Our next stop was the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), which is just across the street from the Prince of Wales museum, about 5 minutes west of Jehangir Art Gallery.
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List of travel realated articles on Maharastra. Includes detailed descriptions of the various sites, pictures, and hotel reviews.
Ginger hotels have a self-service model, which means that there is no bellboy or room service. Luggage carts are provided to lug our own luggage to the rooms.
Ram Kund, located along the Godawari river, is known for the Kumbh Mela held every 12 years when Sun & Jupiter move into the Simha (Leo) Rashi.
Nasik sits on the holy river Godavari making it one of Maharashtra’s top pilgrimage towns. It is said to have been the site where Laxmana cut off the nose of the demon Surpanaka
Lonar is a small village with basic lodging facilities. The only big hotel close to the crater is MTDC’s Holiday Resort and so we had no option but to pick it. Unfortunately, it turned out to be our worst stay yet !
Lonar Lake was formed about 52000 years ago, by the sheer impact of a meteorite weighing 2 million tons traveling at a speed of 90,000 kilometers per hour.
A detailed article on a visit to Lonar Crater, the world’s largest basaltic rock crater. Includes descriptions, pictures, and hotel reviews.
Aurangzeb is known to have led a very frugal lifestyle and wanted this maintained for his burial chamber as well. He insisted on a simple one that could be constructed using only the money that he had made from sewing and selling Muslim skullcaps.
These caves were carved out of a 2km long cliff-face, running north-south. The Jain temples are at the northern end, the Hindu caves and temples in the center and finally the Buddhist ones at the southern end.