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Amazing places to visit in Agra

We bring to you the very best places to visit in Agra. Agra is an incredible city with a vivid past. This historic city is set by the bank of river Yamuna. It has some of the most awe inspiring monuments and one of the seven wonders of the world...

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Humayun’s Tomb

The famous Humayun’s Tomb of Delhi is the first garden tomb in India. It was complex commissioned  by Hamida Banu Begum Humayun’s wife and designed by Mirak Mirza a Persian architect in 1562 CE.The monument is a spectacular earlier representation of Mughal architecture in India. This UNESCO Heritage site is...

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Amongst the many places to visit in Agra is the modest Moti Masjid

Agra is the city of the Taj Mahal, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, some 200 km from Delhi. It is part of the Golden triangle. Agra is home to UNESCO World Heritage sites like the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort as well as Fatehpur Sikri nearby. There are also many other buildings...

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A Morning in Jaipur

I still do remember the time when I saw the pink city for the first time with it’s wonderful buildings and it’s historic palaces and I was gaga over them for quite some time. Believe me, they still do come in my dreams even now. Every time I think of...

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Historical Delhi

Delhi, the pulsating and vibrant capital of India is steeped in culture and heritage. It is the representative mirror of India for tourists. It has a very colorful historical past. It is the blend of old and new that  is Old and New Delhi . It is home to an array of heritage...

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...