Tag Archives: India

Ancient Indian Dynasties: Chronicles of Some of the Oldest Civilization of the World

  The republic of  India has had a very extensive history which has witnessed the rise and fall of various dynasties. The history of India can be broadly categorized into three ages, namely the Ancient Age, Middle Age, and Modern Age. Many dynasties reigned over India during the Ancient Age and the most important among them are the Bharata Empire, Nanda […Read More]

Fruit Cities of India

As of today Maps of India brings to you a brand new series on Fruit Cities of India. After having provided you vast information on India in the form of travel destinations, thematic maps, festivals and cultural aspects of this massive and colourfully diverse country, we bring to you cities of India that are famous across the country and the […Read More]

How well do you know the Mahatma? 10 Interesting Facts about Gandhi’s Life

Today we celebrate Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatama Gandhi, the father of the nation, who was one of the key figures in India’s freedom movement. He was known for his non violent protests which have inspired many around the world. Gandhi Jayanti is observed as a national holiday all through India, in all states and union territories to observe the […Read More]

Jaisalmer : India’s Golden Gem!

It’s the ‘Golden City’ in this majestic land of kings, exquisite palaces, forts & more…one that’s straight out of an Arabian Nights fable. Sounds interesting? Read up on this golden gem in the Thar Desert. Jaisalmer, yet another exquisite attraction that Rajasthan has for its tourists, a city known for its colorfully clad  joyful desert people, one that is known for its havelis, forts, sand […Read More]

World Heritage Sites in India: Past weaves memorable stories!

Acknowledged by UNESCO that is United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, there are at present 28 World Heritage Sites in India. According to the UNESCO World Heritage Convention that came into existence in 1972, the World Heritage Sites are locations of cultural significance or natural heritage. The Convention related to the preservation of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage […Read More]

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