Thursday, July 2, 2020

Ankai-Tankai hill forts

There is not too much known about the early history of the impressive twin forts - Ankai-Tankai hill forts. Nowadays both wonderful table-top mountains serve...

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...

Vajrai Waterfall

Waterfall with three closely located steps, total height - 560 m. The highest plunge is 335 m tall. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.7088 N 73.8151 E Categories: Waterfalls Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where...

Lohagad Fort

Amazing hill fortress, with a part of it built on narrow cliff summit. The impressive access to the fortress is called Vinchukata. Developed since...

Shivneri Caves, Junnar

Area around Junnar contains more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples. Main four groups of these temples are Shivneri Caves to the south-west, Manmod Caves...

Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation building

Enormous, very ornate administrative building, constructed in the late 19th century in Indo-Saracenic style. Houses BMC - organization responsible about the civic infrastructure in...

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,...

Taj Mahal Palace Hotel

Enormous building of historic prestigious hotel, built in 1903. The building is designed in the Saracenic Revival style. Location, GPS coordinates: 18.9217 N 72.8332 E Categories: Hotels and...

Bandra – Worli Sea Link

Large cable-stayed bridge across a bay of Arabian Sea, part of the ambitious Western Freeway system. 5.6 km long, with 128 m tall pylons. Location,...

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...