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Ellora, India

Dr Sethuraman Suresh

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Dr. Sethuraman Suresh is an Archaeologist, Architectural Historian and Tourism Consultant based in Chennai, India.

He holds degrees in History and Archaeology from the University of Madras, a Ph.D. in Classical Archaeology from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and another Ph.D. in Medieval Indian Architecture from the University of Mysore. He was a Fulbright Senior Research Fellow at the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Washington. He has lectured at several Universities including Harvard University, the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of California-Berkeley.

He has written over 30 books including school and college textbooks, exhibition catalogues, tourist guidebooks, travelogues and historical novels.

He is most well-known for the unique tours to archaeological sites, monuments and museums in India and Cambodia.

Kailas temple in Ellora caves complex, Maharashtra state in India
Kailas temple in Ellora caves , India

India – Ancient caves & rock paintings

Travel to a region of India where the past feels closer than the present, the Deccan Plateau. This unique tour explores the remains of a 2000-year-old culture in valleys and hills of Western India.

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