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Clearly the land of rising sun, Arunachal Pradesh is that place where all the hues of north-east India combine to form one rainbow of beautiful experience. From place to place, from hill station to hills station, one travel through a culture which is true to its boundaries with mainland India, Tibet, China, Bhutan and Myanmar. When in this state one might just be thrilled to live the life of a native by sharing the experiences of tribes whose histories date back to stone ages. Here are some places to visit.
Tagged Under : Along, Arunachal, Arunachal Pradesh, Bhalukpong, Bomdila, Daporijo, Ganga Lake, Hill Stations, Itanagar, Namdapha Wildlife Sanctuary, Pasighat, Tawang, Ziro
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Kolkata, once known as Calcutta, is situated in eastern Indian state of West Bengal. The metropolitan city is bordered along the banks of Hooghly river and receives abundant rainfall brought in by the South-West monsoons from Bay of Bengal.
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Situated on the banks of the Musi River, Hyderabad is an ancient city founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. He named this beautiful city after his wife’s name, Hyder Mahal meaning ‘long live Hyder’. Still bearing the ancient culture and traditions of Persian and Mughal dynasties, this city is now a major metropolitan city and IT hub in India. Thus this wonderful city of Nizams earned a new name, Cyberabad. But commonly it is known as the ‘city of pearls’. Hyderabadi pearls, Hyderabadi bangles, Hyderabadi biriyani, Hyderabadi sweets, Hyderabadi silks are all uniquely famous all over India and abroad. This city has a legendary past of Indian, Persian and Mughal civilization and culture and is the capital of the state of Andhra Pradesh. It has a twin city, Secundarabad separated by the lovely Hussain Sagar Lake. Hyderabad is famous for its wondrous architectural symbols which include mosques, minarets, palaces, bridges, streets etc and they all have historical significance of about 500 years to reveal. This historic destination is perched on top of the Deccan Plateau having a tropical wet and dry climate. Mostly, the mornings and the evenings are cooler because of its high altitude above sea level.
Tagged Under : Andrapradesh, Asman Garh Palace, Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, Golconda Fort, Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad, Hyderabadi cuisine, Mecca Masjid, Nehru Zoological Park, Paiga Tombs, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Ramoji Film City, Salar Jung Museum
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There exists a time in life when you need to just unwind and relax for hours together, sucking in the marrow of life and just experiencing the true sense of being. This serenity and tranquillity coupled with beauteous sights of flowers and gondolas is what lakes of Jammu and Kashmir will have in store for you. From the August kings of the country, to the Nawabs and Nizams of the Muslim middle-east and the British rulers, these lakes have been the favorite vacation spots for centuries. Pack your bags and take a tour which will place you right in the middle of what can be called a heavenly experience.
Tagged Under : Dal Lake, J&K, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakes, Manasbal Lake, Mansar Lake, Nagin Lake, Pangong Lake, Surinsar Lake, Tsomoriri Lake, Wular Lake