Friday, March 22, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

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...

Jogimara Cave, Sita Bengra Cave

Although India is a country of miracles and surprises, Jogimara Cave and Sita Bengra Cave is miracle even by Indian standards. Together with the...

10 most amazing ancient rock-cut temples in India

The historical rock cut architecture of India is of unprecedented richness and variety. Several of rock-cut temples in India belong to the most amazing...

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...

Ellora Caves, Kailasanatha Temple

The last great cave temples of India are Ellora Caves – group of 34 monasteries and temples made at the ancient trade route between...

Badami Cave Temples

TThe first ruler of the Early Chalukya dynasty, Pulakesi I established a new capital for his kingdom sometime around 540 AD. This city was...

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...

Elephanta Caves

The center of one of the largest cities in the world – Mumbai – is just 10 kilometers away from the small, forested Elephanta...

Megaliths

Outstanding megaliths around the world Europe Stonehenge - England, Great Britain. One of the most popular archaeological monuments in the world, consisting of a group of...

Nagarjuni Caves

Often Nagarjuni Caves are joined with the nearby Barabar Caves in one group of monuments. They share many similarities and have several unique peculiarities....