The Golden Temple, Benares

Raphael Tuck & Sons #7239

~ 1910

The Golden Temple. Held by many to be the oldest and holiest temple amid the 1,000 temples of Benares, the holiest city in India. Cov. red with gold plates, set on copper, it really dates from the 18th century and was built to replace one razed to the ground by Aurangzebe.


© Harappa 1998