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WALLS TELL STORIES
SOME OF THE FAMOUS MONUMENTS OF INDIA
LOTUS TEMPLE
RED FORT
HUMANYUN TOMB AT DELHI
HUMAYUN TOMB
KUTUB MINAR
GATEWAY OF
INDIA
BULAND DARWAJA
GOLDEN TEM,PLE
Taj Mahal
ताज महल
TAJ MAHAL IS A MARBLE MONUMENT LOCATED IN AGRA. IT WAS BUILT BY
MUGHAL EMPEROR SHAH JAHAN IN MEMORY OF HIS WIFE MUMTAZ.
GOLCONDA FORT
GOLCONDA (SOMETIMES SPELLED AS GOLKONDA) FORT WAS THE CAPITAL OF THE ANCIENT
KINGDOM OF GOLCONDA WHICH FLOURISHED IN THE 14TH TO 16TH CENTURY. IT IS SITUATED
11 KILOMETERS FROM HYDERABAD, THE CAPITAL OF THE STATE OF ANDHRA PRADESH. WITH
WALLS RANGING FROM 17 TO 34 FEET BROKEN BY 87 SEMI-CIRCULAR BASTIONS, SOME
REACHING 60 FEET IN HEIGHT, AND BUILT ON A GRANITE HILL THAT IS 400 FEET HIGH, IT
REMAINS ONE OF INDIA’S MOST MAGNIFICENT FORTRESS COMPLEXES.
THE PALACE KITCHEN AND GODOWN
SIDE
THE FOUNTAIN
Unique Engineering
CARVING ON THE WALLS
& GATE
PLACES TO WORSHIP IN THE FORT
WEAPONS IN GOLCONDA FORT – A MARK OF STRENGTH
Water went up step by step filling the
tanks, That would fall in the upper tank
and fill. The system would continue
Even the pipes had different slopes to
create pressure
WATER
TANKS
AND
PIPES