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The 12 must-do things to do in Hyderabad

The 12 must-do things to do in Hyderabad

Summary 1. Charminar 2. Makkah Masjid 3. Laad Bazaar 4. Golconda Fort 5. Tombs of the Qutb Shahi rulers 6. Chowmahalla Palace 7. Lake Hussain Sagar 8. Nehru Zoological Park 9. Ramoji Film City 10. Salar Jung Museum 11. Birla Mandir 12. State Museum of Archaeology […]

Visit Mamallapuram, the village of stone carvers

Visit Mamallapuram, the village of stone carvers

In the south of Chennai, the stone sculptures of the Mamallapuram temple on the seafront depict scenes of human daily life. A small town in Tamil Nadu, Mamalla (real name Mahabalipuram or Mamallapuram) is about 60 km from Chennai. Mamalla is first of all Hindu […]

The 21 must-do things to do in Pune

The 21 must-do things to do in Pune

Summary 1. Osho Ashram 2. Shaniwar Wada Palace 3. Pune and its markets 4. The Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum 5. Rajiv Gandhi Zoo 6. The Aga Khan Palace 7. Going to a cricket match 8. The house of Vishram baug Wada 9. Chiner at the Tulsi Baug Market 10. Joshi Model […]

The Golden Temple in Amritsar, India

The Golden Temple in Amritsar, India

The Harmandir Sahib, a legendary temple This is the holiest shrine of Sikhism: the Golden Temple. This legendary temple is actually a small part of the huge complex that is the Gurdwara Karamsar, Rara Sahib, known to Sikhs as Harmandir Sahib (or Darbar Sahib). […]

In which neighborhood to stay in New Delhi?

In which neighborhood to stay in New Delhi?

Summary Paharganj, the backpacker district Majnu Ka Tilla South Delhi Connaught Place Karol BaghHow about we take a trip to India this year? To guide your preparation, here are the best places to stay in New Delhi! Seat of the Parliament, the Indian government […]

The 20 most beautiful places to visit in India

The 20 most beautiful places to visit in India

Contents 1. The palace of Mysore 2. Pondicherry 3. Lake Chilika 4. The Golden Temple 5. Jim Corbett National Park 6. The beaches of Goa 7. The Taj Mahal 8. The Dudhsagar Waterfall 9. New Delhi 10. The Ajanta Caves 11. Mehrangarh Fort 12. The Ganges 13. The ruins […]

In which district to stay in Pune?

In which district to stay in Pune?

How about we go to India? Visit the State of Maharashtra, Bombay and Pune: here is in which district to stay in Pune! Second largest city of Maharashtra in India after Bombay, Puna is the eighth largest metropolis of the country with nearly 6 million inhabitants […]

Holi 2020: how to attend the festival of colours in India?

Holi 2020: how to attend the festival of colours in India?

Summary History of the Holi festival- The Legend of Holi- Origin of the festival of colours How is the Holi festival going?- The Holi festival takes place in two days: Good to know How do I get to the Holi Festival?- From France- On the spot How to prepare for […]

In which district to stay in Hyderabad?

In which district to stay in Hyderabad?

Discover South India and the new state of Telangana? Here is a mini-guide of the districts where to stay in Hyderabad! The largest city in the state of Telangana - created in 2014 from Andhra Pradesh - Hyderabad is world-famous for its history, culture and architectural […]

The largest statue in the world will be twice the size of the Statue of Liberty...

The largest statue in the world will be twice the size of the Statue of Liberty...

India will build the world's tallest statue Earlier this year, you were informed that Saudi Arabia had begun work on the future highest tower in the world, which will be more than 3 times the height of the Eiffel Tower! Well, this time it was India that unveiled […]

Discovery of Varanasi, one of the oldest cities in India

Discovery of Varanasi, one of the oldest cities in India

Visit Vanarasi, India's largest pilgrim city and one of the seven sacred cities of Hinduism. Varanasi, formerly known as Benares, is one of India's most emblematic cities. And for good reason, it is the most sacred place of Hinduism. Many have certainly already […]

The 14 must-do things to do in New Delhi

The 14 must-do things to do in New Delhi

Summary 1. strong red 2. Raj Ghat 3. Dilli Haat 4. The Gateway to India 5. Jama Masjid 6. Bangla Sahib 7. Akshardham Temple 8. The Temple of the Lotus 9. Chandni Chowk 10. Qûtb Minâr 11. The New Delhi subway 12. Humayun's Tomb 13. Birla House (or Gandhi Smriti […]

In which neighborhood to stay in Jaipur?

In which neighborhood to stay in Jaipur?

Air ticket to Jaipur booked, do you Rajasthan? Here is our presentation of the best places to stay in Jaipur! The capital of the state of Rajasthan in northwest India, Jaipur is located 260 kilometers southwest of the capital New Delhi, and is a recently founded […]

Photographer takes a close look at India's forgotten step wells

Photographer takes a close look at India's forgotten step wells

Photos: Step wells in India India abounds in architectural wonders, and is particularly known for its famous Taj Mahal. However, there is a much less famous but equally fascinating category of architecture such as the traditional wells, known as "step wells" (or […]

Mândû, a ghost city in India

Mândû, a ghost city in India

An ancient lost city India is a country full of romantic ruins, forts and abandoned cities, and often the most memorable moments of a trip to India are spent exploring one of these places, absorbing the atmosphere of a bygone era. Located 100 km south of Indore […]

Travel Insurance for India: Our Complete Guide

Travel Insurance for India: Our Complete Guide

Summary Travel Insurance Comparison for India What is the best travel insurance for India? How much does travel insurance for India cost? Why should I buy travel insurance for India?- What are the guarantees of a comprehensive travel insurance?- Is travel insurance […]

What area to stay in Calcutta?

What area to stay in Calcutta?

Are you going to Calcutta? Visit the capital of West Bengal and discover the districts where to stay in Calcutta! Capital of the state of West Bengal and located in the northwest of India - not far from Bangladesh -, Calcutta or Kolkata is known all over the […]

Fort Kalavantin Durg near Panvel in India

Fort Kalavantin Durg near Panvel in India

On the rocky peak of the Kalavantin Durg is nestled a fort which is a place not to be missed on a trip to India. Especially for hiking lovers! Our planet abounds in unsuspected places, mysterious places, places that seem out of all logic. Fort Kalavantin Durg […]

10 tours in India off the beaten track

10 tours in India off the beaten track

Would you like to travel differently in India? Off the beaten track, here are some tours to do in India! Would you like to travel differently in India? It is possible! And yes, you can do tours in India off the beaten track for an adventure full of twists and […]

Kerala, a tropical paradise in India

Kerala, a tropical paradise in India

Discovery of the region of Kerala Everybody knows North India, Rajasthan in particular. Its palaces, its history, its maharajas that reflect the image we have of India, yet South India is very different. In contrast to the north, the south of India, more precisely […]

Top 10 things to do in Chennai

Top 10 things to do in Chennai

Summary 1. Fort St. George 2. Marina Beach or Besant Nagar Beach 3. St. Thomas Basilica 4. Mount St. Thomas 5. Traditional local cuisine 6. Guindy Park 7. A show of Bharata natyam 8. Government Museum 9. The Temples of Parthasarathy and Kapaleeshwarar 10. Also […]

Visit the Statue of Unity in India, the largest statue in the world.

Visit the Statue of Unity in India, the largest statue in the world.

India is about to inaugurate the Statue of Unity, the largest statue in the world. What do we know about his effigy, Sadar Vallabhbhai Patel? How can we visit it? The Statue of Oneness, inaugurated on October 31, 2018, in the Gujarat region of India, is the largest […]

India-Pakistan: the border closure ceremony

India-Pakistan: the border closure ceremony

Wagah: a surprising ceremony at the only land border crossing between India and Pakistan When we think of India, we think of colours, spices, the beauty of the women dressed in sparkling Saris, but also of a country that is culturally and geographically rich. […]

In which neighborhood to stay in Chennai?

In which neighborhood to stay in Chennai?

Your trip to South India is imminent? Here is our guide of where to stay in Chennai! Capital of the state of Tamil Nadu in southeast India, Chennai - formerly known as Madras - is a major commercial, cultural and economic center of South India. With more than […]

The 15 must-do things to do in Calcutta

The 15 must-do things to do in Calcutta

Summary 1. The Victoria Memorial 2. Saint Paul's Cathedral in Calcutta 3. The New Market 4. Mother Teresa Museum 5. The flower market 6. The Botanical Garden 7. Science City 8. Dakshineswar Kali Temple 9. Maidan Park 10. The Marble Palace 11. Nicco Park 12. House […]

9 things to do in Jaipur

9 things to do in Jaipur

Summary 1. The City Palace 2. Amber Fort 3. The forts of Jaigarh and Nahargarh 4. The Wind Palace 5. The Panna Meena Ka Kund 6. Local markets 7. Jal Mahal or the Palace on the Water 8. Discovering the temples of Jaipur and its region 9. Also to be seen in and […]

Jodhpur: Journey to the heart of the blue city

Jodhpur: Journey to the heart of the blue city

Discover the blue city When we think of Rajasthan, the images that come to mind are often scenes from the lives of the Maharajas, colours, spices, palaces and forts that are getting bigger and bigger... An image that particularly reflects the city of Jodhpur, […]

In which area to stay in Bangalore?

In which area to stay in Bangalore?

Travelling to the state of Karnataka in India? Discover Bangalore, the Indian "Silicon Valley" and the districts where to stay in Bangalore! Capital of the state of Karnataka in South India, Bangalore is nicknamed the "garden city" because of the large concentration […]

What neighborhood to stay in Agra?

What neighborhood to stay in Agra?

You don't know where to sleep in Agra? Here are the areas to stay if you want to spend more than a day in the city of the Taj Mahal in India! Welcome to Agra, the city that is home to one of the most famous monuments in the world: the Taj Mahal! Located in Uttar […]

9 must-do things to do in Bangalore

9 must-do things to do in Bangalore

Summary 1. The temple of ISKCON 2. The Wonderla Amusement Park 3. The Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum 4. The giant bazaar on Commercial Street 5. Pyramid Valley International 6. The Bull Temple 7. Lalbagh Gardens 8. Bannerghatta National Park […]

The 15 must-do things to do in Mumbai

The 15 must-do things to do in Mumbai

Summary 1. The old town: Colaba 2. The Gateway to India 3. The Taj Mahal Palace 4. The Clock Tower 5. The Prince of Wales Museum of Western India 6. Chor Bazaar 7. The Sassoon Docks Fish Market 8. Banganga Tank 9. Marine Drive 10. Elephanta Island 11. Elephanta […]

Visit the Taj Mahal: our tips and tricks to discover Agra in India

Visit the Taj Mahal: our tips and tricks to discover Agra in India

Summary A complex and fascinating monument A multiple architecture 10 things to know about the Taj Mahal How to visit the Taj Mahal from New Delhi? Visit the Taj Mahal on site (prices, opening hours, info...) What to visit in Agra- Agra Fort- The Mini Taj (Baby […]

In which neighborhood to stay in Ahmedabad?

In which neighborhood to stay in Ahmedabad?

Are you leaving for an unforgettable trip to North India? Here is our presentation of where to sleep in Ahmedabad! India is often subject to extreme feelings, without interlude: pollution, noise, smells, dirt and insalubrity (sometimes) and great misery induced […]

Rani-ki-Vav, the Queen's Stepwell, India

Rani-ki-Vav, the Queen's Stepwell, India

The Rani-ki-Vav is a bâoli (step well) located in the city of Patan, Gujarat, India. The Rani-ki-Vav is a step well located in the city of Patan in Gujarat, India, on the banks of the Sarasvati River. It is said that the step well was built by Udayamati, the […]

How do I apply for a visa to India?

How do I apply for a visa to India?

Summary Which visa to apply for in India? Time limits for applying for a visa to India- E-Tourist Visa- Regular Visa Where to apply for a visa to India?- E-Tourist Visa- Regular Visa Applying for a visa for India: documents to be provided- E-Tourist Visa- Regular […]

In which area to stay in Mumbai?

In which area to stay in Mumbai?

Are you going to visit India, the country of all contrasts? Here is our mini-guide to the districts where to stay in Mumbai! Visiting Mumbai - formerly Bombay - will offer an absolute change of scenery guaranteed, in a country where the heat, colours, garbage, […]

Bibi Ka Maqbara, the other Taj Mahal of India

Bibi Ka Maqbara, the other Taj Mahal of India

The mausoleum of Bibi Ka Maqbara is located in Aurangabad, India. Did you know that India has not one but two Taj Mahals? Indeed, there is a monument identical to the Taj which stands in the town of Aurangabad in the Maharashtra region. It is a mausoleum called […]

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