Many globetrotters travel from one place to another in search of the best and original sites. Some want to explore the national parks, so other wants to explore the beauty of hill stations. Surfing on the internet and getting the knowledge of the exploring place is very common nowadays. People surf for the best travel destinations and planned how to get there. If you are planning for an imposing heritage sites then Maharashtra is full of it. From caves to the fort, from palaces to gateway, everything is there.
Maharashtra is the second most populous state in India, popular for its magnificent heritage sites. One can take the glimpse view of historical sites, and recalling or reviewing the history of the historic sites makes anyone feel wondrous about our past. By knowing how the people of archaic times lost their beloved ones in the several battles, either to save their state or their fort, this make anyone dwell in the history of that time. Many historical places are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
First of all, starting with the famous places, that listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Maharashtra. The famous sites are the Ajanta Cave, Ellora Caves, Elephanta Caves and CST (Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus). These sites are worth visiting as the history describes itself in the caves. Many scriptures related to the gods and goddesses are located in the caves of all types. Some of the sculptures are half broken. These sculptures have a great past behind them. Though they are there from olden times but the beauty of the paintings or the sculptures remain the same even today. CST is famous for its architectural designs as well as the paintings. The structure of this terminus is so elegant that makes anybody dwell in the art of it totally.
Talking about the other heritage sites in Maharashtra, includes the glamorous forts and palaces of Maharajas. They are Raigad Fort, Mastani Mahal, Aga Khan Palace, Murud Janjira, Bassein Fort and many more. All these forts and palaces have great historical past behind them. The architecture and the structure of these forts and palaces are magnificent enough to attract a large number of crowds towards them. The beauty resides in them even now. After visiting those historical spots, nobody can’t say, that they are 300 or 400 years old. Each fort and palace has its own mastership. Some of them are located on high hills while some on an island. So, every palace and fort is popular in the different aspects.
So, Maharashtra’s heritage sites are famous all over India for variety of sites whether they are UNESCO listed or Non UNESCO listed like some Forts & Palaces. The large number of tourists visits every year to have the glimpse of the historical spots in this state.
Don’t forget to read the previously published post about the Must Visit Destinations in Maharashtra.