The Rajarani Temple is masterpiece of Indian architecture dedicated to Lord Shiva dating back over a thousand years. It is perhaps the most beautiful and magnificent edifice of Bhubaneswar. The entire structure exudes grace and elegance. It is superbly decorated and carved with artistic sculpture featuring a rare delicacy of human figures.
Mumbai is generally considered as one of the most modern cities in India. However, it is surprising to know that an island full of ancient structures is lying just close to the center of the city. Located in Mumbai Harbor, Elephanta Island is famous for its ancient caves and rock cut stone sculptures. Historians have no idea about the antiquity of these structures.
It was in 1819 when John Smith, a British army officer in pursuit of a tiger came across a cave near Ajanta village in India. More than thirty caves carved inside the rock of the mountainside and arranged in a horseshoe shape—the well-known Ajanta Caves—have now been discovered in that area. The caves are believed to have been constructed around 200 BCE and were used as retreat places for Buddhist monks during the monsoon season.
Without a doubt, one of the most mysterious places on Earth is North Sentinel Island, a disturbing anomaly located off the coast of India. The Sentinelese are considered to be the most isolated people in the world. Virtually nothing is known or understood about their culture. No single word of their language has ever been recorded. They look much more like Africans than Asians and are believed to be some of the earliest peoples to have migrated across Asia.