Never got an chance to visit or want to rewind your memories on the visit to the renowned monument, the Charminar in Hyderabad. Google’s Street View team has made a visit to the iconic monument and clicked lots of panoramic photos of it to bring the awesome Street View imagery of Charminar.
Iconic monument and mosque built in 1591 CE, the Charminar is a global icon of Hyderabad, India and one of the most recognized structures of India standing next to Taj Mahal in Agra. Of the various theories regarding the purpose for which Charminar was constructed, according to Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) “Charminar was built at the center of the city, to commemorate the eradication of plague” [source].
The Charminar constructed using granite, limestone, mortar and pulverised marble is a square style structure with approximately 66 feet long that has four grand arches each facing a fundamental point that open into four streets. Tourist can climb up to 56 meters (approximately 184 feet) high with a double balcony of the exquisitely shaped minaret on each corner. There are 149 winding steps to reach the upper floor.
Google Street view team has climbed up each this towers and walked around to map the entire monument. You can walk around the balcony, climb the towers and eventually enjoy the beautiful Charminar.