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Beautiful doorways that reflect India’s rich cultural heritage

More often than not, doorways can tell a lot about what one can expect after crossing the threshold of a particular place. We bring to you some of India's prettiest doorways that are simply inviting works of art. (Picture Courtesy: Instagram/ Flickr)

More often than not, doorways can tell a lot about what one can expect after crossing the threshold of a particular place. We bring to you some of India’s prettiest doorways that are simply inviting works of art

This grand doorway belongs to an old haveli situated in Delhi.

This grand doorway belongs to an old haveli situated in Delhi.

Even the mere sight of the entrance of the Likir Monastry in Ladakh can be enough to bring about a sense of inner calm.

Even the mere sight of the entrance of the Likir Monastry in Ladakh can be enough to bring about a sense of inner calm.

This lovely hand-painted door in a tiny village in Maharashtra captures the essence of traditional rustic hospitality.

This lovely hand-painted door in a tiny village in Maharashtra captures the essence of traditional rustic hospitality.

This gated entryway in Alwar, Rajasthan looks simple yet striking.

This gated entryway in Alwar, Rajasthan looks simple yet striking.

This entrance to the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa reminds us of the profound influence that holy men have on our lives.

This entrance to the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa reminds us of the profound influence that holy men have on our lives.

Sculpted metal motifs of peacocks and Hindu deities only add to the charm of this door in Kerala.

Sculpted metal motifs of peacocks and Hindu deities only add to the charm of this door in Kerala.

This work of art carved in stone from Halebid, Karnataka is testimony to the fact that Indian artisans have always been among the best in the world.

This work of art carved in stone from Halebid, Karnataka is testimony to the fact that Indian artisans have always been among the best in the world.

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