Goa

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Goa – 6th in the Top 10 Nightlife cities in the world as per  National Geographic Travel Goa is an Indian destination visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year. They come for its white sand beaches, nightlife, places of worship and World Heritage-listed architecture. History 1. According to Hindu mythology, Parasurama, incarnation Read More…

Group of Monuments at Hampi

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Hampi, on the banks of Thungabhadra river,  was the capital city of Vijayanagara empire. Remnants of the sophisticated city of 14th-16th century include many forts,  royal and sacred complexes, temples,  etc. It is listed as Group of Monuments at Hampi  in UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is in eastern part of Central Karnataka. It is approachable by Read More…

Royapuram railway station

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Royapuram railway station, inaugurated by the then Governor of Madras, Lord Harris,  is one of the oldest railway stations  in Indian subcontinent, and is the first railway station in South India The original structures of the other two  old stations (Bombay and Thane) are not operational.