Rare Photos of 1859 Built Ahsan Manzil Palace, Dhaka,Bangladesh

Rare Photos of 1859 Built Ahsan Manzil Palace, Dhaka,Bangladesh. Ahsan Manzil Palace, originally owned by a zamindar (landlord) and later converted into a French trading house, became the residential palace of Nawab Khwaja Alimullah in 1830. In Mughal era, there was a garden house of Sheikh Enayet Ullah, the landlord of Jamalpur porgona (district), in this […]

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15th century AD Founded Orchha Rare Photos

15th century AD Founded Orchha Rare Photos. When we started discussing about spending a weekend in Orchha, lots of eyebrows were raised as the place is not well-known. Indeed, Orchha means ‘a hidden place’. This ‘hidden’ place, however, offers some commendable sightseeing. The first thing that you become familiar with quickly is the lush greenery of […]

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Historical Photos of 1724 AD Built Jantar Mantar, Delhi India

Historical Photos of 1724 AD Built Jantar Mantar, Delhi India. The Jantar Mantar of Delhi is only one of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh II, the other four being located at Jaipur, Varanasi, Ujjain and Mathura. All of these were built as far back as AD 1724-1730 during the period generally known as […]

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Rare photos of 1958 eastablished Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, India

Rare photos of 1958 eastablished Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, India. A zoo was established on August 14, 1958 in the Birch Hill neighbourhood of Darjeeling under the Department of Education of the Government of West Bengal with a goal to study and preserve Himalayan fauna.   Its first Director and founder was Dilip Kumar Dey. […]

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8th Century Historical Indian city Gwalior Rare Photos

8th Century Historical Indian city Gwalior Rare Photos. According to local tradition, Gwalior owes its name to a sage of former times. Suraj Sen, a prince of the Kachhwaha Rajput clan of the eighth century, is said to have lost his way in the jungle. On a secluded hill, he met an old man, the sage […]

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Southern India and capital of medieval Golconda Sultanate Golconda Fort Rare Photos

Southern India and capital of medieval Golconda Sultanate Golconda Fort Rare Photos. The Golkonda fort was first built by Kakatiyas as part of their western defenses. The fort Plan was designed after the Kondapalli Fort near Vijayawada, Krishna Dt. It was built in 945 CE-970 CE. The fort was strengthened by Musunuri Nayaks who overthrew the […]

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Rare Photos of First Indian Train

Rare Photos of First Indian Train. The history of rail transport in India began in the mid-nineteenth century. The core of the pressure for building Railways In India came from London. In 1848, there was not a single kilometre of railway line in India. A British engineer, Robert Maitland Brereton, was responsible for the expansion of […]

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1000 years old Vadakkumnathan Temple,kerala, India

1000 years old Vadakkumnathan Temple,kerala, India. Vadakkumnathan Temple is one of the largest temples in Kerala that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is over a 1000 years old and a classic example of the Kerala style of architecture with beautiful murals of the seventeenth century delineating graphically the story of Mahabharata.   The murals […]

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Rare Photos of Chhattisgarh the 10th largest state in India known as Dakshin-Kausal

Rare Photos of Chhattisgarh the 10th largest state in India known as Dakshin-Kausal. In ancient times, this region was known as Dakshin-Kausal. This area also finds mention in Ramayana and Mahabharata. Between the sixth and twelfth centuries, Sarabhpurias, Panduavanshi, Somvanshi, Kalachuri and Nagvanshi rulers dominated this region. Kalachuris ruled in Chhattisgarh from 980 to 1741 AD. […]

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Rare Photos of 16th century Vizianagaram palace – ANDHRA PRADESH, India

Rare Photos of 16th century Vizianagaram palace – ANDHRA PRADESH, India . ACCESSION 1949, Present day ANDHRA PRADESH, DYNASTY: PUSAPATI SHORT HISTORY: founded by Pusapati Rachiraju in the late 16th century. Pusapati Raja MADHAVA VARMA, 1st Zamindar of Viziagaram 1652/1685 Pusapati Pedda VIJAYARAMA I GAJAPATHI Raju, 7th Zamindar of Vizianagram 1740/1757, he moved his capital from […]

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