Memorial of national importance

Context Recently the Archaeological Survey of India has declared monuments of national importance. Declared monument Ancient Neemrana Ka Baoli in Rajasthan’s Alwar district Group of temples in Ranipur Jharial of Bolangir district of Odisha Vishnu temple in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand .


Recently the Archaeological Survey of India has declared monuments of national importance.

Declared monument

  • Ancient Neemrana Ka Baoli in Rajasthan’s Alwar district
  • Group of temples in Ranipur Jharial of Bolangir district of Odisha
  • Vishnu temple in Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand .
  • High Court Building in Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Two Mughal monuments in Agra – Aga Khan and Hathi Khan’s mansion

High court building

  • The Nagpur High Court Building is called Poem in Stone due to its beautiful structure.
  • The most distinctive feature of the outer part of the High Court is the dome, the grand entrance, both the towers and the majestic ladder.
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  • It is the architect H.A.N. Made by Med (HAN Medd) was designed. The prominence of the Greek influence can be seen in its pillars.

Neemarana ki baadi

  • Neemrana Stepwell was built by Thakur Janak Singh in the 18th century.
  • It is also known in the local language by the name of the queen of the queen.
  • The primary reason for the construction of this stepwell was to create employment during the famine during that period.
  • It is located in Alwar district of Rajasthan.

Ranipur-Jhariyal- a group of temples in Odisha

  • A group of temples near Ranipur Jhariyal in Bolangir district of Odisha has been declared as a monument of national importance.
  • Ranipur Jharial is known in the scriptures as “Som Tirtha”.
  • This is a combination of religious beliefs of Shaivism, Buddhism, Vaishnavism and technism.
  • This place is famous for four hundred (64) Yogini temples or temples without ceilings – which are known as Hypathral Temples.

Sources: The Hindu

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