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Taj Mahal

From the series “15 Unofficial Man-Made Wonders of the World”
The mausoleum and mosque of Taj Mahal is an outstanding architectural monument of world importance. It's located in the Indian city of Agra. Construction of the mausoleum lasted for 21 year and was completed in 1653. The story of its creation is incredibly interesting, tragic, and romantic at the same time. The mosque was built on the orders of Shah Jahan, the Mughal sultan. He decided to devote this magnificent building to his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth of fourteenth child.

The ruler attracted the best architects, masons and stone carvers from Turkey, Persia, Iran and India to construct the mosque. Since its foundation, Taj Mahal doesn't cease to amaze with its greatness. Its walls inlaid with precious stones simply enchant. Finish of rare marble has being keeping … Read all

Ladder Abaneri

From the series “Furious Footways Around the World That Make You Dizzy”
Not all of the most breathtaking stairs of the planet lead up. A good example of this is a staircase, which is located in the old Indian city of Abaneri. In ancient times, city inhabitants built a deep well, at the bottom of which they were escaping from the exausting heat. It is to the bottom of this well that the legendary Abaneri staircase leads. Like many centuries ago, today the bottom of the well is filled with water. A hundred years ago, everyone could bathe in the well, but today the historic landmark is open exclusively to pilgrims who are allowed to wash their feet in the well.

To descend into the well of the right square shape, many steep stone staircases were equipped along its perimeter. All along the perimeter there are 3500 steps. The stairs have no railing, so the descent … Read all
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Culture of regions in India

Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad is a fabulous destination for fans of sightseeing and everyone who likes visiting original museums while traveling. Bhadra Fort remains the main historic symbol of the city. It was built in the first half of the 15th century in order to protect the area. Initially, the fort was very big and had luxurious palaces, temples, and various service buildings. More than five centuries later, Bhadra Fort still has many original buildings. Today, offices of the city administration, court, … Read more
Agra
Taj Mahal is a unique historic landmark that brings millions of tourists to Agra. This spectacular palace was built in the first half of the 17th century. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan commissioned it to immortalize his first wife who died while giving birth to their 14th child. The palace with the adjacent park is an incredibly beautiful and large complex. It was built from the most precious sorts of marble, and the most talented masters and painters created the intricate design of the Taj … Read more
Amritsar
Taking into consideration the unique culture and traditions of Amritsar, it is no wonder why spectacular Harmandir Sahib is the main landmark in this Indian city. Many travelers know this temple by its informal name – the Golden Temple. This name is not random as the temple’s facade is covered with gold. It took almost 20 years to build the temple, and Harmandir Sahib opened its doors in 1604. Starting from its foundation, the temple has been the main shrine for not only local people but … Read more
New Delhi
Well, it's worth mentioning a few more museums that would be of interest to every tourist. For example, the Gandhi Smriti Museum dedicated to the last days of Mahatma Gandhi - it was here that he spent his last five months before he was killed at the end of January 1948. "The Martyr's Column" was erected in the very place where the prominent public figure was shot dead. Another museum is dedicated to the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi - this is the National Gandhi Museum where one can find a … Read more
Bombay
Mumbai is often associated with Bollywood as that’s where the famous film studio is located (it is called Mehboob Studio). You should definitely visit it and learn lots of interesting information about the Indian film industry. Those who like going to cultural performances (theatrical, music) on their holidays should visit the Royal Opera House or the Tata Theatre. To learn more about local culture, you should check out the Archaeological Survey of India Museum, an open-air live history park … Read more
Bangalore
The city is also full of interesting museums. Just look at its name “NIMHANS Brain Museum”. The fact is that this museum is under the control of the National Institute of Mental Health, and among its exhibits as you can guess, are real human brains. The idea behind its foundation is that people can get closer acquainted with the work of the principal organ. You will be told about new discoveries in this field here. Another museum worth visiting is dedicated to Indian aviation and it is … Read more
Chennai
Chennai is rich in architectural and historical attractions; this beautiful city with a long history is ready to offer its guests a rich program of excursions. The undisputed symbol of the city is the house-museum of Swami Vivekananda, the famous Indian philosopher and social activist. He has visited Chennai in 1897 and lived in a beautiful house next to Marina Beach. The beautiful building, which is one of the outstanding architectural monuments of the city, was renamed in honor of the … Read more
Goa
The major attraction of Goa is its charming nature complementing local historical and religious monuments. Idalkao Palace is notable among the historical monuments of the capital; that’s an incredibly beautiful and large building built in the 15th century. The palace is located on the banks of the Mandovi River; once it was used as fortifications. Currently this luxurious palace is the seat of the secretariat. One of the most picturesque and interesting places for fans of excursions is … Read more

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