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Archaeological Sites in India: Falaknuma Palace

Feb 20, 2013

Falaknuma Palace is one of the finest palaces in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Salimgarh Fort

Feb 20, 2013

Salimgarh Fort was built in 1546 AD, in Delhi, in a former island of the Yamuna River, by Salim Shah Suri, son of Sher Shah Suri.

Archaeological Sites in India: Talatal Ghar

Feb 20, 2013

Talatal Ghar is located in Rangpur, 4 Km from the present day Sibsagar, Assam, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Hazarduari Palace

Feb 20, 2013

Hazarduari Palace is located in the campus of Kila Nizamat in Murshidabad, in the Indian state of West Bengal.

Archaeological Sites in India: Wasif Manzil

Feb 20, 2013

Wasif Manzil was built by Nawab Wasif Ali Mirza Khan under the direction and supervision of Mr. Vivian. It was used by the Nawab for his residence.

Archaeological Sites in India: City Palace,Jaipur

Feb 19, 2013

City Palace is a palace complex in Jaipur, the capital of the Rajasthan state, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Aga Khan Palace

Feb 19, 2013

The Aga Khan Palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in Pune, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Amar Mahal Palace

Feb 19, 2013

The Amar Mahal Palace is a palace in Jammu, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, India, which has now been converted into a Museum.

Archaeological Sites in India: Jahaz Mahal

Feb 19, 2013

Jahaz Mahal is located next to Hauz-i-Shamsi in Mehrauli, Delhi on its northeastern corner.

Archaeological Sites in India: Zafar Mahal

Feb 19, 2013

Zafar Mahal is considered the last monumental structure built as a summer palace during the fading years of the Mughal era.

Archaeological Sites in India: Lalitha Mahal

Feb 19, 2013

The Lalitha Mahal is the second largest palace in Mysore. It is located near the Chamundi Hills.

Archaeological Sites in India: Shakthan Thampuran Palace

Feb 19, 2013

Shakthan Thampuran Palace is situated in City of Thrissur in Kerala state, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Krishnapuram Palace

Feb 19, 2013

The Krishnapuram Palace is a palace and museum located in Kayamkulam near Allepey in Alappuzha district, Kerala in southwestern India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Taj Mahal Palace

Feb 19, 2013

Taj Mahal is a palace built by Sultan Shah Jahan, Begum of Bhopal.

Archaeological Sites in India: Jai Vilas Mahal

Feb 19, 2013

The Jai Vilas Mahal (or The Jai Vilas Palace) is one of India's most grandiose nineteenth-century palaces.

Archaeological Sites in India: Ramnagar Fort

Feb 18, 2013

The Ramnagar Fort is a fortification in Ramnagar, Varanasi,India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Fort William

Feb 18, 2013

Fort William is a fort built in Calcutta on the Eastern banks of the River Hooghly

Archaeological Sites in India: Buxa Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Buxa Fortis located at an altitude of 867 metres in the Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal.

Archaeological Sites in India: Khandar Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Khandar Fort is very ancient fort located in Khandar Tehsil, Sawai Madhopur district, Rajasthan, India.

Archaeological Sites in India:Junagarh Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Junagarh fort is located in the arid region of the Thar desert of Rajasthan.

Archaeological Sites in India: Jalore Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Jalore Fort is the main attraction of Jalore, a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is regarded as one of the most impregnable forts of the country.

Archaeological Sites in India: Jaisalmer Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world.

Archaeological Sites in India: Jaigarh Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Jaigarh Fort is situated on the promontory called the Cheel ka Teela (Hill of Eagles) of the Aravalli range.

Archaeological Sites in India: Achalgarh

Feb 18, 2013

Achalgarh is a fort situated at about 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of Mount Abu, a hill station in Rajasthan, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Tiruchirappalli Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Tiruchirappalli Fort is a dilapidated fort which once protected the Old City of Trichy.

Archaeological Sites in India: Tiruchirappalli Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Tiruchirappalli Fort is a dilapidated fort which once protected the Old City of Trichy.

Archaeological Sites in India: Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort

Feb 18, 2013

The Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on an ancient rock.

Archaeological Sites in India: Thirumayam Fort

Feb 18, 2013

The Thirumayam Fort is a fortress in the town of Thirumayam in Pudukkottai-Karaikudi Highway in Pudukkottai District, Tamil Nadu, India.

Archaeological Sites in India: Sankagiri Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Sankagiri Fort is a historical fort maintained by the Archaeological Survey of India. It is located 22 km from the city of Erode and 38 km from Salem.

Archaeological Sites in India: Gingee Fort

Feb 18, 2013

Gingee Fort also known as Chenji or Jinji or Senchi in Tamil Nadu, India is one of the few surviving forts in Tamil Nadu, India.

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