We had no idea of what’s in store as we set out to explore the Forest Research Institute (FRI) campus in Dehradun. Once we entered the campus, spread over 450 hectares we could find many an interesting buildings from the colonial era.
It really was a ‘wow… moment’ when our taxi took a turn and stopped near a massive structure…
It was not easy to capture the whole structure in one frame 🙂
But, as we entered this premiere institute, my jaws dropped literally.
I am sure, it’s a delight for anyone who loves photography, curves and curves only…
When I saw this week’s theme ‘Curve‘ I couldn’t resist, I just came out of my forced hibernation and happy to be with all you wonderful people again 🙂
The big temple of Tanjavur in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu is an architectural marvel and an epitome of art and stone work.
You will be just amazed by the sheer size of this temple and will become speechless when the guide let you know that how a 60 tonne single piece “Kumbham”(top most piece) carved out of granite was erected on top of the 66 meter high tower.
And what would you say when you hear that all this been done a 1000 year back( completed in AD1010) ?
Let me share a few images of this super monument as part of the weekly challenge
This temple is quite famous for the wall paintings, which are more than 400 years old. Most of the images are from the Hindu epics.