Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Vaishno Devi temple

One of most revered sites in Hinduism devoted to goddess Shakti. Visited by million pilgrims each year. Location, GPS coordinates: 33.0300 N 74.9481 E Categories: Religious architecture, Hindu...

Thiksey Monastery

This is an impressive 12-floor monastery on a sacred hill. Its development started in the middle of the 15th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 34.0560 N 77.6667...

Phugtal Monastery

This monastery was founded in the early 12th century. It is located in unique, dramatic location; on a steep cliffside below the entrance to...

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...

Saspol Caves

Jammu Kashmir contains amazing monuments of Tibetan medieval culture and some of the most interesting ones are located in Indus valley around Saspol village....