During the 19th century, while under British rule, Bengaluru was hit by a plague epidemy that took the life of more than 3500 people. This required the construction of a sewage system and telephone lines, supporting the coordination of the operations against the plague.
In the city of Hyderabad there are many lakes called “sagar” which means “sea”. Today in Hyderabad there are more than 1300 IT companies.
It is the biggest city in the Sikkim province. Gangtok has a population of 100 000 people. Gangtok is a city with amazing nature, however the best time for visits is between March and May.
Lucknow, also known as Auad is a city in North India, largest city and a capital of the state Uttar Pradesh. Gomti river passes through the city and divides it in two parts. The population of Lucknow is around 2 million people.
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.
Shirnagar is the northernmost city of India. it is the largest city in the Kashmir valley. City of Shrinagar has gathered in itself different religions and cultures.
City of Varanasi is situated in North India. The city is popular with its numerous holy ghattas (stone steps) on the banks of the Ganges river. There are around 23 thousand surviving temples in Varanasi.
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.
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.
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.
Puri is one of the most ancient cities in the eastern part of India, state Orissa and is one of the four holiest places for worship of the Hinduists. Its population is around 200 thousand people and is a beautiful sea resort on the shore of the Bay of Bengal.
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).
Mysore is the third largest city in the state Karnataka in South India. It is located at the foot of the Chamundi Hills, with population around 900 thousand people. Mysore has been capital of Kingdom Mysore, governed by the Wadiyar dynasty whole 6 centuries between 1399 and 1956.
Kolkata (Calcutta) is a city in India, a center of the state West Bengal and is situated on the East bank of Hugli river. Its population is around 4,5 million, and together with the agglomeration is 14 million people as it consists mainly of Bengalis. The city was renamed to Kolkata in 2001.
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.
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.
In the beginning of 12 century Kochi was a capital and kingdom Kochin, representing a small estate, connected with the former empire Kulasekhara. During 14 century, the city became a significant center of the trade with spices. When it was conquered by the Portugueses in 1503, Kochi transformed in the first European colony in India and remained a capital of Portuguese India until 1530.
Nowadays Nagpur is one of the most intelligent cities in India. According to statistical data the average literacy in Nagpur is 92%. Here are located one of the oldest institutes in the country – A governmental institute of arts and social sciences since 1885, a College in agriculture and livestock breeding, established in 1906 by the British government. Nagpur is the best city in India for health services. An institute in medicine, many hospitals, in which the servicing is at good level.
Abohar is a city found in Punjab, India. It is located 30.14 latitude and 74.20 longitude and it is situated at elevation 187 meters above sea level. Abohar has a population of 130,603 making it the 8th biggest city in Punjab. Places to see in abohar- Nehru park, Brighton pear resort , Milk plant in Khuban ( Munjal farms), Pb15, Circular road market, Sethi regency, Tcd It operates on the BURT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Ludhiana.
City of Аdilabad is located at 310 km by a car from the capital of the state city of Hyderabad. It is remarkable with its historical temples and monuments. The district derives its name from Adilabad, its headquarters town which was named after the ruler of Bijapur, Ali Adil Shah. The district was for long not a homogenius unit and its component parts were ruled at different periods by nasties namely, the Mauryas, Staavahanas, Vakatakas and more.
Beautiful city in India, situated in the state Rajasthan on the hills of Aravalli, Udaipur is a historical place, which has to be visited. Udaipur is called the Venice of the East, because of its beautiful, magnetic lakes. Udaipur is also popular with its palaces and temples, each one of them more gorgeous and extravagant than the other.
The capital of India. Located in the central part of Northern India counting 13 million residents. Being the oldest in the world this city is a mixture of religions. Delhi is an example of the progress and collapse of several empires, as it was a capital of some of them. The differences between the strata, especially in the suburbs of Delhi are particularly strikingly expressed.