Here is the Humayun’s Tomb Complex
Conservation Works undertaken during 2008-14 check the photographs during conservation

#Humayun #tomb #heritage #conservation #photography #photographyisart
@IndiaArtHistory @arpita_pedia @Go_Movie_Mango @IndiaHistorypic The Red-white contrast of the façade is the predominant architecture features of the Mausoleum.


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Apr 15, 2021
India bleeds of creativity! From,movies,to Art ,our country is rich in cultural heritage and home to numerous forms of art. On #WorldArtDay presenting 64 art forms of India
The mastery of as many of the 64 traditional arts. believed that Krishna possesses these #arts
1. Geet vidya: art of singing.
2. Vadya vidya: art of playing on musical instruments.
3. Nritya vidya: art of dancing.
4. Natya vidya: art of theatricals.
5. Alekhya vidya: art of painting.
6. Viseshakacchedya vidya: art of painting the face and body with color
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wish u all Happy #Gangaur/Gauri Tritiya.
this festival celebrated mainly in North Indian states especially in Rajasthan and some parts of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana and Gujarat.
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