Historical places of India
The Kirti Mandir, Porbandar:-
The Kirti Mandir in Porbandar is the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi is. This old residence of Mahatma Gandhi is now converted into a memorial museum. It shows the life and times of the Father of Nation.
The Qutub Minar, Delhi:-
The Qutub Minar was built in the 13th century. It is made of red stone. It is 72.5 meters high. The tower has five storeys. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone and the fourth and fifth storeys are made of marble and sandstone.
The Jain Temple, palitana :-
The Jain temples at palitana are located on the Shetrunjay hill. These temples are one of the most important pilgrim spots for the Jains. The Shetrunjay hill has 863 temples.
The lotus Temple, New Delhi :-
The lotus Temple is built by the Bahai community. It is surrounded by the nine pools. It has three sets of petals made out of nine petals, called the “entrance leaves”, open outwards and form the nine entrances all around the other hall. The next set of nine petals, called the “outer leaves”, point in wards.
The Jama Masjid, Delhi :-
The Jama Masjid was built by Shah Jahan. It is one of the largest mosques in India. The Jama Masjid has three big gateways. The red stone of the main courtyard covers an area of 408 square yards, with a large marble water tank in the center. Three onion- shaped domes, made of white marble adorn the main mosque.
The Sun Temple, Modhera :-
The Sun Temple at Modhera was built about 900 years ago. The temple is designed that the rays of the rising sun fall directly on the deity on March 21 and September 22, every year. On all other days, the sunlight lights up the exterior of the temple.