Deeg is one of the towns those are not extensively documented in Guide books but holds an importance place in all the history books. Deeg is known for a massive fort and a splendid palace both surrounded by beautiful lakes.
Bijapur, a small town bordering Maharashtra and Karnataka was once the capital of Adil Shah dynasty for more than 200 years. Bijapur is a city witness of wars and history from the period of chalukya to Adil Shahi, Mugal shahi and Maratha. Bijapur is also known for its excellent Muslim architecture like Gol Gumbaz and Ibrahim Rauza.
Often referred as Junagarh fort, Bikaner fort is one of the finest forts of Rajasthan. Situated in the center of the city, it is a massive structure with a series of art galleries, corridors courtyards displaying various artifacts related to history, culture of Bikaner. Exquisite gold work on the walls and pillars are the most impressive façade of the fort which is rarely depicted anywhere else in the country. With its series of palaces, courtyards and temples, Junagarh fort is certainly the…
Mariam Zamani was the daughter of Raja Bharmal Kaccwaha of Amer ( Jaipur) and was married to Akbar in 1562 A.D. She gave birth to Salim (Jehangir) in 1569 at Fatehpur Sikri, when the title mariam zamani (Compassionate of the world) was conferred upon her by Akbar. She died at Agra in 1623 and this tomb was built by her son Jehangir between 1623 and 1627 A.D.
It was a juggling effort to rediscover the monuments those were lost under the bushes, wilted scrubs or the sprawls of huts...We traveled exhaustively across all the narrow lanes of the city and its surroundings...and here we are documenting the remnants of those splendid architectures on the verge of extinction.... and an attempt to ignite the bleak hope of restoring our past...
Chini ka Rauza is the tomb of Afzal Khan, a famous scholar and poet who later became the prime minister of the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. Chini ka Rauza was built in1695 and is situated just 1 km north of Itmad-Ud-Daulah Tomb, on the same side of Yamuna River.
This is the tomb is Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar, son of Humayum and grandson of Babar who was the greatest king of the Mughal Dynasty. He ruled from 1556 to 1605. He founded a vast empire which extended from Kabul to Assam and from Kashmir to Ahmednagar.
Agra fort is the most important fort of India, The great mughals: Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir, Shah Jehan and Aurangzeb lived here and country was governed from here. It contained the largest state treasury and mint. It was visited by foreign ambassadors, Travelers and the highest dignitaries who participated in the making of medieval history of India. No other fort of India had this honor.
Another magnificent monument which you can travel near Bhopal is Siva temple of Bhojpur which is not only luring pilgrims for the reverence it exhibits but also interests those with a bit of inclination in archeology and history.
The mehtab-bagh is laid out in perfect symmetry and alignment with the Taj Mahal, and there is absolutely no doubt that it was planned and built as an integral part of the original design of the Taj Mahal, during the period from 1631 to 1635 A.D. it seems to have been named 'mehtab-bagh (the moon garden) because it is an ideal place for viewing the Taj Mahal in moonlight.