5 Least Known Stambha Of India
By: Pinki Fri, 13 Sept 2019 12:45 PM
There are list of lesser known towers, minars and pillers in India, Qutb Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world and Fateh Burj is the tallest minar in India.
* Iron Pillar, Delhi
The iron pillar of Delhi standing at 23 ft in the Qutb complex at Mehrauli. Iron pillar weight over 6,000 kg and notable for the rust resistant composition metal.
* Pillars of Ashoka, Vaishali
Pillars of Ashoka are a series of columns in Indian subcontinent. One of the Pillars of Ashoka is located in Vaishali having a single lion capital and another inside the Allahabad Fort, known as Allahabad pillar or Ashoka Stambha.
* Sun Pillar, Puri
Sun Pillar at the main entrance of Jagannath Temple of Puri is a 25 feet tall pillar. This pillar is locally known as the Aruna Stambha.
* Heliodorus Pillar, Vidisha
Heliodorus pillar in Vidisha also known as Khamb Baba is a stone column or Khambaba. The pillar supported a statue of Garuda and there are two inscriptions on the pillar.
* Vijaya Stambha, Chittorgarh Fort
Vijaya Stambha at Chittorgarh fort was constructed by King Rana Kumbha. The imposing victory tower at Chittor Fort is a mus see monument in Rajasthan.