Having talked about Borobudur Temple in Indonesia earlier, Prambanan temple can’t be left far behind. We have seen some sunset photos of the Prambanan Temple earlier, its now time to talk in some detail about it. Prambanan temple is in central Java and close to city of Yogyakarta. It is largest hindu temple in Indonesia […]
Tag: UNESCO world heritage sites
Borobudur Buddhist Temple: spectacular & outstanding!Borobudur Buddhist Temple: spectacular & outstanding!
We visited Borobudur temple in the third leg of our Indonesia trip, when we were stationed at Yogyakarta. Yogyakarta is the biggest city close to this UNESCO world heritage site. Borobudur at Magelang in Central Java province of Indonesia is a Mahayana Buddhist Temple built in 8th and 9th centuries. It has been recorded as […]
We Indians have been associated with Galle more because of the cricket, as it had been one of the three major centres of cricket in Sri Lanka, besides Colombo and Kandy. More recently, we felt the pain of an insulting defeat just on the eve of the Independence Day in first test match at Galle. […]
Well when we talk about Khajuraho, what comes to our minds of this UNESCO world heritage site is its beautiful temples and world famous erotic sculptures. But then nature has its own carvings and sculptures. Spring being one of the best of them. What about a spring in Khajuraho? Lets have a photo journey of […]
In order to give its tourist sector a boost Pakistan railways have planned to establish a tourist train from Rawalpindi to Khewra and other frivolous areas. According to plan set initially the tourist train will cover routes from Rawalpindi to Taxila, Attock Khurd, Rohtas Fort, Mangla dam and Khewra. Afterwards, the Railways will extend its tourist […]
8th Wonder or not, Torres del Paine is really wonderful!!8th Wonder or not, Torres del Paine is really wonderful!!
The lakes, glaciers, waterfalls and granite towers of Chile’s Torres del Paine are a wonder to behold. The “8th Wonder,” one travel website says. Whether it can be christened 8th wonder or not, many may argue, but there can’t be any doubt that it is indeed one of the most wonderful places in the world, one […]
One of the few Botanical gardens outside India that I had privilege to visit and Singapore one was indeed one and the most beautiful of them. Indeed worth a visit. A glimpse of the beauty established in 1859. It has already celebrated 150 years of existence. Fittingly it is Singapore’s only entry to UNESCO World […]
Valley of Flowers is one of those places which one has to visit atleast once in lifetime. Located at varied height of more than 3200 metres, this UNESCO world heritage site (for natural biosphere) is in Uttarakhand state of India. On way to Badrinath from Rishikesh is famous temple town of Joshimath. Another 12 kilometres […]