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World Heritage Sites in India
 
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Ajanta Caves, a historical treasure hosting an illustrious collection of ancient paintings, are situated in a horse-shoe shaped valley near village Ajintha. This evergreen place of scenic beauty is adorned by river Waghur that flows from the feet of the ravine emerging out of a pool filled in by a seven-leap waterfall.

 
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Sanchi, located at an hour’s drive from Bhopal, hosts historically one of the most important monuments of India, the Great Stupa commissioned by Ashoka, the Great. Although the monument itself does not make a spectacular site as compared to some of the other monuments in India, and also does not attract hoards of tourists,

 
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Carved in the volcanic basaltic rock, the grand Ellora Caves are the true heritage of Indian art and culture. Spread over a range of 2 kilometers, the 34 caves represent three religions, Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, a testimony to the religious harmony that existed in the ancient India.

 
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur
 
 

The capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is one of the highly visited tourist places in India. Surrounded by the beautiful Arawali Mountains, the historical city of Jaipur represents the exotic land of Rajasthan just as ably as it represents the modern face of 21st century India.