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Goa Church UNESCO World heritage site in Goa, India

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5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) UNESCO World Heritage Sites includes Goa Church including heritage, Church Of St Francis Of Assisi, Gilded Altar, Se Cathedral, Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception etc. GOA Church And Convents PICTURE (ABOVE) :Goa Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Panaji Built of laternite and lime plaster, the churches and cathedrals built during 16th to 17th century A.D. at Old Goa are a legacy of the Portuguese. They comprise of – PICTURE (RIGHT) : Gilded Altar, Se Cathedral Se’Cathedral, Church and ConventRead More


Fatehpur Sikri UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra, India

Fatehpur sikri, Agra, India

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) UNESCO World heritage site Fatehpur Sikri is a city in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India Previously city name was Vijaypur Sikari of Sikarwar Rajput clan later city was founded in 1569 by the Emperor, Akbar.   FATEHPUR SIKRI Four hundred and fifty years ago, Babur the first Mughal, after defeating Rajputana’s formidable Rana Sanga, was passing through the Sikri and Nagar settlements that were earlier taken over from the Sikarwar Rajputs by Turkish Mohammedans. Returning thanks (shukri) to god for hisRead More


Ellora caves, UNESCO World Heritage site in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Ellora caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) UNESCO World heritage Site Ellora Caves also known as Verul is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav. It is also known as Elapura in the Rashtrakuta Kannada literature. ELLORA CAVES About ten kilometres north east of Apollo Bunder, lies the island of Elephanta, the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. An epitome of Hindu cave culture, Elephanta consists of seven caves of which the most notableRead More


Elephanta Caves, UNESCO World Heritage site in Mumbai, India

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5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) UNESCO World heritage site The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra.   ELEPHANTA CAVES About ten kilometres north east of Apollo Bunder, lies the island of Elephanta, the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. An epitome of Hindu cave culture, Elephanta consists of seven caves of which the most notable is the Mahesa-murti cave. It has aRead More


Brihadeeshwara Temple, UNESCO World Heritage site in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

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5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) UNESCO World heritage site Brihadeeshwara Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Information on Brihadeeshwara temple and best time to visit. The Brihadeeshwara Temple   Built in the 10 th century by the great king, Raja Chola, is an engineering marvel.It is considered to be artistically the most perfect of Dravida temples. It has excellent sculptures and traces of paintings. The temple with its 66.5 meters high ‘srivamana’ dominating the city isRead More