty Chowk, Dipatoli, Ranchi.

                                               

Kabbaldurga

Kabbaldurga is a ruined fort located in Bangalore rural district, Karnataka. It is at a distance of 75 km from Bangalore. Murari Rao Ghorpade, 18th century Maratha chieftain who controlled Gooty was defeated by Hyder Ali in 1776 AD and kept in Ka ...

                                               

Kaldurg Fort

Kaldurg Fort is situated to the east of Palghar, Maharashtra, India in the Sahyadri mountain range of northern Konkan. It is strategically situated at a height of at least 475 meters above sea level, giving views of the Arabian Sea and the indust ...

                                               

Kalhaar Blues & Greens Golf Club

The golf course was designed by Jack Nicklauss company Nicklaus Design. Construction began in 2012. It is one of Indias most famous golf courses and was rated as Indias Best Golf Course of 2015 by World Golf Awards and India Golf Awards.

                                               

Kanva Reservoir

Kanva Reservoir is an artificial lake and tourist attraction 69 kilometres from Bangalore, India, formed by the damming of the Kanva River in an irrigation project. There is a fisheries training and research center near the dam, which was establi ...

                                               

Kesavanpara

The only route is from Nemmara, from where the first town of Nelliampathi, namely Kaikatty junction, is at a distance of 26 km. At the 9th kilometer is the Pothundi Dam, a small irrigation dam which provides water for the rice fields in the surro ...

                                               

Khas Mahal (Red Fort)

The Khas Mahal served as the Mughal emperors private residence in Delhi. The structure is located inside the Red Fort, which is a large fort complex located inside the city. It consists of three parts: the Chamber of Telling Beads Viz-tasbih-khan ...

                                               

KHCAA Golden Jubilee Chamber Complex

KHCAA Golden Jubilee Chamber Complex is a Chambers building of the Kerala High Court Advocates Association in the city of Kochi in the state of Kerala, India.

                                               

Kirti Stambha

Kirti Stambha is a 12th-century tower situated at Chittor Fort in Chittorgarh town of Rajasthan, India. The 22-metre-high tower was built by a Jain merchant Jeeja Bhagerwala during the reign of Rawal Kumar Singh for the glory of Jainism.

                                               

Kottakkunnu

Kottakkunnu is a tourist destination in the state of Kerala located at Malappuram. Stationed right at the heart of the city, Kottakkunnu attracts large number of domestic as well as international tourists.

                                               

Kutte Kol

Kutte Kol is a navigational canal running through the Srinagar city of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is believed to be commissioned by Kota Rani, a ruler of ancient Kashmir, initially to regulate floods on the Jhelum. Later it was als ...

                                               

Lingana

Lingana is a massive pinnacle on the mainline of the Sahyadris between Raigad and Torna. It is in the Mahad Taluka of Raigad district. It is 35 km away from Mahad town. It takes its name from its shape which is like a linga. It is 2969 feet high ...

                                               

Lulu Convention Centre

The Lulu International Convention Centre is located at Puzhakkal, in Thrissur city of Kerala state. The property is owned and managed by Yusuff Ali M.A. Chairman and Managing Director of Lulu Group International, which has extensive business in r ...

                                               

Mall of India

DLF Mall of India is a shopping mall situated in Sector 18, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. The mall is spread over 7 floors, and includes 330 brands, 80 kiosks, 5 customized shopping zones, along with 75 food and beverages options and a movie theat ...

                                               

Manikgad

Manikgad / is an ancient fort in Chandrapur district, Maharashtra. It is a hill fort 507 metres above sea level built by the Naga kings in 9 CE. The fort is in ruins and is frequented by wild animals that live in the vicinity, such as panthers an ...

                                               

Medak Fort

Medak Fort is situated in Medak district in the Indian state of Telangana, about 100 kilometres from the state capital, Hyderabad. Medak fort is constructed by Kakatiya Kings. The fort lies to the north of the city and can be reached by road. It ...

                                               

Memorial Pillar (Valivade)

The Memorial Pillar located in Valivade is in memory of over 5000 Polish refugees who escaped to India during World War II and were given shelter in the area. Polands Deputy Foreign Minister Marcin Przydacz unveiled the pillar on 14 September 2019.

                                               

Mithi Vav

Mithi Vav is a stepwell located in Palanpur town of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. It is considered the only surviving monument of Parmara rule in the town. It was built around the 8th century. It is situated in the eastern part of the tow ...

                                               

Mumbai Refinery (BPCL)

The refinery at Mumbai came into stream in January 1955 under the ownership of Burmah-Shell Refineries Ltd. Following the Governments acquisition of the Burmah-Shell, name of the Refinery was changed to Bharat Refineries Limited on 1976. In Augus ...

                                               

Mumtaz Mahal (Red Fort)

The Mumtaz Mahal is located in the Red Fort, Delhi. The Mumtaz Mahal is one of the six main palaces that were situated facing the Yamuna River. All six palaces were connected by the Stream of Paradise Nahr-i-Bishisht, a waterway which ran through ...

                                               

Muthamman Burj (Red Fort)

The Muthamman Burj, also written Musamman Burj, is a tower of the Red Fort located in Delhi. The structure adjoins the eastern wall of the Khwabgah of the Khas Mahal. It is a semi-octagonal tower where the Mughal emperor would appear every mornin ...

                                               

Nadiad ni haveli

The haveli was built in 1783 by Prabhudas, grandfather of Rao Bhahudur Viharidas Desai who is popularly known as Bhausaheb Desai. He had inherited desaigiri landlordship from his ancestors who were tax collectors under the Mughal Empire. The arra ...

                                               

Nallah Mar

Nallah Mar or Mar Canal was a navigational canal running through the old city of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. It connected the Brari Nambal lagoon to the Khushal Sar lake and thus provided navigability between the Dal and Aanchar lakes. It was fi ...

                                               

Narayanas Arihant Ocean Tower

Narayanas Arihant Ocean Tower is an 18-storied residential building in Chennai, India. Located on Wallajah Road, off the arterial Anna Salai, the building has 80 housing units with a total built-up area of 140.000 sq ft. It is the tallest residen ...

                                               

Narwar Fort

Narwar Fort is situated atop a hill, at Narwar in Shivpuri district of Madhya Pradesh, about 500 feet above ground level spread over an area of 8 km², which stands on a steep scarp of the Vindhya Range. Kachwaha Rajputs are said to have built the ...

                                               

Naubat Khana (Red Fort)

The Naubat Khana, or Naqqar Khana, is the drum house that stands at the entrance between the outer and inner court at the Red Fort in Delhi. The vaulted arcade of the Chhatta Chowk measures 540 x 360 feet, and ends in the centre of the outer cour ...

                                               

Oakover

Oakover is a historic building in Shimla, Himchal Pradesh, India. One of the earliest houses built in Shimla, it is the official residence of Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.

                                               

Padmadurg

Padmadurg, also known as Kasa fort, is one of five historical sea forts built by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and located in Raigad District Maharashtra, India. It was built by Marathas to challenge another seaport Janjira which was controlled by S ...

                                               

Palais Royale, Mumbai

Palais Royale is skyscraper under construction in Lower Parel, Mumbai. It is on land previously owned by Shree Ram Mills Ltd. It is the first supertall building in India to achieve a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum rating f ...

                                               

Paras Downtown Square

Paras Downtown Square is a shopping mall in Zirakpur, Punjab, India. It is one of the largest shopping mall in the entire region comprising Chandigarh and its satellite cities. Built by lakshya garg of ambalaIt is strategically located just near ...