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In Delhi – Red Fort, JAMA Masjid, Raj Ghat, Jantar Mantar, Lakshmi Narayan temple, Qutab Minar, India Gate, the Secretariat Building, the Rashtrapati Bhawan, the Parliament House, national Museum, national gallery of modern art, Museum of J. Nehru Museum of national crafts, the zoo, the tomb Safdarjung, Great mosque, public Hall receptions Mughal, Palace, Rang Mahal, the Pearl mosque, the tower of the XII century. Qutb-Minar, stainless centuries metal column is one of the wonders of the world.
In Bombay St. John’s Church, Prince of Wales Museum, St. Thomas Cathedral, Aquarium of Taraporevala, Museum of Western India, Victoria Park Gardens zoo, caves Kanheri with bas-reliefs II-IX centuries several churches VII.
On the Malabar hills are picturesque Hanging Gardens and Park Kamala Nehru, the temple of Mahalaxmi, the tomb and the mosque of Haji Ali, Nehru planetarium, Elephanta island, national Park Krishnagiri Upavan, beach Manori beach, Monplaisir, caves Jogeshwari and Pool.
The city of Agra – the capital of the Mughal Empire, here is one of the wonders of the world – the Taj Mahal, the Mausoleum of Akbar and majestic palaces in Agra Fort, Pearl mosque (XVII century), the marble mausoleum of Jahangir Mahal, Red Fort. Vrindavana. “the city five thousand temples”, the place where Krishna was born. Amazing architecture, a place of pilgrimage hare Krishna all over the world. Amritsar: the Golden Temple of the Sikhs, surrounded by the sacred pond of immortality.
Kolkata / Calcutta . the Indian Museum, Birla technological Museum, Victoria memorial in the Park Maidan, Raj Bhavan (government house), the Cathedral of St. Paul Botanical garden.
National parks . Kaziranga, Jaldapara, Manas, Dachigam. The bird sanctuary Govind Sagar, Keoladeo Ghana, Kanha, point-Kalimera Pulicat, Vedanthangal, Nal Sarovar. The tigers reserves Sunderbans and Similipal. National Park Jawhar (incl. national parks of Bandipur and Nagarhole and Mudumalai sanctuaries and Wayanad)and other more than numerous nature reserves.
India: Leisure and resorts
Goa is one of the most beautiful places in India and one of the best resorts in the world in India, and throughout Asia on the Arabian sea coast. The capital of Goa – the city of Panaji. Goa can be divided geographically into 2 parts – North and South. What to choose many kilometers from the beach – you decide.
The Indian calendar is a virtually continuous series of national, religious, national and other holidays and festivals. In a single day can match several different celebrations. And since many of them are marked on a special schedule (lunar or religious), it is often in different years, even the same holiday is celebrated in different months.
1 January – New year.
January 26 – Gantantra divas, Republic Day. The main national holiday of India.
4 February – the birthday of Swami Vivekananda.
17 February – the Feast in honor of Saraswati Vasant the Paci.
February 26 – the Feast of Purim.
February 28 – national Science Day.
February-March – Holi, the festival of spring.
March 8 – international Women’s Day and the birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswati.
March 17 – St. Patrick.
March 21 – New year’s bahá’ís.
21-22 March – Navruz (Jamshed Navroz), New year Zoroastrians.
March 24 – palm Sunday.
March-April – Mahavir Jayanti, the birthday of the founder of Jainism.
March-April – Easter.
April 21 – the Feast of Ramnavami in honor of the Frame.
April-may – Buddha Jayanti, Buddha’s birthday, the main festival of the Buddhists.
April-may – Baisakhi, the first day of the Hindu new year and one of the main festivals of Sikhism.
April-may – Eid-ul-Azha (Eid-ul-bluntly take, Bakr-ID), the Feast of sacrifice is one of the two important festivals of the Muslims.
May 9 – the birthday of Rabindranath Tagore.
May 11 – national day technology.
May The Trinity.
May-June – Eid-e-Milad (Mawlid al-Nabi), the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
May-June – Muharram (Tadiya), a Day of mourning for Muslims.
24 July – Guru Purnima, the Day of guru-devotion.
15 August – Independence Day, Swatantrata divas is a national holiday.
August 20 is the birthday of Rajiv Gandhi.
August-September – janmashtami, Krishna’s birthday.
August-September – Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayak), the birthday of Ganesha.
August – Khordad Sal, the birthday of Zarathushtra – the main holiday of the Parsi community.
September (7) – The Jewish New Year.
5-7 September – Teacher’s Day.
16 September – the Feast of Yom Kippur.
September-October – Dashahra (Dussera, Dushera, Durga-Puja), a day of worship of Devi, one of the most popular holidays.
October – 10-day celebration of Navaratri and Dasera.
October 2 – Gandhi Jayanti, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi.
October – Eid-Milad (Bars VFAT), the feast day of prophet Muhammad.
October-November – Diwali (Deepavali, Bundy Khor Divas), the Festival of lights and the goddess of fortune Diwali, one of the most popular national holidays and the last day of the year according to the Hindu calendar.
October-November – Annakut or best wars, the New Year on the Hindu calendar.
November – the Beginning of the Holy month of Ramadan for Muslims.
November 2 – Dan Teras, a Day of worship Lakshmi, the goddess of prosperity and wealth.
12 November – birthday of the founder of the Baha’i faith Baha-Ulla.
14 November – Children’s Day (Bal divas) and the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru.
19 November – the birthday of Indira Gandhi and Dev Diwali (Tripurari Purnima) festival in honor of Shiva, day internal cleansing.
December 17 – Ramadan-Eid (IDU of letter Fitr, Eid-ul-Fitr, the holiday that celebrates the end of Ramadan. December 25 – Christmas.
Festivals and holidays in India
The number of colorful folk festivals and celebrations many times greater than even the number of national holidays in the country. Every day in any locality of the country is some folklore, dance and music performances, exhibitions, fairs of crafts and cooking. The most colorful parade in new Delhi on the occasion of Republic Day, Water festival and elephant Festival in Kerala (January), a cascade of celebrations during the peasants ‘ feast Laurie (January), the international kite festival in Ahmedabad (January), the colourful carnival parade of cars in Madurai and Tamil Nadu (February), Week of yoga in Rishikesh and Uttar Pradesh (February), the annual dance festival in Khajuraho (February), national festival of Shivratri in this video I visit (February-March), spring festival, Dulhunty (Pushpadanta) and spring festival Shigmo in Goa (March). Every year on March 16 in the North of India, in Jaipur, a Festival of elephants. Nowhere in the world you can no longer see so many of these gigantic animals gathered at one time in one place. They are all dressed in colorful cloth and garlands. On the day of the festival, tourists can see a procession of elephants, marching to the music, to see the races on elephants or in real sports competitions in Polo on elephants.
The temple festival of dance Hoysala Mahotsava is held in Halebidu and Karnataka (April), 10-day Shiite festival of Muharram is held in April-may, the international festival of flowers in Sikkim (may), three-day Summer folk festival in Rajasthan (June), festival of the chariots “Ratha Yatra” in Puri (Orissa, June-July), the annual folk festival Tarnetar Chalk (Melva) in August, hundreds of colorful festivals and fireworks throughout the country during the period of Durga Puja (September-October) and Holi (March) and Pushkar camel fair in Rajasthan (October-November), the international festival of pearls in Hyderabad (November), International festival of seafood in Goa (November), the festival of gardening Rajarani in Orissa (December) and thousands of other equally interesting events. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayak, August-September) devoted to popular Konovalova God Ganesh. In September-October is a delightful Festival of the Gods in Kullu, part of Dashahra Festival, the most exciting events of which take place in Mysore and Ahmedabad.