St.Marks Cathedral, Bangalore

Location : History of St.Marks Cathedral St. Marks Cathedral was founded in 1808 and was completed in 1812. The Bishop of Calcutta consecrated this Cathedral in 1816. This Cathedral is a beautiful colonial structure having a graceful dome over a semicircular chancel that transports the visitor almost immediately into tranquillity. Roman archers along the walls are […]

Adalaj Stepwell a Photo Blog

Adalaj Stepwell . Adalaj Vav (Stepwell) is a unique Hindu ‘water building’ in the village of Adalaj, close to Ahmedabad town in Gandhinagar district in the Indian state of Gujarat. . The stepwell was built in 1499 by Muslim king Mohammed Begda for Queen Rani Roopba, wife of Veer Singh, the Vaghela chieftain. The step […]

Anglican Church – madakeri

  Anglican Church This fort is home to an Anglican Church, adorned with colour-stained glass,( they did not allow me to take that lovely work) which was built in 1855 AD. The church has been made into a museum under the management of the state archaeology department. Attractions at Madikeri Fort Museum include numerous curio antique pieces […]

sringeri

                                                             Sringeri, a photo trip Sringeri is a hill town and taluk headquarters located in Chikkamagaluru district in the Indian state of Karnataka, is the site of […]

Sira Fort

Sira is a taluk of Tumkur district in the state of Karnataka, India. Its headquarters, Sira town lies on the National Highway NH-4 (Bangalore – Poona). History Sira was politically and militarily an important region of south India prior to the British Raj. Sira Province was ruled by the Bijapur Kings from 1638 to 1687. […]