Banner

Banjaro ki chhatri

Selected site image
Location: Dausa, Rajasthan

It is a six pillared chhatri with a dome-shaped roof. The pillars reused in the chhatri are superficially similar to the railing pillars of Bharhut.  These carved pillars of white-spotted red sandstone are datable to the pre-Kushana period.

Ref:- http://asijaipurcircle.nic.in/Lalsot-Banjaro%20ki%20chhatri.html

Category: OtherOwnership: Government of Rajasthan
Tags
Banjaro ki chhatri Dausa Rajasthan

Similar Places

Freemasons Hall
Freemasons Hall

Freemasons Hall was constructed to aid the military troops of the foreign power. The double storey white hall has an influence of the Greek engineering style. On the entrance there are tall pilasters supporting the structure with an open corridor. Italian marbles and tiles have been used in the interiors. The building is illuminated and ventilated with the help of big windows.
 There is a dining hall on the first floor which is approached by a spiral staircase which is made up of Sholingar stones, with wrought iron and grill.  
Reference- https://www.chennai.org.uk/monuments/freemasons-hall.html

Porkalam Rock Cut Caves
Porkalam Rock Cut Caves

 Two rock-cut caves have been scientifically excavated by the Department of Archaeology of the erstwhile State of Cochin in 1938. These caves have been excavated out of hard laterite rock. The caves found there have a porthole and a square entrance. Outside the entrance, there is a rectangular passage with carved steps on one side. The pillar carved out of laterite is located at the middle. A portion of one cave is opened due to the quarrying of laterite.