What Everybody Ought To Know About Gondal Palace Heritage Hotel

Gondal is historic city and one of the eight first class princely states of Kathiawar Agency, political unit responsible for some 200 small princely states of current Gujarat state, under Bombay Presidency in British India. The princely state of Gondal was eligible for The 11 gun salute  from the British and was ruled by a  Rajput…

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Historical Monument Teen Darwaza at Ahmedabad

Teen Darwaza

Teen Darwaza is an ancient gateway built in 1415, on the east of Bhadra Fort in Ahmedabad, India. These three Darwazas were constructed by Ahmed Shah I. The work was completed in 1415. Teen Darwaza in Ahmedabad. Teen Darwaza (Darwaza means door) consists of three arches which leads to a larger area, which was once…

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Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Dadra and Nagar Haveli is a Union territory in Western India, consisting of 2 different geographical entities with the same names. Silvassa, Capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Nagar Haveli is wedged between Maharashtra state and Gujarat state. Dadra is a smaller area surrounded by Gujarat. Silvassa is the capital city of this Union Territory….

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Mahatma Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram

Sabarmati Ashram was the Ashram established by the Great Indian independence movement leader Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi fondly called Mahatma Gandhi, on the banks of River Sabarmathi in Ahmedabad, Gujarat state of India.   Gandhiji’s Charkha and table at Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad. Mahatma Gandhi lived at this Ashram spread over 36 acres of land for around…

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Rani ki Vav – The Queen’s Stepwell and Lord Vishnu Avatars

Rani ki Vav is a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. It is step-well with intricate works at Patan in Gujarat state, India. Rani-ki-vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Rani-ki-Vav means “the Queen’s Stepwell”. Rani in Hindi Language means Queen and Vav means well. The Step-well is on the banks of River Saraswati. It was built…

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Calico Museum of Textiles, Sarabhai Foundation

Calico Museum of Textiles is at Ahmedabad, Gujarat state, India, maintained by Sarabhai Foundation. Calico Museum of Textiles, Ahmedabad. Image courtesy –Calico Textiles Museum website, calicomuseum.org, This museum was established in 1949 at Calico Mills Premises by Industrialist Gautam Sarabhai and his sister Gira Sarabhai, along with the industrial house of Calico. The Museum of…

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Lakhpat Fort in the Haunted City of Rann of Kutch

Lakhpat is a haunted city in Kachchh district of Gujrat at the mouth of Kori Creek. It was once a busy port city and the center of trade. It lost its prominence after an earthquake in 1819 changed the course of Indus River, after the formation of the natural dam, Allahbund. As per 2011 census,…

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