Category: Ancient Place
India is one of the most civilized culture in ancient world. Lots of advanced sites and marvellous architecture has been constructed in the historical time. Many historical places in India are listed as World Heritage sites due to their cultural importance. Visit these popular historical places in India and take a trip back in time to ancient India. You’ll marvel at the architecture of what are some of the most stunning and captivating historical attractions that India has to offer.
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.
30 mind-boggling images of the Kailasa Temple that prove ancient Indian had advanced technology
The enigmatic Kailasa Temple at the Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, India has fascinated researchers and tourists for centuries. It is a breathtaking construction that points out that thousands of years ago, ancient cultures were far more advanced than what mainstream...
Low water level exposes thousands of Shiva Lingas in the Shalmala river
With a thousand Shiva lingas engraved its stones and a diverse flora and fauna surrounding its banks, Shalmala river is a treasure Sahasralinga is a pilgrimage place in the Sirsi Taluk in the Karnataka state of India. It is in the river...
The magnificent fort of Chitradurga
Chitradurga is surrounded by some of the magnificent natural landforms like boulders, deep caves and hillocks! This is a massive fortress on the top of granite hills that rises dramatically from the ground.
2800 Years Old Megalithic Site Of Hirebenkal
One of the largest prehistoric megalithic settlements where some funerary monuments are still intact remains hidden away owing to lack of any conservation or development by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
Ancient Pancha Rathas Temple At Mahabalipuram
Panch Rathas is a monument complex at Mahabalipuram. The coastal city along the shores of Bay of Bengal was a major seaport of the ancient Pallava kingdom. It is currently one of the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Top 10 Sun Temples in India
The sun temples of India were dedicated to the Hindu deity Surya, with the most prominent being the Konark Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha. References to sun worship are found in the puranas.
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.
Kumbhalgarh – The Great Wall of India
Long overshadowed by its lengthier neighbor to the east, this is the second largest continuous wall on the planet. Some call it by the name of the fort it surrounds – Kumbhalgarh. Others simply refer to it as The Great...
Beauty in ruins: The Sun Temple at Konark
The Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god. Shaped like a giant chariot, the temple is known for the exquisite stone carvings that cover the entire structure.