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Hawa Mahal, Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal, Rajasthan

Hawa Mahal

The renowned ‘Palace Of The Winds’ or ‘Palace of the Breeze’ is a palace in Jaipur city of Rajasthan, India. Built of red and pink sandstone, the palace forms a part of the City Palace and extends to the zenana or women’s chambers.The palace is believed to have been constructed in the form of the crown of Krishna, the Hindu god.

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Posted by on April 18, 2014 in Rajasthan

 

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Sabarimala,Kerala

Sabarimala,Kerala

Sabarimala Sree Ayyappa

Temple is one of the most ancient and prominent Sastha temples in the country. The temple is situated on a hilltop (about 3000 feet above sea level) named Sabarimala in Pathanamthitta district, Kerala. Sabarimala Sri Dharmasastha Temple is one of the few Hindu temples in India that is open to all faiths. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 9, 2013 in Kerala

 

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Ajanta Ellora Caves

Ajanta Ellora Caves

Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Located near the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra, the famous Ajanta and Ellora are cave shrines cut out of rock, by hand, and rank amongst some of the most outstanding specimens of ancient Ajanta CavesIndian architectural heritage. The 34 caves at Ellora and the 29 caves at Ajanta, Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 15, 2012 in Maharashtra

 

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Amarnath Temple

Amarnath Temple

Amarnath caves

are one of the most famous shrines in Hinduism, dedicated to the god Shiva, located in the Indian state of Jammu and KashmirAmarnath Cave Pilgrimage is an annual pilgrimage being made to Amarnath cave by thousands of Hindu devotees on challenging mountainous terrain. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Jammu and Kashmir

 

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Bibi Ka Maqbara,Aurangabad

Bibi Ka Maqbara,Aurangabad

Bibi Ka Maqbara

is a magnificent mausoleum, situated at a distance of approximately 5 km from the Aurangabad city of MaharashtraIndia.It is affectionately called the ‘Taj of the Deccan’. Shahajahan built the great Taj Mahal and his grandson, Prince Ajam Shah, son of Aurangzeb, built Bibi ka Maqbara. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on June 7, 2012 in Maharashtra

 

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Medak- Church of World’s Second Largest Diocese

Medak Church

Medak Church –

The biggest church in the Asia situated in Medak District of Telangana, Built in a span of 10 years (1914 – 1924) under the today’s concept of “Food for work program”. This church was the brain child of Charles Walker Posnett, a missionary from the “English Wesleyan Methodist Mission”. The church is built near to a hillock that has been fortified in the times of Kakatiya, one can see its remains from the main road.

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Posted by on May 28, 2012 in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana

 

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Sri Sai Baba Temple, Shiridi

Sri Sai Baba Temple, Shiridi

The Shirdi Saibaba Temple,

located at Shirdi, Maharashtra, India attracts millions of devotees of all religions, castes and creed who come to pay homage to Shri Sai Baba. The temple is a beautiful shrine that was built over the Samadhi of Shri Sai Baba. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 27, 2012 in Maharashtra

 

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Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is also known as the Queen of all Hill Stations. This hill station is situated at an altitude of 1,372m in the heart of Sahyadri Hills in Satara District  in the Indian state of Maharashtra.Its name is derived from a Lord Mahadev temple and three Sanskrit words, Maha (great), Bal (power) and Ishwar (God). Some people also relate the name with mythological past as the name ‘Mahabaleshwar’ means mighty God. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 25, 2012 in Maharashtra

 

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Chorao Island Goa

Chorao Island Goa

Islands of Chorao is located five kms from the capital city of Panaji. Chorao Island is an island along the river Mandovi near Panaji of the Indian state of Goa. The Choro Island was called chudamani, meaning stunning precious stone in Sanskrit. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Goa

 

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The Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The Convent and Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Goa

Convent & Church Of St Francis Of Assisi 

The convent and church of St. Francis of Assisi is situated at Old Goa and 9 Km away from Panaji. Originally this church and surrounded convent was founded by Eight Franciscan, who arrived in the year 1517, during the Portuguese rule. With their hard effort first they constructed a little chapel and latter in the year 1661, they transform the chapel into church on the same place. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Goa

 

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