UNLATCH THE GATES OF AURANGABAD

Fascinated by ancient and medieval architecture? Aurangabad, also known as ‘the city of gates’ will serve as a treat to your eyes. Recently declared the ‘Tourism Capital of Maharashtra’, Aurangabad is an important hub in the state’s tourism sector with its close connection to significant tourist destinations such as caves of Ajanta and Ellora and…

HYDERABAD – THE PEARL CITY OF INDIA

Hyderabad, also entitled as the city of Nawabs and the city of Pearls is the capital of Southern Indian states Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591, today the city covers an area of approximately 650 km2. Hyderabad has developed into one of the major hubs for the information technology…

CHANDIGARH : THE CITY BEAUTIFUL

Chandigarh – ‘the city beautiful’, is one of the perfect welcoming cities in terms of architecture, cultural growth and modernization. The name Chandigarh is a portmanteau of Chandi and Garh, where Chandi refers to goddess Chandi – the warrior form of goddess Parvati, and Garh applies to fort. The name is derived from Chandi Mandir, an ancient temple devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi. Attributed under one of the…

THE RAVISHING PINK CITY – JAIPUR

Fond of exploring architectural marvels? Want to be familiar with palaces and have an insight on the lifestyle of the rulers of the bygone Rajput era? Jaipur – the capital of Rajasthan state, popularly acknowledged as the ‘Pink City’, and ‘Paris of India’ is the perfect choice to plan a short weekend getaway with your…

AGRA – AN ENCHANTING AFFAIR OF THE HEART !

Sitting at the edge of the majestic Yamuna River, Agra was once the glorious capital of the mighty Mughal Empire at the peak of its power. However, in today’s world, Agra is synonymous with one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal.  It is a major tourist destination because of its many splendid…

‘NEW’ DELHI AND A BIT OF THE OLD

It’s rather difficult to slot Delhi – whether Old Delhi or New Delhi –in one particular category. To some it is a “city that never sleeps” dotted with glass-mirrored skyscrapers which house stylishly luxurious offices of multinational companies, to others it’s a metropolis with tree-lined boulevards while to many more it brings back pleasurable memories…