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.

thousands of Shiva Lingas in the Shalmala river

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...

/ 2017-04-16
Temples at Chitradurga fort, Karnataka

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.

/ 2017-03-28
Hirebenkal - Pre historic Village of dead

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). 

/ 2017-03-23
Five Rathas, Mahabalipuram

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.

/ 2017-03-13
Sun Temples in India

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.

/ 2017-02-18
Kailasa - Magnificent Indian Temple Carved from One Giant Rock

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.

/ 2017-02-17
Kumbhalgarh – The Great Wall of India

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...

/ 2017-02-16
Konarak Sun Temple

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.

/ 2016-10-13
Pataleshwar cave temple

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.

/ 2016-08-20
Temples of Maluti

The Temple town of Maluti

There is temple, after temple, after temple. Some still standing, their exquisite terracotta designs preserved for centuries, others in varying stages of decay and mostly in ruins.

/ 2016-06-08