Jodhpur

Jodhpur - Mausoleum Jaswant Thada

On one of the eminences at 125 m height, in the center of Jodhpur is situated the Mehrangarh fortress, which was built in 15 century. It is one of the most impressive fortresses in whole India, which walls are 36m high and 21 m wide.

Margao

Margao, St.Sebastian Church

Margao is a city in South India, situated on the banks of Sal river, in the smallest state Goa. With population around 90 thousand people, Margao is the second largest and one of the oldest cities of the state. Called a door towards South Goa, Margao appears its trade and cultural capital. Coming in Margao the settlers have destroyed many of the Hindu temples, substituting them with Christian churches. At the church square Largo da Igreja is situated the church “The Holy Ghost“, which is built on the place of the ancient Damodar temple.

Masala wet mixtures

Masala wet mixtures

World-famous and in demand, because of their unique taste the spices and the aromatic mixtures help for the preparing of delicious, aromatic and healthy dishes. Dishes, which you may taste by visiting India. This may happen very quickly and easy by using Indian e-Visa, which you shall obtain within the framework of 2 up to 4 days before your journey towards the country of spices.

Chennai

Chennai, India

The establishment of the city has begun around the built fort Saint George, which is the first equipment of the colonial style. Today the fort Saint George is located in the center of the city and is a significant monument of Chennai. In the architecture of the fort are perceived features of an Indo-Saracenic style, and later of European classic. On the territory of the fort there is even a small church, built in honour of Holy Virgin Mary.

Darjeeling

Himalayas from Darjeeling

The city was established in 1835, when a British East-Indian company hired the locality, in order to create a sanatorium for its soldiers. After 1849 during the British domination, Darjeeling transformed into a tourist center. Because of the healthy climate, here come many British people, who reside in India, and also rich Indians. The first tea plantations were planted by the British settlers in 1841.

Haridwar

Haridwar

Haridwar („Door to God“) is an ancient Hindu city, located at the foot of the Himalayas mountain in the state Uttarakhand in North India. Its population is around 300 thousand people. The city is considered for one of the seven most holy places for the Hinduists, where they can reach moksha (spiritual liberation).

Jama Masjid

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It was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656 at a cost of 1 million rupees, and was inaugurated by an imam from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan. The mosque was completed in 1656 AD with three great gates, four towers and two 40 m high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. The courtyard can accommodate more than 25,000 persons. There are three domes on the terrace which are surrounded by the two minarets.

The Qutb Minar complex

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Built during 13 century symbolizes the coming of Islam on these lands. The first three floors of the minaret are built out of the characteristic here construction material – red sandstone, and the top two floors are reveted with white marble. Each floor finishes with a terrace with a beautiful railing. During the next centuries each ruler has left something – a building, a sculpture, sultan’s tombs, as well as medreses – a school for learning of the Koran.

The Humayun’s tomb

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The Humayun’s tomb is remarkable with its architecture. The building, which is octagonal at its foundation, is crowned with two enormous cupolas with hemispherical form, the height of which is 38 m. The main cupola is implemented out of white and black marble. On every side of the foundation there are columns, which are forming 18 identical arches. For the building of the Humayun tomb is used red sandstone.

Akshardham temple

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In the Akshardham temple there is a Hall of the valuables, where can be seen exhibits, representing events from the life of the saint Swami Narayan and his messages. By the help of light and sound effects, the visitors carry away in 18 century, which makes the visit here unique. Another interesting attraction in the Akshardham temple is one hall, in which on a screen with dimensions 30m length and 20m height, the visitors can acquaint with Swami Narayan’s life in his youth years, when he visited different regions of India.

Mumbai

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In the megapolis Mumbai with population 18 million people, there exists an enormous gap between wealth and luxury of one stratum of population on the one hand and the poverty – on the other hand. But this does not impede people to come here in order to live with dreams in the city of the unlimited opportunities. The city became possession of Portugal in year 1534, then they remised it to the English king Charles II, as marriage portion of his fiancé Catherine de Braganza. But both countries leave their mark on the economic and cultural development of the city.

Jaipur

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The city of Jaipur was founded in 1726 by Jai Singh II, the Raja of Amer who ruled from 1699 to 1743. Jaipur is a major tourist destination in India forming a part of the Golden Triangle. The city is built under the form of a mandala (a circle) of nine parts, each one of which corresponds to one of the astrological signs. All streets in the city follow direction East-West and North-South. The whole of it is surrounded by a fortress wall.