Saturday, January 25, 2020

Pancha Rathas, Mahabalipuram

Pancha Rathas are some of the most surprising structures not only in Mahabalipuram but in the whole Southern India. This group of ornate, monolithic...

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...

Son Bhandar Caves

The ancient capital city of Rajgir is small, scenic town nowadays. This town has seen many events important to the history of India –...

Cherrapunji (Sohra)

Nearly all schoolbooks around the world mention a remote village in India - Cherrapunji. For many years this was considered to be the wettest...

Mawsynram

Although up to recent times the nearby Cherrapunji plateau was considered to be the wettest place of the world with the highest rainfall. Mawsynram...

Undavalli Caves

Hills around Vijayawada are rich with rock-cut architecture but the most magnificent and largest among these monuments is the largest of Undavalli Caves -...

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....

Murugan Temple, Thiruparankundram

South-west from Madurai there is granite hill rising like an enormous elephant 300 metres above the surrounding plain and visible far away. Here is...

Chir Batti

Strange lights are seen over the vast plains south from Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, India. These are the weird Chir Batti - "ghost...

Armamalai Cave – Jain temple with ancient paintings

The beautiful paintings of Armamalai Cave were brought to the knowledge of Western researchers comparatively recently - in the late 1960s - early 1970s. This...