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Brihadeswara Temple- Tamil Nadu-India

Brihadeswara Temple-  Tamil Nadu-India | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

..The Brihadeswara temple lies to the southern part of the city of Tanjavur between the Grand anicut canal and the Vadavar river. Dedicated to Lord Shiva , this magnificent temple was built in 1003 AD by the chola king Rajaraja I.

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Bara Imambara - Uattar Pradesh-India

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Bara Imambara is the world's largest arched room without any pillars and one of the major attractions of Lucknow. It was built in 1784 by the then Nawab of Awadh.
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Welcome To Indian Museum

Welcome To Indian Museum | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

The history of the origin and the growth of the Indian Museum is one of the remarkable events towards the development of heritage and culture of India.

Founded in 1814 at the cradle of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (at the present building of the Asiatic Society , 1. Park Street, Kolkata ), Indian Museum is the earliest and the largest multipurpose Museum not only in the Indian subcontinent but also in the Asia-Pacific region of the world

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:: CHIDAMBARAM TEMPLE ::

:: CHIDAMBARAM TEMPLE :: | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

Chidambaram Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the heart of the temple town of Chidambaram,Tamil Nadu)

 

Chidambaram is one of the five holiest Shiva temples, each representing one of the five natural elements; Chidambaram represents akasha (aether). The other four temples in this category are: Thiruvanaikaval Jambukeswara,Trichy (water), Kanchi Ekambareswara (earth)Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai Arunachaleswara (fire),Thiruvanna malai and Kalahasti Nathar (wind),Kalahasti

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Khajuraho Temples India- Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho Temples India- Madhya Pradesh | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Khajuraho, a small village situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh, is known for being home to temples carved with the most erotic sculptures in entire India. One look at the temples and you will get a visual picture of the sensual pleasures enjoyed by human
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Edakkal caves- Kerala India- Ancient Caves

Edakkal caves- Kerala India- Ancient Caves | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Edakkal caves in Ambukuthi hills are situated around 10 km from Sulthan Bathery in Wayanad district, Kerala. It is considered to be one of the earliest centres of human habitation.
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The Golden Chariot- Karnataka State tourism Development Corporation,

The Golden Chariot- Karnataka State tourism Development Corporation, | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Official website of the Golden Chariot,run by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation, a Government of Karnataka undertaking. We welcome you aboard a fascinating journey through the many worlds of Karnataka.
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Everything you wanted to know about Darjeeling

Everything you wanted to know about Darjeeling | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
The summer months are the best time for visiting Darjeeling when the climate remains in a pleasant mood. Summers arrive in the month of April and lasts till June with a maximum temperature of 25°C.
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The Elephanta Caves- Maharasthra - India

The Elephanta Caves- Maharasthra - India | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

9 nautical miles across the sea from the Gateway of India lay Elephanta, also known as 'Gharapuri'. Visit this green island for the wonders of the 7 th century

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:: Akshardham Temple - Archtiectural Marvel

:: Akshardham Temple - Archtiectural Marvel | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Official website of Delhi Tourism, Government of NCT of Delhi. Website provides information about Travel places, Accommodation, Culture, and Heritage, Monument, Transport, Food, Entertainment, Shopping and Booking in Delhi.
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Kaziranga National Park- World Heritage Site in India

Kaziranga National Park- World Heritage Site in India | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Kaziranga National Park - a guide to Kaziranga National Park Assam, Travel to Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary, Kaziranga National park attractions,Kaziranga National park flora and fauna Kaziranga National Park Tour in Assam, Kaziranga Wildlife Sanctuary,...
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Shillong in India- The worlds wettest place

Shillong in India- The worlds wettest place | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

Shillong, the capital of Meghalaya, is a hill town, situated in the north eastern part of India. Shillong in Meghalaya is situated at an altitude of 1496 m above sea leve

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Nainital Hill Station,India -

Nainital Hill Station,India - | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

Need a break from the heat and the dust? Arrive at the hill resort of Nainital tourism. The popular summer retreat of India, Nainital attracts innumerable tourists during the summer heat. The hill resort is indeed a pleasure. The gorgeous greens and the majestic mountains add to the beauty of the hill resort. .

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La Martiniere Lucknow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

La Martiniere Lucknow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

La Martinière College is an educational institution located in Lucknow, the capital of the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. The college consists of two schools on different campuses for boys and girls. La Martinière Boys' College was founded in 1845 and La Martinière Girls' College was established in 1869.

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Lakshadweep Beaches- Indian Beach

Lakshadweep Beaches- Indian Beach | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

The spell bound expanse of emerald isles, Lakshadweep studded in the blue water of the Arabian Sea unfolds another world in itself. The panorama encompasses magnificent lagoons, sylvan sea shores, miles of sun drenched sand and the enchantment of swaying palms.

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‘Per foreign tourist spending maximum in India’

‘Per foreign tourist spending maximum in India’ | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
The country is inarguably the favourite destination of foreign tourists who prefer to stay here for a fairly long time and buy a lot of local products, making India top the list of countries where international tourists spend most.
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Hawa Mahal Jaipur , Rajasthan, India

Hawa Mahal Jaipur , Rajasthan, India | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Built in 1799 AD by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, Hawa Mahal was constructed so that women of royal families could a view of everyday life through the windows, as they never appeared in public.
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BodhGaya - Buddhist Sacred Places in India

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Bodhgaya is one of the most important and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage center in the world. It was here under a banyan tree, the Bodhi Tree, Gautama attained supreme knowledge to become Buddha,the Enlightened One. Born; in the foothills of the Himalayas as a Sakya prince of Kapilvastu (now in Nepal), most of the major events of his life, like enlightenment and last sermon, happened in Bihar

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Ladakh Trekking - Zanskar Trek-India

Ladakh Trekking - Zanskar Trek-India | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

Zanskar Trek-Ladakh, Northern India. Himalayan summer trekking in northern India 's Ladakh province, known as "Little Tibet".Zanskar lies south of the Indus valley and north of the Great Himalayan Range

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Palace on Wheels India - Rated 4th Best Luxury Train in the World

Palace on Wheels India - Rated 4th Best Luxury Train in the World | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Straight to the heart of princely state of Rajasthan, Palace on Wheels is definitely a lifetime journey to the most glamorous region of northern and north-western India.
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Matheran Hillstation- You will love it

Matheran Hillstation- You will love it | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

Your toy train chugs along slowly without a care in the world. During the two hour ascent, food vendors and monkeys jump on and off as the valley glides by sedately.

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Ajanta and Ellora Caves Travel Guide- World Heritage Site

Ajanta and Ellora Caves Travel Guide- World Heritage Site | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
The Ajanta caves and Ellora caves in India are astonishingly hand carved into hillside rock in the middle of nowhere. Here's what you need to know about where the caves are located, how to see them, and how much they cost.
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Sun Temple, Konark in India- World Heritage Site

Sun Temple, Konark in India- World Heritage Site | Gateway to India | Scoop.it

Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda), at Konark, in Orissa. It was constructed from oxidizing and weathered ferruginous sandstone by King Narasimhadeva I

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Colorful Fair & Festivals of Rajasthan-Must see place in India

Colorful Fair & Festivals of Rajasthan-Must see place in India | Gateway to India | Scoop.it
Colors of Rajasthan The Rajasthani's passion for color and unforgettable celebrations is proved through the elaborate rituals and also the gay abandon that he surrenders himself towards the numerous...
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