53 Sculptures in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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53 Sculptures to explore in India

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kargil War MemorialGoubert Ave, White Town, Puducherry, 605002, India

The Kargil War Memorial was built by the Indian Army in remembrance of soldiers who fought the dreaded and unforgettable war of Kargil. It is located opposite to the Chief Secretariat Office, at the northern end of the main Puducherry Beach. The main memorial has an inscription on a marble plate that says “Government of India War Memorial” with a rifle and a soldier’s cap over it. There is an array of stone pillars of variable lengths that surround the memorial.

108 Kumbhojgiri Parshvnath Jain TirthBahubali Kumbhoj, Maharashtra 416110, India

In ancient times, this hill was known as Bahubali ki pahadi and now it is known as Kumbhojgiri. It is a well known Jain Temple located near Hatkanangala. One of the temples is made with an engineering technique that deflects sound.

112 Feet AdiyogiMahashivaratri Grounds, Ishana Vihar, Velliangiri Foothills, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641114, India

Adiyogu statue is the tallest Siva statue situated in the Coimbatore district of Tamilnadu which has been recognized by the Guinness world records as the largest bust sculpture in the world. This was designed by sadguru Jaggi Vasudev and is a part of the Isha foundation.

Aberdeen Clock TowerRGT Rd, Aberdeen Bazar, Mohanpura, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744104, India

Aberdeen Clock Tower was built in the memory of Indian and British soldiers who defended the islands during World War I. The simple, bright yellow, obelisk-shaped clock tower serves as a good meeting point which was located in the center of a busy marketplace.

Alandi garuda sthambhaAlandi, Pune, Maharashtra 412105, India

This is a stone column  erected in the banks of a lake in the Pune district. Historically important place. this is a symbol of Victory.

Anantashayana VishnuPitiri, Odisha 759120, India

Anantashayana Vishnu is a symbolic representation of the cosmic balance of finity within infinity. There are many rock and other material sculptures and paintings of this cosmic visualization. The image was carved during the first quarter of the 9th century CE when the Bhauma kara that ruled in the cental part of Orissa.

Ashoka Pillar at Lauria NandangarhLauriya, Bihar 845453, India

Lauria Nandangarh, also Lauriya Navandgarh, is a city or town about 14 km from Narkatiaganj and 28 km from Bettiah in West Champaran district of Bihar state in northern India. It is situated near the banks of the Burhi Gandak River. The village draws its name from a pillar of Ashoka standing there and the stupa mound Nandangarh about 2 km south-west of the pillar. Lauriya Nandangarh is a historical site located in West Champaran district of Bihar. Remains of Mauryan period have been found here.

Ashoka Pillar, Lauriya ArarajLauriya, Bihar 845411, India

The Laur Pillar is located in the village of Lauriya Areraj in the East Champaran district of Bihar. It is situated at a distance of 16 km from the west of Motihari-Pratapur main road. The Pillar was constructed by the Mauryan Emperor, Ashoka in 249 BC.

Birsa Munda StatueSunday Market, Birsanagar, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831004, India

Birsa Munda was an Indian tribal freedom fighter, religious leader, and folk hero who belonged to the Munda tribe. He spearheaded a tribal religious Millenarian movement that arose in the Bengal Presidency. This statue is placed in memory of this freedom fighter.

Buddha GardenKanheri Rd, Narayan Nagar, Latur, Maharashtra 413512, India

This is a beautiful garden Which as a huge Buddha statue in the middle of the park which was located in the Latur district.

Buddha StatueNTR Marg, Hussain Sagar, Khairatabad, Hussain Sagar, Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500029, India

The Buddha Statue of Hyderabad is the world's tallest monolith of Gautama Buddha, erected on Gibraltar Rock in the middle of Hussain Sagar.

Chattar ManzilMahatma Gandhi Marg, Qaisar Bagh, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001, India

The Chattar Manzil or Umbrella Palace is a building in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh which served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives. It is situated on the banks of river Gomati. This is an example of the Indo-European-Nawabi architectural style.

Clock TowerRajiv Chowk, Sai Nagar, Karimnagar, Telangana 505001, India

Tower circle is a well-known place that is remembered frequently by the people of Karimnagar town. It is one of the famous landmarks in the district. The historic structure became a prominent icon as the entire market expanded around it. The square type structure holds four clocks on its top displaying time. Although covered by high raise buildings now, it was the tallest structure when it was constructed in 1928. The British Collector Hunter is said to have constructed it.

Clock Tower MirzapurGhanta Ghar, Wellesley Ganj, Mirzapur-cum-Vindhyachal, Uttar Pradesh 231001, India

This is the ancient clock tower located in the mirzapur district which gives light to the ancient architecture and the history of that times.

DhauliDhauli, Odisha 752104, India

Dhauli Giri is the site, on whose plains Kalinga War was fought. Adorned with a rock edict erected by the great emperor Ashoka of Maurya Dynasty, the hills are located on the banks of the Daya River. Seeing the Daya River that had turned to red by the Kalingan martyrs, Ashoka renounced war and embraced Buddhism. The bloodshed led Ashoka to change his mind, after which he laid down the weapons of violence and accepted a life of Ahimsa in the form of Buddhism.

Eluru Buddha ParkGaja Valli Vari Cheruvu,, Eastern Street, Paidichintapadu, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh 534001, India

Gaja Vallivari Cheruvu is one of the ancient ponds in the history of Helapuri town, A magnificent Buddha statue was constructed in the middle of the pond and a painting gallery was also created to spread the Buddha’s teachings. The pedestal is decorated with famous Amaravathi sculptures along the railings of the foot bridge up to the statue.

Gagan Gad, GaganbawadaSH 115, Maharashtra 416101, India

Gagangad is a fort situated in Gaganbawada tehsil of Kolhapur district. It was built in 1190. The surroundings of Gagangad offers you the most scenic views of mighty mountain ranges of Western Ghats. Each season the view will be different and magnificent. The misty mountains and lush green hills of Gaganbawada are treated to the eyes.

Gandhi ParkAHW Colony, Shadipur, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744101, India

Gandhi Park is just the perfect sightseeing place in Andaman to relax, rejuvenate, and revive. The park has its share of history too; the Dilthaman tank in the park was once the lone source of drinking water in Andaman. A symbol of the manmade brilliance, the park has a big statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the center. Around it, there are few other historical monuments such as the remains of a bunker and a Japanese temple.

Ghanta GharHusainabad, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003, India

Husainabad Clock Tower is a clock tower located in the city of Lucknow. It was built in 1881 by Nawab Nasir-ud-Din Haider for the arrival of Sir George Cooper, the first lieutenant governor of the United Provinces of Oudh. It was built at a cost of Rs 1.75 lakhs