13 Rock Formations to explore in India
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Balancing rock is an independent rock precariously balancing over another rock situated at the base of Madan Mahal Fort, 6 km from Jabalpur, The upper rock balances on the base of the lower rock. The physics of these rocks has also attracted a lot of geologists who keep visiting this place. One can walk further up to the Madan Mahal Fort and take a look around or climb up the watchtower in the fort complex to get extensive views of the other rocky formations found around.
Dhinodhar hills are located at the Kutch district of Gujarat is a tourist and pilgrimage spot. On the highest peak of Dhinodhar hill, there is a small, domed, somewhat cracked shrine of limestone and mud-plastered with cement, built by Brahma-Kshatriya Shethh Sundarji Shivji in 1821. This area has abundant wildlife and flora and is a trekker destination, Every year since 2011, a trekking competition has been organized between December and January.
Silathoranam is a natural rock formation in Tirumala, which is situated near the Chakra Theertham. This rock formation holds an archaeological importance and resembles the hood of a serpent, a discus and a conch. Local inhabitants also believe that this rock is dedicated to the idol of Lord Venkateswara.