Category: Places

Nandankanan Zoo in Bhubaneswar

Nandankanan zoo in Bhubaneswar is one of the finest zoos in India. It is also unique in that it is combined with botanical garden spread over 173 acres and Kanja lake that spreads over 66 hectares.  The zoo also provides for wild life safari for white tigers and lions. Nandankanan bioligical park is also host …

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Attractions in Science City at Kolkata

  The Science City is located on a 50 acre plot at the Eastern Metropolitan (E.M.Bypass) by pass Park Circus junction connector.  This was constructed by National Council of Science Museum.  This is a good place for entertainment and learning of science.  Following are the main features of Science City: Space Theatre – A theatre …

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Palani – the Sacred abode of Lord Muruga

  Palani or Pazhani is one of the six sacred abodes of Lord Subrahmanya in Tamilnadu. Lord Subrahmanya is the younger of the two sons of Shiva and Parvati. In south Lord subrahmanya is also known as Shanmugha, Muruga, Kumara, Skanda, Vela though he is popularly known as Muruga.   Pazhani has its name from …

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Visit Arulmigu Sankaranarayanaswami Kovil in Sankaran koil

Sankarankovil town is situated in Tirunelveli district of southern part of Tamilnadu. The town gets its name from the Siva temple which is one of important shrines of Lord Siva. The temple is also known as Sankaranayinarkovil and Sankaranarayanakovil. Once, a deva by the name Manikkireevan took birth as a Paraiyan after being cursed by …

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Char Dham Yatra – How we did it.

Visit to Haridwar, Yamunotri, Gangorti, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Rishikesh Total days: 15, Journey: From and back to Howrah The long wait was over when our train Upasana Express finally chugged out of Howrah station on the 25th of July 2008. We were a group of 13 people (including my 3 yr old daughter) destined for …

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North Sikkim pictures

(All pictures by Sanjay Krishnan) ——- ———