The National Art Gallery is situated in Egmore .It was built in 1906 in Indo-Sarsenic architecture and houses paintings from Thanjavur, Rajasthan, Kanga and Deccan areas, as well as sandalwood sculptures. The gallery contains several Mugul paintings and rare works of Raja Ravi Varma . #VGN #knowyourheritage #egmore.
Once governed by the Nizams of India, #Hyderabad is a fascinating place to visit - elaborate palaces, grand architecture and intriguing monuments, including the Qutub Shahi tombs, Chowmahalla Palace and Golconda Fort, and is the gateway to the ancient sites of the Deccan era.
Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur, Karnataka This tomb was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture" and has the distinction of having the second largest dome in the world.
Bijapur is known as 'Dakhin ka Agra' or 'Deccan's Florence'. Originally known as 'Vijaypur' during the Bahamani occupation, it was changed to 'Bijapur' by the Mughals. For insight into some of the most gorgeous monuments from this place, watch Ekaant! #Travel #Architecture #India #tourism #Monuments #ThatsEPIC #History #Epic
Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur District, Karnataka Province/State, India. Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture".