Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

Daksheswara Mahadev Temple
Daksheswara Mahadev Temple

In the State of Uttrakhand, India there are many places to visit. Daksheswara Mahadev Temple is one of them. This temple is located in the town of Kankhal. Kankhal is 4 km from Haridwar. It is a Hindu temple. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was named after the Daksha Prajapatis who was the father of Sati. This temple is one of the most famous and visited temples of ancient temples of India. The temple was built was Queen Dankor in year 1810 AD and was reconstructed in year 1962.

Festivals

On Shivratri, special sacred ceremonies are performed by devotees at the temple, as the auspicious day is said to be the marriage day of Lord Shiva. Many number of devotees come in the month of Saavan and Shivaratri in this temple.

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Bhaja Caves

Bhaja Caves
Bhaja Caves

Bhaja caves is the group of 22 caves that are made from rock cut dated back to the 2 century BC . It is located in Pune, near Lonavala, Maharshtra. The caves are 400 feet above the village of Bhaja, on an important ancient trade route running from the Arabian Sea eastward into the Deccan Plateau. The inscriptions and the cave temple are protected as a National Monument, by the Archaeological Survey of India per Notification No. 2407-A. The most prominent excavation is its chaityagrha (Cave 12), demonstrating prototypes of wooden architecture and a vaulted horseshoe ceiling. Its vihara (Cave 18) has a pillared verandah in front and is adorned with unique reliefs. These caves are notable for their indications of the awareness of wooden architecture. The carvings prove that tabla – a percussion instrument – was used in India for at least two thousand years. The carving shows a woman playing tabla and another woman, performing dance.

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Neelkanth Mahadev Temple

neelkanth-mahadev

In the State of Uttrakhand, India there are many places to visit. There are many religious places. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one of them. This temple is located 32 km from Rishikesh. Neelkanth Temple is a Hindu temple. Many number of devotees come in every year. The temple is situated at a height of 1330 meters. There are many festivals celebrated in this place. The most famous festival is Maha Shivratri and Shraavana. Lots of devotees flock to the temple during the festival. The devotees who pay a visit to ‘Neelkanth Mahadev’ make an offering of coconut, flowers, milk, honey, fruits and water to the Lord Shiva.

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Simlipal National Park

Simlipal National Park
Simlipal National Park

Simlipal National Park derives its name from the abundance of semul (red silk cotton trees) that bloom here. his reserve is part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2009.

Simlipal National Park is the Tiger Reserve and the national park in the Mayurbhanj district in the Indian state of Odisha. The park is the the part of Mayurbhanj Elephant reserve, which includes three protected areas :

  1. Similipal Tiger Reserve (2750.00 km2),
  2. Hadgarh Wildlife Sanctuary (191.06 km2),
  3. Kuldiha Wildlife Sanctuary (272.75 km2).

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Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Vivekananda Rock Memorial
Vivekananda Rock Memorial

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is the situated in Vavathurai district in the state of Kanyakumari, India and is the most popular tourist monument. The memorial stands on the one of two rocks located in the east off mainland of Vavathurai, the southern most tips of India. It was built in 1970 in honour of Swami Vivekananda who is said to have attained enlightenment on the rock. According to local legends, it was on this rock that Goddess Kumari performed austerity. A meditation hall (Dhyana Mandapam) is also attached to the memorial for visitors to meditate. Read more

Nameri National Park

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Nameri National Park

In the State of Assam, India there are many places to visit. There are many tourist spots like National parks, Temples etc. Nameri National Park is one of them. This national park is located in the Sonitpur District. Nameri  National Park shares its northern boundary with the Pakhui Wildlife Sanctuary of Arunachal Pradesh. This area is crisscrossed by the river Jia-Bhoroli and its tributaries namely the Diji, Dinai, Doigurang, Nameri, Dikorai and Kharietc. This Park was declared as reserve forest in 1978.  It was set up as a Nameri Sanctuary on 18 September 1985. It covers an area of 200 square km. There are many attractions and activities in this park. Some activities are Nameri River Rafting and Nameri Wildlife Trekking. This park is very popular for its animals like Sambar, clouded leopard, gaur, tigers, Bengal fox, leopards and jungle cat etc. This place is preferred by Photo Fanatics, Nature Lovers, Fun Lovers etc. Tourist can spend 2-3 Hours in this place.

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Dampa Tiger Reserve

Dampa Tiger Reserve
Dampa Tiger Reserve

Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary or Dampa Tiger Reserve, the largest wildlife sanctuary, was notified in 1985 and declared a Tiger Reserve in 1994.

The Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Kolasib district in the state of Mizoram. The sanctuary lies at a distance of about 130kms from Aizawl. The sanctuary covers a wide area of around 550 sq.kms, which is very rich in natural vegetation cover. The sanctuary is an ideal place for all those who want to enjoy the beauties of Mother Nature at its best. The place is quite hilly and is covered with thick forests. The sanctuary is full of hills, jungle streams, deep valleys, ripping rivulets, salt licks etc.

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Lumbini Park

Lumbini Park
Lumbini Park

In the Hyderabad, India there are many tourist places to visit. There are many places to visit like National Parks, Museum, Fort, Temples etc. Lumbini Park is one of them. Lumbini Park is  adjacent to Hussain Sagar. This park covers an area of 7.5 acres. This park was developed by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority in the year of 1994. Lumbini Park has been named after birthplace of Lord Buddha. Lumbini park attracts many tourist. It is a best tourist place. This place is best for picnic Nature lovers, Photo Fanatics, Nature Lovers, Adventure Seekers etc. The Lumbini Park has become an ideal place of relaxation.

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Shamirpet Lake

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Shamirpet Lake

In the Hyderabad, India there are many tourist places to visit. Shamirpet Lake is one of them. It is an artificial lake or man made lake. This lake is located 24 km from Secunderabad. This lake was built during the Nizam region in the 19th century. Shamirpet Lake lake was dug more than 50 years ago by the Jagirdar of Shamirpet area to serve as the source of water in the near vicinity. Shamirpet Lake was then identified as the point of interest and Andhra Pradesh government took the charge of developing it. During winter, migratory birds set home at the lake. This place is best tourist place. This place is best for Nature lovers, Photoshoot etc. It is a good picnic spot. Many visitors come in this place.

‘Shamirpet Lake’ is also known as ‘Pedda Cheruvu’ .

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Kangla Fort

Kangla Fort
Kangla Fort

Kangla means ” dry land “ in old Meitei language. It was the traditional seat of the past Meitei rulers of Manipur.

The Kangla Fort is the oldest fort in Imphal in the state of Manipur and is situated on the both sides of the river Imphal. Kangla was the ancient capital of Manipur and a number of Meetei monarchs have ruled the destination from this fort. In pre-Pakhangba period, a ruling clan named Khaba ruled from ‘Kangla’. ‘Kangla’ is not only the seat of political power but also a holy place for religious worship and ceremonies. There are a number of ancient treaties/manuscripts especially “Sakoklamlen” “Chinglon Laihui”, “Nunglon” etc., which lay down the rules for the construction, worship, ceremonies relating to ‘Kangla’.these palace was surrounded by a huge channel called”kangla pat”

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