Monday, August 5, 2019

Ankai-Tankai Caves

The steep hills of Satmala Range south from Manmad hide numerous exciting monuments of nature and history. Some of the most impressive and exciting...

Ravan Chhaya rock shelter near Sitabinji

There is an unsighty gap between two giant boulders near Sitabinji - small village with exciting history, named after Sita stream flowing nearby. This...

Ancient and medieval Indian cave paintings – online encyclopedia

List of Indian cave paintings - natural and man made caves with ancient and medieval paintings A rich cultural heritage spanning thousands of years, Indian...

Gorakhgad hill fort

Small fort on the top of hill, well protected by steep cliffs, reaching the height of 655 m above the sea level. Named after...

Bhimbetka cave shelters

It is amazing and even hard to grasp - Bhimbetka Caves have recorded the human history over some 300,000 years - or may be...

Jata Shankar, Pachmarhi

One of main attraction points of the beautiful surroundings of Panchmarhi town is a natural monument, site of legends and shrine - Jata Shankar. Legend Legend...

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...

Irshalgad needle hole

Natural arch formed in the basalt of Irshalgad Hill, in the lower, middle part of the summit. Summit of hill in medieval times was...

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...

Varaha Cave Temple

Mahabalipuram (ancient name – Mamallapuram) was flourishing port city of Pallava dynasty during the 7th – 9th centuries. In many respects, Mamallapuram was the...