Wednesday, December 9, 2009


Badrinath : Himalayas; Place of pilgrimage for the Hindus near Gangortri Glacier.

Baroda :
Capital of the former Baroda State is known for
Laxmi Vilas Palace which is one of the most beautiful palaces in India.

Belur Math :
It is monastery near Calcutta in West Bengal
founded by Swami Vivekananda. A beautiful temple dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa.

Bethlehem :
Palestine; about 9 km South of Jeruselam;
birth-place of Jesus and Kind David; Church of Nativity.

Buckingham Palace :
In London; residence of the Royal
family of England.

Buddha-Gaya :
It is situated 10 km south of Gaya in Bihar
State on the river bank of Lilajan and famous as the place where Buddha got enlightenment. There are modern monasteries, rest houses and museum.

Calcutta :
West Bengal Government re-christened
Calcutta as Kolkata with effect from January 1, 2001.Siliguri has been renamed as Shilliguri.

Cape Comorin :
also called Kanya Kumari in Tamil Nadu,
where Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal meet the Indian Ocean. It gives a beautiful view of sun-set and sun-rise.

Chennai :
Capital of Tamil Nadu is the third largest city in
India. Known for Fort St.George, Light House, St.Thomas Mount, Integral Coach Factory, Adyar (the headquarters of the Theosophical Society).

Chidambaram :
Famous for its great Hindu Siva temple,
dedicated to Nataraja or Siva in his aspect of ‘Cosmic dance’. Annamalai University is located here.

Chittorgarh :
Ancient capital and fortress of Udaipur;
known for Tower of Victory and Mira Bai’s Temple.

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