Saturday, March 28, 2020

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...

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 -...

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....

Bedse Caves

If compared to many similar monuments, Bedse Caves have little crowds and thus the enigmatic essence of this monument can be enjoyed in loneliness....

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....

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...

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...

Malayadipatti rock-cut Hindu temples

South from the small Malayadipatti village there are located several granite hillocks. Here are located amazing monuments of the past - the two Malayadipatti...

Varaha Cave Temple

Mahabalipuram (ancient name – Mamallapuram) was flourishing port city of Pallava dynasty during the 7th – 9th centuries. In many respects, Mamallapuram was the...

Lonad Caves

Near Janwal village there is located a group of several rock-cut Buddhist temples, made around the 5th century AD - Lonad Caves. Chaitya Most interesting structure...