7 wonders of India in the world

India has the treasure of ancient majestic monuments.The history of India depicts its rich culture, heritage, and unique architecture.If you are culture lover enthralled with these seven wonders of India.

Gomateshwara, Karnataka

Gomateshwara

The Lord Gomateshwara is the famous tourist spot in Karnataka situated at Shravanabelagola. It was built in around 983 A.D.dedicated to the Jain god Bahubali. Gomateshwara one of the largest free-standing monolithic stone statues in the world draws devotees from all over the world. On August 5, 2007, the statue was voted as the first of Seven Wonders of India.

Golden Temple, Amritsar

Golden Temple Amritsar

Harmandir Sahib also called “Golden Templeis the holiest shrine of Sikh religion is  situated in the city of Amritsar   The fifth Sikh Guru, Guru Arian, designed the Harmandir Sahib to be built in the centre of this holy tank, and upon its construction, installed the  Adi Granth, the holy scripture of Sikhism, inside the Harmandir Sahib.[ It is the symbol of human brotherhood and equality. The four entrances of this holy shrine from all four directions signify that people belonging to every walk of life are equally welcome. Over 100,000 people visit the holy shrine daily for worship and also partake jointly in the free community kitchen and meal regardless of any distinctions.

Taj Mahal, Agra

TAJ MEHAL

The Taj Mahal situated on river Yamuna a white marble mausoleum one of seven wonders of the world. Monument symbolizes love and romance built by  Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in 1632 in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal at a cost estimated at the time to be around 32 million rupees.  The combination of lush green scape reddish pathway, picturesque location, and remarkable architecture.The Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983 for being “the jewel of Muslim art in India.

Hampi, Karnataka

Hampi

Hampi referred as the city of ruins is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near Hospet town in the Karnataka state. Standing majestically at banks of the Tungabhadra River represents the glory of Vijayanagar Empire with beautifully carved temples. The site is significant historically and architecturally. It’s old market street,, royal platforms, treasury buildings, royal pavilions, bastions make it delightful destination for visitors.

Konark Sun Temple, Orissa

konark sun temple

Konark is one of the eminent tourist destinations of Orissa built in 1278 CE by the Ganga  King Narasimha Deva. Designed in the shape of a colossal chariot with seven horses and twelve wheels is an also symbolizes the passage of time, which is under the sun god’s control. A major part of the structure is now in ruins. The temple is renowned for the intricacy and profusion of sculptural work.

Nalanda, Bihar

nalanda

Nalanda was a large Buddhist monastery in the ancient kingdom of Magadha (modern-day Bihar) in India.Nalanda flourished under the patronage of the Gupta Empire.All students at Nalanda studied Mahayana as well as the texts of the eighteen (Hinayana) sects of Buddhism. Their curriculum also included other subjects such as the Vedas, logic, Sanskrit grammar, medicine, and Samkhya. Nalanda UNESCO World Heritage Site is a popular tourist destination in the state attracting a number of Indian and overseas visitors.[52] It is also an important stop on the Buddhist tourism circuit.

Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho

The Khajuraho Group of Monuments dedicated to Hinduism and Jainism in Madhya Pradesh, India, Its nagara-style architectural, erotic sculptures. Makes it one of the admirable arts in the world. Khajuraho temple site had 85 temples by the 12th century. Its exceptional architecture will hold the visitors spellbound.

 

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