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Embodiment of Tradition and Spirituality: ISKCON Temples

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ISKCON stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness. ISKCON is kind of a movement which focuses on religion. It is based on the holy book of the Hindus, the Bhagavad Geeta. This book is about the preaching of the Hindu God – Lord Krishna and is in the form of a conversation between Lord Krishna and his disciple who is ... Read More »

The Exquisite Solar Chariot – Konark Temple Orissa

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Build in the mid-13th century (around 1250), Konark Sun Temple is one of the best historical monuments we have in the world. The temple is located in Orissa in India. It is supposed to be built by King Narasimhadeva I, who was the king of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. The temple is also very famous by the name Black Pagoda. ... Read More »

Palace of Versailles – The Most Stupendous Construction

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Palace of Versailles, a former French royal residence and governing centre at that time, now a national landmark & a famous tourist place in France. Before the palace was built Versailles was a country village located 20 km south-west of French capital and today it is wealthy region in France. The original residence, built between  1631 to 1634, was mainly a ... Read More »

The Epitome of Timeless Love and Beauty: Taj Mahal

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When we talk about tourist’s spots in India, there is an endless list of monuments, gardens, temples, beaches and heritage sites. Inspite of this the list is so incomplete without mentioning about Taj Mahal, the heart of India. It is one of the most famous tourist’s spot of the world and it is one of the Seven Wonders of the ... Read More »

Bellagio Casino- The Soul of Las Vegas

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Las Vegas or the sin city is practically incomplete without Bellagio. The Bellagio is a luxury edifice and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada.  It is closely-held by MGM Resorts International and was designed on the positioning of the dismantled Dunes edifice and casino.Inspired by the Lake Como city of Bellagio in Italia, Bellagio is celebrated for ... Read More »

Times Square – An Awesome Place for a New Year’s eve

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Times Square could be a major industrial intersection and a part in Midtown Manhattan, big apple town, at the junction of street (now reborn into a pedestrian plaza) and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West forty second to West forty seventh Streets. city district – iconified as “The Crossroads of the World”, “The Center of the Universe”, and also the ... Read More »

Roman Colosseum: The ‘Flavius’ amphitheatre

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The Colosseum is situated in the city Rome of Italy. It is exactly in the centre of Rome, east of Roman Forum and is a famous amphitheatre. The whole structure is built of concrete stones. This amphitheatre is regarded among the best job of engineering and Roman architecture. Its immense beauty is the reason of its being one of the ... Read More »

The Acropolis of Athens – The Greek Beauty

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An ancient fortress situated on a rocky projection just above the city called Athens is the Acropolis of Athens. The meaning of the word Acropolis is “highest point”. Acropolis is known as the “Sacred Rock” of Athens having the remains of some huge architectural buildings which were of historic significance. One of the most famous architectural buildings of its times ... Read More »

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

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The most famous attraction in Rio de Janeiro is the statue of Lord Jesus Christ known as “Christ the Redeemer”. This is the largest Art Deco in the whole world. The height of the statue is 98 feet (30 meters) apart from the 8 meter tall pedestal around it. The arms of the statue are 28 meters wide. The total ... Read More »

Rapa Nui and the Story of the Easter Islands

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              Far away in the middle of the Pacific Ocean lies an island, where silent stone people rise up from the ground; remnants of Rapa Nui- a civilization that has been long gone. It is one of the most isolated inhabited islands on planet Earth, and historians throughout the ages have failed to answer the simple question- ... Read More »