About a week and a half ago, I launched a Heritage Photo Contest in my blog. It was launched as part of a post describing my experience using the GPSmyCity self-guided city walk app. GPSmyCity apps will be given to ten (10) participants who submit interesting heritage photos from their travels [CONTEST IS CLOSED]
Well, it’s time to reveal those 10 interesting heritage photos, and the individuals behind the lens who took the photos 🙂
10. The Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
Photo taken by Suvi from the blog Mrs Suvi .
9. Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Cincinnati, U.S
Photo taken by Anupriya from the blog Chasing Miles .
Anupriya writes, “The library was incorporated in 1895 and it stands regally amongst the houses. It’s a testimony to the quest of knowledge!”
8. Menara Kudus (Kudus Tower Mosque), Central Java, Indonesia
Photo taken by Bart from the blog Bartzap .
Bart writes, “The tower was built in 16th century as the minaret of the mosque by Sunan Kudus who spread Islam in Java. Though it is part of the mosque, the minaret architecture itself is influenced by Buddhist-Hindu style”
7. Santh Estifun Church (Church of North India), Assam, India
Photo taken by Rajiv from the blog Rajiv Verma .
Rajiv writes, “Established in the year 1890, the church is located in Thaligram which is adjacent to Khaspur temple. It is reported that there are around 20-25 Christian families in Thaligram area who mostly attend the local church on Sundays”.
Here’s the link to a relevant blog post of Rajiv’s: http://webguy.in/2015/05/13/kachari-kingdom-ruins-khaspur-silchar-assam/
6. The Kotgarh Church, Shimla, India
Photo taken by Satyender from the blog bNomadic .
5. Gereja All Saints (All Saints Church), Taiping, Malaysia
Photo taken by Safiza. Check out her Instagram pics.
4. Sultan Mosque, Singapore
3. Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia
Photo taken by Grace. Check out her Instagram pics.
2. Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Penang, Malaysia
1. Brihadeshwara Temple, Tamil Nadu, India
Suyash writes, “Brihadeshwara Temple or more popularly called as Big Temple of Thanjavur. This temple had completed 1000 years of its existence. There are a lot of unique and amazing facts of this temple and is one of the marvels (including scientific) of ancient time”.
Here’s the link to his blog post on this temple: https://suyashchopra.wordpress.com/2015/05/04/brihadeshwara-temple-of-thanjavur-india/
Congratulations to the Lucky Ten bloggers and instagrammers! Do check out their blogs and/or social media channels.
To the Lucky Ten – I will be in touch with you soon about your gifts 🙂
*A special thanks to GPSmyCity for providing the apps for the Lucky Ten!
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