ZERO STONE IN PUNE

ZERO STONE IN PUNE

Zero Stone in Pune city is perhaps the smallest monument of historic significance. The installation can be spotted on the footpath positioned close to the boundary wall of the General Post Office (GPO). Continue reading “ZERO STONE IN PUNE”

CYCLE MUSEUM IN PUNE

CYCLE MUSEUM IN PUNE

Vikram Pendse Cycle Museum in Pune is a time travel to history of bicycles with an elaborate display of handpicked collection making it an ideal place to visit for every passionate vintage artefacts lover.

In a quaint street of Karvenagar, Pune, stands a three storey structure housing a bicycle museum. The Vikram Pendse Cycle Museum came into being on May 2017 and displays a huge personal collection of cycles, acquired and restored by the owner Vikram Pendse and brought to life by his friend Pandurang Gaikwad. Continue reading “CYCLE MUSEUM IN PUNE”

LIVING STATUE

LIVING STATUE

Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something valuable or unique is formed. Creativity can be tangible like a piece of art or it may take an intangible shape of a musical composition. In either case, when a new idea is entertaining, solves a problem or is never done before finds acceptability in public domain earns a tag of ‘Creative work’.

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VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

#INTERNATIONAL MUSEUMS DAY 2019

Victoria and Albert Museum was commissioned in 1855 as a treasure house for decorative’s and industrial arts. The oldest museum of Mumbai located in Byculla was renamed as Dr. Bhau Daji Lad Museum in 1972 to honor Dr. Bhau Daji Lad (1824-74, an Indian physician and scholar).

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BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG

BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG

The National Museum of Indian Cinema was inaugurated by the Honorable Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on 19th January 2019. 

This museum is set-up in two buildings –

‘Gulshan Mahal’ a 19th century structure which houses the classical history and the early years of motion pictures…from silent era to the talkie movies. Continue reading “BOLLYWOOD MUSEUM – PHOTO BLOG”

KENESETH ELIYAHOO SYNAGOGUE

KENESETH ELIYAHOO SYNAGOGUE

The Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish synagogue located in Forbes Street (renamed as V.B Gandhi Marg) behind Kala Ghoda square in Fort, Mumbai. The Keneseth Eliyahoo Synagogue is the oldest sephardic synagogue in the city (Sephardi or Sephardic are Jewish ethnic group originally from Sepaharad, Spain.)

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EXHIBITS OF ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL

EXHIBITS OF ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL

An exhibition to commemorate 300 years of ST. Thomas Cathedral is organised at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya – CSMVS (Formerly called as Prince of Wales Museum). Marking the Tercentenary celebrations of ‘The Living Cathedral’, a month long exhibition digs into the archives of the cathedral and brings out the lesser know artefacts to the people. Continue reading “EXHIBITS OF ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL”

ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL: 300 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS

ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL: 300 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS

The island city of Mumbai (previously called as Bombay) has over hundred churches safeguarding the strong religious culture and history of our society. Some churches were raised during the Portuguese era between sixteenth and seventeenth century. And when the Britishers took over from the Portuguese in the later half of seventeenth century, a number of churches were commissioned during their rule. With an increasing english speaking population in the city, the need to have a place of worship was felt by the rulers. This lead to the commissioning of Saint Thomas Cathedral at Fort, Mumbai.  Continue reading “ST. THOMAS CATHEDRAL: 300 YEARS OF CHRISTMAS”