Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Masroor Rock Cut Temples (Masrur Temples)

Undeservedly little known wonder of Himalayas is an amazing temple complex - Masroor Temples. Surprisingly little is known about these unique structures, hewn more...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Pandav Leni Caves

Well known attraction of the vicinities of Nashik city is Pandav Leni Caves - rock-cut Buddhist temples. The most used name of these caves...

Lalitankura Pallavesvara Griham

The 83 m high cliff in the centre of Trichy (Tiruchirappalli) city - Rockfort - contains several exciting monuments of the past. One of...

Koneri Mandapam

One of the many cave temples in Mahabalipuram is Koneri Mandapam. The age of this temple is hard to guess. While several other rock-cut temples...

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...