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Southern India

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This comprehensive guide to Southern India's varied heritage covers all the major Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and European historical monuments and sites in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The descriptions vary from forts and palaces, and temple architecture, sculpture and painting, to mosques and tombs, and churches and civic buildings. The guide is divided into travel-friendly itineraries, accompanied by useful location maps.

Some of the special features of this travel guide are:

  • (1) The most comprehensive coverage of the region's cities and monuments, museums, and archaeological sites.
  • (2) Includes all the major sites – the great port cities of Mumbai, Chennai and Kochi; the citadels of Golconda, Vijaynagara and Gingee; the rock-cut sanctuaries at Ajanta and Ellora; the temples at Badami, Halebid and Thanjuvar; the mosques of Hyderabad and Bijapur; and the cathedrals at Goa – and hundreds of less well-known places.
  • (3) Detailed up-to-date practical information, with maps and archival photographs.

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    Publisher: Roli Books

    OverDrive Read

    • ISBN: 9788174369031
    • Release date: August 10, 2012

    EPUB ebook

    • ISBN: 9788174369031
    • File size: 6838 KB
    • Release date: August 10, 2012

    Formats

    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook

    subjects

    Travel Nonfiction

    Languages

    English

    This comprehensive guide to Southern India's varied heritage covers all the major Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim and European historical monuments and sites in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. The descriptions vary from forts and palaces, and temple architecture, sculpture and painting, to mosques and tombs, and churches and civic buildings. The guide is divided into travel-friendly itineraries, accompanied by useful location maps.

    Some of the special features of this travel guide are:

  • (1) The most comprehensive coverage of the region's cities and monuments, museums, and archaeological sites.
  • (2) Includes all the major sites – the great port cities of Mumbai, Chennai and Kochi; the citadels of Golconda, Vijaynagara and Gingee; the rock-cut sanctuaries at Ajanta and Ellora; the temples at Badami, Halebid and Thanjuvar; the mosques of Hyderabad and Bijapur; and the cathedrals at Goa – and hundreds of less well-known places.
  • (3) Detailed up-to-date practical information, with maps and archival photographs.

  • Expand title description text