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Piero Scaruffi | Notes

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Places (north to south):

Ladaq; Srinagar (Kashmir); Amritsar and Chandigahr (Punjab); Shimla and Sarahan (Imachal Pradesh)
New Delhi
Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh)
Sanchi and Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
Agra, Fatehpur-Sikri, Gwalior (Uttar Pradesh)
Lucknow and Sarnath (Uttar Pradesh)
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
Jaisalmer (Rajastan)
Jodhpur, Jaipur, Amber, Udaipur and Mount Abu (Rajastan)
Ranakpur: Adinatha temple (Rajastan)
Ahmedabad, Modhera and Mt Girnar (Gujarat)
Palitana (Gujarat)
Ajanta and Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
Ellora caves (Maharashtra)
Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Elephanta (Maharashtra)
Karla (Maharashtra)
Bhaja (Maharashtra)
Goa (Goa)
Kolkata/Calcutta (West Bengal)
Konark and Puri (Orissa)
Udayagiri (Andhra Pradesh)
Somnatpur (Karnataka)
Mysore/Maisur (Karnataka)
Belur (Karnataka)
Halebid (Karnataka)
Hampi (Karnataka)
Badami (Karnataka)
Pattadakal (Karnataka)
Aihole (Karnataka)
Bijapur (Karnataka)
Chennai/Madras (Tamil Nadu)
Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu)
Kanchipuram (Tamil Nadu)
Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu)
Shrirangam (Tamil Nadu)
Thanjavur and Darasuram (Tamil Nadu)
Chidambaram (Tamil Nadu)
Madurai (Tamil Nadu)
Kerala (Kerala)
Main monuments in chronological order:

Anuradhapura (3rd c BC)
Sanchi: Great Stupa (2nd c BC)
Bhaja caves (1st c BC)
Karla caves (1st c BC)
Udaigiri caves (1st c BC)
Dambula caves (1st c BC - 18th c)
Aurangabad caves (1st c AD)
Sarnath: Dhamekh stupa (4##)
Ajanta caves (450-650)
Sigiriya (5th c)
Elephanta caves (6th c)
Badami: Caves (6th c)
Aihole: ruins (6th-8th c)
Aurangabad caves (6th-8th c)
Ellora caves (600-950)
Bhubaneswar: Parashurameshvara (65#)
Bhubaneswar: Vaital Deul (65#)
Mamallapuram: Panch Ratha (7th c)
Mamallapuram: Shore temple (7th c)
Mamallapuram: Relief of Arjuna (7th c)
Mamallapuram: Relief of Krishna (7th c)
Mamallapuram: Sacred hill (7th c)
Badami: Temples of the hill (7th c)
Kanchipuram: Kailasanatha temple (720)
Tiruchirapalli: rock temple (8th c)
Pattadakal: ruins (8th c)
Chidambaram: Nataraja (9th c)
Khajuraho temples (10th c)
Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000)
Modhera: Sun Temple (1026)
Bhubaneswar: Mukteshvara (100#)
Bhubaneswar: Rajarani temple (100#)
Mount Abu: Dilwara temples (1045-1230)
Bhubaneswar: Brahmeshvara (1075)
Konark: Sun Temple (11th c)
Badami: Temples of the lake (11th-13th)
Darasuram: Airavateshvara (11##)
Sarahan: Bhimakali temple (11##)
Jaisalmer: Fort (1156)
Belur: Chennakeshava temple (1117)
Halebid: Hoysaleshvara temple (1150)
Somnatpur: Keshava temple (1268 AD)
Bhubaneswar: Lingaraja temple (1104#)
Polonnaruva (12th c)
Delhi: Qutb Minar (12##)
Shrirangam: Ranganatha (13th-17th c)
Srinagar: Jamia mosque (1402)
Ranakpur: Adinatha temple (1439)
Jodhpur: Meherangarh Fort (1459)
Leh: Thiksay monastery (15th c)
Kanchipuram: Ekambareshvara (1506)
Kanchipuram: Devarajaswami (15##)
Hampi: ruins of ancient capital (15##)
Gwalior: Gwalior Fort (1516)
Jaisalmer: Jain temples (15##)
Delhi: Humayun's Tomb (1570)
Fatehpur-Sikri: Panch Mahal (1585)
Palitana: Shatrunjaya sanctuary (16th c)
Amritsar: Harimandir Sahib/ Golden temple (1601)
Shrirangam: Jambukeshvara (16## AD)
Bijapur: Ibrahim Roza mausoleum (1620)
Madurai: Thirumalai Naick palace (1636)
Agra: Taj Mahal (1648)
Delhi: Red Fort (1648)
Bijapur: Gol Gumbad (1656)
Madurai: Minakshi Sundareshvara (1659)
Amber: Fort (16##)
Lucknow: Bara Imambara (17##)
Varanasi temples (17th-18th c)
Udaipur: Jag Niwas (1751)
Jaipur: Hawa Mahal (1799)
Chandigahr: High Court (1952)
Delhi: Lotus Temple (1986)


By State
(click on the name of the city to see all the photos)

Ladaq:


Leh: Thiksay monastery (15th c)

Kashmir:


Srinagar: Jamia mosque (1402)

Punjab:


Amritsar: Harimandir Sahib/ Golden temple (1601)

Chandigahr: High Court (1952)

Imachal Pradesh:


Sarahan: Bhimakali temple (11##)

Delhi:


Delhi: Lotus Temple (1986)

Delhi: Red Fort (1648)

Delhi: Humayun's Tomb (1570)

Delhi: Qutb Minar (12##)

Madhya Pradesh:


Khajuraho temples (10th c)

Sanchi: Great Stupa (2nd c BC)

Uttar Pradesh:


Agra: Taj Mahal (1648)

Fatehpur-Sikri: Panch Mahal (1585)

Gwalior: Gwalior Fort (1516)

Lucknow: Bara Imambara (17##)

Sarnath: Dhamekh stupa (4##)

Varanasi temples (17th-18th c)

Rajastan:


Jaipur: Hawa Mahal (1799)

Amber: Fort (16##)

Mount Abu: Dilwara temples (1045-1230)

Jodhpur: Meherangarh Fort (1459)

Udaipur: Jag Niwas (1751)

Jaisalmer: Fort (1156)

Jaisalmer: Jain temples (15##)

Jaisalmer: Patwon Ki Haveli (1855)

Ranakpur: Adinatha temple (1439)

Tamil Nadu:


Chennai/Madras

Mamallapuram: Panch Ratha (7th century)

Mamallapuram: Shore temple (7th century)

Mamallapuram: Relief of Arjuna (7th century)

Mamallapuram: Relief of Krishna (7th century)

Mamallapuram: Sacred hill (7th century)

Kanchipuram: Kailasanatha temple (720)

Kanchipuram: Ekambareshvara (1506)

Kanchipuram: Devarajaswami (15##)

Tiruchirapalli (Trichy): rock temple (8th c)

Shrirangam: Ranganatha temple (13th-17th c)

Shrirangam: Jambukeshvara (16## AD)

Thanjavur: Brihadiswara temple (1000)

Chidambaram: Nataraja temple (9th century)

Darasuram: Airavateshvara temple (11##)

Madurai: Minakshi Sundareshvara (1659)

Madurai: Thirumalai Naick palace (1636)

Kerala:


Kochin and Thrissus

Karnataka:


Somnatpur: Keshava temple (1268 AD)

Mysore/Maisur: Henry Irwin's Amba Vilas Palace (1912)

Belur: Chennakeshava temple (1117)

Halebid: Hoysaleshvara temple (1150)

Hampi: ruins of Vijayagar capital (15##)

Badami: Caves (6th century)

Badami: Temples of the hill (7th century)

Badami: Temples of the lake (11th-13th century)

Pattadakal: ruins of ancient capital (8th century)

Aihole: ruins of ancient capital (6th-8th century)

Bijapur: Gol Gumbad (1656)

Bijapur: Ibrahim Roza mausoleum (1620)

Goa:


Old Goa

Maharashtra:


Mumbai

Elephanta caves (6th century)

Karla caves (1st century BC)

Bhaja caves (1st century BC)

Ellora caves (600-950)

Ajanta caves (450-650)

Aurangabad caves (6th-8th c)

Gujarat:


Modhera: Sun Temple (1026)

Palitana: Shatrunjaya sanctuary (16th century)

Mt Girnar

Ahmedabad

West Bengal:


Kolkata/Calcutta

Orissa:


Konark: Sun Temple (11th century)

Puri: Jagannath temple (12th century)

Bhubaneswar: Lingaraja temple (1104#)

Bhubaneswar: Mukteshvara temple (100# AD)

Bhubaneswar: Parashurameshvara temple (65# AD)

Bhubaneswar: Rajarani temple (100# AD)

Bhubaneswar: Brahmeshvara temple (1075 AD)

Bhubaneswar: Vaital Deul (65#)

Andhra Pradesh:


Udayagiri caves (1st century BC)

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