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|The Agra city is world wide famous for its Taj Mahal, which is the mausoleum of Mumtaz Mahal, wife of Emperor Shah Jahan. Agra also have many other places to see one of them is Agra Fort, build by Emperor Akbar between 1565 - 1573. The Tomb of Akbar is 12 km from Agra City.|
|Founded in 1488. A timeless desert city.ringed by 7Km. long walland famed for its sandstone architechture which stands in stark contrast to the surrounding desert wilderness.
Sights:Junagarh Fort, 1588, with saveral places and temples, Lallgarh Palace cavered from red sandstone, Ganga Golden Jublee Museum and a Camel Breeding Farm.
|The Capital Of India, Delhi is divided into two main divisions, Old Delhi and New Delhi. Delhi have all the world class facilities which one can avail.
SightsRed Fort - Build by Shah Jahan in 1648. Purana Quila - Light and Sound Shows at evening. Humayun's Tomb - The old fort of Humanyun. India Gate - Which was build in the honour of Indian Soldiers. Rashtrapati Bhawan - Former residence of Viceroy, now the residence of President of India. Parliament House ,Qutab Minar - Build in 1199, Connaught Place, Chandni Chowk and much more.
|Founded 1459.A startling fortress-city and shopper's paradise for rare artifacts not found elsewhere. Apart from the grandeur of the imposing palace and fort, the city itself is a piece of remarkable history. Sights: Mehrangarh Fort - One of the most imposing sights of India with it's intricately carved sandstone edifice sitting ,seemingly impregnable, atop a 400 ft high rock. Inc Museum of colorful, historical artifacts. Also: Mandore (8kms) - former capital. Landscaped gardens, ancient temples, cenotaphs; Hall of Heroes - 16 larger than life sculptures, carved from one rock, of Hindu & folk deities.|
|Founded 1599, the glory, the chivalry and valour of the rajputs is displayed at it's finest by the grandeur of this lovely, lake side city. The city is a constant procession of places,temples, lakes and cenotaphs, each out doing the other in it's beauty. The bazaars offer fine crafts especially vividly colored paintings.Places to visit: City Palace, Lake Palace, Shivniwas Palace, Shaliyon ki Badi, Jagdish Temple, Lake Fateh Sagar.|
|The remoteness & isolation of Khajuraho.has ensured the survival of one the India's greatest treasures. Built 950-1050AD. 85 temples of which 22 survive, covered in friezes & sculptures claimed to be the most perfect depiction of human form in stone. More famed for thier erotic sculptures, they in fact, depict, inexquisite detail, the everyday life of people,both rich & poor of the 11th century.Places to visit: Erotic Khajuraho Temples.|
|The city is a constant procession of places,temples, lakes and cenotaphs, each out doing the other in it's beauty. The bazaars offer fine crafts especially vividly coloured paintings.A remote outpost of mankind untouched by the modern age. In the Indus Valley beneath the shadow of the Himalyan & Karakoram Mountains.
Leh Palace, a mini Tibetan Potala; Shey, Thikse, Hemis, Alchi, & many other monasteries of great antiquity and charm.
|The relaxed Tamil nature and pleasant location on the Bay of Bengal makes this, possibly, the nicest of India's large cities (4th Largest). Many buildings are coated in chunam, a mix of limestone & seashell making the walls shimmer.
Kapaleshwar Temple, the pyramidal gateway tower soars to 37m .& has intricate carvings; San Thome Cathedral 16th C.Fort St. George, built by East India Co.in 1460; St Mary's church, 1679, the oldest Anglican church in Asia, & oldest, intact English building in India; Museum and Gallery.
|Lies in the hear of the Thar Desert and has a population, 0f about 78000. City also know as "GOLDEN CITY".Jaisalmer founded by Rawal Jaisal in 1156 A.D. Jaisalmer was the last to sign the instuement of agreement with British. Jaisalmer city used to be major trade centre of Western countries to India. Places to visit in Jaisalmer - Gadi Sagar Lake, Golden Fort, Golden Havlie.|