10 Unique Historical Places in India

10 Unique Historical Places in India
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Explore 10 Unique Historical Places to visit in India

We all know India is very colorful country with plenty of History and you will find hundreds of places in India to enjoy. But here are the list of 10 unique places to visit in India that gives you unusual experience on your visit.

1 Khajuraho Temples

The group of temples, called Khajuraho Temples is about 50 kilometers from Chhatarpur city in Madhya Pradesh. In between 950 and 1050 AD most of the temples were built by the Chandela dynasty. Erotically carved sculptures on the temples are considered to be a symbol of human imagination, history, architecture, heritage, love and passion.

2 Fatehpur Sikri

Between 1571 and 1585, the short-lived capital of Emperor Akbar, Fatehpur Sikri was a Garhwali town about 40 kilometers west of Agra, and was a fine specimen of Indo-Islamic architecture. Fatehpur Sikri held a special meaning for Akbar when he visited the village of Sikri and was prophesied about the birth of a son and heir to the Mughal throne by the famous Sufi saint, Sheikh Salim Chishti. The magnificent buildings in Fatehpur Sikri can be divided into two categories, religious and secular. Putting the Jama Masjid on one side with the Buland Darwaza, India’s most magnificent gateway stands in 176ft. High

3 Konark Sun Temple

The Konark Sun Temple is dedicated to the Hindu Sun God, and, conceived as a huge stone chariot with 12 wheels, is one of the most famous of the few Sun temples built in India. This temple is located about 35 km northeast of the city of Puri in the state of Odisha

4 Rani ki Vav (The Queen’s Stepwell)

Rani ki Vav  is located on the banks of river Saraswati in Gujarat, the biggest stepwell of its kind in the country. This 900 year old structure is located in Patan, about 125 km from Ahmedabad. This stepwell is build in 1063 in the memory of her husband King Bhimdev I of the Solanki dynasty. Rani ki Vav is one of the finest stepwells in India, and one of the most famous legacies of the ancient capital city.

5 Tughlaqabad, New Delhi

The Tughlaqabad Fort was built by Ghiyas-ud-din-Tughlaq in 1321, by the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty. Established as the fifth historic city, the fort was later abandoned in 1327. The fort is a huge stone structure with walls. 10–15 m high. The crowns on the walls are battle parapets and strongholds.

6 Basgo, Leh

The Basgo Monastery is a strongly built spiritual center of Ladakh. This magnificent monastery is 40 km from Leh and is perched on the cliffs at Basgo in Ladakh district, Leh. Basago has dark red grounds and sky-high temples on steep footpaths. The maritime shores of Maitreya temples, murals, ancient architectural styles, and exotic surroundings. The three temples, Chamba Lakhang, Cham Chung and Chamba Sargang, are characterized by central Tibetan elements and style.

7 Lonar Crater Lake, Maharashtra

Lonar Crater Lake is one of the best kept secrets of Maharashtra. The basaltic rock has the Earth’s only hyper-velocity impact crater, Lonar is named after the demon, Lonsura, and is played by attractive temples, which include erotic sculptures of Khajuraho. The crater was formed twenty-five thousand years ago, when a meteor crashed on Earth at an estimated speed of 90,000 kmph, weighing 2 million tons. And is one of four such craters in the entire world and the only one in India.

8 Rakhigarhi in Haryana

The site of Rakhigarh is one of the five largest townships of the Harappan civilization on the Indian sub-continent. In 1963, archaeologists found that it was the site of the largest city of the Indus Valley Civilization, much larger than the sites found around Mohenjodaro and Harappa.

9 Balpakram Forest

Balpakram Forest is about 167 kilometers from Tura. It is one of the rarest animals in the world – lesser panda or red panda, as it is commonly known. This forest is covering an area of ​​about 220 sq km with a variety of wildlife including tiger, elephant, bison, black bear, leopard, sambar deer and many.

10 Coral Reef, Lakshadweep

Lakshadweep located at the northern part of the Laccadive-Chagos Ridge at least 200–300 km off the west coast of India is studied. This coral islands in the Arabian Sea constituting the smallest of UT in India are known as Lakshadweep. Under crystal blue water, a state is contained with possibly the most enchanting color combinations. Scuba diving and snorkeling are the two most involved activities in Lakshadweep. Swimming along the fishes among the living fish is an experience beyond words.


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