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.

Takshashila - Worlds oldest UniversitY

Takshashila – Worlds oldest University

India has a long and venerable history in the field of higher education. In ancient times, the country was known to have been home to the oldest formal universities in the world. More than 2700 years back a huge university...

/ 2014-09-09
Nalanda University

Ancient Nalanda University of India

Nalanda University was an ancient centre of learning in India. Established in the 5th century AD by Gupta Kings, Nalanda University was among the first great universities in recorded history, pre-dating such institutions of higher learning like Al-Azhar in Egypt...

/ 2014-09-03
Vijay Stambh - Tower of Victory

Vijay Stambh – Tower of Victory in Rajasthan

Vijay Stambha or Tower of Victory is one of the most famous monuments of India and is an important tourist attraction of Rajasthan.  Located in Chittorgarh fort in Rajasthan, India, Tower of Victory was constructed by Mewar king Rana Kumbha...

/ 2014-09-01
Stepwell Rani ki Vav, Patan, Gujarat, 11th century AD

Rani ki Vav – Beautiful stepwell of India

Rani Ki Vav is the oldest and the grandest stepwell in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated at Patan and is believed to have been built during 1022 to 1063 AD. Rani (Queen) Udayamati commissioned this vav or...

/ 2014-08-12
Elephanta Island caves near Mumbai in Maharashtra state, India

Elephanta Caves – ancient rock-cut chambers

The Elephanta Caves are a complex of ancient cave temples on Elephanta Island, located 10 km away from the Gateway of India at Mumbai. One of the oldest rock cut structures in the country, the Elephanta Caves are the perfect...

/ 2014-07-23
Bhangarh Fort, India

Bhangarh Fort: India’s most haunted Place

The abandoned fort of Bhangarh is thought to be the most haunted place in India, so much so that the Archaeological Survey of India has forbidden access to the site between sunset and sunrise, and locals have moved their town...

/ 2014-07-02
Ellora Caves with waterfall

The magnificent Ellora Caves of India

The Ellora Caves are an impressive complex of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain cave temples built between the 6th and 10th centuries AD near the ancient Indian village of Ellora in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

/ 2014-06-27