Mahendragiri is situated in the Paralakhemundi sub-division of Gajapati district in Odisha, about 245km south west of the state capital Bhubaneswar. The triple-top highland is part of the Eastern Ghats and the second highest mountain peak of Odisha at a height of 4,925ft after the Deomali mountain (5,486ft), which is in the Koraput district. Paralakhemundi city is the headquarter of Gajapati...
Nagpur Ram temple in Ramatek
Nagpur is one of the fastest-growing metropolises in India situated on the banks of the river Nag in Maharashtra, almost at the geographic centre of the country. It is an ancient city with traces of human existence about 3,000 years ago, according to archaeological surveys. Excavations in this region have unearthed lithic tools and several megalithic burial places among other...
Janaki Mandir Sitamarhi
Sitamarhi is situated on the banks of the Lakhandei River in the Mithila region in northern Bihar. It lies in the fertile middle Ganges plain in the district of Sitamarhi, bordering Nepal at the foothill of Himalayas. Apart from Lakhandei, rivers such as  Baghmati, Aghwara, and Manusmara also flow through the District, making the areas fertile, the hazard of flooding...
Chitrkoot Dham
Chitrakoot, meaning the 'Hill of many wonders' is an important center identified under the Ramayana Circuit by the central government, because of its religious, cultural, historical and archaeological significance. The region is situated  in the northern Vindhya range of mountains spread across the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. The part of the Chitrakoot region that falls in Madhya...
Nashik is one of the oldest cities in India, tracing its past to the times of the Mauryan empire (207- 190 BCE), under Ashoka the Great. Archaeological excavations found that humans inhabited the region as earlier as in the Chalcolithic age (approx. 1,400 – 1,300 BCE). Nashik has prospered under various successive regimes to become one of the fastest developing...
Jagadalpur, Chattisgarh India
Jagdalpur is located in the Bastar district of Chhattisgarh state in central India. The city is within the ancient Dandakaranya, as mentioned in the epic Ramayana, which is currently covered with dense forest and inhabited by numerous tribal communities. The Dandakaranya region is an area of 92,300 sq.km of plateau, spread across the present-day states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh...
Ayodhya-Ramjanmabhumi
Ayodhya is one of the holiest cities of ancient India. Its atmosphere is full of spiritual splendour. Its air is dense with a trail of piety and virtue, propelling an eternal feel of divine love and fulfilment for the visitors. Multi-religious fabric Ayodhya saw the presence of several religions and faiths flourishing simultaneously in different periods of time. With numerous temples,...
stone chariot Hampi
Hampi is situated on the banks of the River Tungabhadra in the Bellary district of Karnataka state. Some part of the region including the adjacent Anegundi, a place closely linked to Hampi’s past is extended to the Koppal district of Karnataka. Hampi is one of the historically rich places in India, listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site as the...
Rameshwaram Temple
Rameshwaram Temple or the officially known  Ramanathaswamy Temple is situated in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu. It is about 560km south of the state capital Chennai. Rameswaram is an island of a sandy pit of about 50km long and 12km wide in the Gulf of Mannar. This separates Sri Lanka from India in the Indian Ocean. The Island is...
Badrinath temple
Badrinath Temple is located  in the Chamoli district of the northern state of Uttarakhand in India. It is built on the Garhwal hill along the right banks of the Vishnu Ganga River, a tributary of the river Alaknanda.  Alaknanda rising from the Himalayas is one of the two main head streams for the mighty Ganga. The other tributary is...

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