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Madras Special Economic Zone: Taking Chennai to New Heights

  About Madras Special Economic Zone  The Madras Export Promotion Zone was set up in the year 1984. The goal of setting up of this special economic zone was boosting FDIs (foreign direct investment), generating more number of job opportunities, and increasing income from forex or foreign exchange. On 1st January, 2003 Madras Export Promotion [...]

Jama Masjid Ahmedabad: The Scenic Creation of Ahmed Shah of Gujarat

  Jama Masjid, Ahmedabad is one of the most beautiful mosques inIndia. It is situated in Ahmedabad, the former capital of Gujarat and a major commercial hub inIndia. The masjid is categorized as the best structure of its class in westernIndia. About Jama Masjid Ahmedabad The Jama Masjid is the most awe-inspiring architectural wonder in the [...]

Jama Masjid: The Fascinating Architectural Wonder of Old Delhi

  The Jama Masjid, is definitely a place worth visiting during your trip to Delhi. This celebrated mosque is also known by different other names, such as the Masjid-i Jahān-Numā in Persian language which stands for the ‘World-reflecting Mosque’. The biggest mosque in India, the Jama Masjid witnesses thousands of pilgrims everyday who visit to offer their prayers [...]

Jammu and Kashmir Religious Places – Part II

In our previous blog we told you about some of Jammu and Kashmir’s interesting pilgrim attractions that are known not just for their religious importance but also for their impressive architecture and heritage. Today we continue with some more of these religious shrines and destinations scattered across the state; that make interesting visit not just [...]

Jammu and Kashmir Religious Places – Part I

In our previous blog we went through some of Jammu and Kashmir’s interesting heritage sites that make wonderful visits. While shrines like Amarnath and Vaishno Devi need no introduction, today we take you through some important shrines that date back to ancient times. A land frequented by many rishis, munis, sufis, and more, these shrines [...]

Revisiting History at Jammu Kashmir’s historic forts and palaces!

A land known for its stunning snow capped mountains, azure lakes, sparkling streams, lush greenery and pleasant climate, Jammu and Kashmir a state known for its outstanding beauty is one synonymous with the term ‘heaven on earth’… however the state has a lot more to offer apart from its scenic beauty; from heritage tours to [...]

Explore the unexplored: Part IV of our Andhra Pradesh series

Today as we conclude our series on Andhra Pradesh we hope you have enjoyed finding out more about some destinations, though hidden on its tourists map, make wonderful visits! Sankaram: This rare site truly does take one back in time… right to the 1st century AD. A famous Buddhist site, excavated here are a range of [...]

Explore the unexplored: Part III of our Andhra Pradesh series

We continue with our series with Andhra Pradesh, discovering its hidden attractions and unexplored destinations… Here’s hoping we help you uncover some more places waiting to be explored! Manthani: An important town known for its ancient temples, shrines and historical ruins scattered around it, Manthani  is home to several important temples that remind us of [...]

Explore the unexplored: Part II of our Andhra Pradesh series

In our second series on Andhra Pradesh we hope to unravel some more unexplored hidden destinations that make interesting visits to this amazing state! Chandavaram: Taking tourists back is time, Chandavaram is known for its beautiful Buddhist stupas that date back to the 2nd BC – 2nd AD. Of interest here is the stunnng double terraced stupa [...]

Explore the unexplored : Part I of our Andhra Pradesh series

From historic destinations to famous Hindu temples and Buddhist civilizations that date back to Emperor Ashoka, wildlife sanctuaries to wondrous beaches, Andhra Pradesh is home to it all, a state that truly enthralls any tourist visiting it. While cities like Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Tirupati, Warangal, Vishakapatnam etc are known to beckon tourists with their many attractions, [...]