Saturday, March 28, 2020

Dharmaraja Mandapa, Mahabalipuram

The simple, even ascetic Dharmaraja Mandapa is somewhat less noticed rock-cut temple in Mahabalipuram. This temple is located near the Olakkannesvara Temple and an interesting,...

Hellnahellir

Enormous artificial cave, made in medieval times. This 50 m long cave is covered with engravings. Location, GPS coordinates: 64.0074 N 20.1546 W Categories: Rock cut architecture and...

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...

Perfume Temple (Perfume Pagoda)

Group of rock-cut temples. One of the most important and beautiful Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Vietnam, it was developed in harmony with the picturesque...

Gorakhgad Caves

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

Seokguram cave temple

This rock-cut temple is located near Bulguksa and contains some of the best Buddhist sculptures in the world. Temple was made in 742 -...

Củ Chi tunnels

A 121 km long system of tunnels and underground rooms created for defensive purposes in the late 1960s – 1970s. Location, GPS coordinates: 11.0624 N 106.5282...

Bawangaja

Jain pilgrimage site with 26 metres high statue, which, most likely has been carved out in cliff in the early 12th century. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.9910...

Pateshwar Temple

Pateshwar has at least 8 ancient cave temples and numerous stone carvings, including more than 1000 Shivalings. Location, GPS coordinates: 17.6116 N 74.0636 E Categories: Hindu shrines, Rock...

Bahrot Caves

The only Zoroastrian cave temple in India, established in 1351 AD, when Parsi were hiding here from Muslim invasion. Holy fire still is burning...