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A Walk Down Heritage Lane

<b>The City of Temples or ‘Mandira Malini’, Bhubaneswar was once home to at least 2000 temples. Of them, only 700 exist today. Although a majority of</b> …

Hinduism

Breezing Through Bijapur, One Monument at a Time

History flows in the city’s veins, and aromas of ghee-rich, spicy curries waft through the air.<p>Culture Itinerary 2018 Karnataka Arundhati Hazra | …

Asia Travel

Calcutta Food Trail: The Story of 5 Signature Dishes

From Chinese breakfast and phuchka to biryani, the city's lanes brim with diverse fare brought in by migrants from around the world.<p>Food + Drink West …

Prachi Valley

A site of ancient civilization of Kalinga, set along the now dead Prachi River, the valley was once a beautiful synthesis of human civilization …

33 Things to do in Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka’s buzzy commercial capital. Some parts raw and rustic, others significantly (and ever increasingly) more polished. While in years …

SHRAVANABELAGOLA - TRAVEL GUIDE

Heritage | Pilgrimage<p>#1 of 16 Places to Visit in Shravanabelagola<p>At a distance of 1 km from Shravanabelagola Bus Station, Bahubali Gomateshwara …

RAMACHANDI TEMPLE BEACH - TRAVEL INFO

At a distance of 10 km from Konark, Ramachandi Temple is an ancient temple situated on the banks of Kushabhadra River near Konark in Odisha state. …

3 Sacred Odisha Buddhist Sites and Attractions

Overview of Buddhist Sites in Odisha<p>You could be forgiven for not knowing about the sacred Buddhist sites in Orissa (Odisha). After all, they've only …

Archaeology

Pattadakkal And Aihole: Heritage Circuit - Outlook Traveller

The small villages of Aihole and Pattadakkal are crucial day trips for purists who want a fuller picture behind the tourist attraction of Badami. …

Asia Travel

Idol moments - Outlook Traveller

This is not the season,” the man at the tourism desk said. “It is the monsoon.” But being more decisive than the monsoon, we set off early, at 7am, …

Asia Travel

North Karnataka Cuisine - Outlook Traveller

Gangamma Kashiappa Benagi, an octogenarian vegetable vendor from Dharwad, had more creases on her face than the currency notes she handled everyday. …

Andhra Pradesh

Odisha: Temples of Bhubaneswar - Outlook Traveller

From atop the Dhauli Hill, the highest point in the region around Bhubaneswar, the view is picturesque— a lissom river meandering lazily through lush …

Asia Travel

A Quick Guide to Bhubaneswar - Outlook Traveller

From atop the Dhauli Hill, the highest point in the region around Bhubaneswar, the view is picturesque – a lissome river meandering lazily through …

West Bengal: European Heritage - Outlook Traveller

The road whips like a snake backwards and forwards, narrow, and crowded with trucks. We are following a dazzle of shiny gold, red and blue tassels — …

European Travel

Bidar: City of Learning - Outlook Traveller

To explore some more of the Bahmani Kingdom, take NH 218 to Homnabad and then SH 19 to Bidar, 114 km (3 hrs) north-east of Gulbarga. Bidar was the …

Ancient History

Karnataka: Ancient Badami - Outlook Traveller

The erstwhile glorious city of Badami was fought over by the Chalukyas, Pallavas and Rashtrakutas for power and territory. In the18th century, even …

Asia Travel

Odisha: Royal Fables - Outlook Traveller

It was pitch dark and the narrow mud road was barely discernible in our car’s headlights. Somewhere on the outskirts of Dhenkanal, our vehicle …

City of the Dead: South Park Street Cemetery

The history of South Park Street cemetery is closely connected with the reconstruction of Calcutta (now Kolkata) after its recapture from the Nawab …

Archaeology

Why Northern Sri Lanka should be on your travel radar

One day Northern Sri Lanka may have tourist trails, backpacker hostels and smoothie shops like the south. For now, the region is as wild and …

16 Things to do in Jaffna

For those who follow me over on Instagram, you will know I have a soft spot for Jaffna. The truth is I love the North of Sri Lanka so much, I …

Top 10 Haunted Places in Kolkata

• 2.6Kshares<p>In India, there are stories which talk about mysterious happenings. Of course, the yesteryear stories of kings, queens and their curious …

Top 6 Places To Visit In Bijapur

• 5.9Kshares<p>The city of <b>Bijapur</b> was known as <i>Vijaypura</i> or the city of victory in ancient times and was founded by the Chalukyas between the 10th and the …

Top 5 Places To Visit In Badami

• 6.5Kshares<p>The capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 AD to 757 AD, <b>Badami</b> was known by the mythological name <i>Vatapi</i>. After the establishment of the …