Category: India

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Agra – A city where heritage contemplates

Considered to be a tourist’s “Mecca“, one’s journey in India is incomplete without Agra.Blessed with one of the wonders of the world – Taj Mahal, Agra is one of the most prominent destinations of Uttar Pradesh. Known as the Land of Palaces, historical monuments run through the entire fabric of...

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Unexplored Delhi: Far from the madding crowd

Delhi has no dearth of tourist attractions. With an abundance of monuments, heritage sites, shopping bazaars and restaurants, Delhi is every tourist’s first stop in India. These tourists end up visiting only the most popular destinations such as the Qutub Minar or Humayun’s Tomb and inadvertently miss out on the...

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Potter’s Colony: Get down and dirty in Delhi

Kumhar Gram, or as it is popularly known – Potter’s Colony, is a village lost in time in the midst of urbanized Delhi. Home to over 700 potters who made their way to Delhi from Alwar in Rajasthan, the Potter’s Colony is a thriving village cut off from the rest...

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India Gate: An experience, not just a photo op

When you think of India, the first two cities that come to mind are Delhi and Mumbai. And usually, the first stops at these cities are colossal arches of the cities – The India Gate and Gateway of India. In fact, we’ve all seen so many pictures of these two...

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Shankar’s International Dolls Museum, Delhi

Delhi is famous for many things. It is the capital of India. It is well-known for its rich Mughal heritage which includes several UNESCO World Heritage such as the Qutub Minar or Humayun’s Tomb. It is loved for its mouth-watering street food at Chandani Chowk. Delhi, however, still has several...

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City Palace Jaipur: A tribute to Rajput heritage

A state of sand dunes and lush forests, palaces and camels, Rajasthan is one of the most well maintained states of India. It is tourist friendly with ample sign boards, multilingual guides and friendly locals. Rajasthan is known as the Land of Kings, with the opulence of the kings of...

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Agra Fort: A showcase of Mughal Grandeur

Just two kilometres from the famous Taj Mahal lies the Agra Fort. Agra Fort was built by Mughal Emporer Akbar in 1565. It is one of the most magnificent and imposing forts of India. More four thousand labourers toiled on its construction which took eight years to finish. It is...

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Fatehpur Sikri: The abandoned capital of Akbar

One of the primary stops of every tourist in India is the Taj Mahal. One of the Wonders of the World, The Taj Mahal is undoubtedly a stunning beauty to behold. However, not many people know that that is not the only attraction that Agra holds. Just a little off...

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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...