Posts Tagged 'Forgotten Wonders'

Po Klong Garai Cham Towers – Famous Landmark in Ninh Thuan, Vietnam

Po Klong Garai is a Cham temple tower located in the medieval Cham principality of Panduranga, near the city of Phan Rang in what is now southern Vietnam. It was built in honor of the legendary king P...

Lost World – Rock-Hewn Church, Lalibela, Ethiopia

Lalibela is a town in northern Ethiopia that is famous for its monolithic rock-cut churches. Lalibela is one of Ethiopia’s holiest cities, second only to Aksum, and is a center of pilgrimage for...

Swallow’s Nest – Amazing Castle in southern Ukraine.

The Swallow’s Nest is a decorative castle located between Yalta and Alupka on the Crimean peninsula in southern Ukraine. It was built between 1911 and 1912 in Gaspra, on top of 40-metre (130 ft)...

Lost World – Pearl Hill (Moti Dungri), Jaipur, India

Moti Doongri (Pearl Hill) is a small palace located on top of a hill, and was built in the style of a Scottish Castle. After they were wed Maharaja Sawai Man Singh brought his new bride, Maharani Gaya...

Did you Know – Largest silver artifacts in the world used to carry Ganges water to England

The silver urns (largest silver artifacts in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records) used by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh to carry water from the Ganges to England. Hundred years ago, in 1...

Lost World -The Ruined City Firoz Shah Kotla in Delhi, India

Firoz Shah Tughlaq or Feroz Shah Tughlaq (r. 1351–88), the Sultan of Delhi, established the fortified city of Ferozabad in 1354, as the new capital of the Delhi Sultanate on the banks of Yamuna riv...

Lost World – Khooni Darwaza or Red Gate, Delhi, India

Khooni Darwaza (The  Gate of Blood), also referred to as Lal Darwaza ( Red Gate), is located near Delhi Gate, on the Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg in Delhi, India. It is one of the 13 surviving gates in De...

Lost World – Maharaja Agrasen’s Baoli, Delhi India

Maharaja Agrasen’s Baoli is right in the heart of the city, in Connaught Place but is not known to many. Surprisingly, though it is maintained by the ASI, it is not published in their list of monume...