Friday, March 22, 2019

Archaeological wonders

Wonders created by man in prehistoric and ancient times.

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...

Jogighopa Cave Temples

There are good proofs that ancient states in Assam belonged to cultural realm of Indian subcontinent. One of such proofs is unusual monument at...

Gorakhgad Caves

Gorakhnath Cave Temple is located in a deep cave on southern slope of Gorakhgad Hill - it is large enough to take some 50...

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...

Calcoene megalithic observatory – Amazon Stonehenge

Sometime in the past in the north-east of Brazil there were living people who created beautiful pottery and built megalithic structures. The best known...

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...

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...