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Golkonda Fort in Andhra Pradesh

Golkonda Fort in Andhra Pradesh

Golkonda Fort in Andhra Pradesh Golkonda, also known as Golconda or Golla konda, a ruined city of Southern India and capital of ancient Golconda Sultanate (c.1518–1687), is situated 11 km west of Hyderabad. It is also a mandal of Hyderabad District. The region is universally famous for the mines that have produced the world’s most famous and coveted gems, including ...

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Fateh Prakash Palace

Fateh-Prakash-Palace

Fateh Prakash Palace Maharana Fateh Singh, one of the greatest Maharanas of Mewar, ruled from 1884 to 1930. This palace, constructed during his reign as an exclusive venue for royal functions, has been meticulously preserved for discerning guests. The Durbar Hall Sabhagaar, which is one of the main features of the hotel, is of historical significance as in 1909 Lord ...

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Jagannath Temple, Puri

Jagannath-Temple,-Puri

Jagannath Temple, Puri The Jagannath Temple in Puri is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath and located in the coastal town of Puri in the state of Odisha, India. The name Jagannath (Lord of the Universe) is a combination of the Sanskrit words Jagat and Nath and also, the word “Jagannatha” is evolved from “Jagati” (as an elevated platform ...

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Dzukou Valley

Dzukou Valley

Dzukou Valley The Dzükou Valley is a valley located at the border of the Indian states of Manipur and Nagaland. This valley is well known for its natural beauty, seasonal flowers and the overall flora and fauna. Dzükou derives its meaning from the Angami/Mao word which translates to “Cold Water” referring to the ice cold stream that flows through the ...

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Dodital Lake

Dodital Lake

Dodital Lake Dodital is a freshwater lake in Uttarakhand, India, situated at a height of 3,024 meters. To reach Dodital, one may reach Uttarkashi by road and then walk to Dodital here via Bebra and other minor villages alongside the Ganges river. From Uttarkashi, a short jeep ride will take you to Sangamchatti from where the 21 km trek to ...

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Bekal Fort

Bekal-Fort

Bekal Fort ‘Bekal Fort’ is the largest fort in Kerala, situated at Kasaragod district, North Kerala. spreading over 40 acres. Some important features of this fort are the water-tank with its flight of steps, the tunnel opening towards the south, the magazine for keeping ammunition and the broad steps leading to the Observation Tower, which is a rarity. From there ...

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

basilica of bom jesus

Basilica of Bom Jesus The Bom Jesus Basilica, perhaps Goa’s most famous church and among the most revered by Christians worldwide, is partially in ruins but still a model of simplicity and elegance, and a fine example of Jesuit architecture. This is the only church in Old Goa, which is not plastered on the outside, the lime plaster having been ...

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Athirapally in Kerala

Athirapally in Kerala

Athirapally in Kerala Athirapally is the land of rivers and forests and great waterfalls!The destination houses the largest waterfall in Kerala, the Athirapally waterfall,a major tourist attraction. This patch in Sholayar ranges so beautifully intertwined with lush green forest cover and sizzling silver cascades and located central to Cochin and River Nila(Bharathapuzha),is a treat for the eyes during the monsoon. ...

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Alleppey

Alleppey

Alleppey Alappuzha still more romantically known as Alleppey, is the hub of Kerala’s backwaters, home to a vast network of waterways and more than 1000 houseboats. Wandering around the small but chaotic city centre, with its modest grid of canals, you’d be hard-pressed to agree with the ‘Venice of the East’ tag. But step out of this mini-mayhem and head ...

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Akshardham temple

akshardham temple

Akshardham temple Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex in Delhi, India. Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture. The building was inspired and developed by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual head of the Bochasanwasi Shri Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan Sanstha, whose 3,000 volunteers helped 7,000 artisans ...

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