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  • Sun Temple Konark Odisha

    Sun Temple Konark Odisha

    The Sun temple at Konarak is located about 35 km northeast from Puri, Odisha. It was also famous with the name of “Black Pagoda” in European sailors account. It is dedicated to Indian god Surya (sun). KONARK TEMPLE HISTORY Discovered in 1902, the remove of debris and sand revealed a temple dedicated to Surya, the Sun God and represents the culmination of centuries of experience in temple building. It is 13th century CE sun [...]

    Read More 27-8-2018
  • Khajuraho Temple

    Khajuraho Temple

    Khajuraho is a famous for its ancient erotic temples and present some of the exceptional architectural work built at a time of Chandela Dynasty. These Khajuraho temples are main tourist attractions of Khajuraho tourism. Temples of Khajuraho are grouped into three groups of monuments - Eastern Temples, Western Temples, Southern Temples. They are mix of Hindu and Jain temples and dedicated to temples dedicated to lord Shiva, Vishnu, and Jain Tirthankaras. [...]

    Read More 20-2-2018
  • Tourism in Orchha

    Tourism in Orchha

    The major highlight of the Orchha tour is the Orchha Fort Complex. It is situated on the island of River Betwa. The complex comprises of different monuments, the most outstanding of which are the Raj Mahal andJahangir Mahal. The glorious temples of the Bundela Kings are a delight for shutterbugs. Owing to the architectural embellishments in the form of splendid temples, Orchha draws a large number of tourists. The Jahangir Mahal is an alluring [...]

    Read More 25-7-2016
  • Shore Temple Tamil Nadu

    Shore Temple Tamil Nadu

    After the rock cut architectural traditions seen till the late 6th Century AD the Shore Temple, on the coast off Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu, can be well thought of as a pioneer or structured temple architecture in India. Called the Shore Temple, it is said to have been built during the reign of Narsimha Varman II of the Pallava Dynasty, who ruled from 700 to 728 AD. It has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984. It is one of the [...]

    Read More 24-4-2018
  • Sun Temple Konark

    Sun Temple Konark

    Driving from Puri, through attractive scenery and passing through coastal villages with beautifully decorated houses, one reaches Konark. Famous for its Sun Temple, it completes Orissas Golden Triangle and is a must-see on the itinerary of every traveller to the state. Dedicated to the Sun God, the temple stands majestically in partial ruins next to Konark Beach. The highly embellished temple walls, the ornamental monolithic gigantic wheels, [...]

    Read More 19-12-2017
  • Modhera and Patan

    Modhera and Patan

    Sahastrilanga Talav is a man-made tank which was constructed by the Siddhraj Jaisingh who was the ruler of Patan in those times. The style of the tank represents the inviolability of water in Hinduism and the spirit of water management. There were around a thousand shrines around the edge of the water tank. However, there are only remnants of some shrines present. One can visualize the splendour of water simply by observing the ruins. Khan [...]

    Read More 25-7-2016
  • Virupaksha Temple Pattadakal

    Virupaksha Temple Pattadakal

    Long debated upon whether the construction of Virupaksha temple was influenced by the Pallava temple at Kanchipuram or not, the Virupaksha Temple is richly decorated with sculptures and consists of a complex of structures in the South Indian fashion. It was built by Loka Mahadevi, chief queen of Vikramaditya II during 733-744 A.D. This dynasty also has to its credit many structured temples in the Deccan heartland, some in the southern style, some [...]

    Read More 20-4-2018
  • Tourism in Khajuraho

    Tourism in Khajuraho

    The temples of Khajuraho were established during the dynasty of Chandel sovereign. The temples are classified into three geographical categories - Eastern, Western and Southern. The western group is considered as the most outstanding one amongst all. The temple of Kandariya Mahadev which is about 31 km tall, is one of the biggest temples in Khajuraho. There are nearly 900 statues placed inside the temple. It is devoted to Lord Shiva. The ceilings [...]

    Read More 10-8-2016
  • Architecture Tour to India

    Architecture Tour to India

    1) Belur- Halibedu: Located in Karnataka and identified as the early 16th Century Capital of the Hoysala Empire, this site is famous for its temples. With breathtaking temple tops and even more complicated constructions in the form of statues out statues made out of monolithic rock, it is of little wonder that UNESCO has made this a world Heritage Site. Belur-Halibedu is a must visit for those who enjoy medieval oriental architecture. 2) [...]

    Read More 22-7-2016