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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...

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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Romania: A journey to Medieval times

ROMANIA Long before the Twilight series came along, vampires were not seen as romantic, good looking, sparkling men. Vampires were horrific, blood sucking monsters that could turn into bats. And the most famous vampire of all was none other than Count Dracula. First introduced in 1897 in Bram Stroker’s eponymously...

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Five Unusual Destinations in India that are Worth It

India is known to be quite the cauldron of ethnic diversity. Unfortunately, this is a fact that is taken largely for granted, even by the zealots of adventure and travel among us. If you’re tired of hearing about the same old trite places and want to make a trip that...