Restoration of Heritage Sites on ‘Afghan’ Model

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Good news underway for heritage lovers ! The proposal to restore heritage landmarks of Rajasthan on “Afghan model” gets green signal. Now, the historical monuments, buildings, museums and other tourist places in state will be conserved and restored the way conservation projects were taken up in Iran, Kabul, Hyderabad and Delhi.

1368107677_main_tourismHeritage sites are the physical survival of past   that witnesses the erstwhile glory of the royal era of Rajasthan. The princely state boasts of its architectural heritage that includes magnificent palaces, , intricately carved temples, majestic forts, decorated havelis, which were built by
kings in previous ages. The decision to restore these enduring landmarks that are part of state’s glorious past is overwhelming. The state’s
tourism will get boom as the concept of tourism
is changing worldwide. No more, it’s just about wildlife, forests and scenic beauty. It is taking a shift from static tourism to cultural tourism, where the way of life and culture are shared.

Each iconic building tells its own and place’s story. We expect that original elements of heritage will remain identifiable in the process of restoration so that future generation can comprehend the story of the place.

Let’s take a glimpse of the heritage structures of Rajasthan –

url11 Chittorgarh Fort (Image via Google)

Jaisalmer-Fort2Jaisalmer Fort (Image via Google)
image_4Hawa Mahal, Jaipur (Image via Google)

1348244902_1001Taragarh, Ajmer Palace (Image via Google)

lohagarh-fort-5Lohagarh Fort, Bharatpur (Image via Google)

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