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Amaravati Andhra Pradesh
Amber Fort
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B
Basilica of bom Jesus
Bekal Fort
Bolgatty Palace
Brihadeeswarar Temple
Buland Darwaza

C
Cellular Jail
Charminar
Chettinad Palace
Chittorgarh Fort
City Palace Jaipur
City Palace Udaipur

D
Dhamekstupat
Dilwara Temples
Dutch Palace

E
Elephanta Caves
Ellora Caves

F
Feroz Shash Kotla
Fort St George

G
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib
Gangaikonda Cholapuram
Gingee Fort
Golden Temple
Gol Gumbaz
Gomateshwara

Buland Darwaza


Buland Darwaza ?) meaning 'high' or 'great' gate in Persian, is a monument that can be found in Fatehpur Sikri which is located 43kms away from Agra, India. The construction of this city began in about 1569 and was completed in 1588. The architectural style of these buildings has Persian influence. The various buildings found here are- Jodha Bai palace, Birbal's palace, Panch Mahal etc. Buland Darwaza is one of them.



It is known as the "Gate of Magnificence". It was built by Akbar in 1602 to commemorate his conquest of Gujarat. The gateway is approached by 42 steps. It is about 40 metres high. It is built of red sandstone and inlaying of white marble. There is an inscription one on the monument which is a message from Jesus advising his followers not to consider this world as their permanent home.
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