Category: Agra

Rashi Valay at Jantar Mantar in Jaipur helped astronomers determine the position of celestial bodies 0

Jantar Mantar: Jaipur’s astronomical observatory

Just a four hour drive from New Delhi is Jaipur, Rajasthan’s capital city. Founded in 1727 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is now a part of the Golden Triangle Tourist Circuit which also includes Agra and Delhi. Jaipur holds several fascinating attractions for tourists including the City Palace,...

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Amer Fort, Jaipur: A Mughal and Hindu style fusion

A four hour drive from Delhi lies the capital of Rajasthan – Jaipur. Popularized as the ‘Pink City’ because of the stone used in the construction of several buildings in the city, Jaipur is the holy grail of travellers visiting Rajasthan. Some of the most famous attractions include the Jantar...

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The beaches of Bali

Bali, a picturesque province in the islands of Indonesia, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. The sands and azure blue takes one’s breath away and there is nothing quite like spending a lazy afternoon in the sun in one of these pristine blue beaches....

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The Cuisine of Kerala

Kerala is often affectionately referred to as “God’s Own Country”, and this moniker is well deserved. This enchanting Indian state sandwiched between the Arabian Sea and the Western Ghats of India, is a paradise of pristine beaches and overwhelmingly lush greenery. You only need to glance at a satellite map...

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GuideTrip – How to eat like a local in India

A huge part of a travel experience is getting to know local traditions, history and culture. You can get in touch with all three aspects of India’s national identity just by eating. Sure, there’s a Starbucks and McDonalds in virtually every city on the planet but do you really want to...

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Top 5 things to do in Delhi

There are a number of events that have helped Delhi evolve as a major tourist destination – none bigger than the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and the Cricket World Cup in 2011. These two years changed the landscape of India’s capital city; with renovations of the capital’s heritage buildings and...