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Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills

Nandi Hills Nandi Hills or Nandidurg (Anglicised forms include Nandidrug and Nandydroog) is an ancient hill fortress of southern India, in the Chikkaballapur district of Karnataka state. It is located just 10 km from Chickballapur town and approximately 60 km from the city of Bangalore. The hills are nestled between the neighboring towns of Nandi, Muddenahalli, and Kanivenarayanapura. The hills ...

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Lotus Temple

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Lotus Temple Bahai Home of Worship, popularly referred to as the Lotus Temple is an all faith home of worship situated in Delhi. It can be one of essentially the most futuristic houses of worship inside the world. Bahai temple is shaped inside the type of a lotus, and has one innumerable awards and recognition from the architecture world. The ...

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Lakshmi Vilas Palace

Lakshmi Vilas Palace

Lakshmi Vilas Palace The term Maharaja Palace actually refers to a series of palaces in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, constructed since the Gaekwad a prominent Maratha family started ruling the Baroda State. The first one was a building known as the Sarkar Wada. This building, not really a palace, was given up for the Nazarbaug Palace built in old classical style. ...

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Basilica of Bom Jesus

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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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Gardens of Marqueyssac, France

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Gardens of Marqueyssac, France The gardens of Marqueyssac are one of France’s listed ‘Jardins Remarquable’. They sit high above the Dordogne river and as you wander through the gardens you get some amazing views of the river below. These gardens are the most visited in the Perigord area. The gardens were designed by a student of André Le Notre – ...

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Tiger's Nest Paro, Bhutan

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Tiger’s Nest Paro, Bhutan Paro Taktsang  is the popular name of Taktsang Palphug Monastery (also known as the Tiger’s Nest), a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple complex, located in the cliffside of the upper Paro valley, in Bhutan. A temple complex was first built in 1692, around the Taktsang Senge Samdup (stag tshang seng ge bsam grub) cave ...

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