The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a railway in Tamil Nadu, India, built by the British in 1908, and was initially operated by the Madras Railway. The railway still relies on its fleet of steam locomotives.In July 2005, UNESCO added the Nilgiri Mountain Railway as an extension to the World Heritage Site of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, the site then became known as “Mountain Railways of India. The famous Hindi song Chaiyya Chaiyya from the film “Dil Se” featuring Shahrukh Khan was shot on the roof top of NMR.
One of the most beautiful train journeys I have undertaken till now. We went in NMR from Ooty to Coonoor.
A shot of an aeroplane passing by the tallest minaret of India. Qutb Minar. I wonder how Qutb Minar looks from above.
Qutub Minar or Qutb Minar, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi,India. The Qutub Minar was constructed with red and black sandstone and marble, and is the highest stone tower in India with a height of 72.5 meters, contains 379 stairs to reach the top, and the diameter of base is 14.32 meters and 2.75 meters at top. The construction was commenced by Qutb-ud-din Aibak of Mamluk Dynasty and completed by Iltutmish in A.D. 1230
Taken at Delhi, India
The ‘Shore Temple’ is the lone survivor of the seven magnificent temple complexes, known as the seven pagodas, built near the sea at Mahabalipuram, India. It is a structural temple, built with blocks of granite, dating from the 8th century AD. It has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.