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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.

Gandikota Fort

Gandikota: The Hidden Grand Canyon of India

Gandikota is a small village located in Kadapa district in Andhra Pradesh, India. The region of Gandikota was established in 1123 under the Western Chalukyan...
Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India

Chittorgarh – The Largest Fort In India

Chittorgarh is the largest fort complex in India which served as the capital of the kingdom of Mewar in Rajasthan. Donning as a World...
aerial-view-of-Mitawali-Temple

Chausath Yogini Temple of Mitawali – A striking similarity to the...

Rich cultural heritage has blessed India with numerous places worth visiting. Many of these are lying hidden in little-known towns and villages, which even...
Badami caves

The Rock-Cut Cave Temples Of Badami

The town of Badami in India lies at the mouth of a ravine with rocky hills on either side. The cave temples are carved...
Bateshwar Temple Complex, Morena

Bateshwar – An Archaeological Site Consisting Of 200 Ancient Temples

Bateshwar is not home to only a solitary temple but the temples here form a giant jigsaw puzzle with its pieces scattered over 10 acres...
Jain statues at Gwalior

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...
Ruins of Ratnagiri

Ratnagiri – Ancient Buddhist Site in Odisha

You could be forgiven for not knowing about the sacred Buddhist sites in Orissa (Odisha). After all, they've only been excavated relatively recently and...
Virupaksha Temple, Hampi

Awe-Inspiring Ruins Of Hampi

Ancient Vijayanagar, now known as the village of Hampi was the capital of the greatest and one of the most famed Hindu Kingdom of...
Countless Rock Carved Shiva Lingas of Sahasralinga

Countless Rock Carved Shiva Lingas of Sahasralinga

Sahasralinga is a pilgrimage place in the Sirsi Taluk in Karnataka state of India. It is in the river Shalmala and is famous for being the...
Gwalior Fort

Gwalior Fort – India’s most impregnable fortress

The Rajputs, Marathas, Mughals, British, Muslim rulers, Sikhs and some more may have played out their roles in India's rich history, but they all...

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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...
Reconstruction of Dholavira

Tsunami might have destroyed Harappan port town of Dholavira

Port town of Dholavira in Gujarat, the fifth largest Harappan site, might have been destroyed by a massive tsunami, a study by CSIR-National Institute...
Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered by ASI in Ladakh

Over 10,500 years old camping site discovered in Ladakh

The site was unearthed at 14,000 feet above sea level -- on the way to Sasar La which leads to the Karakoram Pass. It...
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...
Lachit Borphukan

Lachit Borphukan – The Unsung Hero who Stopped Mughals From Conquering Northeast India

Assam was the only State in India which defeated successive attempts at invasion by the Delhi Sultans and the Mughal Emperors. The state survived 17...

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Kumari Kandam- The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam – The Lost Continent

Kumari Kandam is the legendary sunken continent, according to many of the ancient extant Tamil literatures and some of the Sanskrit literatures. Almost 100...
Hindu templs stand on a straight line

Ancient Hindu Temples stand on a straight line

In Hinduism, Lord Shiva is regarded as the representation of the Supreme Being. He is known as the third element in the Hindu Trinity...
Truth of Nehru Gandhi Family

Truth of Nehru Gandhi Family

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of modern India, and he ruled the country from 1947 to 1964. He was born on 14th...
Five Hollywood Movies inspired by Hinduism

Five Hollywood Movies influenced by Hinduism

The philosophy behind a couple of super hit movies in Hollywood is based on Hinduism. Hollywood itself has actually been embracing arcane Indian systems...
Indian caste System

Misconception of Indian Caste System

Casteism in India has gotten a lot of criticism, and rightly so. The way casteism is at present should not even exist. We should...

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