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Ellora Caves, Maharashtra, India in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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“There are 34 rock-cut Buddhist, Hindu and Jain temples and monasteries from 7th to 10th centuries at Ellora. The most amazing is Cave 16: the Kailasa Temple (Kailasha, Kailash, Kailasanatha). It is the largest monument in the world cut from monolithic rock, UNESCO World Heritage Site.

According to UNESCO: “These 34 monasteries and temples, extending over more than 2 km, were dug side by side in the wall of a high basalt cliff… Not only is the Ellora complex a unique artistic creation and a technological exploit but, with its sanctuaries devoted to Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, it illustrates the spirit of tolerance that was characteristic of ancient India.”

Recorded January 2018 in 4K Ultra HD with Sony AX100.

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Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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Tianmen Mountain, Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China in 4K Ultra HD

“The stunning Tianmen Mountain (“Heaven’s Door Mountain”), near the city of Zhangjiajie, province of Hunan, China.

The video is following one of the two standard routes around the mountain: The longest cable car in the world from the city center to the mountain top; West rim cliff-hanging walkway and glass Skywalk; Tianmen temple; East rim cliff-hanging walkway and glass Skywalk; elevators down to Tianmen Cave; the 999 steps “Stairway to heaven” down to the square with the bus stop; bus down the 99 bends road.
The other possible route is exactly the opposite to the one above, the tourists must choose which one to take when they buy the ticket to the mountain.”

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Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras: Batad, Bangaan and Banaue in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Batad, Bangaan and Banaue in 4K Ultra.JPG

“Possibly the oldest and some of the most beautiful Rice Terraces in the world are in the Philippine Cordilleras, they are known as Iffugao Rice Terraces or Banaue Rice Terraces. This UNESCO World Heritage Site includes 5 clusters of terraces, Batad being the most famous. Quote from UNESCO World Heritage Centre: “For 2,000 years, the high rice fields of the Ifugao have followed the contours of the mountains …, they have helped to create a landscape of great beauty that expresses the harmony between humankind and the environment.”

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Rani-ki-Vav and other Stepwells in Gujarat, India in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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Rani-ki-Vav and other Stepwells in Gujarat, India in 4K Ultra HD

“The stepwells have been used in India for 1500 years for collection and storage of water, over the time they evolved into complex works of art and architecture.

Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) in Patan, Gujarat, India was built in the 11th century AD. It is UNESCO World Heritage site for: “Rani-ki-Vav was built at the height of craftsmens’ ability in stepwell construction and the Maru-Gurjara architectural style, reflecting mastery of this complex technique and great beauty of detail and proportions. Designed as an inverted temple highlighting the sanctity of water, it is divided into seven levels of stairs with sculptural panels of high artistic quality; more than 500 principle sculptures and over a thousand minor ones combine religious, mythological and secular imagery, often referencing literary works.” (quote from whc.unesco.org/en/list/922)

The Sun Temple in Modhera was built in 11th century AD, it is another stunning architectural creation of the Indian architects of the past. In front of the temple is the stepped tank/reservoir.

The Adalaj Stepwell, near Ahmedabad was built at the end of the 15th century, it is intricately carved and is five stories deep.

Recorded January 2018 in 4K Ultra HD with Sony AX100 and a6300.

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Jaisalmer Rajasthan India in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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“The desert city of Jaisalmer, called “The Golden City” because of the color of the sandstone used for its buildings and the fort. The Jaisalmer Fort was built in the 12th century, with Royal Palace, Jain temples, and residential buildings inhabited even now, it is one of the six forts included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Hill Forts of Rajasthan”. The sandstone used for many houses and temples in Jaisalmer is intricately carved.

Recorded January 2018 in 4K Ultra HD with Sony AX100 and a6300.

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Varanasi, India in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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“The Ghats of Varanasi, along the banks of Ganges River, from Sunrise until the night time ceremony. Varanasi (Benares) is the holiest of the seven sacred cities in Hinduism and Jainism and spiritual capital of India. The city existed at least 3,000 years ago (and possibly much earlier) and according to legend was founded by the god Shiva.
The Ganges is a sacred river to Hindus and dying in Varanasi, and being cremated there on the banks of the Ganges is considered to grant instant salvation.

Recorded February 2018 in 4K Ultra HD with Sony AX100 and a6300.

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Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur Jain Temple, Rajasthan, India in 4K Ultra HD – Amazing Places on our Planet …

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Kumbhalgarh Fort and Ranakpur Jain Temple, Rajasthan, India in 4K Ultra HD.JPG

“The Kumbhalgarh Fort and the Ranakpur Jain Temple are two nearby amazing places, convenient to visit on a combined daytrip.
Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second largest fort in Rajasthan. It was built in the 15th century and is one of the six forts included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Hill Forts of Rajasthan”.
The Ranakpur Jain Temple was constructed in the 15th century and is famous for its intricate architectural style. It has 1444 marble pillars, all carved in exquisite detail, each pillar with unique carvings. Recorded January 2018 in 4K Ultra HD with Sony AX100.

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