KASHMIR: THE SWITZERLAND OF INDIA

Dal Lake boat

Kashmir, the northernmost city in India, is denoted as the Switzerland of India owing to its mind-blowing scenic beauty. In 1339, Shah Mir inaugurated Shah Mir dynasty and became the first Muslim ruler of Kashmir. The region was a part of the Mughal Empire from 1586 to 1751 and then

COIMBATORE: THE PUMP CITY OF INDIA

Adiyogi

Coimbatore, positioned on the banks of the Noyyal River, is the second largest city of Tamil Nadu and 16th largest urban agglomeration in India. Surrounded by the Western Ghats, this city covers an area of 642.12 km2 and offers reserve forests on the northern side. As it provides more than

AGRA: THE CITY OF MUGHALS

AGRA FORT

Agra is a Yamuna River adjacent city which is positioned 206 kilometres south of the national capital, 58 kilometres south of Mathura, 125 kilometres north of Gwalior, and 378 kilometres west of the Lucknow – the state capital. The UNESCO World Heritage Site was first mentioned in the Mahābhārata epic,

CHANDIGARH: INDIA’S FIRST PLANNED CITY

Chandigarh Tech Park

Bordered by Punjab to the west and Haryana to the east, Greater Chandigarh or Chandigarh capital region includes Chandigarh, Mohali, Panchkula, Kharar, Kurali, and Zirakpur. Globally acknowledged for its sustainable design, it is one of the early planned cities in post-independent India. Swiss-French architect Le Corbusier had prepared the master

DIBRUGARH: INDIA’S ORIGINAL TEA CITY

India's Original Tea City

Dibrugarh, well-connected to the rest of India by three means of transport, has emerged as one of the communication, educational, and industrial hub of North East India. It is positioned 439 km east of Guwahati and serving as a gateway to eastern Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. The British arrived in

AMRITSAR – THE GOLDEN CITY

Golden Temple in Amritsar

Amritsar has been chosen as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme under the Government of India. Positioned 455 km northwest of the national capital and 217 km northwest of the state capital, the city is believed to be the Ashram site

ALLAHABAD – THE CITY OF PRIME MINISTERS

Allahabad Fort

Allahabad, Illahabad, Prayagraj, or Prayag is widely known as the Prime Minister Capital of India because it has produced seven out of fifteen prime ministers since the time of independence. It is the seventh most populous city in Uttar Pradesh and thirty-eighth in India. Allahabad city lies close to the

BENGALURU – THE SILICON VALLEY OF INDIA

Silicon Valley of India

Bangalore, the capital of Karnataka, is the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. The megacity is positioned on the Deccan Plateau and has an elevation of over 900 million. Marāthās conquered Bangalore in 1638 and ruled it for almost 50 years. The Mughals then

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