Khandala, Buddhist Caves, Bhaja Caves, Karla Caves, Hike

Khandala is a hill station is near Lonavala hill station in Maharashtra state, India. Khandala Valley Khandala hill station is located on the Bhor Ghat, which lies in between the Konkan plains and the Deccan Plateau. This hill station is famous for hiking to Duke’s Nose, which offers excellent view of Khandala and Bhor Ghats….

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Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary, Natural World Heritage Sites

Radhanagari Wildlife Sanctuary is the first wildlife sanctuary in Maharashtra established in 1958 as Dajipur Wildlife Sanctuary. It was the the private shooting area of the erstwhile Maharaja of the princely state of Kolhapur. It’s also known as Bison Sanctuary, as Indian bison alias Gaur (Bos gaurus) numbering around 1091 were seen here as per…

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Chandoli National Park, Maratha Kings Shivaji & Sambhaji

Chandoli National Park is situated in Kolhapur District, Maharashtra state, India. The National Park is spread over 317.67 square kilometers. Oriental Garden Lizard in Chandoli National Park Sahyadri Tiger Reserve consists of Chandoli National Park in full along with Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary. Sahyadri Tiger Reserve has 9 tigers & 66 leopards, as per the last…

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Lavasa City Hill Station, Planned City Near Pune

Lavasa is a planned hill station city spread over 100 square kilometers in private sector near to Pune, on the lines of Portofino, an Italian town. Lavasa city near Pune Lavasa hill station near Pune is located on the Mulshi valley, part of Western Ghats. A total of seven hills are there in the planned…

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Birla Mandir, Birla Family Tree

Birla Mandirs are a group of temples constructed by the Birla family (Birlas) across India. Birla Mandirs exists at New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kurushetra , Shahad, Bhopal, BITS Pilani,Jaipur, Patna, Akola, Varanasi (2 Birla Mandirs at Varanasi), Renukoot, Nagda, Brajrajnagar, Gwalior and Alibaug, Birla Mandir construction is still going on at some places and…

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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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Daman and Diu

Daman and Diu are two coastal districts, which are part of the Union Territory of India , on the Arabian sea coast. Daman shares its border with Maharashtra state and Diu with Gujarat state. View of Water Fort Prison from Diu Fort with watch tower of Diu Fort. Daman & Diu were part of the…

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Thoseghar Waterfalls

Thoseghar Waterfalls is the largest waterfall in India, situated in Thoseghar village, Maharashtra state. View of Thoseghar Waterfalls. Thoseghar Waterfalls consists of a series of water falls and the highest waterfall is over 500 meters in height (actual height is 1666 feet), making it the largest fall in India. Thoseghar Waterfalls is a two -tiered…

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Bhaja Caves

Bhaja Caves

Bhaja Caves area group of 22 rock-cut Buddhist caves at Bhaja, near Lonavala in Maaharastra state of India. These caves dates back to the 2nd century BC. Bhaja is part of the ancient trade route connecting Arabian sea and the Deccan Plateau. Bhaja Caves Bhaja Caves are also known as Bhaje caves. There are a…

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Karla Caves

Karla Caves

Karla Caves is a group of Buddhist rock-cut cave shrines located in Karli near Lonavala, in Maharastra state, India. Karla Caves Chaitya (Prayer Hall). Karla Caves alias Karle Caves or Karla Cells, dates back to the 2nd century B.C. to 10th century A.D. The oldest cave shrine in the group of caves is believed to…

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