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Free entry to all ASI-protected monuments from Aug 5 to 15

August 04, 2022 3:32 am

This is being done as part of the Azad Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations to mark 75 years of India's Independence.

What makes the Badami Cave Temples symbols of shared thought and learning

April 29, 2022 2:19 pm

There’s a harmony there, like no other, with Shaivaite, Vaishnavite and Jain sculptures finding their place in cavernous halls tiered above one another

Kolkata's Tiretta Bazaar, called 'India’s First Chinatown', among World Monuments Watch list for 2022

March 02, 2022 3:44 pm

The bazaar is understood to be named after one Edward Tiretta, who was an Italian immigrant from Venice

Colosseum's visitors finally stand among the ghosts of lions and gladiators

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.

Taj Mahal, other monuments to reopen from June 16

June 14, 2021 4:18 pm

With the second wave of Covid-19 making its presence felt, the government had ordered closure of all centrally protected monuments and museums, including Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Ajanta Caves, on April 15.

Monuments, museums to reopen from June 16

June 14, 2021 4:05 pm

With the second wave of Covid-19 making its presence felt, the government had ordered the closure of all centrally protected monuments and museums, including Taj Mahal, Red Fort, and Ajanta Caves, on April 15

Government shuts monuments down till May 15

April 15, 2021 10:34 pm

Sources in the Ministry of Culture said that if the situation doesn’t improve, the shutdown may extend beyond May 15. Last year, too, the monuments remained closed for more than 100 days as part of the nationwide lockdown.

One year of pandemic: A hopeful Capital waits to be resuscitated

February 18, 2021 12:23 pm

The national capital has been braving the pandemic, even as residents take hesitant steps towards normalcy

Heritage buffs profess love for historic monuments on Valentine's Day

February 15, 2021 10:31 am

Their ideal date is a historic monument and fighting to save such landmarks excites them so much which is unparalleled

Know Your Monument: The Oft-forgotten Rajasthan’s Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan

August 13, 2022 10:48 am

In the 15th edition of this series on Indian monuments by Sahapedia, we explore the unique complex of Maharaniyon ki Chhatriyan near Jaipur, which is dedicated solely to the queens of Rajasthan. The chhatris, especially the precinct in Gaitore, are well-known tourist attractions. But not many know that the origin of this integral Rajput tradition has Mughal influences

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Express Wanderlust: When people cautiously-thronged Delhi's Humayun's Tomb

June 30, 2021 5:43 pm

Centrally-protected monument Humayun's Tomb reopened after being shut for over two months due to the second wave of Covid-19

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