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Pehowa in Kurukshetra -Temples,Location,History

Pehowa Location                                                                                                 The ancient town of Pehowa is located in Kurukshetra district of the northern Indian state of Haryana. Situated 27 km west of Thaneswar at an average elevation of 734 feet, the town of Pehowa is a pilgrim center known for its historic legends and revered temples. History       The Read more [...]

Pattadakal -Temples,History,Location,How to Reach

Pattadakal Location Pattadakal is located on the banks of river Malprabha in Bagalkot district of northern Karnataka. At a distance of about 29 km from Badami, the place has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site and is famous for temples dating back to 8th century AD belonging to Chalukyan dynasty. Situated at a distance of about 10 km from Aihole and 514 km from the capital city of Bangalore, the village of Pattadakal hosts an impressive series of nine Hindu temples as well as a Jain sanctuary Read more [...]

Panchkula Religious and Historical Places,Location

Panchkula Location Panchkula is a city located in Panchkula district of Haryna , north India. Part of Chandigarh capital region, the city also shares its border with Mohali district in Punjab. Known as a satellite city, the city of Panchkula is one of the three cities collectively known as Chandigarh Tricity , two other cities being Mohali and Chandigarh. The city hosts the prestigious Mansa Devi temple and is also known for its primitive existence dating back to Paleolithic era. History The Read more [...]

Nelakondapalli History,Location,How to Reach

Nelakondapalli Location   Nelakondapalli is a town located in Khammam district of Telangana, India. Situated at a distance of 21km from Khammam, the town is located at a major road junction from Khammam to Kodad and Kusumanchi. Nelakondapalli is surrounded by Mudigonda Mandal towards North, Kodad Mandal towards South, Chinthakani Mandal towards East and Kusumanchi Mandal towards North. The town is 197 km from the state capital Hyderabad. Nelakondapalli is famous for its Buddhist excavations Read more [...]

Nathdwara- The famous temple of Shrinathji

 Nathdwara- The famous temple of Shrinathji Location Located in the western Indian state of Rajasthan, the town of Nathdwara is 48 km north-east of Udaipur and is famous for 17th century temple dedicated to Lord Shrinathji, 7year old “infant” incarnation of Lord Krishna. Originally worshipped at Mathura, the idol was later shifted here to protect its entity from anti-Hindu fanatics grew rampant under the reign of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Lying on the banks of river Banas, the town is a famous Read more [...]

Nanda Devi National Park,Location History,How to Reach

Nanda Devi National Park Location Situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand in north India, Nanda Devi National Park was established during 1982. The site along with the Valley of Flowers from the north-western side was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988. At an altitude of 7,000meters, the panoramic view of hills girdling the National park include Trishul, Dunagiri, Changband, Kalnka, Rishi pahar, Mangraon, Nanda Devi, Nanda Devi East, Bethartoli, Maiktoli to name a few peaks. Read more [...]

Nagarjuna konda or Nagarjuna Hill Buddhist Site of Andhra

Nagarjuna konda or Nagarjuna Hill Buddhist Site of AndhraPradesh Location Nagarjuna konda or the Nagarjuna Hill which is a historical Buddhist site is located in Macherla Mandal of Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh near Nagarjuna Sagar Dam. At a distance of 150 km from Hyderabad, the place is one of the richest Buddhist town belonging to 2nd century AD named after the famous Buddhist monk and scholar Acharya Nagarjuna who some consider as the most important Buddhist philosopher after Buddhism. Read more [...]

Mysore -Tourist Places,Location,History,How to Reach

Mysore- Place of Religious and Historical Importance . City of Palaces and Patron of Art and Culture Location One of the most popular tourist places in the state of Karnataka, Mysore is also the third largest city of the state. Situated at the bottom of the Chamundi hill which is close to Bangalore city, Mysore city is known as the city of palaces and patron of art and culture. Together with its astounding palaces, marvelous temples and artistic grandeur, the city is truly the cultural capital Read more [...]

Mount Abu in Sirohi district of Rajasthan-Location,History

Mount Abu Location Mount Abu is a popular tourist destination located in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state of Western India. It is situated close to the border of Gujrat and is the highest peak in the Aravalli range forming the only oasis of Aravallies. It is home to many forests and habitats and due to its beautiful location amid the historic backdrop serves as a very popular travel destination. History Once a part of Chauhan kingdom of Rajasthan, the city of Mount Abu has rich and diverse Read more [...]

Mattanchery Palace History,Location,How to Reach

Mattanchery Palace Location In the south Indian state of Kerala in Mattanchery, Kochi, resides the Mattanchery Palace which is also commonly known as the Dutch Palace. The palace is located at a distance of 10km from Ernakulam city of Kochi or Cochin and is a famous storehouse for ancient paintings and art forms. History Mattanchery Palace was built in 1555 by the Portuguese and gifted to the Maharaja of Cochin, Veera Kerala Varma. The palace was later renovated by the Dutch in 1663. Today Read more [...]