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446 Notable Architectures to explore in India

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Andheshwar Mahadev Mandir
Andheshwar Mahadev MandirAmalsad, Gujarat 396310, India

This is a famous temple located in the Navsari district. A number of devotees visit this temple every day. this temple is connected to the history of this place and also this temple is situated in a beautiful, calm and quiet place that gives peace all around.

Anna Memorial
Anna MemorialUnnamed Road, Navalar Nagar, Chepauk, Triplicane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600005, India

This is a memorial structure built in the Marina beach Chennai in memory of the former chief minister of Tamilnadu Mr Annadurai.

Antpur temple
Antpur templeAntpur, West Bengal 712424, India

This most famous 100 feet temple in Antpur with exquisite terracotta carvings depicting stories from all the 18 Puranas was constructed by Krishna Ram Mitra. It is beautifully carved with wood and by its importance, a lot of peoples come here to experience the beauty and to learn more about this temple.

Arikamedu
ArikameduAriyankuppam, Puducherry 605007, India

Arikamedu is an archaeological site in Southern India, in Kakkayanthope, Ariyankuppam Commune, Puducherry. It is 4 kilometres from the capital, Pondicherry of the Indian territory of Puducherry. The site was identified as the port of Podouke, known as an "emporium" in the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea and Ptolemy. Digs have found Amphorae, Arretine ware, Roman lamps, glassware, glass and stone beads, and gems at the site.

Arthuna Group Of Temples
Arthuna Group Of TemplesMDR 83, Garhi, Arthuna, Rajasthan 327032, India

The temples found here are split into several complexes and those light upon the religious beliefs of their rulers. The structures here exhibit a mixture of Shaivism,Jainism and Vaishnavism.In 1954 the archaeological survey of India began excavations and found out several temple existences here.

Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar Temple
Arulmigu Arunachaleswarar TemplePavazhakundur, Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu 606601, India

This is one of the renowned temples of Tamilnadu with its architecture and history. This temple is located in the foothiills of Arunachaleswar hills.

Arulmigu Avinashi Lingeshwarar Temple
Arulmigu Avinashi Lingeshwarar TempleMangalam Rd, Avinashi, Tamil Nadu 641654, India

It is believed to be the first among the seven shivasthalams of Kongunadu. The temple construction is connected to a legend based on SUndaramoorthi Nayanar.

Arulmigu Kalyana Pasupatheswarar Temple
Arulmigu Kalyana Pasupatheswarar TempleSannathi Street, Madavilagam, Karur, Tamil Nadu 639001, India

This temple is located at Karur and is one of the seven sivasthalams in Kongu Nadu. It is clear that the temple existed during the reign of the king Rajendra Chola.

Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple
Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar TempleKapaleesvarar, Kesava Perumal Sannathi St, Vinayaka Nagar Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

Kapaleeswarar temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva located in Mylapore. The temple is an ancient one that was built around the 7th century in Dravidian architecture.wh

Arulmigu Thiruthani Murugan Temple
Arulmigu Thiruthani Murugan TempleThiruthani Hill, Thiruttani, Tamil Nadu 631209, India

A Hindu temple located in the hill of Thiruthani, Tamilnadu, India dedicated to Lord Muruga. The temple has 365 steps depicting a year.

Ashoka Pillar at Lauria Nandangarh
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 Rock Edict
Ashoka Rock EdictTaleti Rd, Tabudi Vav, Mullawada, Bhavnath, Gujarat 362004, India

On the way to Girnar Hill, one will see a huge white colour building that houses fourteen edicts of Emperor Ashoka. The edicts are dating back to 250 BC and were re-discovered by James Todd. Edicts exhibited in the building are carved out of large granite stones with inscriptions written on it in ancient languages like Pali and Brahmi. Inscriptions on the stones tell about the philosophy of Ashok-respect for all religions, developing a positive attitude.

Asirgarh Fort
Asirgarh FortAsha Devi Road, Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh 450221, India

It is an Indian fort located in Satpura ranges of Burhanpur built by Asa Ahir of the Ahir dynasty in the 15th Century. This fort holds immense importance for history lovers as well as for those who wish to simply explore the beauty of a monument that once held esteem and prestige and architectural beauty.

Astashambhu Temple
Astashambhu TempleKualo, Odisha 759120, India

This is a collection of eight Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The legend says that Ashta Sambhu cured once the ancient king from a fatal disease. As per the legend, the Shivalingams here are ones that were captured when the kings defeated opposing kingdoms. The temple was constructed in the 10th century AD. Dhenekal, the town in which the temple is situated currently, had the capital of Kualo or Karmula in the earlier days.

Atala Masjid Chauraha
Atala Masjid ChaurahaAtala Masjid Chauraha, Rizwikhan, Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh 222001

Atala Mosque is a 14th-century mosque in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is one of the chief tourist attractions in Jaunpur. Atala Masjid was built by the destroyed remains of a Hindu temple in old times and which is still visible in the present structure.

Ater Fort
Ater FortAter, Madhya Pradesh 477111, India

A beautiful and architecturally rich fort which was built by King Badan Singh Bhadouria in 1664-1668. The fort is not in good condition now due to a lack of caring. It was located in a picturesque location and we can study the ancient architecture while seeing this fort.

Auroville Mothers Earth Temple
Auroville Mothers Earth TempleMatrimandir, Auroville, Bommayapalayam, Tamil Nadu 605101, India

Matrimandir is an edifice of spiritual significance for the practitioners of Integral Yoga,

Ausa Fort
Ausa FortKhandal Galli, Sambhaji Nagar, Sambhaji Nagar, Ausa, Maharashtra 413520, India

Ausa fort in Latur district is one such fort that has a blurred history of itself. Ausa Fort’s prominence came to light during the fights between the Deccan Sultanates after the Bahamani Era. The Fort had been named 13 different names, but the name Ausa was the last one that it is now known by. The fort is located in a depressed ground level, and the highest point of the fort looks over the surrounding higher ground level.

Baba Baidyanath Dham Temple
Baba Baidyanath Dham TemplePera gali, Shankar Rd, Shivganga Muhalla, Deoghar, Jharkhand 814112, India

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, also known as Baba Baidyanath dham and Baidyanath dham is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deoghar in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand, India. It is a temple complex consisting of the main temple of Baba Baidyanath, where the Jyotirlinga is installed, and 21 other temples.

Badami Cave Temples
Badami Cave TemplesBadami, Karnataka 587201, India

Considered as an example of Indian rock cut architecture .Calm and quiet place where we can explore and study about the ancient wonders of 6th centuries.

Map of Notable Architectures to explore in India