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Akshardham temple is very big and beautiful. It is the masterpiece of architectural art. It contains beautiful gardens and fountains. One must go there.The Akshardham Temple in Jaipur is a popular stop on the tourist route in Jaipur. It is dedicated to the Hindu God Narayan. The temple is known primarily for its beautiful idols, carvings on the walls and the sheer grandeur of the exteriors of the temple.
The temple is surrounded by lush green gardens which provide a lovely view of the area ar... Read More
The Shila Devi Temple is situated at Amber Fort of Pink City Jaipur. Maharaja (Ruler) Man Singh was a devotee of goddess Kali and invoked her grace both in peace and during war. According to legend, this image was brought by Maharaja Man Singh from eastern part of Bengal in the last quarter of 16th century A.D. While in an encounter with the ruler Kedar (a ruler in the empire of King Pratapaditya), Maharaja Man Singh did not get success for the 1st time and so, he prayed for the success to godde... Read More
At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42 m high India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway in the middle of a crossroad. Almost similar to its French counterpart, it commemorates the 70,000 Indian soldiers who lost their lives fighting for the British Army during the World War I. The memorial bears the names of more than 13,516 British and Indian soldiers killed in the Northwestern Frontier in the Afghan war of 1919.
The foundation stone of India Gate was laid by His Royal Highness, the Du... Read More
Lotus Temple or Baha'i Temple, called in more traditional way, is a house of worship completed in the year 1986 under the supervision of Persian architect Fariborz Sahba.
Lotus Temple is one of the remarkable architectures of Bahai faith. It is located at Kalkaji in New Delhi. The temple looks like a lotus flower and is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand. The temple has no restrictions for visitors and is open to people from all religions. The place provides immaculate environment for me... Read More
Fateh Sagar Lake is the second artificial lake of Udaipur, the first being Jaisamand lake. It was originally built by Maharana Jai Singh in the year 1678 AD, but later on reconstructed and extended by Maharana Fateh Singh, As lot of destruction was caused by heavy rains.
It lies immediately to the north of, and connected by a canal to Pichhola Lake, which had been established by Maharana Udai Singh II a century earlier. Fateh Sagar is 2.4 km. long, 1.6 km. wide and 11.5 m. at its deepest poin... Read More
Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. In 1362, the beautiful lake was built by Pichhu Banjara during the ruling period of Maharana Lakha. Talking about the dimensions of Pichhola Lake, it is extended to 3 miles in length, 2 miles in width and has depth of 30 feet.
In 1560, a year after Maharana Udai Singh II began building his new capital of Udai... Read More
The Albert Hall Museum also known as Central Museum is located in the Ram Niwas Garden. Ram Niwas Garden is located outside the city wall which is located opposite to the New Gate in Jaipur. Albert Hall is the oldest museum in Jaipur. Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II was responsible for the construction of this museum in the year 1868, when King Edward the Prince of Wales visited India.
Maharaja Ram Singh wanted that this building should be a town hall, but his successor wants that this should be mu... Read More
The Temple of Govind Dev Ji is one of the most sacred and famous tourist destinations in India. It is located in the City Palace complex, in Jaipur, Rajasthan. The deity, Govind Dev Ji, is none other than Lord Shri Krishna himself. It is believed that the image in this temple looks exactly how Lord Krishna looked during his incarnation on earth.The idol of Govind Dev Ji is strikingly beautiful for its complete resemblance with Lord Krishna, and the temple is placed between Chandra Mahal and Bada... Read More