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Tag: history

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Where a Shah Jahan’s queen lies in solitude on the other side of Taj

At a very remote corner just outside the boundary of Taj Mahal complex towards its Eastern gate, when you climb the narrow stairs of Sandali Masjid you get an eerie

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When story transcends literature and becomes an art and drama

We all have listened to stories in our childhood. And, I am certainly not talking here about text book stories but about bedtime stories listening to grandmas in particular. It

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There would have been no Jaisalmer without Gadsisar

In the maps, Gadsisar Lake of Jaisalmer is said to be as big as the city itself! Besides size, it also shares most of its age. In about 800 years

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Lodurva, a temple to see and a love story for delight

The vast barren dunes of Thar are strewed with many mysteries of history… many of them untold, a few unexplained. A lot of it might be because of absence of

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Missing GOT already! Come, relive it at Girona in Spain

Missing GOT already! It’s certainly not easy to forget a series, as legendary as Game of Thrones. But, you still have chance to relive it and keep some of the

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When Mount Masada becomes screen for the show

Sound and light shows around historical and architectural monuments are not new. Monuments make a marvellous backdrop for such shows. We have many sound and light shows in India of

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10 things not to be missed while in Bruges

Bruges is said to be a city that will capture your heart. Being a major trading port, it has been an international metropolis for centuries. Despite this, it has retained

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Romancing the horse coaches in Bruges

Almost every city in the world has its own distinct way for tourists to explore its destinations, landscape and heritage. Few of them still have an old world charm of

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A panchpura and a legend of shepherd king at Raithal

It’s the time of the year again, when Raithal village in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand gets ready for a unique festival. A festival celebrated to welcome the cattle folk as

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Nature, myth and history of Syahi Devi Temple

Last year, when we went to Shitlakhet, we headed for an early morning trek to Syahi Devi temple. But we started a bit late, and then we had a packed

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