Memorial places have been built from ages past to make our lost loved ones immortal. To remember them ever after they are gone long ago. A few such places are –
1. Victoria Memorial – A large white marble building was built at the banks of the Hooghly River in Kolkata to keep the memories of Queen Victoria alive ever after. It is now a museum and a place of tourist attraction. Thus people keep remembering her always.
2. Taj Mahal – The ivory white marble mausoleum was built on the banks of river Yamuna by mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal to make her memories immortal.
3. Qutub Minar – Qutub Minar, the brick minaret stands tall in memory of Qutub-ud-din-Aibak, who started the construction work of the minaret and engraved teachings of the Quran in it. It was completed by others in his memory.
4. Raj Ghat – Is the place on the banks of Yamuna to mark the place of Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation, to remember the ‘Father of the Nation’ always.
5. Anand Bhavan – The initial home of Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was changed into a museum for the tourists to remember him and his love for the country and children.
6. Vivekanand Rock Memorial – The Vivekanand Rock Memorial was constructed near Kanya kumari to remember Swami Vivekanand, the great saint for his commitment to bring all the cultures together.
7. Mahabodhi Temple – A Buddhist temple has been constructed at the site where Buddha had attained enlightenment under a tree in Bodh Gaya. This temple had been constructed to mark the sacred place where he attained ‘Nirvana’ and also to remember him till eternity.
8. Diksha Bhoomi – A sacred monument is built at Deekhsha bhoomi in the memory of Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar, who went back to embrace Buddhism along with many followers. This monument revives his memories.
9. Harmandir Sahib – The Golden Temple was built to worship the famous book ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ and to remember the founder Guru Nanak Dev.
10. Sanchi Stupa – It is a significant historical monument which makes us remember Emperor Ashoka, where the relics of Gautam Buddha lie.
11. Humayun’s tomb – This mausoleum was ordered to be built by Humayun’s wife in his memory. This was built in red sandstone.
12. Gandhi Smarak Sanrahalaya – This is the place converted into a museum to remember Mahatma Gandhi for his struggle to free India of foreign rule.
Thus building memorial places in memory of lost loved ones is a good way to ink their footsteps in this world forever.
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