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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 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

Agra Fort, World Heritage Site in Agra, India

Red Fort, Agra, India

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) World Heritage Site Agra Fort lies in Uttar Pradesh in India. Within a radius of 3 kilometres, on the banks of the river Yamuna, rises the crescent-like Agra Fort. Designed and built by Akbar in 1565 A.D., the fort is surrounded by a 70 foot high wall. AGRA FORT It houses the beautiful pearl mosque and numerous places including the Jahangir Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i Am and Moti Masjid. The fort has four stages and is enclosed by a double barricaded wall of redRead More

Humayun Tomb, World Heritage Site in New Delhi, India

5 / 5 ( 3 votes ) World heritage site Humayun Tomb is in Delhi,  India. Humayun Tomb was Built in the mid 16th century by Haji Begum, senior wife of Humayun, the second Mughal emperor. Humanyun’s tomb is an early example of Mughal architcture built in Delhi. A rose petal sandstone mausoleum built in proper Mughal style is a beautiful memorial to the poet king. HUMAYUN TOMB Octagonal in shape, raised on a plinth, with double domes, high arches , laid in the centre of a large walled enclosure,Read More