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TRADITION AND CULTURE: INDONESIA

Indonesia is a vast nation of sprawling architecture and traditions using the various demographic range of around three hundred cultural communities and over 900 existing languages. Having, 202. 9 million Muslims, Indonesia has got the largest Muslim population in the world. Indonesia also has substantial numbers of Christians. Protestant along...

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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...

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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10 things to do in Jakarta

Jakarta is the capital city and a huge metropolis in Indonesia, brimming with life and activity. Home to close to 9 million people, it is a place constantly abuzz. From famous eateries to the lovely city skyline, Jakarta offers a range of experiences. Once a smaller and quieter place, Jakarta...

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10 things to do in Indonesia

Indonesia is the largest archipelago in the world, consisting of a total of 18,110 islands of which 6000 are inhabited. Its immense geological and cultural diversity can be assessed from the fact that there are more than 300 ethnic groups in Indonesia who speak over 250 different languages. In this...

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10 things to do in Bali

One of the most famous Indonesian hotspot, Bali is the very apex of tropical culture and scenery. This sunny island is located just towards the south of the equator, and is an amazing tourist destination for its striking volcanic beauty. The lure of this place lies in its mix of the...

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Shopping in Indonesia

Shopping is akin to an Olympic sport for some, for others it’s just another tourist activity in a foreign land. Either way, it is an essential part of your trip to Indonesia. It is a country that is known the world over for their markets, where tourists flock to try...