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The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India :
Agra Fort, Uttar Pradesh ;
Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra ;
Airavatesvara Temple, (Great Living Chola Temples), Tamilnadu ;
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh ;
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, Gujarat ;
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Maharashtra ;
Churches and Convents of Goa ;
Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra ;
Ellora Caves, Maharashtra ;
Fatehpur Sikri, Uttar Pradesh ;
Brihadeeswarar Temple, (Great Living Chola Temples), Tamilnadu ;
Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka ;
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Tamilnadu ;
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal, Karnataka ;
Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple, (Great Living Chola Temples), Tamil Nadu ;
Humayun's Tomb, Delhi ;
Kaziranga National Park, Assam ;
Keoladeo National Park, Rajasthan;
Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Madhya Pradesh ;
Mahabodhi Temple Complex, Bihar ;
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam ;
Mountain Railways of India ;
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park, Uttaranchal ;
Qutub Minar and its monuments, Delhi ;
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh ;
Red Fort, New Delhi ;
Konark Sun Temple, Orissa ;
Sundarbans National Park, West Bengal ;
Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh.

HampiHampi in a nutshell

Hampi in a nutshell

What is Hampi? Hampi ( a.k.a Humpi or Hampe ) is both a historic & religious place in India. This was the capital of the Hindu empire,Vijayanagara, who ruled the south India during 14th to 16th century AD. The ruins of Hampi, as it is known today, is a vast... MORE ➜

HampiMonuments of Hampi

Monuments of Hampi

Hampi has hundreds of monuments and other attractions. This page gives a brief list of these attractions. For the sake of convenience the monuments & attractions are grouped based on the locality. Anegondi, across the river, is the northern fringe of the ruins. Sacred Center and the Riverside Ruins are... MORE ➜

GeneralKarnataka

Karnataka

Karnataka State, of which Hampi belongs to, is on of the richest of the south Indian states in terms of its wide range of heritage attractions Thanks to its many hundreds of years of history & heritage the state's tourist map includes old capitals, forts, palaces, monuments and more. Also... MORE ➜

GeneralChronicles of Paes

Chronicles of Paes

Letter (? to the historian Barros) which accompanied the Chronicles when sent from India to Portugal about the year 1537 A.D. Since I have lived till now in this city (? Goa), it seemed necessary to do what your Honour desired of me, namely, to search for men who had... more ➜

A Forgotten Empire VijayanagarBooks on Hampi

Books on Hampi

Here is a brief list of popular books on Hampi. A Forgotten Empire (Vijayanagar): a contribution to the history of India : This book written by Robert Sewell sometime in 1900 , is probably the most comprehensive account on the rise and fall of the Vijayanagara empire. In this book... more ➜

GeneralThank You

Thank You

Thank You !! As a token of appreciation to the people who has helped me, I’m adding a name list here. People with a blog/website/album to share are given a link from their name. (Names in alphabetical order. And thank you all those wished to remain anonymous!) Antony Rouxel,France |Brad... more ➜

General“You are from which country!?”

“You are from which country!?”

When you hear it for the first time, probably you were a bit puzzled. For the 5th time you know what do they mean. By the third day in India you are already frustrated, answering the question for the 50th time. There is no way to predict your condition two... more ➜

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