is the capital of India since old times. Delhi's history dates back to the first
millenium BC, when it was known as Indraprastha. The Tomar Rajputs built Lal
Kot, the core of the first of Delhi's seven cities. It is the epicenter of the
nation's politics, economy and culture. History is alive and throbbing in Delhi,
the capital of India.
Steeped in the splendour of its past, the ancient capital of Gwalior has yet
made a successful transition into a modern Indian city, vibrant and bustling.
A multitude of reigning dynasties, of the great Rajput clans of the Pratiharas,
Kacchwahas and Tomars have left indelible etchings of their rule in this city
of palaces, temples and monuments.
Jaipur is 260 km from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the most chosen tourism
golden triangle of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It a bustling capital city and a
business centre with all the trapping of modern metropolis but yet flavoured
strongly with an age-old charm that never fails to surprise a traveller.
line of picturesque ghats - with their steps leading to the water's edge, arched
gateways and temple spires extending along the right bank of the River Yamuna,
emphasis the sacred character of the town of Mathura. The birth place of Lord
Krishna, "the best known, best loved and most complex of Lord Vishnu's
manifestations" - Mathura is today an important place of pilgrimage.
What is comparatively a matter of detail is that Vrindavan is believed to have
been the stage on which Krishna performed his famous romantic and sportive roles.
Unlike busy Mathura. Vrindavan seems perpetually to be dreaming and imaginatively,
re-living its romantic past.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
This magnificent bird haven in actual came into being paradoxically as a duck
shooting preserve for Maharaja Suraj Mull of Bharatpur. He transformed the shallow
depression formed by the confluence of River Gambhir and River Banganga into
a reservoir by damming the rainwater in monsoons. Flooding of water created
shallow wetland ecosystem causing it to be a perfect habitat for an astounding
variety of birds.
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