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Ellora caves history, opening times, information, timing kailash temple

Ellora Caves

Ellora is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms one of major tourist attraction in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Ellora Caves with Kailash Temple – the most impressive Indian cave temples. The creation of Ellora caves marked, perhaps the waning of Buddhism. Of the earliest discovered Ellora caves, which are in north-south direction, twelve to the south are Buddhist caves, seventeen in the center are Hindu caves and five in the north are Jain caves. It is believed that more than 2 lakhs tons of stone was excavated for theRead More


Ajanta Caves – tour, history, picture, information, painting, facts

Ajanta Caves – tour, history, picture, information, painting, facts

4 / 5 ( 1 vote ) With the Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves are the major tourist attraction of the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.  It is 59 kilometres (37 miles) from Jalgaon railway station. History In 1819,a party of British officers out hunting the hills north of Aurangabad came across some caves (Ajanta caves). It was a spectacular setting; a horseshoe shaped cliff overlooking a steep tumbled in a series of cascades around the hills, were thick forests. In the facade was awe-inspiring, exploration of the interiors of the AjantaRead More


Places to Visit near Indore, Tourist Places, Weekend Getaways, Outing

indore patalpani waterfall

Tourist places to visit near Indore are kasturba gram, mhow, mandu, Omkareshwar, Patalpani waterfalls, dhar, Bawangaja. This city derives its name from the 18th century Indreshwar temple. Situated in the heart of the Malwa plateau it was the base of the Holkars, former ruler of this erstwhile state. Indore, in fact was planned and built by Rani Ahilyabai Holkar. Today, it is a throbbing, vibrant city coloured by its brave past. It is naturally endowed with a beautiful landscape and salubrious climate. Pf interest here are numerous monuments associated withRead More


Places to Visit in Indore, Temple, Sightseeing, Places of Interest

indore chhatribagh

4.6 / 5 ( 8 votes ) Tourist places to visit in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India are Rajwada, Kanch Mandir (temple), Lal Bagh Palace and Chhatri Bagh. Tourist Places to Visit in Indore are : – Rajwada Two hundred years ago, this seven storeyed historical building formed the nerve center of all trading activities. Even today it stands proud in the market place, a silent tribute to the craftsmanship of unknown artisans of centuries ago. It is among top in the list of places to visit in Indore.    Read More


Places to Visit near Sanchi, Udaygiri caves, Vidisha, Udaipur

tourist places to visit near Sanchi - Vidisha Ashoka Pillar

Tourist places to visit near Sanchi are Vidisha Ashoka Pillar, Udaygiri caves and Udaipur. Sanchi has a special place in the history of Buddhism as it was consecrated by early Kushan kings. Emperor Ashoka then replaced the early wooden strutchers by stone and made Sanchi an important seat of Buddhism. It was from here that he sent his son, Mahindra, to Sri Lanka to propogate Buddhism. Sanchi became a seat of Buddhist learning and its monuments, going back 2300 years, are well preserved to this day. The sculptures at SanchiRead More


Places to Visit in Sanchi, Sanchi Stupa

tourist places to visit in Sachi, Sanchi Stupa

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Places to visit in Sanchi – List of Best Tourist Places in Sanchi Tourist  Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Among Buddhist Site in India, Sanchi Stupa is among top of the places to visit in Sanchi. Sanchi has a special place in the history of Buddhism as it was consecrated by early Kushan kings. Emperor Ashoka then replaced the early wooden strutchers by stone and made Sanchi an important seat of Buddhism. It was from here that he sent his son, Mahindra,Read More


10 Best Places to Visit in Ujjain, Mahakaleshwar, Mahakal

tourist places to visit in Ujjain, Vikram Kirti Mandir

Places to visit in Ujjain – List of 14 Best Tourist Places in Ujjain Tourist Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Navgraha mandir, Gopal Mandir, Vikram Kirti mandir, Ujjain Observatiory, Harsiddhi Temple, Bhartrihari Caves, chintamani Ganesh, Baba Ganesh Ji ka Mandir. Mahakal or Mahakaleshwar is the most important tourist place to see in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, India. Ujjain is situated on the right bank of River Shipra. It is a veru holy city for the Hindus, a site for the treinnial Kumbh Mela. According to Hindu scriptures, it was originallyRead More


Places to Visit near Gwalior and festivals

Places to Visit near Gwalior - Jehangir Mahal

Tourist places to visit near Gwalior are Madhav National park, Datia palace (Raja Bir Singh), Jehangir mahal, Orchcha. Tourist places to Visit near Gwalior are : – Shivpuri:(112 km from Gwalior) This quaint little town used to be the summer capital of the Scindia rulers of Gwalior. A natural choice obviously, with its luxuriant forests and hilly environs. There is a National Park here- the Madhav National Park, which not only provides sanctuary to the wildlife but to the avifauna as well.There are beautiful carved cenotaphs erected in memoriam byRead More


Places to Visit in Gwalior, Tourist places of interest, Sightseeing

Places to visit in Gwalior - Jai Vilas Palace

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Places to visit in Gwalior – List of 14 Best Tourist Places in Gwalior Tourist Attractions, Activities, Things to Do – Gwalior Fort and Jai Vilas Palace. Gwalior is situated in Madhya Pradesh, India. The Heart Of India The Soul Of Romance Gwalior is a city with a dramatic, colourful history that goes back over a millennia. It’s legendary beginning stems from a meeting between a warrior called Suraj Sen and a hermit, Gwalipa, who lived on the hilltop where the fort stands.Read More


Places to see near Khajuraho, waterfall, Festivals, Sightseeing

Places to see near Khajuraho, Khajuraho Festival

Benisagar Dam, Raneh Falls, Ranguari Lake, Rajgarh Palace, Dhubela Palace, Panna National Park, Panna Diamond Mines, Bandhavgarh National Park, are tourist places to see near Khajuraho. Tourist places to see near Khajuraho are : – 1. Interesting and picturesque spots are the Benisagar Dam( 97 km) Ranesh Falls (20 km) and Ranguari Lake(25 km)         2.Rajgarh Palace(25 km),a 150 year old deserted palace and the Dhubela Palace( 964 km) which houses a museum of sculptures, period garments, paintings and weapons.   3.Panna National Park(32 km) recently declaredRead More