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5 Heritage Spots in Students Must Visit

Sanidhya Garg

BySanidhya Garg

Mar 26, 2021

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tiger walking towards on green leaf plant during daytime

Let us have a look at heritage spots that are a must-visit for students; from which people can learn about various things. The places recommended in this article are recommended not only for students but for everyone as well. Students from various fields can find a place for themselves in particular in the list which is as follows:-

Kanchi Kailasanathar Temple, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu

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One of the greatest and only rock-cut temples of the world, which was carved out from a mountain to create a structure out of a single rock. Its magnificence and its beauty are incomparable from any other wonder of the world. Though a recommended destination for everyone, archeological students must have a visit to this temple. From this, they can learn and try to understand the techniques used in the 7th century to build such beauty. Even archaeologists have confirmed that at least 4,00,000 tons of rock have to be scooped to make out the Shiva temple. It is also known for its magnificent structure as well as the sculptures.


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It is an equinoctial sundial. A total of five Janta Mantar’s are there and the largest is situated in Jaipur. It is famous as it is the world’s largest stone sundial. Built-in the 18th century by Maharaj Jai Singh has various instruments like Samrat Yantra, Jai Prakash Yantra, Disha yantra, Rama yantra, and many more to make various astronomical calculations and to compile various movements of the earth, moon, and the soon. A must-visit place for astronomical students to learn and inspire from the wonders that our kings made and their contribution in the field of astronomy.


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Hampi, one of the most important cities, currently in ruins, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which belonged to the Hindu kingdom of Vijay Nagar. It is must visit place for history students, as over here they can earn a great deal about Hindu history including several epics which were sculpted on granite stone(by far the strongest & durable natural stones with 6 on Mohs) and that too in the 14th century. This is the elixir for history students.


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A place for astronomical students for a perfect weekend with Asia’s one of its kind and largest optical telescope at Devasthal, near Nainital. It was built by the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES). It helps in the research of high-energy radiations, star structures, properties of star clusters, and exoplanets. A perfect place for students to enjoy the lake view along with some education on the famous hill station.


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A perfect place for zoologists and botanists to study and learn about the components of nature. It has a wide variety of flora and fauna including 488 different species of plants and several animals like Tiger, Indian grey mongoose, Indian pangolins, etc. Due to its diverse flora and fauna, it experiences a vast footfall.