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What secrets do the Buddhist caves of Ajanta keep: a temple abandoned for 1500 years in India

India's Ajanta Caves are 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves. The caves contain the best old Indian art, especially expressive paintings that…

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Mysterious symbols of Royston Cave

Royston Cave, which is hidden under Melbourne Street, is one of the town's most popular attractions.

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Barabar Caves: Who built them and what were the caves used for?

About 35 km northeast of Gaya (Bihar state), there is a low rocky ridge known for the most ancient man-made…

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What did prehistoric rock paintings tell scientists about life of the first people on Earth?

The prehistoric rock paintings reflect one of the earliest forms of communication and self-expression, demonstrating the development of language and…

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Who created the mysterious Huashan caves in China?

The Huashan Caves are a complex of huge man-made caves and one of the most popular tourist destinations among the…

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