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5 of India's best architectural marvels


India is full of architectural wonders. Visit any spot in the country and you are bound to be mesmerized by the architecture and the technicalities that have gone into these constructions.. Some of the most splendid structural designs in India are a work of magic.

Here are 5 such architectural marvels created in India here:

Meenakshi Sundareshwara Temple, Madurai

The MeenakshiSundareshwara Temple, Madurai is one of the greatest constructions of the Chola Dynasty. This elongated skyward tower is beautified with innumerable figures of deities, demons, warriors, pot-bellied dwarves and fairies.

Nalanda Ruins, Nalanda, Bihar

Nalanda University, the ancient center of high learning in Bihar, India is one of the most intelligently planned structures of its time. It is said that the great library of Nalanda University is so vast that it burned for 3 months after the invaders destroyed and set fire to the monasteries.

Tawang Monastery, Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang Monastery is the largest monastery in India which is also known as GaldenNamgeyLhatse that translates to ‘Celestial paradise in a clear night.’ The building is very close to the Tibetan Border in the valley of Tawang-chu which flows down from Tibet.

Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha

The Surya Mandir (Sun Temple) of Konark is known for its architectural Grandeur. The entire temple is visualized as a chariot of the sun god with 24 wheels, each about 10 feet in diameter with a set of spokes and elaborate carvings. The chariot temple is dragged by 7 horses and guarded by 2 lions at the entry, crushing two elephants.

Ruins of Vijaynagar Empire, Hampi, Karnataka

The Vithala Temple complex at Hampi in the state of Karnataka has 56 musical pillars which are constructed in a way that when stuck, each one emits a unique musical tone. It has three towers, which rise to a height of 160 feet and are nine tiered. Hampi ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments.

The architectural marvels of the yesteryear are still inspiring us in creating stunning buildings today. But, the mere construction of a good looking building doesn’t warrant quality. CQRA Pvt. Ltd. Realizes the need for a rating service for construction projects. We have introduced Q-Scan rating service in technical collaboration with NICMAR. This rating service will help construction project quality control of various construction projects by inspecting them at 4 stages and evaluated based on certain limitations.

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