Most Astonishing Places In India

Pina Bansal
May 24, 2019   •  32 views

Karni Mata Temple, Rajasthan
The Karni Mata Temple is located in Bikaner, Rajasthan and is known as the home for around 20,000 rats which are specially called as the Kabbas. The kabbas are believed to be the reflection of Goddess Karni Mata. This place is believed to be really scary and the kabbas are worshiped every day. There are several points where huge bowls of milks are kept and the rats drink milk from it. And people also think that the people who see the rare white mice in the temple get the blessings and good luck from Karni Mata. People believe killing or hurting the rats is a sin and to atone the committed sin one must purchase a silver or gold rat statue and offer it in the temple.

Shri Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi, Andhra Pradesh

India is a country which has immense architectural beauty. Similarly, in Andhra Pradesh there is this Lepakshi Temple which will leave you astonished. The Shri Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi is famous for its floating pillar. Every year, tourist visit this mind-blowing place and it is believed that if anyone passes any tiny piece of marble, good luck comes to them.

Bibi Ka Maqbara, Aurangabad

The replica of Taj Mahal is majestic in itself. It is situated in Aurangabad made by the mughal emporer Aurangzeb in the memory of his wife. It is also known as 'Taj Of The Deccan'. It is similar to the original Taj Mahal but a bit smaller in size. And is surrounded by lush green grasses and fountains. And the majestic part of this Monument is that when the sunsets, the colour of the marble changes to pink and orange and the scene is worth watching.

Great Banyan Tree, Kolkata

This great banyan tree situated in Kolkata is the oldest and widest banyan tree in the world. It is 250 years old and is covering the area of 14500 square meter and 330 square meter in length. One would think it is a huge dense forest after seeing from a distance, but in reality it is just one big tree. This tree has faced several natural disaster like lightning and cyclone but is still stands still. After so many years there is a road constructed around the circumstances of this tree.

Living Roots Bridge, Meghalaya

Ever heard of natural bridges? There is this Natural bridge in the West Jantia hills and East Khasi hills districts of Meghalaya called the Living Roots Bridge. This bridge is made up from the roots of rubber trees and it took 15 years for the bridge to build and get stronger so that it doesn't breaks. The amazing fact about these kinds of bridges is that they last longer for several years.