One of the most lasting accomplishments of Indian civilization is certainly its architecture. Indian architecture has grown over eras and it’s because of socio-economic and geographical conditions.
The cave architecture in India is said to have begun in the third century BC. These caves were used by Buddhist and Jain monks as places of worship and residence.
The Rock-cut structures present the most spectacular piece of ancient Indian art specimen. Most of the rock-cut structures were related to various religious communities.
In ancient India, temple architecture of high standard developed in almost all regions. The distinct architectural style of temple construction in different parts was a result of geographical, climatic, ethnic, racial, historical and language diversities.
Amritsar’s Golden Temple