Lucknow, Clock Tower, 1857 Revolt, Cannon Shot, Historic City

Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. The historic city is famous for its heritage buildings, haunted structures, etc. The city was the seat of power of Nawabs during 18th and 19th centuries. Ruins of the British Residency Complex at Lucknow, the residence for the British Resident General and site…

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Mirzapur, Historical Places, Fort, Temples

Mirzapur is a city famous for brass-ware, carpets, clay pots, toys, etc, in Uttar Pradesh state, India. Its also famous for the holy shrines Vindhyachal, Ashtbhuja & KaliKhoh and historical places like Chunnar Fort. Mirzapur view from River Ganges. Vindhyavasini Devi Temple is a famous and revered ‘Shakti Peethas‘ in India. Vindhyavasini temple is dedicated…

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Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Fort, Kumbh Mela

Allahabad

Allahabad is the second oldest city in India after Kashi alias Varanasi alias Banares. It is situated in Utter Pradesh state of India.  3 holy rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the invisible Saraswati confluence here. The meeting point of these three rivers is called Triveni Sangam and is considered very sacred for Hindus. It is believed…

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Birla Mandir, Birla Family Tree

Birla Mandirs are a group of temples constructed by the Birla family (Birlas) across India. Birla Mandirs exists at New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kurushetra , Shahad, Bhopal, BITS Pilani,Jaipur, Patna, Akola, Varanasi (2 Birla Mandirs at Varanasi), Renukoot, Nagda, Brajrajnagar, Gwalior and Alibaug, Birla Mandir construction is still going on at some places and…

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Golden Triangle Tour Packages in India 

Golden triangle India tour package is the most popular tour package in India covering Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. These 3 historical places are situated in the shape of a triangle and hence the package got that name. Golden triangle tour packages in India covers many heritage sites in these historic places. These include UNESCO world…

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Mathura – Lord Krishna's Birth Place, Kesava Deo Temple

Mathura in Utter Pradesh state of India is the birth place of Lord Krishna (God Krishna, Sri Krishna) and is one of the seven holiest cities for Hindus. Mathura Kesava Deo Temple. Kesava Deo Temple is the main temple in the Krishnajanmabhoomi complex. Krishnajanmabhoomi complex is the complex housing the Kesava Deo Temple, the prison…

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Varanasi alias Banaras

Varanasi alias Banaras or Kashi, the pilgrim city Varanasi alias Banaras or Benares or Kashi (Image Courtesy : Wikimedia). Varanasi alias Banaras, is one of the most famous pilgrimage places for Hindus,Buddhists and Jains in India. Varanani is situated in the state of Utter Pradesh in North India. Varanasi is the most sacred and holy…

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Dudhwa National Park, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve

Dudhwa National Park (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Dudhwa National Park and Dudhwa Tiger Reserve are in the Lakhimpur Kheri District of Utter Pradesh state in India, on the Indo-Nepal border. Dudhwa National Park offers extensive opportunities for those who are nature lovers, bird watchers, wildlife enthusiasts, etc. Dudhwa National Par is part of the Terai ecosystem, which…

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Pillars of Mauryan king Ashoka

The original Lion Capital of Ashoka Ashoka the Great, Buddhist Mauryan king, erected a series of pillars in different states of North India around the third century B.C. . They pillars are mainly found in the states of Utter Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi , etc, which were part of the Mayura dynasty those days. Pillar at Sarnath is…

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Fatehpur Sikri, Mughal Architecture, Golden Triangle India Tour

Fatehpur Sikri, the erstwhile Mughal Capital, is in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh in India. Fateh Pur sirki is at 37 kilometers distance from Agra, famous for one of the seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal. Fatehpur Sikri tour is part of golden triangle tour packages in India, as Fatehpur is on your way to Jaipur…

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