Friday, December 13, 2019

Pitalkhora Caves

OOnce upon a time, more than 2000 years ago Pitalkhora Caves belonged to largest temple complexes of Buddhists in India and nowadays this is...

Lenyadri Caves, Junnar

Area around Junnar contains more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples. The largest and most impressive group is Lenyadri Caves known also as Ganesh Lena....

Pandav Leni Caves

Well known attraction of the vicinities of Nashik city is Pandav Leni Caves - rock-cut Buddhist temples. The most used name of these caves...

Kanheri Caves

The exotic jungle of Sanjay Gandhi National Park at the outskirts of Mumbai hosts large basaltic outcrop. This basalt massif in contains 109 rock-cut...

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...

Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

One of most iconic railway terminal buildings in Asia, built in 1897. One of most sumptuous and largest examples of Gothic Revival architecture with...

Ajanta Caves – rock cut Buddhist temples

Unique feature of Indian cultural heritage is rock-cut chambers - cave temples and monasteries. In total, we know more than 1,500 such temples spread...

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...

Mahakali Caves or Kondivita Caves

Suburbs of Mumbai hide several groups of unique monuments - ancient rock-cut temples. One of such monuments is the ancient Kondivita Caves - nowadays...

Jejuri Khandoba temple

Beautiful Hindu temple on the hill which is reached after almost 200 steps. The main temple of Khandoba - local deity in Maharashtra, initially...