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A trip to Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort.

A trip to Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort.

A trip to Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort. The Tiruchirapalli Rock Fort is a historic fort and temple complex built on an ancient rock. It is located in the city of Tiruchirapalli, which is in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is constructed on a 273-foot high rock.There are two Hindu temples inside the Rockfort, the Uchchi Pillaiyar Koil and the ...

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Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer-Fort

Jaisalmer Fort Jaisalmer Fort is one of the largest forts in the world. It is situated in Jaisalmer city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It was built in 1156 AD by the Bhati Rajput ruler Rao Jaisal, from where it derives it name. The fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the great Thar Desert, on Trikuta Hill, ...

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Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Taj Mahal, Agra, India

Taj Mahal, Agra, India The Taj Mahal is the epitome of Mughal art and one of the most famous buildings in the world. Yet there have been few serious studies of it and no full analysis of its architecture and meaning. Ebba Koch, an important scholar, has been permitted to take measurements of the complex and has been working on ...

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Château de Pierrefonds, France

Château de Pierrefonds, France

Château de Pierrefonds, France The Château de Pierrefonds is a castle situated in the commune of Pierrefonds in the Oise département (Picardy) of France. It is on the southeast edge of the Forest of Compiègne, north east of Paris, between Villers-Cotterêts and Compiègne. The Château de Pierrefonds includes most of the characteristics of defensive military architecture from the Middle Ages, ...

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