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Pondichery is also known as "The French Riviera of the East"
Pondicherry was designed based on the French (originally Dutch) grid pattern and features neat sectors and perpendicular streets. The town is divided into two sections: the French Quarter (Ville Blanche or 'White town') and the Indian quarter (…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2012 at 3:43pm
Places of interest in Yelagiri
Punganoor Lake: Perhaps the most popular landmark of Yelagiri Hills is the lake. Ask anyone, and they'll tell you where it's located. For want of anything else to do, most visitors to the Hills tend to take the short walk from their lodgings and perhaps, go on a boat ride. The park adjoins the lake and is an ideal outing for kids to play around. Inside the garden play materials for children are available to recreate the…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2012 at 3:23pm
Srisailam lies in the thick forest of Nallamalai and is home to Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy temple, having one of the 12 Jyotirlingam in India.
Heroic legends from the Mahabharata and Ramayana are sculpted in stone on the temple walls and the Mahabharata epic refers to Srisailam as Sri Parvata - the blessed hill. You can hear the buzzing of a bee through a tiny hole in the …Continue
Posted on July 16, 2012 at 3:10pm
Sri Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Temple Synonymous with Madurai is the Meenakshi Sundareswarar twin-temple. It is the pivot around which the city has evolved. The Meenakshi Temple complex is literally a city on its own. It is one of the largest of its kind in India and undoubtedly one of the oldest too. The temple grew bigger with the contributions of each dynasty and victorious monarchs, into an enormous complex extending over an area of…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2012 at 2:59pm