Kirti Stambh, Chittorgarh
The thing i made is a Kirti Stambh or " Tower of Fame", Chittorgarh Rajasthan. The 22 metre high tower was built by a BagherwalJain merchant Jijaji Kathod in 12th century. The tower is built in the Solanki style. It is 30 feet at the base and narrows down to 15 feet at the top and is adorned with Jain sculptures on the outside. It is dated approximately around the 12th century AD.
This Jain tower has a complicated structure with carvings, niches and balconies. The carvings on the tower are the naked figures of various Jain teerthankars. The top most floor of the tower is an observation hall, which offers great views not only of the citadel but also of the surrounding area. Kirti Stambh is older than Vijay Stambha situated in Chittorgarh.