ASIA-INDIA/Delhi

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From http://www.planetware.com., The Architectural Review/April 1997, 20th Century Architecture PART /1991,

 

Statue of Mahatma Gandhi
    Delhi



 Salt protest statue of Mahatma Gandhi and memorial showing the various groups which supported the salt protest in Delhi. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

Memorial of Mahatma Gandhi
    Delhi



 Mahatma Gandhi was cremated here on 1948.1.30. The last words 'Heram!-Oh, my God!' still written on the stone.
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

India Gate
   
Delhi



 British-built arch of the India Gate, memorial to India's war dead.
A memorial inscribed with the names of the valiant Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in World War I. Height is 42 meters.

 

Memorial of Independent
    Delhi



Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

Qutub Minar
   
Delhi




  The intricate brickwork of the Qutub Minar and carved stone patterns, the base, columns of Mosque ruins and details of stone carvings in the Mosque at Qutub Minar, which include many ancient Hindu temple stones. Built in 1193-1378, the emblem of Delhi, the 72.55 meter high was erected in the 13th century by Qutab-Ud-Din Aibak. The monument tapers from a 15-meter diameter base to just 2½ metres at the top. Beautiful calligraphy adorns the adjacent edifices.The tower has five distinct storeys, each marked by a projecting balcony. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone, the fourth and fifth of marble and sandstone.

 

Qutub Temple
   
Delhi


  


Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

Red Fort
  
 Delhi




 
Architect by Ustad Ahmad(1580-1649) on 1639-1648. The massive walls of the Red Fort, entrance, looking through an arch at one of the palace buildings. Red Fort name comes from red sandstone building materials who was used for raise fort and Moghol Shahjahan Emperor palace between 1639-48. A 16 metres high surrounding walls encircles about a 600,000 area where rise palaces, mosques and stretch courtyards and gardens. Imperial palace is located to the east of the old city and to the west of Yamouna river; Into the fort by the Lahore door at the Chandni Chowk eastern end.

 

Humayun Tomb
   
Delhi



 
Humayun Tomb building, the architectural precursor to the Taj Mahal.Erected by his widow in 1572 and enclose by an octagonal courtyard, the tomb itself measures 51m at the sides while the dome rises to a height of more than 41m.

 

Viceroy's House
  
 New Delhi




 Master plan by Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, architect by Sir Herbert Baker in 1911-31.

 

Parliament Building
  
 New Delhi

 


Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995. 

 

Street Scene
  
 New Delhi

 

 From
Viceroy's House deck. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

Bahai Temple
    Delhi
 



 The flower-like architecture of the Bahai Temple.
Located in Kalkaji in the south of Delhi, the Bahai Temple or the Lotus temple is a very recent architectural marvel of the Bahai faith. It is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. The temple is open to all faiths and is an ideal place for meditation and for obtaining peace and tranquillity. Built on 1986, architect by Parivis Shaba. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

Sikh Temple
  
 Delhi


  

 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 18 September 1995.  

 

Jama Masjid
   
Delhi


 Colored stone architecture of Jama or Jami Masjid, the largest mosque in India. Built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan, in 1644-58 and is the final architectural piece built by him. India's largest Mosque, is an eloquent reminder of the Moghul religious fervour. Called the Masjid-i-Jahanuma, or "mosque commanding view of the world", this magnificent structure stands on the Bho Jhala, one of the two hills of the old Mughal capital city of Shahjahanabad, in the ancient town of Old Delhi.

 

Hindu College
   
New Delhi



 Photo by Eunhwa Eom on 2002.

 

Hindu Temple
  
 Delhi



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

  

Statue
  
New Delhi



 
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995. 

 

Brandarwaja Hindu Temple
  
 New Delhi

 

 
Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

Street Scene
  
 New Delhi



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 17 September 1995.

 

International Tourist Bureau
  
 New Delhi



 Photo by Changyong Shin on 2003. 

  

Pitampura TV Tower
  
 New Delhi



 Photo by Byunguh Yu on 05 Octorber 2011.

 

Centaur Hotel
  
 near Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi



 Front of Terminal 2. Photo by Byunguh Yu on 05 Octorber 2011.