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Historical Places in India - Pattadakal

Pattadakal is a beautiful city located in Bagalkot district in Karnataka, which is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. In fact Pattadakal is a group of different historical monuments, which are famous for their archaeological significance. The historical monuments at Pattadakal include nine Hindu temples and a Jain temple. While the important focal point of these ancient temples is the temple of Virupaksha, built around 740 by Rani Lokamahadevi. Being the home of historical sites, this place remains a center of attraction for tourists and history lovers around the world, where the presence of thousands of tourists is recorded every year. According to historians Pattadakal was founded in the 7th and 8th centuries under the Chalukya dynasty. The name of Pattadakal means "place of coronation" which was used by the Chalukya kings for the coronation ceremony. The special reason for the coronation at Pattadakal was that this place was considered particularly sacred as it is the p

Historical Places in India - Laxmi Vilas Palace

Laxmi Vilas Palace is one of the most majestic structures in India which was the private residence of Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III. Let us tell you that this magnificent palace Vadodara is spread over an area of 700 acres, which is still home to the royal family of Gaekwad of Vadodara. Lakshmi Vilas Palace is located in Vadodara, Gujarat, which every tourist must visit. This magnificent palace is filled with many types of green gardens, which greatly enhance the beauty of the place. Some tourists can also see monkeys or peacocks roaming here. The grounds of Laxmi Vilas Mahal also include a 10-hole golf course. Let me tell you that there used to be a small zoo here earlier, but now a small pond and some crocodiles have survived. If you want other information about Laxmi Vilas Palace, then read this article, in this we are going to give complete information about Laxmi Vilas Palace. The Laxmi Vilas Palace was constructed in 1890 which took almost twelve years to complete. At that time

Historical Places in India - Bhimbetka Rock Shelter

Bhimbetka Caves (Bhimbetka Rock Shelter or Bhimbethka) is an archaeological archaeological site in Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh state, India. Which is located about 46 km southeast of Bhopal, the capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Bhimbetka is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and this site has been declared a World Heritage Site in the year 2003. More than 750 rock shelters (rock caves) have been found on the hill of Bhimbetka, one of the seven hills of this type, which is spread over an area of about 10 kilometers. Bhimbetka describes the beginning of the origin of human life in the Indian subcontinent. The oldest paintings present at this place are believed to be around 30,000 years old from today. The color used in these paintings is believed to be of flora. Which got fuzzier with time. These paintings were made deep on the inner walls. Bhimbetka's cave is located 45 km southeast of Madhya Pradesh Bhopal and 9 km from Obedullaganj town in Raisen district of Madhy

Historical Places in India - Rani Ki Vav

Rani ki Vav is a famous stepwell (stepwell) located in Patan in the Indian state of Gujarat. This image was painted on a Rs100 note by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) in July 2018 and was included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site on 22 June 2014. Patan was earlier known as 'Anhilpur', the former capital of Gujarat. It is said that Rani ki Vav (Bawdi) was built in 1063 in the memorial memory of King Bhimdev I of Solanki rule by his wife Rani Udayamati. Rani Udayamati was the daughter of Ra 'Khengar (Khangar), the Chudasama ruler of Junagadh. The founder of the Solanki dynasty was Mulraj. In the stepwell with a ladder, silt was sometimes filled by the water of the Saraswati river. This wav is 64 meters long, 20 meters wide and 27 meters deep. It is one of its kind in India. The pillars of the Vav lead back to the times of the Solanki dynasty and their architectural marvels. Most of the carvings on the walls and pillars of the Vava are dedicated to Lord Vishnu in various form