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Land Of Surprises: Make A Journey And Witness The UNESCO World Heritage Site In India!

You will always experience a thrill when you visit India, as it is the largest democracy in the world. It is a multi-cultural, multi religious and multi ethnic country and it always holds surprises for you. It is a country with rich culture and traditions and marching towards becoming one of the super powers on Earth. It is the seventh largest country in the world and home to over a billion people.

When you take out a journey to India you can visit man made attractions and the other natural attractions are hill stations, beach destinations, back waters, and of course the unpolluted rural India. You wouldn’t have visited a country with such variety. If you delve deep you will never understand what exactly the country is and just go along with the flow. It has a great culinary tradition and it differs from state to state. So expect the unexpected at this land of great civilization.

UNESCO Certified Sites Of India

This rich country proudly boasts of 35 heritage sites which are UNESCO certified. If you visit this country you will be confused by the choice it provides and just make out a list of what you should visit and after all the visits you will surely come back again to make future trips. It is inspirational, awe inspiring and one visit will leave you speechless.

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Hill Forts Of Rajasthan
These are located on the Aravalli mountain range and the fortifications of these forts are strong. It is famous for its Rajput Military defence architecture. A mini city with markets, temples, urban and trading centres existed in this fort.

Buddhist Monuments At Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh
This oldest stone structure in India was built by Emperor Ashoka in 3rd century BC and it is 46 kms from Bhopal. The core of the building is a hemispherical brick structure.

Towering Chola Temples
The Brihadisvara Temple, Gangaikonda Chola Puram and Airavateshwara temple. Brihadisvara temple is a milestone of Chola architecture. It reflects an ancient culture and heritage of Tamil culture.

Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh
It is the place where earliest traces of human life on Indian subcontinent was discovered. It is more than 1, 00,000 years old and it indicates the beginning of South Asian Stone Age.

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Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra
It dates back to around 2nd century BC and it consists of 31 rock cut Buddhist caves, monuments, paintings and sculpture. It marks the beginning of Indian classical art.

Nanda Devi And valley Of Flowers National Park, Uttrakhand
It is famous for a large spread of flowers and it covers the entire valley like a bed sheet.

Red Fort, New Delhi
It is in New Delhi and it is a perfect example of Mughal architecture. It is made of red sand stone and it has smaller buildings in it.

Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha
It is in the shape of a gigantic chariot with carved wheels and it is led by 6 carved horses. It reflects the grandeur of Kalinga Style architecture.

Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary
It is in the flood plains of Brahmaputra and it has the largest population of the Indian one horned rhinos.

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Sundarbans National Park
It is the largest mangrove forests in the world and it is the largest reserves for Bengal Tiger.

With many, many visits you will get a feel of India and each visit will not satisfy you and you will yearn for more. UNESCO world heritage site in India are many.


7 Things To Do In Delhi During A Cultural Visit

things to do in Delhi

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Delhi is well known as ‘The City of Djinns’. The city has been rebuilt seven times in its recorded history and provides travelers with innumerable options for sightseeing. The forts, temples, tombs and palaces in India’s capital make it a remarkable synthesis of tradition and modernity. This is the major reason why Delhi invokes the admiration of culture aficionados from around the world. If you are planning for a trip to northern India, then Delhi would be the first place to begin with. Here are a number of things to do in Delhi while coming for a cultural visit: –

Lotus Temple

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Lotus Temple

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Visit the Lotus Temple

One of the most popular tourist sites in Delhi, the Lotus Temple has been built in the shape of a lotus flower, which is considered sacred in Indian culture. Its 27 flower petals are made from marble. A sacred place for Bahá’ís, it is open to people from all religions. Situated in the middle of manicured gardens, you will enjoy the tranquil atmosphere here.

Hauz Khas Complex

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Hauz Khas Complex

Hauz Khas Complex holds a special place in the hearts of history lovers. Originally known as Hauz-e-Alai, some of the popular artefacts here include a mosque, a number of tombs and a water tank which served as an important water source in medieval times.

Built in the early part of 14th century, the tank was used for water storage especially during the summer season. Hauz Khas Village, located at the entrance of the area is home to some of the best cafes, restaurants and boutique stores of south Delhi.

Lodi Gardens

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Lodi Gardens

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Marvel the beauty of Lodi Gardens

Lodi Gardens resembles the structure of Hauz Khas Complex but holds greater charm among visitors. It is a public park which is home to many Mughal tombs and monuments. A popular attraction among artists, it is also frequented by people for picnics. Built 500 years ago, it’s one of the top tourist attractions that you should include in your things to do in Delhi list.

India Gate

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India Gate

Built in 1931 in the memory of Indian soldiers who attained martyrdom, the India Gate is 42 meters tall. A continuously burning flame under the gate is a tribute to honor soldiers who died fighting for the nation.

Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar

A major landmark of Delhi, the Qutub Minar is a 72.5-meter tall minaret which looks like the Leaning Tower of Pisa from a distance. Made of red sandstone, the tower has intricate carvings and inscriptions on it. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Qutub Minar is one of the finest examples of Islamic architecture.

Humayun's Tomb

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Humayun’s Tomb

A fine example of Persian architecture, the tomb is the resting place of the Mughal emperor Humayun. You can also come across the graves of some other Mughal emperors here. Surrounded by gardens, the building is surrounded by a number of marble stones.

Tomb of Safdarjung

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Tomb of Safdarjung

Built in 1754, the tomb is a mausoleum of Safdarjung, a notable noble of Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah. Surrounded by Mughal gardens, it is similar in structure to Humayun’s Tomb.

Visit Bollywood Film Sets And Meet Your Favourite Superstars : Things To Do In Mumbai!

Mumbai is a fantastic city, a typical urban definitive – home  to a number of corporate giants and Businesses, a vacationer’s paradise and the nursery of movie stars. It is one of the most famous cities in the world and has remained an important centre of art and commerce. The port is a distinguishing factor, which allows for trade and added connectivity to the west, through seaways.

Mumbai Tourism
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There are numerous things to do in Mumbai and one needs to meticulously plan in order to cover all the famous and revered locations. Preferably, a week’s vacation would be perfect, in order to experience the city, in its complete audacity. The Marathi population is very friendly and it is quite easy to mingle with the locals.


Places In Mumbai
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Party Your Way Through The Night – Best Things To Do In Mumbai

The Mumbai city has it all covered, when it comes to tourism. It has everything  for everyone, quite literally. The coast offers one of the finest views of sunrise and sunset, and a brilliant place to relax in, while the  commercial plazas are something to look forward to, for any shopoholic.

Shopping Mall And Plazza's In Mumbai
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Talking about shopping, the Chattrapati Shivaji Terminal, Red Fort Area, is quite famous for the trinkets and junk jewellery for very cheap prices.The null Bazaar, Zaveri Bazaar, Crawford Market and Babulnath, etc., are a few must visit places around the area. The chats are something to die for, in the locality. The vada pavs, Pav Bhajji, Gol Gupas, etc., are delicious and will make any evening a special one for the tourists.

The Crawford Market deserves a special mention too, for the interested shoppers. The hustle and bustle of the market is well, quite legendary and the Romanesque, ancient architecture just highlights the exuberance of the place further.

Chattrapati Shivaji Terminal
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One can also engage themselves in the game of bubble football or body zorbing, in which a person stays inside a big bubble and  can only commute by moving the bubble by his body. The llast maan standing wins the game. It is quite entertaining as well as one of those interesting things to do in Mumbai for a nominal cost.

Malls, , The Exquisite Hotels, Wankhade Stadium– Best Things To do In Mumbai

As already mentioned, the city of Mumbai is blessed with the presence of Arabian Sea on its west and therefore water activities flourish in this place. The Yatching experience, in the hangover cruise, in the port town of Colaba is a truly enriching experience.