Thursday, April 28, 2016

Royal Enclosure, Champaner

The historical place Champaner of Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park has several  structures of architectural importance. One such structure is Royal Enclosure.



It is fortified area with high defensive stone walls, towers and gates. Built by Mehmud Begda in the 14th century, it formed a rectangle area measuring 1480 meters by 280 meters.



The enclosure can be entered through Halol Gate followed by Badhra Gate.



Within these walls there were  palaces, gardens, royal mosque and administrative buildings.

22 comments:

Jeevan said...

Marvelous outlook! Great photos on the fort

Rakesh Vanamali said...

Magnificent!

ladyfi said...

What a great place.

Steffi said...

Wonderful photos,Rajesh!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Beautiful and so historical!!

Jim said...

Beautiful.
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Photo Cache said...

Looks impenetrable.

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Al said...

Massive, imposing, and very impressive. Your photos get across the solidity of this fortress.

Chandra@GreenComotion said...

What a majestic fortress!
Love your photos.
Have a Happy Day, Rajesh!!
Peace :)

Thomas Lee said...

A majestic fort captured

Mama Zen said...

Really cool pictures!

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LindyLou Mac said...

I always enjoy my visits to your blog for a virtual tour of your beautiful country.

The Greenockian said...

Looks amazing!

Kathe W. said...

amazing photos! The scalloped tops of the building are so sculptural. wow!

edenhills said...

Very impressive!

joo said...

Marvelous!

Pietro and Cynthia said...

Magnificent fort!

bj said...

A great post....:)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

It looks like a medieval castle!

Nora said...

Thanks for sharing your beauiful place there. Have a great week!

Alexander said...

Nice walls of the castle.

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