Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Fatehpur Sikri

Short-lasting capital city, built in 1570, abandoned in 1585 due to the lack of water. Complex of buildings preserved up to this day in...

Vijayanagara

Remnants of the former capital city of Vijayanagara Empire, flourished in the 14th - 16th centuries. Now ruins extend over an area of 40...

Vaishali

The former capital city of Licchavi, flourished starting from the 6th century BC. Once prosperous capital of one of the first known democracies in...

Varanasi

Ancient holy city of Buddhists, Hindu, and Jains, with approximate 3000 years age one of the oldest inhabited cities of the world. It contains...

Lothal

One of most important cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization. Built around 2400 BC as trading city with its dock - the oldest...

Dholavira

One of important sites of Harappan civilization, occupied from 2650 BC to 2100 BC. City had an area of 22 ha and was divided...

Brahmagiri megaliths

Brahmagiri is 180 metres high granite outcrop with numerous megalithic structures. Settled at least since the 2nd millenium BC. Ancient cemetery with 300 stone...

Palitana temples

Unusual city of Jain religious cult, major centre of pilgrimage with 863 gorgeous temples in several groups. Location, GPS coordinates: 21.4830 N 71.7952 E Categories: Religious architecture, Jain...

Madjedbebe rock shelter

Shelter contains finds of the oldest known humans in Australia, 65,000 years old. Site contains world's oldest ground-edge axes and is adorned with some...

Devil’s Lair

Cave - grotto with a 6.6 m thick layer of sediments. Archaeological research in the cave has provided valuable knowledge about the past of...