Friday, December 6, 2019

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...

Elephanta Caves

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

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...

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...

Mahishasura Mardini Cave

Mahabalipuram contains 14 cave temples and several of these unique structures contain significant works of ancient art. One of them - Mahishasura Mardini Cave...

Pancha Rathas, Mahabalipuram

Pancha Rathas are some of the most surprising structures not only in Mahabalipuram but in the whole Southern India. This group of ornate, monolithic...

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...

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 -...

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...

Lenyadri Caves, Junnar

Area around Junnar contains more than 200 ancient rock-cut temples. The largest and most impressive group is Lenyadri Caves known also as Ganesh Lena....