June 26, 2021 5:16 pm
The towering 2,000-year-old stone amphitheatre, the biggest in the Roman empire, is Italy's most popular tourist attraction, drawing 7.6 million visitors in 2019.
December 08, 2019 4:37 pm
Claimed to be a first-of-its-kind initiative in India, the department will make the information available on its official website.
November 19, 2019 2:11 pm
The heritage sites celebrating the week include Qutub Minar, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Delhi Red Fort, Delhi Darwaza, Bhadra Gate among others.
November 12, 2019 11:08 am
In the twelfth edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we look at the Qutub complex, which presents an amalgamation of several architectural styles in India-Persian, Arabic and Indian-that later came to be known as Indo-Saracenic. The famed Qutub Minar itself has braved natural calamities and disastrous preservation efforts to continue as one of India's most identifiable monuments.
May 29, 2019 8:00 am
The city of Mysuru got its name from the slaying of the mythical demon Mahishasura by Durga’s incarnation, Chamundeshwari Devi. Numerous secret tunnels are said to exist in the palace cellar, leading to Srirangapatnam (Tipu Sultan’s summer palace) and other palaces.
May 11, 2019 1:35 pm
Almost eight decades after a band of freedom fighters died trying to hoist the Tricolour in three police stations in Assam, the colonial heritage structures — the oldest built in 1902 — are being restored by the government.
May 02, 2018 9:19 pm
Long ago, the military base for the Ahoms of Assam, and today, a heritage centre celebrating the Brahmaputra. The story of a 19th century bungalow, strategically placed atop a hillock in Guwahati’s Pan Bazaar, in its new avatar.
April 18, 2018 4:05 pm
With 24 heritage sites identified for protection, Assam’s Directorate of Archaeology opens a new chapter on the state's rich history
June 25, 2018 4:55 pm
Six monuments from the 16th Century, in ruins and away from the capital’s eyes, have been restored and opened to the public — thanks to archival photos, Uzbek artisans, and some jaggery. Somya Lakhani tours Sunder Nursery to understand how it was done.
July 22, 2014 3:15 pm
Various activities will be held to ensure that students know about the historical importance of monuments.