India Heritage Travel Guide
Cultural Heritage of India
cultural heritage of India has its roots in the different components
of culture i.e. musical heritage, dances, sculpturing and other
fine arts, festivities, languages spoken, traditional beliefs and
customs, food and many more like these. It is the development in
these aspects of life that makes the heritage of India one of the
most vibrant and most exhaustive.
We at Indianvisit believe in the continuity and dynamism of Indian
cultural heritage and it is our endeavor to make other people exposed
to the same. The best way to understand the Cultural Heritage of
India is to experience and to make you understand it better we have
special tour packages lined up. Travel to India with our cultural
tour packages and understand why this heritage has withstood thousands
of years and still going strong.
Monuments and Sculptors of India
talent of the shilpis or the Indian artisans' is till date visible
in the temples constructed centuries ago. The sculptures boast of
their creativity and hard work. The numerous sculptures on temple
walls are all hewn out of hard rock & last to date. Rock-cut
architecture was perfected by the Buddhists, and was followed by
several Hindu rulers. In Southern India Pallavas excelled in this
The sculptures or idols in temples are made of granite & the
Utsava murthis are made of bronze & panchaloha. Apart from these,
there are the huge Iyyanar statues & horses exist in South Indian
The Indian calendar is a yearlong procession of festivals. These
are both varied in origin and large in number. There are innumerable
national, regional, local, religious, seasonal and social festivities.
Owing to the fact that India is the land of gods, goddesses, saints
and people who believe in building and maintaining relationships.
Color, gaiety, enthusiasm, feasts and a variety of prayers and
rituals characterize all the festivals. Travelers are struck by
the scale and multiplicity of the festivities that populate the
cultural scene here. If the fireworks of Dussehra symbolize the
triumph of good over evil, prayers of Raksha Bandhan are said for
a long and happy life of a brother.
Dances of India
offers a number of classical dance forms, each of which can be traced
to different parts of the country and representing the culture and
ethos of a certain region or a group of people. The beginning of
the contemporary styles of classical dances can be traced to the
period between 1300-1400 A.D.
The dance forms range from temple dances like Bharatnatyam, oddissi
and mohiniyattam, to kathakali, symbolizing the victory of truth
over falsehood. Kathak and Kuchipudi are means to recite religious
and mythological tales to the accompaniment music, mime and dance.
Manipuri, and Dandiya Raas representing the celebration of Radha-Krishna's