South Indian World Heritage Sites

South India is equipped with both, natural and manmade wonders. Undertaking the tours in South India vicinities we find that it renders unparalleled beauty and magnificence. With several treasure troves, South India is indeed famous for its intricate carvings and architectural brilliance. In fact, historical facet of South India surprises as it is equipped with most celebrated historical monuments, listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO.

Mahabalipuram
Although falling in the deserted town of Mahabalipuram that serves the Palllava King, Mahabalipuram renders unparalleled traveling experience. There is no dearth of beautiful pieces of architecture. The group of temples built in 7th and 8th century AD is always at one’s disposal that makes the Pallava architecture look glorious. The holy shrines include Mandapas, Chariots and Giant open-air-reliefs also make it more than worthwhile and significant. The granite rock face makes it look gorgeous. With thousands of sculptures displaying the glory of Lord Shiva one feels enchanted with walls of these majestic temples. Some of Mahabalipuram's indigenous patterns such as the lion pilasters, the nascent gopuram and the profuse decorations make things just inevitable to ignore embarking on South India tours.

Hampi
It was the Hampi that was rendered the status of World Heritage Site in 1985. Vijaynagar, “the City of Victory” is equipped with several pavilions and temples making it glorious. As it is adorned with elaborate figure sculptures, we admire the outstanding architecture of this city like never before. With elegant design and intricate carvings, you can enjoy its every bit.

Great Living Chola Temples
One of the greatest temples in South India vicinities the Great Living Chola Temples stand in testimony to the glorious bygone era. Indeed the temples are beautiful temples that were built by the Chola Kings. In fact, they render ancient heritage as they were built between 11th and 12th century AD. One gets to know the holy shrine that includes temples of Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur, Gangaikondacholisvaram, and Airavatesvara temple at Darasuram. The mentioned temples, falling in the list of major three temples display plendor of Chola architecture excellence.

Pattadakal
Considering the architectural fame of Pattadakal, we find that it attracts the connoisseurs of travel. Be it budget travel to South India or finding luxury in its vicinities, South India renders splendid beauty of sculptures that are carved on the temples. Intricate work of medieval architecture can be experienced. The artistic fervor of Chalikyas rulers like Kirtivarman and Pulakeshin II is clearly visible in stunning ancient monuments that makes it gorgeous than ever.

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