Saturday, 13 February 2016
Ellora is an archaeological site which is located at 30 km away from Aurangabad city in Maharashtra State. We know that everyone has heard about ellora caves and some of you have already visited this site. But here in this article you may get the information about ellora caves which you didn't know. we will deliver the brief history and little information about ellora caves which can be helpful to you if you visit ellora caves in future.
Brief history of ellora caves
Ellora is known for Hindu, Jain and Buddhist temples which were built during 6th and 9th century in the rule of Rashtrakuta, Chalukya, and Kalachuri. Ellora caves site is included in world heritage site. This caves are built in the vertical face of charanandri hills. Carving work of ellora was begun in 550 AD.
The Hindu Caves: It was constructed in the beginning of 7th century which represent different style of carving and creation version. because of few complexities it requires few generations of planning and coordination to complete the construction of Hindu caves.
The Buddhist Caves: The buddhist caves was structured earliest but created in between of 5th and 7th century. These caves consist multi - story buildings carved in the mountain face which includes kitchens, living quarters and sleeping quarters.
The Jain Caves: They are large as much the hindu caves and buddhist caves but the represent the detailed art work. Jain Caves represent specific dimensions jain philosophy and tradition.
Ellora is famous because of its carving in different styles. there are total 34 caves which includes 17 Hindu caves 12 Buddhist caves and 5 jain caves. when you reach at ellora caves you need to take a ticket which costs rs. 10 per person, to see the ellora caves. You can take auto to reach at the caves which are locate at the top of hills. So friends, above is the information about ellora caves. we hope that this article is helpful to you. If you have visited this place then share your reviews with us in comment box. Have a nice day.
Friday, 1 January 2016
Kumbh mela is a grand festival of Hindu religion's people. According to our survey it is a largest religious gathering in the world. From all over the world Hindu pilgrims come and take holy bath in Ganga river on special dates. Kumbh mela festival is celebrated at total 4 places of India which are Haridwar, Ujjain, Allahabad and Nashik. at each place kumbh mela is celebrated once in 12 years and ardh kumbh mela is celebrated once in six years. when sun enters in the zodiac sign aries and jupiter enters in the zodiac sign aquarious, Kumbh mela festival is celebrated. This year in 2016 kumbh mela will be celebrated at Ujjain. But Ardh kumbh will be celebrated at Haridwar.
Ardh Kumh mela at Haridwar dates
|14th February 2016||Makar Sakranti|
|12th February 2016||Vasant Panchami|
|22nd February 2016||Magh Purnima|
|07th March 2016||Mahashivratri|
|07th April 2016||Chaitra Amavasya|
|08th April 2016||Chaitra Shukla Pratipada|
|14th April 2016||Mesha Sankranti|
|15th April 2016||Ram Navami|
|22nd April 2016||Chaitra shukla Purnima|
Above are the special dates of Ardh Kumbh mela 2016 which will be celebrated at Haridwar. So plan your trip to Haridwar near these dates and attend Kumbh Mela of Haridwar. I hope above information is helpful to all of you. Have a nice day.
Tuesday, 8 September 2015
Jahaz Mahal | Ship Palace
Jahaz Mahal is located at Mandu, Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the best monumental buildings in Mandu. It is a must see place for tourists who wants to do sightseeing in Mandu. Jahaz Mahal is surrounded by two artificial lakes named Munj Talao and Kapur talao. Because of surrounding pond water it looks like a floating structure under water and hence this place is named as Jahaz Mahal. In English it is also named as Ship Palace. Ship means Jahaz and Palace means Mahal.
Jahaz Mahal has double storeyed building which is situated on a narrow strip of land. It is 115 meters in length and 15 meters in width. Mandu Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din Khilji has built this Palace in mid of 15th century for accommodation of women. Jahaz Mahal is a very good example of creative designs. All the windows and Passages are designed with arches in different designs.
How to reach Jahaz mahal?
By Air: To reach Jahaz mahal by air, Indore Airport is the nearest airport. It is the best option if you want to reach by air because Indore is well connected with other cities of India. From airport you can take a taxi to reach mandu.
By Train: Indore Junction is the best option to reach jahaz mahal by train because Indore junction is the nearest junction from Jahaz mahal. From Indore railway station you can take a taxi to reach Mandu.
By Road: Mandu is well connected by road from all the cities of India. You can directly reach Mandu via Road from any place in India.
So friends above is all the information about Jahaz Mahal which is also known as Ship Palace. I hope this information is helpful to all of you. If you have already visited this place then must share your reviews in comment box. Have a nice day.
Monday, 7 September 2015
Bibi ka maqbara is located at Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the Historical Places of India. In 1678, Azam Shah who was son of Aurangzeb had built this historical building in memory of his mother Dilras Banu Begum. If we talk about architecture then it is very similar to one of the 7 wonders of the World The Taj Mahal. Very often Bibi Ka Maqbara is compared with Taj Mahal and hence it is also named as Dakkhani Taj(Taj of Deccan).
Persian who was also called Ustad - Ata - Ullah was a chief architecture of This Bibi Ka Maqbara building. He has tried to reproduce The Taj Mahal but somehow we can not see the beauty which we can see in the Taj Mahal. Overall it looks like a Taj Mahal but when we compare both monuments then we can see that Bibi ka Maqbara is a poor imitation of Taj Mahal.
Opening Hours of Bibi ka Maqbara
-This place opens everyday for 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Entry Fees for Bibi ka Maqbara
-For domestic adults it charges Rs. 5 per person.
-For foreigners it charges Rs. 100 per person.
-It is a basic charge which you must give and you may charge extra for camera or any other things.
Maharashtra Tourist Development Corporation(MTDC) organizes a fair in every October as Bibi ka Maqbara festival. You can easily reach to Aurangabad by road, Air or train. For accommodation, there are many hotels available in Aurangabad. So friends above is the information about Bibi ka Maqbara. I hope this information is helpful to all of you. If you go to aurangabad then must take a visit to Bibi Ka Maqbara. if anyone has already visited this place then please share your reviews about this Bibi ka Maqbara in comment box which will help to other readers. Have a nice day.
Saturday, 22 August 2015
Rann Utsav In Kutch | Festival in white rann of Kutch
Kutch is very famous entire India for its festival at white rann in Dhordo. Many of you have already visited white rann of kutch. But have you visited this rann during the Kutch Rann Utsav. it converts in different place during festival of Kutch. If you have not attended Kutch Rann Utsav yet then don't waste your time and book your tickets for Kutch Rann Utsav 2015 - 2016. I am damn sure that you will enjoy a lot in this great festival of Kutch which is celebrated at white rann of kutchh in Dhordo.
Every year Kutch celebrates Rann Utsav at Dhordo from December mid to March end. but best time to attend Kutch Rann utsav is either December end or January start. every year, chief minister of Gujarat comes to kutch and opens the great festival of Kutch. In this festival of Kutch you can see the natural history of Kutch. many cultural activities is organized like Dandia - Ras, Garba, Singing competition of old kutchi songs and duha. A separate area is assigned for adventure activities where different adventure activities are organized and any people can take part in it. For food, many restaurants opens at rann utsav where you can enjoy testy and delicious kutchi, Gujarati, Punjabi and south Indian food. If you want to do a shopping then don't worry. Very big bazaar is available in kutch rann utsav. especially you can purchase kutchi cloths from here in minimum budget.
I will suggest you to plan your trip to Kutch Rann utsav during full moon night so that you can spend full moon night in white rann of kutch. on full moon night white rann of kutch looks very beautiful. Experience of sleeping in tents is also awesome. Kutch Rann Utsav derives thousands of traffic every year and it is increasing constantly every year. so friends don't think too much just book tickets for Kutch Rann Utsav 2015 - 2016 and enjoy the trip. Have a nice day.
Saturday, 4 July 2015
Bekal Fort - Most popular Place in Kerala
Bekal fort is around 300 years old and built in a shape of giant key hole located at Kasaragod district in Kerala. There are several forts in Kerala, among all of them Bekal Fort is the best preserved and Largest fort in Kerala. It is surrounded by an elegant beach.Few centuries ago On observation tower of Bekal fort huge cannons were placed. But now it is being used for superb view of Arabian sea. Nowadays Bekal fort , Hill stations and water sports facilities nearby bekal fort are famous for film shooting.
Tourism of Bekal Fort
Bekal Fort is situated at 67 km from manglore at Kasaragod District of Kerala. Its spread over 40 acres.In 1992, Bekal Fort was declared as special tourism area by Government of India. Bekal Tourism development corporation has been formed by Government to convert it into international tourism center. After that promotion activities has been done by Bekal resort Development Corporation. Many scenes and songs of film has been shot at Bekal Fort. Uyire song of Bombey has also been shot here and directed by Mani Ratnam. The Mangrove Trail of Malabar is a day trippers visiting place about 45km from Bakel. It is a coastal Jungle trail offering birding, hiking, & boating. 8:00 am to 5:30 pm is the timing for bekal fort.