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Awantipur Temple Ruins

Awantipur Temple Ruins

The ruins of this temple of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu is situated 29 km from Srinagar in Kashmir. The Shrine of Awantipura has been erected amidst the lush green valleys of Jammu & Kashmir in India by Emperor Avantivarman who ruled over the Jammu & Kashmir region during the 9th Century AD. Archiologists have gathered artifacts from Indus river civilisation which indicate that Hinduism dates back to 7000 BC.

Photo by prabir.b.sen