Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Haji Ali Dargah

Legendary Islamic mosque and tomb (dargah). This intricate, gorgeous structure was built in 1431. Located on small island. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9827 N 72.8089 E Categories: Islamic shrines,...

Pateshwar Temple

Pateshwar has at least 8 ancient cave temples and numerous stone carvings, including more than 1000 Shivalings. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6116 N 74.0636 E Categories: Hindu shrines, Rock...

Marleshwar Temple

Cave temple with unusual tradition - devotees handle venomous snakes here. Earlier here were numerous snakes, now due to the flow of tourists snakes...

Kedareshwar Cave

Large cave with Hindu temple in it. In flooded hall from the water rises Shivlinga, which once was surrounded by four pillars. Now only...

Bahrot Caves

The only Zoroastrian cave temple in India, established in 1351 AD, when Parsi were hiding here from Muslim invasion. Holy fire still is burning...

Suvarnadurg Fort

Island fortress at the coast in Arabian Sea. There is another fortress on the mainland and both parts of the fortress in the past...

Sindhudurg Fort

An amazing fortress which is built along a complex perimeter of an island in Arabian Sea. Fort is built in the 17th century, with...

Raigad Fort

Impressive hill fortress with 1,737 steps leading up towards it. Constructed in 1030, later extended with magnificent structures. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2361 N 73.4413 E Categories: Fortifications and...

Murud-Janjira Fort

Very impressive marine fort in an island with 19 intact bastions. originally built in the 15th century, fortified afterwards. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.2999 N 72.9649 E Categories: Fortifications...

Mangi Tungi

Very impressive cliffs with two peaks, with numerous historical and art values. Contain forts and numerous Jain temples. Location, GPS coordinates: 20.8431 N 74.0911 E Categories: Rock formations,...