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Municipal Corporation Building – heritage structure in Mumbai

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dome; MCGM Building; Mumbai; India; uasatish;

Municipal Corporation Building is a well-known landmark in South Mumbai. It was constructed in 1893 under the leadership of architect F.W. Stevens. The height of this building is 255 feet. The winged figure crowning the gable is ‘urbs prima in Indis’. The First City of India. At the first major all-India census of 1872, Bombay had a population of 644,405. Bombay thus rose to be the largest city in the Indian subcontinent and the second-largest in the British empire after London. By the early 1892, the city employed 65,087 workers in sixty eight mills. …

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Thrissilery Temple Near Mananthawady

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Thrssilery Temple; architecture; Kerala; uasatish; Shiva Temple;

Thrissilery Temple is an ancient temple and one of the oldest in Kerala. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva. It has a distinctive architectural style and intricate carvings. The atmosphere is calm and peaceful. Visitors will notice a small shrine of Jala Durga  near the temple pond. Waters of the pond flow from Papanashini in Thirunelli. …

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