Beautiful Architecture of South Asia (31 Photos)

South Asia is rich in history and architectural inspiration abounds. With influences from both their northern neighbor of China and Western Arab cultures, the designs and buildings also contain their own unique flair based on their origin.

The countries typically considered to be in South Asia include Bhutan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and India. This collection covers ancient architecture and some modern pieces from each of those countries. Hopefully the following images will inspire you in your own design for postcards, in photography, or even your own architectural creation.

Bhutan

Tiger’s Nest Monastery

Tigers Nest

Tasichho Dzong

tashichho dzong

Paro

Pungthang Dechen Dzong

Pungthang Dechen Dzong

Nepal

Stupa in Kathmandu

Stupa in Kathmandu

Patan Durbar Square

Charang, Mustang

Charang, Mustang

Monastery

Monastery

Ghandrung

Ghandrung

Bangladesh

Rajbibi Masjid

Rajbibi Masjid

National Memorial Monument

National Memorial Monument

Star Mosque

Star Mosque

National Assembly Building

National Assembly Building

Ahsanmanjil

Ahsanmanjil

Pakistan

Badshahi Masjid

Badshahi Mosque

Lahore Museum

Lahore Museum

Shah Jahan Masjid

Shah Jahan Masjid

Badshahi Masjid

Badshahi Masjid

Hiran Minar

Hiran Minar

Sri Lanka

Kandalama

Kandalama

Kuttam Pukona

Kuttam Pukona

Dagoba

Dagoba

Galmaduwa Raja

Galmaduwa Raja

Temploe of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Temploe of the Sacred Tooth Relic

India

Airateswarar Temple

Airateswarar Temple

Diwan-i-Khas

Diwan-i-Khas

Gingee Fort

Gingee Fort

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal

Pushkar

Pushkar

Bada Imambara

Bada Imambara

Engg Medical Center

Engg Medical Center

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2 Responses

  1. Tara Hornor says:

    They are quite inspiring, aren’t they? Glad you enjoyed the post. 🙂

  1. December 27, 2011

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