The mystical and spiritual colors of India bring you close to the cultural and traditional richness that the country offers. From temples to architectural brilliance, this land showcases a multi-layered package of vast cultural abundance.
Situated in the heart of India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh, lays Khajuraho. Honored by the world as India’s most unique site, Khajuraho is a fascinating village with a rustic and unique ambience. Declared as a World Heritage Site, Khajuraho has as many as eighty-five temples, all built by the Chandela Dynasty. An embodiment of Indian architecture and sculptural art, Khajuraho is one of the few must visit destinations of the world.
Built on the western banks of the Ganges, Varanasi is one of the oldest cities of the world. Having stood as a symbol of Hindu renaissance and preserved its rituals and traditions, the holy city of Varanasi is also known by the name Kashi or Banaras. The Ganga Ghat is the most popular pilgrimage spot. There are several sacred paths that are taken to follow the great Indian tradition of yatras and one such route is the fifty-mile path called the Panchkoshi Parikrama. This covers hundred and eight shrines with Panchkoshi as its main shrine. Another route is Nagara Pradakshina that covers seventy-two shrines along the way.
Temples of South India
Unmatched architecture, splendid beauty and mesmerizing sculptures… the temples of South India are embodiments of the rich cultural, traditional and architectural brilliance of India. Dotted with places of religious interest, there are several places in South India that are often referred as temple towns. Major temples of the south include the Badami Cave temple, Jaganath temple, Lingaraja temple, Meenakshi temple, Thousand Pillar temple, Mukteshwar temple, Lepakshi temple and the much thronged Tirupati Tirumala Balaji temple.
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