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Location At Fatehpur Sikri, 45 Kilometers from Agra
Ideal Time to Visit Anytime round the year, 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Attraction Quranic Inscriptions
How to Reach Hire a cab or Auto from the hotel. Private buses are also available

Buland Darwaza Fatehpur SikriBuland Darwaza is a 15-storied high gateway that guards the Northeastern entrance of the city of Fatehpur Sikri. Historians have come to a consensus that this building was constructed in the year 1575. It was commissioned by Emperor Akbar to commemorate his victory over Khandesh and Ahmednagar in Gujarat and Deccan respectively.

The intimidating structure stands 43 meters or 140 feet on the pedestal and a cool 54 feet above the ground. The gateway is approached by a steep flight of 42 steps, which add ... Read more »
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Designed By Edwin Lutyens
Year of Construction 1921
Location Near Connaught Place, Delhi
Significance War Memorial of martyred soldiers
Best Time to Visit In the late evening.

India GateIndia Gate is a war memorial of martyred soldiers, situated in the middle of New Delhi. Standing tall at a height of 42 m, Delhi India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe", seems like a gateway at the heart of a crossroad. His Royal Highness, the Duke of Connaught laid the foundation stone of India Gate in the year 1921. Designed by Edwin Lutyens, the monument was dedicated to the country after 10 years, by the then Viceroy, Lord Irwin. It stands as a tribute to the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives during World War I, when they fought for the British Army.
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Location Jaipur, Rajasthan
Highlight Its peculiar Architecture
Buit by Built in 1799, by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh
Best time to visit October to February
Timings Open 09.00 - 17.00 hrs

Hawa Mahal in JaipurThe 'Hawa Mahal' or the Palace of Wind is one of the main landmarks of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. The Hawa Mahal is a five storey building of remarkable architecture and a spectacular example of the Rajput style of architecture made of red and pink sand stone, beautifully outlined with white borders and motif's done (painted) with quick lime. You can get a spectacular view of the Jaipur city from the Hawa Mahal. It is believed that the Hawa Mahal was originally conceived with the aim of enabling ladies of the royal household to watch the everyday life and roya ... Read more »
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Location 16 kilometers from Trivandrum / Thiruvananthapuram
Main Attractions Beach resorts and water sports

Kovalam Beach TrivandrumOne of the most popular beaches in Trivandrum, Kovalam beach is situated at a distance of 16 kilometers to the south of Trivandrum city. The natural beauty of this beautiful beach is what attracts people from far and wide to come here. It takes an hour from Trivandrum to reach this scenic beach, which is famous for its beach resorts. The Kovalam beach in Kerala offers the best of facilities to its visitors like sunbathing, swimming, Ayurvedic massages and plenty of other options. Check out the Thiruvananthapuram Kovalam beach and come here to recharge your energy levels and feel refreshed once again.

One of the most famous and popular ... Read more »
Views: 690 | Added by: tourdestination | Date: 01.07.2009 | Comments (2)

Location Uttara Kannada district
Best Time to Visit November to February
How to Reach Connected by road to Bhatkal (16 km) and Kollur (63 km). Nearest railway station is Bhatkal.

Murudeshwar Beach KarnatakaLocated around 165km from Mangalore, the temple town of Murudeshwar is also known for its picturesque beaches. Dotted with coconut and areca groves, the Murudeshwar beach is surrounded by the sea to the west and undulating hills to the east. While the sacred shrine is thronged by devout worshippers, the beach is an ideal refuge for vacationers.

The Murudeshwar temple situated atop a small hill called Kanduka Giri is a major tourist attraction. The temple is ornamented with Chalukya and Kadamba sculptures in the Dravidian style and is believed to be ... Read more »
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Location The extreme southern tip of peninsular India, the confluence of the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea.
Best Time October to March
Attractions Kanyakumari Temple, Gandhi Memorial, Vivekanand Rock Memorial
Nearest Airport In Trivandrum about 80 kms away, well connected by all flights.

Kanyakumari BeachPerched at the southern most extreme of India at a stunning locale of the confluence of the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal, Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari), is an important pilgrim center. The vast expanse of the mesmerizing Kanyakumari has some of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially on full moon days.

A Visual Feast
Kanyakumari beach has a breathtaking sight with multi-colored s ... Read more »
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Getting There Hire a cab or an Auto Rickshaw
Best Time All year round but best between November and January
Attractions Anna Durai and MGR Memorials

Marina Beach ChennaiMarina Beach looks like a leaf out of the Arabian nights. Golden sand, clean surroundings and a shimmering clean blue sea; that is what Marina beach is all about. Stretched across a length of 12 Kilometers along the Bay of Bengal, The beach is counted among one of the longest beaches in Asia. Mount Stuart Elphinstone, the then Governor of Madras state, developed this place as a tourist spot in early 1880s.

Marina beach is located on the eastern side of Chennai, adjoining the Bay of Bengal. The most picturesque scene at this place is sunrise and sunset. Many people come here for swimming and bathing also altho ... Read more »
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Location 10 km to the west of Mapusa

Baga Beach MapusaBaga Beach, situated at a distance of approximately 10 km from Mapusa, is one of the most magnificent beaches of Goa. It is considered to be just an extension of the famous Calangute Beach, but is much less crowded than the latter. Infact, it has a number of secluded and peaceful nooks and corners, where one can just laze around and relax. Baga Beach falls on the west coast of Goa, along the mighty Arabian Sea.

The rock-strewn and wooded headland of the beach seems to be dipped in an air of tranquility. Though a part of Calangute Beach, Baga boasts of much more variety in its natural beauty. It is the pure and untouched beauty of the beach that draws a large number of tourists, from India as well as abroad. There is no ac ... Read more »
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Location Bardez taluka, 15 km from Panaji
Best Time to Visit November to March
Attractions The most popular beach in Goa, best infrastructure for tourists, handicraft boutiques, water sports

Calangute Beach GoaCalangute is Goa's flagship beach and it plays an irreplaceable role in the state's tourism sweepstakes. Stretching over an expanse of seven kilometers, Calangute beach is known by the sobriquet the 'Queen of Beaches' for its pre-eminence among the scenic beaches that dot the Goan landscape. Due to its extreme popularity, Calangute beach beckons tourists and backpackers from all over the world.

Before becoming a tourist haven, Calangute was a nondescript fishing village frequented by the hippies in the 70's and 80's. But over the years Calangute ... Read more »
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Location Bardez taluka, North Goa district
Best Time to Visit November to February
Attractions Wednesday flea market, trance parties on full moon nights

Anjuna Beach GoaLocated 18 km from state capital Panaji, the Anjuna beach enjoys an iconic status for its notorious trance parties and the exotic Wednesday flea market. Throbbing with a multitude of activities, this palm-fringed beach draws tourists and backpackers from all over the world.

If you love to frolic in the sea and crave for a bath in the azure waters, Anjuna beach in Goa is the ideal place for you. The rocky promontory at the southern end of the Anjuna beach keeps the sea calm and you can safely take your plunge. Anjuna is well known for its famous flea market that burst at the seams with an astounding variet ... Read more »
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