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Which monument was built in memory of a British monarch?
Queen Victoria was the first British monarch to be awarded the title of Queen-Empress of India in 1877. After her death in 1901, Lord Curzon felt a monument should be built in her memory. Construction began in 1904 and the monument was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1921. It was designed by Sir William Emerson after the Taj Mahal in Agra.
The world famous ‘Khajuraho’ sculptures are located in
Bibi Ka Maqbara in Maharashtra is located in _____.
The Bibi Ka Maqbara is a tomb located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was built by Mughal emperor Aurangzeb’s son, Azam Shahin in the memory of his mother.
Where is Fort William located?
Fort William is situated in the city of Kolkata, on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River. Built-in the year 1696, the fort gets its name from King William III and was the first stronghold of the British in the country.
Famous for the monumental architecture of Pallavas in Tamil Nadu.
Notre Dame in Paris is a well known example of _______.
Notre-Dame de Paris, also called Notre-Dame Cathedral, cathedral church in Paris. It is the most famous of the Gothic cathedrals of the Middle Ages and is distinguished for its size, antiquity, and architectural interest.
The ‘Golconda Fort’ is in which state?
Golconda Fort, also known as Golkonda is a fortified citadel and an early capital city of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, located in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Which temple dedicated to the Sun-God is shaped like a chariot?
The Konark temple is designed in the form of the chariot of the Sun god. It has 24 wheels and seven horses. Twelve wheels represent 12 months of the year. According to the Indian calendar, each month has a Shukla paksha and a Krishna paksha, so the other 12 wheels stand for them.
A monument built to commmorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay was
The Gateway of India is an arch monument built during the 20th century in Bombay, India. The monument was erected to commemorate the landing of King George V and Queen Mary at Apollo Bunder on their visit to India in 1911.
Which world heritage monument has been acclaimed as the “Necropolis of the Mughal dynasty”?
Its architecture is credited to Mirza Ghiyath and its Mughal architectural style has been acclaimed as the "necropolis of the Mughal dynasty" for its double domed elevation provided with Chhatris. Apart from the tomb of Humayun, the funerary also has 150 tombs of various members of the royal family.