Tuesday, November 02, 2021

Historical places of Haryana and Telangana

Historical places of Haryana

1. Sannihit Sarovar, Location: Thanesar. Lord Vishnu, It is believed to be the meeting point of seven sacred Sarasvatis.


2. Jyotisar, Location: Kurukshetra-Pehowa Road. It is a place where Krishna delivered the Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna.


3. Brahma Sarovar, Location: Thanesar. Ancient water pool sacred to Hinduism. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity


4. Baba Farid Tomb, Location: Faridabad. The shrine is made up of white marble having two gateways, called Nuri Darwaza and Bahishti Darwaza.


5. Nahar Singh Mahal, Location: Ballabhgarh. Its outstanding specimen of architecture. It is also known as Raja Nahar Singh Palace


Historical places of Telangana

1. Golconda Fort, Location: Hyderabad. Situated in the Western part of the beautiful city of Hyderabad at a distance of approximately 9 km from Hussain Sagar Lake.


2. Warangal Fort, Location: Warangal. A prominent landmark of the Telangana state and an apt example of architectural excellence and historical richness of the yore. The major highlights of Warangal fort are the four ornamental gates, which are now the official emblem of the Telangana state


3. Charminar, Location: Hyderabad. An identifying feature of the city, Charminar is the most prominent landmark located right in the heart of Hyderabad. The monument was erected by Quli Qutub Shah to signify the founding of Hyderabad. It is also famous for the market that sprawls around it and is called 'Laad' or 'Chudi' Bazaar.


4. Taj Falaknuma Palace, Location: Hyderabad. Taj Falaknuma Palace is perched around 2000 metres above the city of Hyderabad. Once the royal residence of Nizam- probably the richest man in the world, the palace has now been converted into a five-star luxury heritage hotel


5. Chowmahalla Palace, Location: Hyderabad. Once the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, the Chowmahalla Palace was built in Hyderabad between the years 1857 and 1869. The architecture of the Chowmahalla Palace is an imposing sight to behold. The facade itself is a delicate artwork of domes, arches, windows and meticulously carved out designs.