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Agra

In Uttar Pradesh, Agra lies on the banks of river Yamuna. It about 204 kms away from the Delhi.

Ajmer

Ajmer is the holy city of Rajasthan.This is located 131kms west of Jaipur.Nasiyan Jain temple located on Prithviraj Marg, is open to visitors.

Allahabad

Allahabad is among the largest cities in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the sacred pilgrimage centres of India. It is an important city where history,culture and religion create a confluence much like the sacred rivers.

Amritsar

Amritsar is situated in the Indian state of Punjab. It is known for its Golden temple. Ram Tirath is known for the fair which takes place in the month of November and lasts for about four days.

Aurangabad

Aurangabad, in the northern part of the city of Maharashtra. Kailash Temple in Auranabad is famous for 200,000 tonnes of rock.

Ayodhya

Ayodhya is located in Uttar Pradesh, concentrated more towards the northern region of India. It is situated on the banks of river Saryu in the Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh

Baroda

Baroda or Vadodara was the capital city of an erstwhile princely state ruled by Gaekwads. The city is located on the fertile plain between the Mahi & Narmada Rivers.

Bidar

Bidar is located in the northeastern part of the state of Karnataka, in the southern region of India. Bidar Fort, Madrassa of Mahmud Gawan, Chaubara, Guru Nank Jhira, Humnabad is one of the major tourist destinations of bidar in Karnataka.

Bilaspur

Bilaspur houses the high court of Chhattisgarh state after it was constituted in the year 2000.The city is known for its historical and cultural monuments.

Bhuj

The walled city of Bhuj is the headquarters of the Kutch district. Bhuj is most famous for the wide variety of handicrafts which includes Kutchi embroidery with mirror work ,bandhini,hand printed textiles and saris etc.

Chidambaram

Chidambaram which sprawls over an area of 5 sq. km, is a small town situated in the east central part of Tamil Nadu at a distance of 250kms away from the state capital, Chennai. The place is also known for its culture and tradition.

Delhi

Delhi is the third largest city of India . Delhi is a unique blend of tradition and modernity. It is an architectural collage of parks and flyovers, historical buildings and skyscrapers.

Dwaraka

Dwarka is situated in the Saurashtra peninsula of the Arabian Sea. Dwarka is situated in the Saurashtra peninsula of the Arabian Sea.

Gandhinagar

Gandhinagar is the capital of Gujarat.This city is located on the Sabarmati river.The north east of Gandhinagar is flanked by Ahmedabad.

Gwalior

Gwalior is situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh.The city is popularly known as "the land of music, art and history".It is at a distance of about 321 km from Delhi.

Hampi

Hampi in the state of Karnataka is situated on th banks of the Tungabhadra river and is one of the noted UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital of   Andhra Pradesh.It is the sixth largest city of Indian Union.It lies on the banks of river Moosi.

Indore

Indore is one of the biggest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh .It is popularly called as"Mini Mumbai" .It is located towards its west in the Narmada River valley.

Jabalpur

Jabalpur is situated in Madhya Pradesh .It lies on the banks of river Narmada. It is located at an altitude of 411 meters.

Jaipur

Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan .It is at a distance of about 258kms from Delhi.This city earned the epitah "Pink City”.

Jodhpur

Jodhpur has grown to become the second largest city of the rajasthan. The walled city or old Jodhpur has eight gates, of which Jalori Gate and Sojati Gate on the south are the most important .

Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram the golden city of a thousand temples is one of the seven most sacred cities of India. It is considered to be as India's seven sacred cities and the second holiest after Varanasi.

Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra in the district of Karnal of the Harayana state is situated at a distance of about 150 km northwest of Delhi.

Madurai

The city of Madurai was planned and laid out on the pattern of a lotus flower, with the famous Meenakshi Temple in the centre.It is situated on the banks of the river Vaigai.

Mysore

Mysore city is 140kms away from Bangalore is a city of palaces,gardens,shady avenues and sacred temples. Sharvanbelgola ,which is nestled between Indragiri and Chandragiri is the famous Jain centre of pilgrimage.

Nalanda

Nalanda is located in the eastern Indian state of Bihar. Once a great seat of learning,Nalanda the world's earliest university came into prominence in the 5th century and remained so until a thousand years ago when the Muslim invaders sacked it.

Orchha

Orchha situated in the northern part of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Orchha is a beautiful historical spot with its palaces, temples, forts, parks, cenotaphs etc.

Palakkad

Palakkad in the state of Kerala lies near the Palghat Gap and it runs parallel to the west coast of India, and connects Kerala to the plains of the state of Tamil Nadu to the east.

Pattadakkal

Pattadakal is located in North Karnataka's Bagalkot district on the banks of the river Malaprabha. Pattadakal is a World Heritage Site of India

Rameshwaram

Rameshwaram is in the district of Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu. Rameshwaram the sea swept island is popularly called as the 'Benaras of the South'.

Sanchi
Sanchi was the centre for the Hinayana form of Buddhism and it nothing much associated with the life of Gautama Buddha. It was Emperor Ashoka who was one of the ardent disciple of Buddha, in the third century BC built the first stupa in Sanchi.
Thanjavur

Tanjore is also referred as "the Art capital of South India" and most of time called by the name Tanjavur.Tanjore paintings and the Thalaiyatti Bommai are very famous all over the world

Thrissur

Thrissur situated on top of a hillock is a prosperous town noted for its old palaces, fort, temples and the famous Pooram festival.The actual meaning of the name Thrissur is the 'town with the name of Lord Siva'.

Ujjain

Ujjain on the eastern bank of the Kshipra River is situated in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh state. Ujjain once in every 12 years the Kumbha Mela is held on the banks of river Shirpa

Vijayawada
Vijayawada about 257-km from Hyderabad and is located on the banks of the Krishna River.There is number of tourist’s spots having religious, archeological and historical importance.
Vrindhavan

Vrindavan located in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh is around 151 km south of Delhi and it is noted for Temples