Saturday, July 4, 2020

Man made wonders

Wonders which have been created (mainly) by man.

Mawjymbuin Cave

Unusual accent of the exciting landscape around the Mawsynram village (by the way - possible wettest place on Earth) is Mawjymbuin Cave. Cave has formed...

Hindu shrines

Outstanding Hindu shrines and other monuments around the world Hinduism is ancient religion and part of Hindu shrines nowadays belong to archaeological monuments. Here are...

Rock-cut architecture and sculptures

Outstanding rock-cut architecture and sculpture around the world Here are selected some of the most surprising and interesting rock-cut architecture and sculptures of the the...

Adivaraha Cave Temple

One of the few finished monuments in the magic ancient city of Mahabalipuram is Adivaraha Cave Temple. This rock-cut temple contains beautiful sculptures representing...

Aurangabad Caves

The not so far Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves have overshadowed the values of another complex of beautiful cave temples - Aurangabad Caves. Aurangabad Caves...

Ravana Phadi, Aihole

Aihole - the ancient capital of Chalukya dynasty - contains more than 125 temples and many among these temples are cut in the rock....

Pitalkhora Caves

OOnce upon a time, more than 2000 years ago Pitalkhora Caves belonged to largest temple complexes of Buddhists in India and nowadays this is...

Bagh Caves

One of the most surprising monuments of ancient Buddhist art is found in remote, collapsing Bagh Caves. Here in 1818 were discovered significant monuments...

Kanheri Caves

The exotic jungle of Sanjay Gandhi National Park at the outskirts of Mumbai hosts large basaltic outcrop. This basalt massif in contains 109 rock-cut...

Udayagiri Caves, Khandagiri Caves

Two hills - Udayagiri and Khandagiri near Bhubaneswar - are located only some 150 - 200 m apart and contain unique monuments of ancient...