Sunday, July 21, 2019

Palayoor Church of St. Thomas

The story of Palayoor Church of St. Thomas is perplexed and, to be frank, deals more with emotions than facts. According to millions of...

Mahabalipuram

This seems like a fairy tale - but this is a reality. Mahabalipuram exists - a legendary, ages-old city packed with seemingly improbable, ornate...

Dharmaraja Mandapa, Mahabalipuram

The simple, even ascetic Dharmaraja Mandapa is somewhat less noticed rock-cut temple in Mahabalipuram. This temple is located near the Olakkannesvara Temple and an interesting,...

Kashmir sapphire mines: source of the best blue sapphire

The best blue sapphire in the world was found in remote mountains of Kashmir. Were... because now the legendary Kashmir sapphire mines are exhausted...

Olakkannesvara Temple – the old lighthouse

The information about Olakkannesvara Temple is controversial - according to some this temple is even one of the oldest lighthouses in the world! One...

Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram

More than one thousand years ago, when the ships approached the splendid port of Mahabalipuram, a great view opened - there were Seven Pagodas...

Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram

For more than one thousand years at the Bay of Bengal in Mahabalipuram stands the Shore Temple. Most likely this is the last of...

Jog Falls (Gersoppa Falls)

The most magnificent waterfall in India could be Jog Falls or, as it was called frequently in the past - Gersoppa Falls. Around November...

Lonar crater

Lonar crater is unique impact structure - the only large impact crater in basalt on Earth with unusual soda lake in it. Description Lonar crater has...

Landmarks of Maharashtra

Most interesting landmarks of Maharashtra Below are listed the most amazing natural and man made landmarks of Maharashtra. Natural landmarks of Maharashtra Waterfalls Kune Falls - Pune district....