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Nehru Planetarium Mumbai

If you are interested in Astrology the Nehru Planetarium at Dadar, Mumbai is worth visiting. You will be impressed with the 4D show which explains the origin of the universe in an interesting manner....

Temples of Hampi

The mystic charm of Hampi has hypnotized travelers for several centuries. While this site has numerous monuments and temples, Virupaksha Temple and Vittala Temple deserve special mention. Virupaksha Temple Virupaksha Temple is the biggest...

Ruins at Hampi

If history intrigues you, Hampi is a site you must visit. It was the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Vijayanagar. Today, this ancient city is in the ruins, but its charm hasn’t subsided....

Festa de Diu (Festival of Diu)

Diu is a small Indian town. It is in the union territory of Daman and Diu. Diu was a Portuguese colony until India government annexed it in 1961. Portuguese influence is still visible in...

Rambagh Palace Jaipur

The Rambagh Palace is a famous landmark in Jaipur. It used to be the residence of the Maharaja of Jaipur. Today it is a luxury hotel owned by the Tatas. The Rambagh Palace is...

Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple

Madurai is a 2500 year old city in Tamil Nadu. Its claim to fame is the historic Meenakshi Amman Temple dedicated to goddess Parvati and her consort Shiva. Meenakshi is the incarnation of Goddess...

Rann Utsav 2015 – 2016

Kutch is the cradle of creativity. It is the largest district in the state of Gujarat. Actually, no other district in any other Indian state is larger than Kutch. Kutch has a unique topography....

Tallest Hanuman statues in India

Hanuman is one of the most popular Hindu Gods. He is known for his strength and valor. Obviously, a god of his strength and power deserves idols befitting his stature. No wonder his devotees...

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

Sanjay Gandhi National Park (formerly Borivli National Park) Wedged between Mumbai and Thane, the Sanjay Gandhi National Park is an urban jungle of its kind. It is spread over 103 sq. km. This Borivli...

Hindu God: Hanuman

Hanuman also known as Maruthi, Anjaneya or Bajrangabali is a Hindu god. He is the epitome of devotion, righteousness, valor, strength, celibacy and loyalty. An ardent devotee of Lord Ram, Hanuman plays an important...