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Tomb of Akbar the Great – Sikandra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

The Tomb of Akbar the Great is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece. It is located at Sikandra, in the suburbs of Agra. The third Mughal Emperor Akbar the Great (1555–1605) has planed this...

Truly Divine Sri Jagannatha Temple, Puri, Odisha

The Jagannath Temple in Puri is a famous and biggest temples of Orissa. Established in the 12th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath (Lord Krishna), Lord of the Universe. The temple is ...

Replica of Taj – Bibi Ka Maqbara in Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Bibi Ka Maqbara “Tomb of the Lady” is located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It was built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in the late 17th century in the memory of his first wife, Dilras B...

Historical See Fort – Janjira Fort, Murud, Maharashtra

Janjira Fort is a sea fort located in Raigad district in Maharashtra, India near by Alibaug. The fort was built by Siddhi Amber who came from Abyssinia, the fort is an excellent example of fort build...

Mohabbat Maqbara Palace – Mausoleum in Junagadh, Gujarat

Mohabbat Maqbara Palace, also Mausoleum of Bahaduddinbhai Hasainbhai, is a mausoleum in Junagadh, India The Mohabat Maqbara is a palace-mausoleum in the Junagadh district of the Indian state of Gujara...

HAMPI – Tourist places in Karnataka, India

Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka, India. It is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. The Hampi ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed...

Tomb of Adham Khan – Bhool Bhulaiya, Delhi, India

Adham Khan’s Tomb Locally known as “Bhool Bhulaiya” (a Labyrinth or Maze) lies to the north of the Qutub Minar, Mehrauli, Delhi, immediately before one reaches the town of Mehrauli, ...

The birthplace of Chhatrapati Shivaji – Shivneri Fort near Junnar

Shivneri Fort is birthplace of legendary Chhatrapati Shivaji. Shivaji Raje Bhosale was born at the fort on 19 February 1630, and spent his childhood there.he got his name SHIVBA here. Inside the fort ...

Indroda Dinosaur and Fossil Park in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Situated in the southeast pocket of Gandhinagar, Indroda Nature Park (INP) is a beautiful example of how the ecological insight, planning and management skills of man can assist nature to thrive in it...

Fontana di Trevi – Famous Fountains in the World in Rome, Italy

The Fontana di Trevi – or Trevi Fountain in English -is a fountain in Rome, Italy. It is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and the most beautiful in the world. Standing 26.3 metres (86 ft...

Po Klong Garai Cham Towers – Famous Landmark in Ninh Thuan, Vietnam

Po Klong Garai is a Cham temple tower located in the medieval Cham principality of Panduranga, near the city of Phan Rang in what is now southern Vietnam. It was built in honor of the legendary king P...

Lost World – Pearl Hill (Moti Dungri), Jaipur, India

Moti Doongri (Pearl Hill) is a small palace located on top of a hill, and was built in the style of a Scottish Castle. After they were wed Maharaja Sawai Man Singh brought his new bride, Maharani Gaya...

Did you Know – Largest silver artifacts in the world used to carry Ganges water to England

The silver urns (largest silver artifacts in the world, according to the Guinness Book of Records) used by Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh to carry water from the Ganges to England. Hundred years ago, in 1...

Largest Stone Buddha – Leshan Giant Buddha in China, Sichuan

The Leshan Giant Buddha is located near Leshan City in the province of Sichuan in China and is the largest stone Buddha ever created in the world as well as the biggest and tallest existing statue fro...

Stilt Fishing of Sri Lanka

This is no ordinary fishing, there might be several methods of catching a fish but this one is mind-boggling. Fishermen in Sri Lanka use stilts to catch a fish. Yes, stilt fishing is an old tradition ...