Art Deco Architecture in Mumbai

Art Deco Architecture in Mumbai

  I've been planning to publish an article on Art Deco architecture in  Mumbai for ages. Mumbai Art Deco buildings, in my opinion, are as fascinating as its famous New Gothic stunners. Or may be it's the unique combination of the two that makes the city's landscape so distinctive.  Art Deco Rocking in the Roaring Twenties But before ...read more »

Uparkot Fort in Junagadh, Gujarat – places to visit and things to see within its walls

Uparkot Fort in Junagadh, Gujarat – places to visit and things to see within its walls

Visiting the Uparkot Fort is a  must when in Junagadh, Gujarat. If the city didn't have the majestic Mahabat Maqbara mausoleum, I would say the Uparkot Fort is a centerpiece of Junagadh, but my loyalty is forever with the former. Even so, the Uparkot fort is  definitely a worthy sight that shouldn't be underestimated, and ...read more »

The Kailasa temple (Ellora Cave 16) – remarkable facts and pictures

The Kailasa temple (Ellora Cave 16) – remarkable facts and pictures

Curious about the Kailasa temple (Ellora Cave 16)? Read on! There are monuments and works of art that simply blows your mind. With their genius, their scale, and tremendous amount of work behind them. The Kailasa temple is definitely one of such monuments. I was so mesmerized by the splendour of the Ellora Cave 16 ...read more »

Stunning palaces in India you won’t regret visiting

Stunning palaces in India you won’t regret visiting

Visiting India? Make sure to include at least one of these palaces into your itinerary. Without seeing palaces in India, your journey is bound to be incomplete. It's no secret that India is studded with architectural gems of every possible kind - ancient temples and churches, magnificent mosques, imposing forts and opulent havelis. ...read more »

The Aga Khan Palace – an abode of peace and serenity in Pune

The Aga Khan Palace – an abode  of peace and serenity in Pune

The Aga Khan Palace is a  beautiful mansion set amidst a large garden in the Yerwada neighborhood in Pune. Boasting both the historical and architectural value, this place is one of the must-visit sites in the city. Located around 7 km from the center of Pune, it retains its peaceful atmosphere and quiet feel. The Aga ...read more »

Intricacies of the Prag Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat

Intricacies of the Prag Mahal in Bhuj, Gujarat

If a city has at least one building like the Prag Mahal, it automatically wins my heart. If the city of Bhuj has nothing else to offer but the Prag Mahal, I would have still considered it worth visiting. Apart from pure aesthetic pleasure, I’ve noticed that beautiful architecture has a very soothing effect on ...read more »