India Things to Do

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India Things to Do

  • Gateway of India

    4 out of 5 stars

    Mumbai Things to Do

    The view you have is very nice and there are a lot of Indian people around you too. You won't see a lot of foreigners so that's nice too. The scenery is the Port of Mumbai and the harbour that is located next to it

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  • Dudhsagar Waterfalls

    Goa Things to Do

    Dudhsagar (Sea of Milk) Falls is set amidst spectacular landscape overlooking a steep, crescent-shaped head of a valley carpeted with immaculate tropical forest, that is only reachable on foot or by train. From a distance, the waterfall appears like streams of milk rushing down the mountainside. The falls can reached by a train journey from Vasco...

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  • Red Fort

    4 out of 5 stars

    Delhi Things to Do

    One of the principal sites of Delhi and visited by thousands is the Red Fort or Lal Quila. Magnificent 30 odd metre sandstone walls, by their colour give the name. Built from 1638 by the Mughal emperors on the transfer of the capital from Agra to what became Shahjahanabad, it took 9 years to complete. At one time there were 14 gates into the fort...

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  • Amber Fort

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Jaipur Things to Do

    We had a guide for the city and our first stop was Amber (pronounced Amer) fort. A steep ramp led to the entrance, at which point you could walk up or take an elephant ride up. There is some controversy about the treatment of those elephants so we walked up to the fort. The fort was built in 1592 by Raja Man Singh I. It was built in white marble...

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  • Parks and Gardens

    Hyderabad Things to Do

    Ramoji film city is a kind of a massive park of various film sets...Its just awesome (but only when u go there for the first time)...If you are a bollywood fan u'll notice here the sets that u see in many movies...There isnt much to do but the sets are beautifull...and so are some of the parks... Also they have a theatre in there...it is a train...

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  • Lalbagh Botanical Garden

    4 out of 5 stars

    Bangalore Things to Do

    Great place to spend a couple of hours. Beautiful garden with many nice spots to rest. Don't miss the monkeys. If you have done a morning tour, you can have lunch in the MTR restaurant just across the road from the main entrance.

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  • The Red Fort

    Agra Things to Do

    U.P.CRAFT & HANDLOOM INDUSTRIES you will find it nearby agra fort cariappa road..actually many places. i want to send this to all people.. you will find many shops name like this in agra also called as MINA BAZAR. . many auto rikshaw and tangawala will tell you to buy product from these shops.. dont trust them .. they get commission from shop.....

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  • Marina Beach

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Chennai (Madras) Things to Do

    Marina Beach was a pleasant area in Madras where to have a walk. I walked all along this Marina and saw many interesting tourist attractions, such as the Fort Museum, statues devoted to Gandhi, the Madras University, the beach, etc.

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  • Auroville

    Pondicherry Things to Do

    the slowness that engulfed the place made you absorb the surroundings much more. Its just half an hour drive from Pondicherry roughly 14 kms. Its a kind of a small colony that was established by Sri Aurobindo and has been promoted several times by UNESCO. Its purpose is to promote unity of humanity.

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  • Chamundi Hill

    Mysore Things to Do

    It makes for a nice drive from Mysore. You will find one of the most popular temples in India here. Do check out the huge Nandi (Bull) statue on the way there. The hill is at 1000 meters elevation. Legend has it that Mahishasura- a king of Mysore was killed by Goddess Chamundi here. The temple has the deity wearing a garland of skulls. The...

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  • enSoie

    Kolkata (Calcutta) Things to Do

    Its story began in 1974, when Monique Meier took over the esteemed Zurich silk house Brauchbar & Sons, founded in 1894, which had supplied leading couturier in Paris & Rome with extravagant fabric. Shortly after opening its doors in Switzerland, enSoie (meaning "on-silk" in French) established its reputation in the fashion industry as a pioneer in...

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  • Chinese Fishing Nets

    4 out of 5 stars

    Kochi Things to Do

    Translation provided by Late Itzhak Hallegua of Cochin. Here rests the Kabblist and famous old man of sanctity Who emanated the light of his knowledge And shines every where n the jewish dispersion (He is) the perfect wise man (and) the righteous person of divnity (he is) the rav and teacher. Nehemia son of the rav and teacher, the wise and...

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  • Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

    New Delhi Things to Do

    Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi epitomises 10,000 years of Indian culture in all its breathtaking grandeur, beauty, wisdom and bliss. It brilliantly showcases the essence of India’s ancient architecture, traditions and timeless spiritual. Akshardham was consecrated on 6 November 2005 by Pramukh Swami Maharaj and ceremoniously dedicated to the...

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  • Napier Museum

    Thiruvananthapuram Things to Do

    This is one of the oldest museums in India. The original museum was built in 1857, it was later demolished and the current building constructed in 1880. It houses a vast display of Kerala treasures & antiques. Set in the observatory gardens the architecture is stunning. There are minarets, gothic roofs and stained glass windows, all in a variety...

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  • Attari-border

    Amritsar Things to Do

    Patriotism has its own Charm & color. Both countiries official security forces & army mutually marches on border gate & greets in front of thousands of people from both sides. It's a live example of patriotism & Humanity. The flag ceremony has its own vibe. The ceremony takes place at 4:30 & lasts an hour or so. Not a thing to miss. Not only...

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  • McLeod Ganj

    McLeod Ganj Things to Do

    To my good luck, I was fortunate to meet up with a local Tibetan monk/student named Sanpo Sange while visiting Dharamsala/McLeod Ganj. Not only is he a joy to spend the day with he will answer your many questions about Tibetans, refugees, and his life story. He will take you to the Dalai Lama Temple, Tibetan Museum, Tibetan Library and Archives,...

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  • Himalayas By Bike

    Manali Things to Do

    Manali is a really beautiful area, you feel totally alive in the mountains. We decided to do a cycling day tour to see the highlights of the area. I didn't want to be stuck inside a bus or a taxi in this beautiful area, I wanted to feel the fresh mountain air in my lungs. The trip was great we visited traditional Himalayan villages around Manali...

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  • Indian institute of Advanced Study

    Simla Things to Do

    The Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla was completed in 1888 to serve as the Viceregal lodge. The whole Indian subcontinent was ruled from the Summer Capital of Shimla, from this building in fact. The basic plan of this building was conceived by the Ninth Viceroy, The Marquess of Dufferin and Ava, with the sanction of Lord Randolph...

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  • Farmers Son Resort

    Hassan Things to Do

    it was group of friends we visited the place on the way to mangalore...initially we were hesitant to go off road from NH 47 , however road was oki once we reached been welcome with nice drink of juice.And offered many activities, we started with dirt bike ride , followed by Air riffle shooting , ATV bikes and then the paintball. Arena is well setup...

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  • Hangout-Rooftop Bar & Restaurant

    Kasauli Things to Do

    Kasauli is a small but famous Hill Station and options for a happening evening are nill, but Hangout is happening in the evening, with its sumptuous food, drinks and music. DJ Paras plays great music till 10 PM and then the Silent noise party starts at hangout disturbing no one in hotel or its open surroundings. Search engines have ranked this most...

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  • Botanical Garden

    Shibpur Things to Do

    The Kolkata Botanical Garden is the largest botanic garden of Asia. It was founded by the Colonel Alexander Kyd of the East India Country in 1786. The design of the unique and amazing landscape of the garden was initiated by Sir George King in 1872 and it is reckoned as one of the most beautiful landscaped gardens with undulating land topography...

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  • Pulga

    Manikaran Things to Do

    Drive from Kullu and reach the Manikaran hot springs. From here one can take a walk along the Parvati to the secluded village at Pulga. Begin trek from lower altitude is advised to get acclimatize, Walk through thick pine forest and passing by villages. One can take short excursions upstream from here and return to Manikaran. Start early from...

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  • Jenkins School

    Koch Bihar Things to Do

    Jenkins School is a boys-only school and was established in 1861 and is situated in the town of Cooch Behar. The then king Maharaja Narendra Narayan had an interest in education and arranged for a modern education system in Cooch Behar. He established Jenkins School to teach English and other studies. The school was named after General Jenkins, the...

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  • Marine Drive

    Mumbai Things to Do

    Marine Drive the Most beautiful place to visit when you are in Mumbai, it is a “C” Shaped road along with the beach of Arabian Sea. Marine Drive is situated over reclaimed land facing west-south-west. People visit Marine Drive to see the sun set and to take the fresh air, Marine Drive is also Known as the Queen’s Necklace because of its view at...

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  • Baga Beach

    4 out of 5 stars

    Goa Things to Do

    I visited this beach on last day & thought why I missed it on my first day? Baga beach is very clean with lots of beach shakes where you can find both foreigners and Indians. This beach is perfect for childrens as waves are not too much high like Calangute & Candolim Beach.

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  • Qutab Minar

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Delhi Things to Do

    Qutub Complex is the most visited destination in India only next to Taj Mahal. But in 2006 it was the most visited place, even beating Taj Mahal. So it is easy to imagine the rush and the crowd any given day. But once you go inside the Complex it is big enough to accommodate everyone. Designs on the walls and pillars are extravagant and lavish....

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  • Hawa Mahal

    Jaipur Things to Do

    The Hawa Mahal is a beautifully designed structure, which is in reality just a facade covering what was the women's wing of the city palace. The Hawa Mahal covers 5 floors and its pyramidal structure signifies both the crown of the Hindu god Krishna and the the tail of a peacock implying royalty and power. It was designed to permit the women to...

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  • Mosque Charminar

    Hyderabad Things to Do

    Located in the middle of the Old City, Charminar is a major landmark of Hyderabad. It was built by Mohammed Quli Wutub Shah in 1591 at the center of the city's original layout to commemorate the end of the plague. Charminar is named after its 4 minarets, each of which rises to a height of almost 50m and is surrounded by 4 kamaans (grand arches)...

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  • Tipu Sultan's Summer Palace

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Bangalore Things to Do

    Visit this quiet wooden palace, get a glimpse of the old days. Don't forget to visit the next door temple. Funny - apparently tipu had a soft spot for Vishnu and that's why he built his palace right next door. Don't expect much - so suggest to budnle this with some other activities in the area (market, temple, fort).

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  • The Taj Mahal

    5 out of 5 stars

    Agra Things to Do

    Taj Mahal needs no introduction. Agra is 204 km away from the capital of India,Delhi. The rich Mughal dynasty had pleasure to make the monuments of love & faith during their reign in India. Taj is the live symbol of that tradition. The architectural style is a blend of Hindu and Muslim and it is not known who the architect was/is. The Taj's...

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  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Chennai (Madras) Things to Do

    The Kapaleeshwar Temple is possibly the oldest temple in the city and is located in the Mylapore district of Chennai. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Kapaleeshwar Temple is characteristic of the Dravidian architectural style with its elaborate and intricately carved Gopuram, mandapams and a tank. You can find fragments of inscriptions dating back to...

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  • Sri Aurobindo Ashram

    4 out of 5 stars

    Pondicherry Things to Do

    The main reason to travel to Pondicherry (Puducherry), is to visit or to stay in the experimental city of Auroville, what I did during three days. But the town of Pondicherry has also very interesting places to spend one day or two visiting them, being the most important the ashram sheltering the tomb of Sri Aurobindo, a mystic, yogi, poet and also...

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  • Palace

    Mysore Things to Do

    The Kingdom of Mysore was ruled by the Wodeyar dynasty from 1399 until the independence of India in 1947. The Wodeyar kings first built a palace in Mysore in the 14th century, but this palace was partially damaged by a lightning strike in 1638. It was repaired and expanded, but fell into neglect by the late 18th century. It was demolished in 1793,...

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  • Coffee House

    Kolkata (Calcutta) Things to Do

    The famed Coffee House is located at College Street, opposite the Presidency College on College Street, Kolkata. Formerly It was called 'Indian Coffee House'! It has been the rendezvous place of many illustrious and notable personalities like Rabindranath Tagore, Subhas Chandra Bose, Satyajit Ray, Manna Dey, Amartya Sen, Mrinal Sen, Shashi Kapoor...

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  • Mattancherry Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    Kochi Things to Do

    Not being much into churches and temples I did want to give the Dutch Palace a squiz and enjoyed it. It is really cheap to enter and I liked the big rooms and high ceilings as well as the lovely big pictures of the Rajas that inhabited it. Check the link below for the full history. I would recommend a visit here. The drive to the Palace through...

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  • Sarwaa

    Thiruvananthapuram Things to Do

    Sarwaa is definitely a must visit store in Trivandrum. It's an eclectic store with an awesome amalgamation of various indigenous brands catering to curios, handicrafts, jewelry and options for gifting for family and friends. Options are available for all kinds of budgets. The staff is courteous and very helpful. A highly recommended place in...

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  • Rohtang Pass

    Manali Things to Do

    Almost 50 km from Manali, Rohtang Pass (Manali - Nehru kund - Kothi- Gulaba- Marhi - Rani Nallah- Rohtang Pass) is famous for spectacular view of mountains and valley and it is a trekkers paradise. Opening of the Pass is between june to october/ november.It is said that the Rohtang Pass, located in the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas, is visited...

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  • Madan Mohan Temple

    Koch Bihar Things to Do

    Madan Mohan Temple is situated in the heart of the Cooch Behar town. Constructed by Maharaja Nripendra Narayan during 1885 to 1889. The deities include Lord "Madan Mohan" , "Ma Kali" , "Ma Tara" and "Ma Bhavani". It is considered as the most sacred god of Cooch Behar and thousands of devotees visit the temple every year. On the occasion of Raas...

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  • Chowpatty Beach

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Mumbai Things to Do

    Juhu Beach is located on the shores of Arabian sea and is one of the biggest beaches of India. Ville Parle station is the closest railway station to Juhu Beach. Nice place to be if you love Indian crowd! I visited the place in the afternoon and there was less crowd.

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  • Basilica of Bom Jesus - Old Goa

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Goa Things to Do

    The Basilica of Bom (infant or good) Jesus is 9 km from Panaji on the banks of Mandovi River in Old Goa. It contains the mortal remains of Goa's patron saint, St. Francis Xavier, who died while on a sea voyage to China (Dec. 2, 1552). The Basilica is considered to be the best example of baroque architecture in India. The embalmed body of the saint...

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  • India Gate

    4 out of 5 stars

    Delhi Things to Do

    India Gate is an archway built by the British in 1931. It was constructed as a memorial for those who died in WWI although few be it locals or tourists seem to be aware of this. It was built to commemorate some 74,200 Indian volunteer troops who fought and died for the British Empire, many of which did so in the hope that soon they would have...

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  • City Palace

    4 out of 5 stars

    Jaipur Things to Do

    The City Palace was built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh and is a blend of Rajasthani and Mughal architecture. It is surrounded by spacious courtyards, gardens, and temples. There are several buildings in the complex including a very interesting arms & weapons museum located in the Maharani's Palace (which was once the queen's apartments). The...

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  • Husain Sagar Lake

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    Hyderabad Things to Do

    The Huge statue that can be seen in different photos and pitures of Hyderabad is a Buddhe Statue in the centre of the Lank called as Hussein Sagar or Locally Known as Tank Bund. This is approachable with a short boat ride from Lumbini Park and takes about 510 mins o the centre.

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  • Cubbon Park

    Bangalore Things to Do

    Cubbon Park is a large park that is located right in the middle of the city's main administrative centre. Originally created in 1884, when Major General Richard Sankey was the then British Chief Engineer of Mysore state, it covered an area of 100 acres (0.40 km2) and subsequent expansion has taken place meaning that it now covers an area of about...

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  • Fatehpur Sikri

    Agra Things to Do

    The construction of Fatehpur Sikri by Mughal emperor Akbar as the new capital of his empire actually was a big mistake. After only 15 years he abandoned it because the water supply for the city was too difficult. According to a legend Akbar build the city at this location because it was the domicile of Salim Chishti, a holy man who helped him to...

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