History Buffs Tribe

You know why British sailors were called limeys and what year the Parthenon was built, have traced the footsteps of Roman emperors, and scaled Macchu Picchu. The History Buffs tribe is for all of you who know where we're going...because you know exactly where we've been.

Tribe Activity

Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga
Khandwa, ShivPuri, Indore 450554, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
One of the sacred 12 Jyotirlingas (major temples of Lord Shiva), Omkareshwar is located at the banks of Narmada river around 80 kms from the city of Indore. The drive to the temple is pretty through ... Read more
the hills. The shrine and its twin Mamleshwar across the river are small and offer an intimate experience to the devoted. Water in the Narmada is clean and you may take a holy dip if you so fancy.
Recommended for:Outdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravellersHistory BuffsSpiritual Seekers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Gandhi Hall
51, Mahatma Gandhi Rd, Shastri Market, Indore GPO, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452007, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
Built in 1905 as King Edward Hall, it was rechristened as Gandhi Hall after his death in 1948 by the Holkar rulers of the then princely state. The architectural style is a fusion of Indian and Gothic, ... Read more
with minarets and domes. There’s an elegant clock tower too. It’s primarily used as a town hall and a venue for art and cultural exhibitions.
Recommended for:History BuffsArt & Design Lovers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
Khajrana Square Ring Road | near Goyal Vihar Society, Indore 452016, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
Built in 1735 by Queen Ahilya Bai Holkar, this is a much visited temple devoted to Lord Ganesha. This small Temple has been multiple shrines with smaller temples around devoted to other gods. The ... Read more
temple is easy to reach and has ample parking space as well. It’s clean and well maintained, but gets quiet crowded as the evening approaches.
Recommended for:Family TravellersHistory BuffsSpiritual Seekers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Krishnapura Chhatris
Khan River, Indore, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
Chhatris in Maratha royal culture represent resting place of the royal family post their demise. The place has been built in memory of three Holkar leaders. There are three chhatris, containing ... Read more
statues and sculptures of great Maratha warriors, courtiers and soldiers. The place was set up on top of the cremation grounds of these rulers. The view is serene and pretty.
Recommended for:Outdoor EnthusiastsFamily TravellersHistory BuffsArt & Design Lovers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Kanch Mandir
Jawahar Road, Indore 452002, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
This is a famous Jain template best known for its glass architecture. Insides of the temple are done with intricate glass work not just on walls but on ceilings as well. The place is visited by ... Read more
multiple tourists and is worth a visit.
Recommended for:History BuffsSpiritual SeekersArt & Design Lovers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
White Church Indore
Pipliyahana Road, White Church Colony, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
White Church is a quiet beautiful church, adorned by British Architecture. The church was built in 1856 and still stands tall amidst a green serene background. This is one of the oldest churches of ... Read more
the British era and one of the few in Indore.
Recommended for:History BuffsSpiritual Seekers
Helpful
Report
@WayneAtherholtPro 2017
@WayneAtherholt reviewed:
The Lighthouse
11 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom
@WayneAtherholt's rating:Oct 13, 2018
This is a wonderful place to visit and climb up to the top (or take a lift to another view) and take in the exhibits. Really need to plan time to take it all in. Highly recommend.
Recommended for:History BuffsArt & Design Lovers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Annapurna Temple
Indore District, Indore 452001, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
This a temple, dedicated to goddess who fulfils the requirement of food- Annapurna, is a well-known tourist attraction and a shrine visited my many from the region around Indore. For architecture ... Read more
lovers, this temple is well known for its grand front gate that adorns statues of four great elephants. Right below is a beautiful gopuram with intricate carvings.
Recommended for:Family TravellersHistory BuffsSpiritual Seekers
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Central Museum Indore
Near GPO Square, Navlakha, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
A well maintained museum, offering a small but nice collection of ruins from prehistoric times to the 12th century AD. There is no admission fee. The place is not too big and has two halls dividing ... Read more
the relics from prehistoric times to AD period. There are sculptures from Hindu mythology and stone tools, at display, amongst others artefacts.
Recommended for:Family TravellersStudentsHistory Buffs
Helpful
Report
Chilling Monk
Chilling Monk reviewed:
Gommatgiri Jain Temple
Nainod Village, Bada Bangarda, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 453112, India
Chilling Monk's rating:Oct 13, 2018
GommatGiri temple is a Jain pilgrimage site, with a 21feet tall statue of Gomateshwara. The temple is located on a hill, only about 10 Kms from the airport. The surrounding area is often visited by ... Read more
locals and is used as a picnic spot as well due to the serene surroundings.
Recommended for:Family TravellersHistory BuffsSpiritual Seekers
Helpful
Report