The beautiful building of Vidhan Sabha of Bangalore, rock-cut temples of Mahabalipuram, Elephanta caves, Char Minar in Hyderabad, Ajanta and Ellora caves in Aurangabad, Jama Masjid in Delhi, Khajuraho temples, Places and temples of Orchha, Buddhist monasteries and Jain temples are some of the most stunning examples of great architecture in India, all of which can be explored with architectural tours in India.
The architecture of India is classified as forts, palaces, mosques, temples, churches and museums. The history of Indian architecture dates back to the Indus valley civilization that had its existence around five thousand years ago. The main architectural heritage of India can be classified on the basis of religion such as Mughal and other Muslim architecture, Jain temple architecture, Hindu temple and fort architecture, Buddhist art and architecture, Sikh architecture etc. the Mughal architecture in India has a glimpse of Indo-Islamic- Persian style that flourished in India during the rule of Mughal empire. The Mughal architecture was a typical mortar-masonry work formed of dressed stones. Monuments of featuring the Persian art and architecture include Qutub Minar, Humayun’s tomb and Red Fort, two magnificent pieces of archietcure which can be visited with architectural tours.
The Indo- European style architecture is a gift from the British that left India with the social customs, the legacy of English language and great methods of administrative functioning that are spread across the widely varied terrains of India. To explore the rich architecture of India that has been contributed by many dynasties, religion & rulers. choose from the various Architectural tours of India that have been listed on the site of Indian Holiday.