Jodhpur, the blue city of India

The city of Jodhpur is one of the oldest of Rajasthan, a state located in northern India. It is known as the blue city, since its houses have their walls painted with that color. When Jodhpur and Jaipur were at war, the Maharajah asked not to attack the Brahmins of...

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The Amber Fort of the Land of the Maharajahs

The Amber Fort is located about 11 km of Jaipur, which is the capital of the Indian state of Rajasthan. Rajasthan became known for the opulence of his rajahs and maharajahs. Before obtaining the independence from the British (in 1947), India consisted of about 600...

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Hinduism and its Gods

The most important religion in Indian is Hinduism and is one the oldest in the world. The word Hinduism derives from the Persian term “Hindu” or from the Sanskrit “Sindhu”, which means river. The word is related to the people who inhabited the Indus Valleys (where...

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Varanasi, India’s sacred city

Varanasi is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northeastern India and is one of the oldest cities in the world. The date of its foundation cannot be specified, but it is believed that it’s more than 3000 years old. The writer Mark Twain said that “Varanasi is...

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The love history of Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal is one of the symbols of India and a tribute to a great love. It is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, in the city of Agra, near the south bank of the Yamuna River. The story begins with a prince who fell in love with a princess, whom he married later...

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The Palace of Winds of Jaipur

The Palace of Winds is located in the city of Jaipur, which is the capital and main city of the state of Rajasthan. It’s the most famous symbol of the state’s capital and is an important example of Rajput architecture. The first impression one has when seeing the...

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