Images of Udaipur … Part 1

Udaipur is famous for its artificial lakes and historical monuments. There are many places to visit in Udaipur like City Palace, Lake Pichola, Lake Palace, Saheliyon Ki Bari etc. etc. Known as “City of Lakes”, the weather is milder than other places of Rajasthan. In this first post of the Udaipur Series, I am posting…

Honeymoon Point in Mount Abu …

At an elevation of 4000 feet, with the backdrop of Nakki Lake and Old Gateway to Mount Abu, Honeymoon point offers breathtaking views and is one of the tourist attractions in Mount Abu. Also known as Anadara Point, it is named ‘Honeymoon Point’ because of the existence of a rock here that resembles the shape of a man…

Humayun’s Tomb Images

Made of red sandstones and white marbles, Humayun’s Tomb was constructed during 1565-1572 by Hamida Banu Begum, the grieving widow of Emperor Humayun. This is one of earliest instances of Persian influence on Indian architecture. The site was chosen on the banks of Yamuna river, due to its proximity to Nizamuddin Dargah, the mausoleum of…