15 Things You Need to Know about Undavalli Caves
Hills around Vijayawada are rich with rock-cut architecture but the most magnificent and largest among these monuments is the largest of Undavalli Caves - amazing achievement of engineering, four floors high rock-cut temple with numerous sculptures and murals.
Kailasa – Magnificent Indian Temple Carved from One Giant Rock
The temple itself was built out of a single rock, 164 feet deep, 109 feet wide, and 98 feet high, making it ONE of the BIGGEST MONOLITHIC structures on the planet, carved out of a single rock.
The Rock Cut Cave Temples Of Pataleshwar
Pataleshwar cave temple is one of the most popular rock- cut cave temples of India. This temple is a reminiscent of Ellora and was carved out of a single gigantic basalt rock during the Rashtrakuta dynasty in the 8th century.
Top 15 Magnificent Rock-Cut Caves In India
Rock-cut architecture is the practice of creating a structure by carving it out of solid natural rock. There are more than 1,500 rock-cut temples in India, most of which are religious in nature, adorned with decorative paintings and exquisite stone...
The Rock-Cut Cave Temples Of Badami
The Badami is noted for its beautiful carved cave temples, artificial lake, Museme & rock-cut into the cliff face of a red sandstone hill, of the 6th & 7th Centuries.
Rock-Cut Jain statues at Gwalior
Gwalior is an important city in Madhya Pradesh, India. It is rich in architectural marvels. The fort situated 100 m above from the town of Gwalior is the main attraction here. Although Gwalior is above all a Hindu site, there is a...
Rock Cut Mountain Statue of Lord Narasimha
In the Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh is the ancient village of Dudhai, which is home to an astounding Statue of Lord Narasimha . Cut into the rock face of a hillside way off the beaten track, relatively few pilgrims...
Bhaja Caves – Rock Cut Buddhist Temples
Bhaja Caves is a group of 22 rock-cut Buddhist caves located in Pune District in Maharashtra, India. The rock-cut caves are situated 120 m above the mountain with beautiful architecture, sculptures, and painting. These Buddhist shrines are believed to date back to as far back as...
Beautiful stone carvings of Unakoti
Unnakoti is a unique place, which can not be compared to any other place in the country in terms of absolute grandeur and artistry. Located about 178 km from Agartala, capital of Tripura, this site consists of several huge vertical rock-cut carvings on...
Mustang – Sky caves of Nepal
Mustang, the former Kingdom of Lo in northern Nepal is home to one of the world’s great archaeological mysteries. The region is known for it’s vast, mysterious, and nearly impossibly complex system of man-made caves. These mysterious caves nestled in...