Cultural Destinations in India



Delhi

Delhi, capital city of the Federal Republic of India. It is one of India's fastest growing cities. It has sprawled over the West Bank of the river Yamuna, straddling the river. The city has two distinct parts, Old Delhi & New Delhi. Delhi is the second most widely used entry point into the country, being on the route of most major airlines. It is well linked by rail, air and road to all parts of the country.

Agra

Agra is a city built on the banks of the Yamuna River. It is found in the state of Uttar Pradesh and has 166 million inhabitants. Uttar Pradesh means 'northern state' and it is made up of two regions. The largest part of the state covers the very rich alluvial plains from the River Ganga (The Ganges) and its tributaries. To the south are the Vindhya Hills and the plateau of peninsular India.

Jaipur

Jaipur is a reservoir of the architectural wonders that embrace the rich legacy of India. It is also known as the Pink City and is the capital of the Rajasthan State. It was founded in 1727 by the Maharaja Sawai.There are many forts and monuments in Jaipur that are worth seeing. The Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Nahargarh Fort are the three antique forts that provide the spectacular view of the city.

Kolkata

Kolkata (Formerly known as Calcutta - the founding name of the city) Kolkata, on the Hooghly, retains the aura of days long gone, weaving the past and the present, the intense and the funloving into a charming fabric. Home to four Nobel laureates - Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa and Amartya Sen.

Khajuraho

Kolkata (Formerly known as Calcutta - the founding name of the city) Kolkata, on the Hooghly, retains the aura of days long gone, weaving the past and the present, the intense and the funloving into a charming fabric. Home to four Nobel laureates - Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa and Amartya Sen.