By Rajendra KUmar

10 Of The Greatest Architectural Marvels Of India

1. Kailasa Temple in Ellora- The Mandir, cut entirely from solid basalt bedrock, measures 164 feet in length, 108 feet in width, and 100 feet in height.

2. Brihadeeswara Temple, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu - The structure, lacking cement, plaster, and foundation, has withstood 6 major earthquakes over a span of 1000 years without incurring any damage.

3. Konark Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha - Built in the form of a chariot with wheels forming the sun and moon dials to accurately predict time to the minute

4. Vitthala Temple, Hampi, Karnataka - The exceptional stone chariot and captivating musical pillars are truly noteworthy.

5. Rani ka Vav, Patan, Gujarat- One of the largest and most ornate stepwells in the world

6. Veerabhadra Temple, Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh - extraordinary realm of the enigmatic hanging pillar and the remarkable Nagalinga monolith

7. Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajastha- monumental fortification, featuring an awe-inspiring distinction: the second-longest continuous wall on our planet.

8. Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu- one of the world's largest temples, boasting a towering gopuram that stands among the tallest ever constructed.

9. Taj Mahal, Agra - an architectural marvel of India, epitomizes timeless beauty, exquisite craftsmanship, and an enduring symbol of love.

10. Humayun's Tomb, Delhishowcasing a harmonious fusion of Persian and Indian design, and immortalizing the legacy of Mughal architecture with its majestic presence.

11.Elephanta cave, Mumbai - ancient rock-cut temples, intricate sculptures, and mystical aura, offering a window into the rich cultural heritage and artistic brilliance of the bygone eras.

12. Sri Vidyashankara Temple in Sringeri, Karnataka -12 pillars corresponding to zodiac signs are constructed in a way that the sun’s rays fall on each pillar in the exact order of the 12 months of the Hindu calendar

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