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FAMOUS TOURIST PLACES IN INDIA

FAMOUS TOURIST PLACES IN INDIA Taj Mahal-Agra This mausoleum built in Agra by Mughal Emperor  Shah Jahan is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. Tea Plantation-Munnar Tea Plantations, Beautiful Valleys and the Serenity of the hills make this place a tourist hot spot. Munnar is famous for paragliding and trekking to Anaimudi. Khajuraho Temples-Chhatarpur (M.P) The...

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INDIA GUIDE STATE CAPITAL LANGUAGES PLACES OF TOURIST INTEREST ANDHRA PRADESH HYDERABAD TELUGU,URDU,HINDI ENGLISH AMARAVATI,PUTTAPARTHI,TIRUPATI, VISHAKHAPATNAM ARUNACHAL PRADESH ITANAGAR TANI,MISHRI,DAFLA, MONPA, AKA, NISHI,TAGIN ALONG,BOMDILA,ITANAGAR, PASHIGHAT, PARASURAM,KUND,VIJAYNAGAR ASSAM DISPUR ASSAMESE,BENGALI, BODO, NEPALI, ENGLISH,HINDI GUWAHATI,KAZIRANGA,MANAS BIHAR PATNA HINDI,MAITHILI,URDU, BHOJPURI,ENGLISH GAYA,NALANDA,RAJGIR,PATNA,VAISHALI CHATTISGARH NAYA RAIPUR HINDI,CHATTIGARHI, ENGLISH RAIPUR,BASTAR, CHITRAKOTE,SIRPUR GOA PANAJI KOKANI,PORTUGUESE, HINDI, ENGLISH BONDALA,MADGAO,KOLVA,MAYEM,PANAJI,AGNADA,PONDA,VASCO GUJARAT GANDHINAGAR GUJARATHI,HINDI, ENGLISH AHMEDABAD,DWARKA,GIR,GANDHINAGAR,RAJKOT,SOMNATH,VADODARA HARYANA CHANDIGARH HINDI,HARYANVI, PUNJABI,ENGLISH KURUSHETRA,PANIPAT,SULTANPUR, PINJAUR,SURAJKUND HIMACHAL PRADESH SHIMLA PAHARI,HINDI,ENGLISH DALHOUSIE,KULLU,MANALI,KOTHI, DHARAMSHALA,SHIMLA JAMMU & KASHMIR SRINAGAR KASHMIRI,URDU,DOGRI, HINDI,ENGLISH SRINAGAR,GULMARG,PAHALGAM,LEH JHARKHAND RANCHI HINDI,BHOJPURI,MAITHILI,ENGLISH RANCHI,JAMSHEDPUR,HAZARIBAG, BAIDYANATH DHAM,BOKARO,PALAMAU KARNATAKA BENGALURU KANNADA,HINDI, ENGLISH BADAMI,PATTADAKAL,BANDIPUR,BENGALURU,BELUR,HALEBIDU,HAMPI,MYSURU,NANDI HILLS,RAICHUR,UDUPI,TUNGABHADRA KERALA THIRUVANANTHAPURAM MALAYALAM,HINDI, ENGLISH ERNAKULAM,GURUVAYUR,KOVALAM, THEKKADI,THRISSUR,KALADY MADHYA PRADESH BHOPAL HINDI,ENGLISH GWALIOR,KHAJURAHO,SANCHI,SHIVPURI, KANHA N/P,BANDHAVGARH N/P MAHARASHTRA MUMBAI MARATHI,GUJARATI, HINDI,ENGLISH AURANGABAD,AJANTA,ELLORA,LONAVALA,KHANDALA,MAHABALESHWAR,NASHIK MANIPUR IMPHAL MANIPURI,HINDI, ENGLISH IMPHAL,KAINA,LOGTAK MEGHALAYA SHILLONG KHASI,GARO,JAINTIA, HINDI,ENGLISH SOHRA,JOWAI,SHILLONG,TURA MIZORAM AIZAWL MIZO,HINDI,ENGLISH AIZAWL,SAIHA NAGALAND KOHIMA NAGAMESE,KONYAK,AO, ANGAMI,ENGLISH DIMAPUR,KOHIMA,PHEK,TUENSANG ODISHA BHUBANESHWAR ODIA,HINDI,ENGLISH BALANGIR,BHUBANESHWAR,DEOGARH, KONARK,PURI PUNJAB CHANDIGARH PUNJABI,HINDI,URDU, ENGLISH AMRITSAR,ANANDPUR,JALANDHAR, NANGAL,PATIALA,SANGHAL RAJASTHAN JAIPUR RAJASTHANI,MARWARI, HINDI,ENGLISH BHARATPUR,ALWAR,JAIPUR,AJMER, JODHPUR,JAISALMER,UDAIPUR SIKKIM GANGTOK NEPALI,HINDI,ENGLISH, BHUTIA,LEPCHA GANGTOK,LACHUNG,PEMAYANGTSE, YUMTHANG TAMIL NADU CHENNAI TAMIL,HINDI,ENGLISH KANCHIPURAM,KANNIYAKUMARI,CHENNAI,MADURAI,MAMALLAPURAM,RAMESHWARAM, THANJAVUR,TRICHY,UDAGAMANDALAM TELANGANA HYDERABAD TELUGU,URDU,HINDI, ENGLISH GOLCONDA,NAGARJUNASAGAR, WARANGAL TRIPURA AGARTALA BENGALI,KAKBARAK, MANIPURI,HINDI AGARTALA,SIPAHIJALA,DUMBUR UTTARAKHAND DEHRADUN HINDI,ENGLISH, KUMAUNI, GARHWALI UTTARKASHI,HARIDWAR,RISHIKESH,...

A WEEKEND IN THE HILLS-CHIKHALDARA

A WEEKEND IN THE HILLS-CHIKHALDARA Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons Away from the hustle and bustle of urban areas, Chikhaldara is a quiet hill station in Maharashtra that offers a wide variety of flora and fauna. What also makes it special is its proximity to the Melghat Tiger Sanctuary. The glory fo Maharashtra lies in the historical fact that it has constantly fought against...

PERPETUALLY PRETTY-PENCH

PERPETUALLY PRETTY-PENCH '' And don't spend your time lookin' around For something you want that can't be found When you find out you can live without it And go along not thinkin' about it I'll tell you something true The bare necessities of life will come to you.'' Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons This probably makes for one of the simplest lessons in terms of the 'art for happy...

MAHARASHTRA’S FORGOTTEN TREASURE-PITALKHORA

MAHARASHTRA'S FORGOTTEN TREASURE-PITALKHORA Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons A group of 18 caves located just about 80 kilometres from Aurangabad once served as a Buddhist monastery and now are a valuable link to the Satavahana period. The story of Pitalkhora begins somewhere around 65 to 67 million years ago when even the Himalayas were yet to be born. A series of volcanic eruptions defined...

BLESSED BY THE GODDESS-MAHALAKSHMI

BLESSED BY THE GODDESS-MAHALAKSHMI Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons The Mahalakshmi temple at Kolhapur attracts millions of devotees throughout the year who come here to seek blessings from the presiding deity and also witness what has come to be known as a natural 'luminous miracle'. She stands alone in the holy sanctum, resplendent in her fine robes and jewels. The holy sanctum is illuminated...

LOST HERITAGE PRESERVED FOR POSTERITY-THE CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ VASTU SANGRAHALAYA, MUMBAI

LOST HERITAGE PRESERVED FOR POSTERITY-THE CHHATRAPATI SHIVAJI MAHARAJ VASTU SANGRAHALAYA, MUMBAI(CSMVS) Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (formerly Prince of Wales Museum of Western India), Mumbai is a fascinating repository of cultural heritage and an institute of learning. Apart from a representative collection of various forms of art from the Indian subcontinent, the museum houses a very interesting collection...

RIDING THE RIVER-KUNDALIKA

RIDING THE RIVER-KUNDALIKA ''The first river you paddle runs through the rest of your life. It bubbles up in pools and eddies to remind you who you are.''-Lynn Noel in his book 'Voyages'. Every river in the world has its own unique identity or personality. More so, rivers are considered as the national treasure of any country. Even India is blessed with...

ENCHANTING ABODE OF THE GODS-GANPATIPULE

ENCHANTING ABODE OF THE GODS-GANPATIPULE Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons 'One impulse from the vernal woods will teach you more of man, of moral, of evil and of good than all the sages can.' This verse aptly describes the beauty and grandeur of a place called Ganpatipule in Maharashtra. Believed to be the abode of the gods who rule the world from this divine...

RELIVING THE MIGHT OF THE MARATHAS-SHIVNERI

RELIVING THE MIGHT OF THE MARATHAS-SHIVNERI Photo Credit-Wikimedia Commons The birthplace of the great Maratha leader, Shivaji, this fort is an eye-catching experience for the tourists who visit here. A visit to Shivneri fort in Maharashtra not only provides an emotional and historical connection with the place where the great Maratha King Shivaji was born but also proves to be an opportunity to...