India’s Cultural and Historic Sites are numerous and spread across the entire country. Many have a legacy dating back to more than a 1,000 years.
DISKIT MONASTERY, Ladakh
Located in rugged, mountainous terrain, DISKIT MONASTERY was established in the 14th century and is affiliated with the “yellow-hat” sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The Monastery overlooks the Nubra Valley, one of the greenest places in an otherwise arid landscape of Ladakh.
CENOTAPHS OF ORCHHA, Madhya Pradesh
These tall “cenotaphs” stand in memory of the Bundela Kings who ruled from the small town Orchha for nearly 300 years. They are just some of the many ancient structures around Orchha built during their reign.
MEENAKSHI TEMPLE, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Although the current structure is about 400 years old, the Meenakshi Temple is known to have a history of more than 2,000 years. Even today, it is one of the most important pilgrimage sites for…
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