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This enormous country boasts many historic cities, including Lucknow, Amritsar, Jaipur, and of course capital New Delhi. But Ahmedabad (pop. 5.6 million) in the western Indian state of Gujarat is a standout for any history buff, with its renowned Islamic architecture, beautiful Jain and Hindu temples, warrenlike pols (housing clusters of families linked by caste,…
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Most people in India have visited the holy site of Tirupati at least once during their lifetime on a pilgrimage, to seek blessings or just to be in awe of the architecture. Located in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati is home to the Tirumala Venkateshwara Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Balaji. The town of Tirupati is also known for being the location of…
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A trip to North India is incomplete without a visit to the majestic city of Chandigarh. It is the capital of both Punjab and Haryana but belongs to neither state, being a Union Territory unto itself. Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier left his indelible mark as the planner of this city, with beautiful parks, spacious roads and marvellous geometric buildings making it a modern marvel of architecture and planning.
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