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Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri Bundi

Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri
Chaurasi Khambon ki Chhatri is a porch built in 84 pillars. This memorial was built in 1740 by Maharaja of Bundi Rao Raja Anirudh in remembrance of his foster brother Deva who was a nurse. This structure situates on an elevated podium, and has two storeys, which serve as a remembrance monument as well as a place of worship respectively.

Around the central chhatri are four smaller ones at the four corners. The Chhatri is elaborately ornamented with engravings depicting elephants, deers, fishes, apsaras and dancers in various poses. The sides of the plinth are covered with fragile sculpture of various beasts, and gorgeous etchings decorate the columns. The ceiling is enclosed with paintings depicting various subjects, from battle scenes to traditional fish symbols.

The upper floor stands on a flat structure with a large curved roof in the center bounded by four smaller ones, one in each curve.
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