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Ellora Caves: Cave temples of India  In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ellora with 34 amazing caves, carved into the mountain Charanandri vertical surface. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain temples and monasteries built during the period from VI to X vek.Eti cave – a sign of religious harmony that prevailed in India during this period. Ellora Caves.

Ellora Caves: Cave temples of India In the Indian state of Maharashtra is the village of Ellora with 34 amazing caves, carved into the mountain Charanandri vertical surface. Ellora – the official World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The caves consist of 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain temples and monasteries built during the period from VI to X vek.Eti cave – a sign of religious harmony that prevailed in India during this period. Ellora Caves.

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This way to Ladakh...Ladakh is a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir that lies between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. Wikipedia

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Kittur Rani Chennamma was one of the earliest Indian rulers who fought for freedom. 33 years before the National Uprising, this queen of a princely state in Karnataka led an armed rebellion against the British, and lost her life in the end. Even today, she is revered as one of the bravest women in India

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from Foursquare

Chand Baori

Chand Baori is a famous stepwell situated in the village Abhaneri near Jaipur in Indian state of Rajasthan. This step well is located opposite Harshat Mata Temple and is one of the deepest and largest step wells in India. It was built in 9th century and has 3500 narrow steps and 13 stories and is 100 feet deep. It is a fine example of the architectural excellence prevalent in the past. (via 500px / Photo “Step Well in India” by Joe Routon) #india

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Cochin Jews -They are the oldest group of Jews in India, with possible roots claimed to date to the time of King Solomon. The Cochin Jews settled in the Kingdom of Cochin in South India,now part of the state of Kerala. As early as the 12th century, mention is made of the Black Jews in southern India. The Jewish traveler, Benjamin of Tudela, speaking of Kollam (Quilon) on the Malabar Coast, writes in his Itinerary: "...throughout the island, including all the towns thereof, live several…

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Rajasthan is one of the most exciting states of India to visit. It is the state of history, cultures, traditions, heritage and celebrations. Large numbers of travelers visit this landscape every year from each corner across the globe.

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from Imagination Soup

Geography and History YouTube Channels for Elementary

awesome list of geography and history YouTube channels for elementary students and homeschoolers!

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from Global Gallivanting Travel Blog

India for Beginners – Why Kerala is the Perfect Introduction to Traveling in India

India can be quite a culture shock and a bit overwhelming but the tropical and relaxed state of Kerala in South India is the perfect place to ease into it and start your travels in India

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