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Sanchi Stupa Buddhist Monuments, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India

Sanchi Buddhism Monuments, Sanchi, India

5 / 5 ( 5 votes ) UNESCO World Heritage Site Sanchi Stupa is a famous sightseeing destination that has innumerable Buddhist structures, pillars and monasteries. The majority of these monuments date back to the 3 BC. Sanchi Stupa is known for its masterpiece of Buddhist art- Buddhist Stupas monasteries, temples and pillars dating from 3rd century B.C. to the 12 th century A.D. The site consists of mainly three stupas.           The most famous of The Sanchi Stupa- Sanchi Stupa No. 1. is a hemisphericalRead More


Pattadakal, World Heritage Site by UNESCO in Karnataka, India

Pattadakal Monuments, Karnataka, India

The tiny village of Pattadakal, World heritage site by UNESCO is situated on the banks of the Malaprabha river in Karnataka, India. Referred to as Petrigal by Ptolemy.  It is located in North Karnataka’s Bagalkot district on the banks of the river Malaprabha. It has been listed amongst the World Heritage Sites due to its remarkable temples. It illustrates the Chalukyan art which, in the 7th and 8th centuries A.D. , under the Chalukya dynasty, achieved a harmonius blend of architectural forms from the north and south of India. ThereRead More


Khajuraho Temple Monuments UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India

Khajuraho Monuments, Madhya Pradesh, India

4 / 5 ( 5 votes ) Khajuraho Temple Monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Site in Madhya Pradesh, India. and it drives huge Indian and foreign tourists to this place. Chitragupta Temple, Kandariya Mahadev temple, Lakshmana Temple, Varaha Temple, Matangesvara Temple, chausath yogi temple, Jain temple, Parsvnath temple, Adinath Temple, Ghantai(Bell) temple, Javari Temple, Vamana Temple, Brahma Temple, Hanuman Temple, Shanti Nath Temple, Devi Jagdambe Temple, Duladeo Temple and Chaturbhuj Temple are major Khajuraho temple. Khajuraho temple is famous for its erotic pictures and sculptures. KHAJURAHO TEMPLE, GROUP OF MONUMENTSRead More


Hampi Monuments – Monuments of Hampi, UNESCO World Heritage Site in Karnataka, India

Monuments of Hampi, Karnataka, India

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Hampi Monuments are credited with UNESCO World heritage. The Vijayanagar city ruins near the village of Hampi, 353 km, from Bangalore, are one of the most fascinating historical sites in South India. HAMPI Monuments     Also worth a visit are the Queen’s Bath with its arched corridors, projecting balconies and lotus shaped fountains, the two storeyed Lotus Mahal, the huge Elephant stables, the splendid Vitthala temple with its musical pillars and the stone chariot, the Virupaksha Temple, Ugra Narasimha, the 6.7 kmRead More


Goa Church UNESCO World heritage site in Goa, India

goa church of st francis of Assisi

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

tamilnadu Brihadeeshwara temple

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


Ajanta Caves World heritage Site in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE.   AJANTA CAVES The third rock-hewn caves at Ajanta, cut into the scarp of a cliff, are either chaityas (chapels) or viharas (monasteries). Most of these are so that a flood of natural light pours into them at given times of the day. Both of the facade and the inside of theRead More