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    Sinhagad Fort, Pune

    Sinhagad, Sinhgarh, or Sinhgad (The Lion’s Fort), is a fortress located roughly 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Pune, India. Previously called Kondhana (Marathi: कोंढाणा), the fort has been the site of many important battles, most notably the Battle of Sinhagad in 1671. It was also strategically located at the centre of a string […]

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    Aga Khan Palace, pune

    The Aga Khan Palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in Pune, India. Built in 1892, it is one of the biggest landmarks in Indian history. The palace was an act of charity by the Sultan who wanted to help the poor in the neighbouring areas of Pune, who were drastically hit […]

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    Hanuman Dhara, Chitrakoot

    चित्रकूट का अध्यात्मिक रुप से बड़ा ही महत्व है। कहते हैं चित्रकूट में ही भगवान श्रीराम ने तुलसीदास जी को दर्शन दिए थे। और यह संभव हुआ था हनुमान जी की कृपा से। कहते हैं चित्रकूट में आज भी हनुमान जी वास करते हैं जहां भक्तों को दैहिक और भौतिक ताप से मुक्ति मिलती है। […]

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    Narayana Krishnaraja Puram, Chennai

    The temple Narayana Krishnaraja Puram has two gopurams (tower) each in eastern and western directions.The temple has five vimanams namely Anatha Nilaya Vimanam over Parthasarathy shrine, Ranganathar Sannidhi vimanam, Ramar sannathy vimanam, Narasimha sannidhi vimanam and Andal Sannidhi vimanam.The temple tank called “Thiruallikeni” is derived from the place where Vishnu’s consort Lakshmi herself was born as […]

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    Vadapalani Andavar Temple

    Vadapalani Andavar Temple is famous because of Sthanikar Shri V. A. Sundara Gurukkal who took charge of its care as a teenager. Gurukkal walked almost all of the streets of Chennai through his lifetime, inviting devotees people to worship and to contribute to its care. He continued until 1984. He performed Mahakumbabishekam there 4 times. […]

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    Fort St. George, India

    Fort St George (or historically, White Town) is the name of the first English (later British) fortress in India, founded in 1644 at the coastal city of Madras, the modern city of Chennai. The construction of the fort provided the impetus for further settlements and trading activity, in what was originally an uninhabited land. Thus, […]

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    Kapaleeshwarar Temple

    Sinhagad, Sinhgarh, or Sinhgad (The Lion's Fort), is a fortress located roughly 30 kilometres southwest of the city of Pune, India. Previously called Kondhana (Marathi: कोंढाणा), the fort has been the site of many important battles, most notably the Battle of Sinhagad in 1671. It was also strategically located at the centre of a string [...]
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    Lucknow Zoo

    Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens or popularly known as Lucknow Zoological Garden (Hindi: लखनऊ चिड़ियाघर, Urdu: لکھنؤ چڑیاگھر Lakhnaū Ciṛiyāghara) is a 71.6-acre (29.0 ha) zoo located in the heart of the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The Central Zoo Authority of India categorizes it as a large zoo. The Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens, […]

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    Ambedkar Memorial Park, lucknow

    Ambedkar Memorial Park is a public park and memorial in Gomti Nagar, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is more formally known as Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Samajik Parivartan Prateek Sthal (Hindi: डॉ. भीमराव अम्बेडकर सामाजिक परिवर्तन प्रतीक स्थल ) and is also referred to simply as “Ambedkar Park”. The park honors the lives and memories of […]

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    Chattar Manzil Lucknow

    The Chattar Manzil (Urdu: چھتر منزل‎, Hindi: छतर मंज़िल), or Umbrella Palace is a building in Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh which served as a palace for the rulers of Awadh and their wives. It was constructed by order of Nawab Ghazi Uddin Haider and completed after his death by his successor, Nawab Nasir Uddin Haider. […]

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    Rumi Darwaza, Lucknow

    The Rumi Darwaza (Hindi: रूमी दरवाज़ा, Urdu: رومی دروازه, and sometimes known as the Turkish Gate), in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India, is an imposing gateway which was built under the patronage of Nawab Asaf-Ud-dowlah in 1784.[1] It is an example of Awadhi architecture.[1] Being an entrance to the city of Lucknow, Russell, the reporter of […]

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    Dilkusha Kothi, Lucknow

    Dilkusha Kothi is the remains of an eighteenth-century house built in the English baroque style in the quiet Dilkusha area of Lucknow in India.[1] Today there are only a few towers and external walls as a monument, though the extensive gardens remain. The house was shelled during its involvement in the Lucknow siege in 1857 […]

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    City Palace, Udaipur

    City Palace, Udaipur, is a palace complex in Udaipur, in the Indian state Rajasthan. It was built over a period of nearly 400 years being contributed by several kings of the dynasty, starting by the Maharana Udai Singh II as the capital of the Sisodia Rajput clan in 1559, after he moved from Chittor. It […]

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    Chittorgarh Fort

    Chittorgarh Fort (Hindi/Rajasthani: चित्तौड़ दुर्ग Chittor Durg) is one of the largest forts in India. It is a World Heritage Site. The fort, popularly known as Chittor, was the capital of Mewar and is today situated in Chittorgarh. It was initially ruled by Guhilotand later by Sisodias, the Suryavanshi clans of Chattari Rajputs, from the […]

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    Bhimashankar Temple, Pune

    Bhimashankar Temple in Pune, Bhimashankar Temple Jyotirlinga is situated in the ghat region of the Sahyadri hills in the village of Bhavagiri, 50-km north west of Khed, near Pune in Maharashtra. Bhima Shankar Temple lies on the banks of the river Bhima. Bhimashankar is also the source of the river Bhima, which flows southeast and […]

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    Chota Imambara Lucknow

    It is situated near the Bara Imambara and on the connecting road stands an imposing gateway known as Rumi Darwaza.[2] The building is also known as the Palace of Lights because of its decorations and chandeliers during special festivals, like Muharram. The chandeliers used to decorate the interior of this building were brought from Belgium. […]

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    Kanha Tiger Reserve

    Kanha National Park is nestled in the Maikal range of Satpuras in Madhya Pradesh, the heart of India that forms the central Indian highlands.The national park is being popularized as the Tiger reserve and interestingly is being declared as one of the finest wildlife areas in the world. Spreading across two revenue districts the Mandala […]

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    Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan

    The fort was built by Rawal Jaiswal in 1156 CE. Jaisal conspired with the Sultan of Gaur to dispose his nephew Bhojdev from his territory. The other important event of the fort was during 1276 when King Jetsi strengthened the fort against the invading Sultan of Delhi. the 56 bastions were manned by 3,700 soldiers. […]