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The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

The Painted Ladies of San Francisco

The Painted Ladies of San Francisco The famous Painted Ladies of San Francisco are a row of colorful Victorian houses located at 710–720 Steiner Street, across from Alamo Square park, in San Francisco. Built between 1892 and 1896, these Victorian-style houses are one of the thousands built in San Francisco during its booming growth at the end of the nineteenth ...

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Casentino, Italy

Casentino, Italy

Casentino, Italy The Casentino is the valley in which the first tract of the river Arno flows to Subbiano, Italy. It is one of the four valleys in which the Province of Arezzo is divided. Mount Falterona, from which the Arno starts, represents the northern boundary between the Casentino and Romagna. On the east of the valley are the Alpe ...

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Varkala Beach

Varkala-Beach

Varkala Beach Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam beach is a beach in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, along the Arabian Sea, part of the Indian Ocean. The word Papanasam means wash away sins. It is believed that a dip in the waters of Papanasam Beach washes away all the sins in one’s life. Varkala beach is the only place in ...

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Ghats of Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi

Ghats of Varanasi There are nearly 100 ghats in the Varanasi city. The famous and oldest ghats of all these are the Dashashwamegha, the Manikarnika and the Harishchandra Ghat. Some of the ghats are made there by Hindu rulers such as Ahilya Bai Holkar of Malwa region, Peshwa’s of Gwalior, Man Singh of Amber, Jai Singh of Jaipur etc. Some ...

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The Ujjayanta Palace

The Ujjayanta Palace

The Ujjayanta Palace The Ujjayanta Palace or Ujjoyonto Prashad stands on the banks of a small lake surrounded by the lush greenery of Mughal gardens in Agartala. During 1899–1901, Maharaja Radhakishore Manikya built the palace in the Indo-Saracenic architectural style which now serves as the state legislative assembly of Tripura. The name of the palace was given by the Nobel ...

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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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