Kanheri Caves

Kanheri Caves are a group of One hundred and nine caves have been chiseled out of a massive basaltic rock outcropping. Kanheri Caves are located at a distance of 6 kilometers from the main gate of Sanjay Gandhi National Park, to the north of Borivali, on the western outskirts of Mumbai city in Maharashtra state,…

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Bhimbetka Rock Shelters, Rock Paintings

Paintings in Rock Shelter 8, Bhimbetka Rock Shelters. Bhimbetka is a UNESCO World Heritage site and the oldest Indian petroglyph archaeological site dating back to the Paleolithic Era, establishing proof of human habitation in the Indian sub-Continent. Paleolithic Era is the period extending from around 2.6 million years back to Pleistocene Period which is around…

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Badami Cave Temples

Badami caves Badami cave temples are a group of ancient temples in the village Badami, in Bagalkot district of Karnataka State of India. Considered to be of Indian Badami Chalukya rock cut Architecture, Cave temples at Badami were built between the 6th to 7th Centuries carved in out of sandstone hills. Badami cave temples consist of of…

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Marayur, the Sandalwood and the Stone Age Civilization

Marayur is known for the Dolmens  and Stone Age Civilization.  Marayur or Marayoor is also famous for its natural sandalwood. It is situated in the state of Kerala, India. Dolmens of Marayoor. The ancient unique Dolmens and rock paintings found here indicates that civilization of Marayur dates back to 10000 B.C.  It is also proof for…

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