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Jan
2019
Must-Know Facts about the Asiatic Society in Mumbai
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1. The Asiatic Library, situated in South Mumbai, is one of the most famous and oldest libraries of the city dubbed the ‘Maya Nagari’ or ‘City of Dreams’. 2. Invigorating the imagination of millions of readers of all ages, the library is stocked with over 100000 books, and has had a huge impact in the […]
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21

Jan
2019
Must know Facts about the Haji Ali’s Mosque (Dargah) in Mumbai
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1. The majestic Masjid (mosque) stands in the middle of the Arabian Sea, and can be reached walking through a narrow path that leads all the way to the mosque. 2. The Mosque was constructed in reverence and memory of the Muslim Sufi Saint Haji Ali, who was instrumental in the propagation of Islamic Sufi […]
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18

Jan
2019
Things to Know about the Mandalpatti Mountain in Coorg, Karnataka
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Situated at about 18km from the Madikeria Taluk in the district of Kodagu (Coorg) in the state of Karnataka, the Mandalpatti Mountains are part of the vast Pushpagiri reserve forest. A bumpy four-by-four Jeep ride along the circuitous road would take you atop the Mandalpatti hills. If you’re an avid bike rider, the road to […]
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09

Jan
2019
All you Need to Know About the Stone House, the First Stone Bungalow in Ooty
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The Stone House, fondly called “Kal Bangala” by the indigenous tribals of Ooty, Thodas, is the first bungalow constructed using Kal (Tamil for ‘stone’) to come up in this ravishing hill station of South India. It was built in 1822 by John Sullivan, one of the most revered personalities in Ooty, best known for establishing […]
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03

Jan
2019
All You Want to Know About the Popular Nilavoor Lake in Yelagiri
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If you are done sight-seeing the Vellore Fort, the Golden Temple and the Jalakandeswarar Temple in Vellore, take a bus or cab through the beautiful winding hill roads of Yelagiri, and head straight to the scenic Nilavoor Lake without blinking an eye. Yelagiri, often dubbed ‘Poor man’s Ooty’ is a popular hill station next to […]
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20

Dec
2018
All about the Toy Train in Ooty (Ootacamund) or Nilgiris
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Riding in the Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a bandwagon activity for those visiting Ooty (Ootacamund) in the Nilgiris hills. The reason for Nilgiri Mountain Railway to draw attention amongst other activities is that it gives the riders the pleasure to sight steep mountains, in-depth valleys, rocky terrains, dense forests, darken tunnels and tea plantations along […]
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14

Dec
2018
All you must know about the Malapascua Island, Cebu in the Philippines
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If you want to visit an undisturbed and unspoiled island for your vacation, your best option would be the Malapascua Island in the Philippines, the land of beach bum’s delight. The Malapascua is a tiny island located a few kilometres away from Cebu in the Philippines. You can reach the island by a ferry from […]
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10

Dec
2018
All you must know about the Hippodrome of Constantinople in Istanbul
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The word “hippodrome” comes from the Greek word meaning hippos (horse) and dromos (way). It was built for conducting chariot races, the most admired sports of the Byzantine region (ancient Constantinople). Beyond races, this social centre served as an arena for social events including official ceremonies, celebrations, protests, executions, parades, and coronations. Located in the […]
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07

Dec
2018
All about the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe in Switzerland!
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Whenever it comes to a holiday trip, the most striking continent that comes to our mind in Europe. Among the innumerable places in Europe Athens, Berlin, Paris, London, Zurich, etc the pick of the lot in Switzerland, also the land of skiing and trailing. Though it is known for its incredible watch manufacturing capabilities, its […]
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