In India - the spectacular Mysore Palace which is illuminated on Saturdays and Sundays. During festivals such as Diwali the palace is lit up every night.

In India - the spectacular Mysore Palace which is illuminated on Saturdays and Sundays. During festivals such as Diwali the palace is lit up every night.

Are you planning to travel to India? Discover 17 of the coolest heritage sites in India including the Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Mysore Palace in Southern India and of course the Taj Mahal. Discover all 17 by clicking through on the pin.

17 of the coolest heritage sites in India

Are you planning to travel to India? Discover 17 of the coolest heritage sites in India including the Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Mysore Palace in Southern India and of course the Taj Mahal. Discover all 17 by clicking through on the pin.

Murudeshwara, Karnataka | IndiaThe largest Shiva temple and the tallest Gopuram in the world.(Photos by Steve Hoge | thejasp)

Murudeshwara, Karnataka | IndiaThe largest Shiva temple and the tallest Gopuram in the world.(Photos by Steve Hoge | thejasp)

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

Hampi, India, was home to one of the largest Empires of the World: Vijaynagara Empire. The Hindu temples have resisted the Islamic Invasion although many were destroyed by the invasion. In the year 1325 Muhammad-bin-Tughluq led several attacks towards south India, particularly Hampi. The Vijaynagara Hindu Empire was created to protect India from the Invasions. After numerous Islamic attacks, over 200,000 Hindus were killed. Today what we see in Hampi are the remaining parts of this…

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