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3000 years old sever story step well excavated in gujarat, india. it was constructed for the purpose of water storage. gujarat is having vast frequency of step wells. there are so many step wells in gujarat. step wells are unique heritage of gujarat. you will never find step wells in any other state of india.
This detail from the main temple at Ranakpur shows how every square inch of the temples is covered in carvings of characters and Gods from the Jain mythology and history. The temple is exquisite and the young priest that showed us around was justifiably proud of where he worshipped
This extraordinary place, near the heart of the ancient Khmer city has gargantuan faces looking to the four cardinal points of the compass...the book we consulted suggested there were more than 40 of them.
We came across quite a few of these small shrines in the various temples that we visited, each with a 'dressed' buddha. Some with people who would, for a small offering, light incense sticks for you and help you to pray
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