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In the 12th century A.D, Pandit Shridhar clambered up a rough mountain trail of the Trikuta mountain to reach the holy cave of the Vaishnodevi. Now pilgrims from across the country make the journey up on a well paved road with refreshment stalls and benches almost all the way to the top.
Based on the drawings of a 15th century Iranian inventor, the Yarghu, at the National Science Centre, is a Mughal era cannon cleaner with no similar contraption existing anywhere else in the world.
Visitors often fail to spot this little critter scurrying along the forest floor, when scouring tree tops for birds at the Keoldeao National Park. A respite the Bengal monitor doesn't seem to mind.
Packaged beverages and factory sealed water bottles are a far safer option in a country with a dangerous level of water contamination. But on this hot summer day, that fresh lemon soda looks inciting. Should you or should you not go for it.
Sculpted by the artists of Gandhara, the standing statue of the Buddha is among the first to represent the Buddha in human form.
Largely ignored by visitors, the old tomb of Isa Khan within the Humayun mausoleum complex, is a culmination of architectural styles used by royal kings during the Sayyid and Lodi period.
Excavate out of an earthen grave, eons after her demise, the skeleton of the middle aged woman comes from the Indus valley city of Rakhigarhi, postulated to be built between 2500 -3000 BC.
Remnants of an ornament granite pillar at the National Museum Delhi revealing an empire's love for equine companions.
Mistaken for an authentic Mughlai cuisine because of its name, the golden textured and flaky Mughlai Paratha none the less is a delectable pick of the menu, eaten with fillings of vegetables and meat.
For eons now, Bengal’s most popular festival has been repeatedly celebrated during the wrong time of the year. Spring not autumn is the historical season for invoking the goddess Durga. Yet, both priestly class and devotees hardly give a hoot.