Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Saspol Caves

Jammu Kashmir contains amazing monuments of Tibetan medieval culture and some of the most interesting ones are located in Indus valley around Saspol village....

Karsamble Caves

Some of the most impressive rock-cut caves in the vicinities of Pune city are the ancient Thanale Caves and also Karsamble Caves. History Karsamble Caves are...

Thanale Caves

Just like many other early Buddhist rock-cut temples, Thanale Caves are located next to trade route, leading inland from the ancient port Chaul. These...

Pandav Caves, Pachmarhi

The picturesque Satpura ranges around Panchmarhi town hide countless natural and historical marvels. One of them is right inside the town - five rock-cut...

Thirunadhikkara Cave Temple

One of the earliest examples of Kerala style frescoes is located in rock-cut cave - Thirunadhikkara Cave Temple. According to the legends, this rock-cut chamber...

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...

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 -...

Melakkoil – Kudumiyanmalai Cave Temple

Popular tourist destination near Pudukottai is the impressive Kudumiyanmalai temple complex. One of the most interesting monuments of the past here is Melakkoil -...

Sittanavasal Cave (Chithannavasal Cave) and Eladipattam

Some of the best cave paintings of medieval India are located in Sittanavasal Cave in Tamil Nadu. This rock-cut Jain monastery contains artwork comparable...

Buddhist temple of Aragada Hill

Northern slope of Aragada Hill is rich with Buddhist remnants - in fact hills in vicinities are honeycombed with caves of Buddhist arcetics. Aragada...