Thursday, August 19, 2010

A platform to gaze upon moonlit skies

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Bidar: The district administration will develop Chandni Chabutra, a historical monument here, as a tourist spot.
Chandni Chabutra or “the platform for moonlit nights” is a raised structure on the eastern side of the Bidar Fort, near the Talghat Darwaza. It was built for viewing the skies; the view on full moon days is considered to be especially spectacular.
“The Chabutra is the highest point on the far side of the fort and one can see the lowlands and neighbouring villages from here,” says historian and member  Read full article