UDIT RAJ, SHREYA &
TANISHA, SIMRAN & VAISHNAVI
SMRITI & SUVAN
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Welcome to God’s own country
Kerala has been featured as a top destination for tourist for
centuries. It is also named as one of the top ten paradise of the
world by national geographic traveler. It is also known for its
ecotourism and the backwaters. It’s an established destination for
domestic tourist as well as for foreign tourist. There is no dearth of
popular destination spread across Kerala.
i. Kovalam beach
It’s an internationally renowned beach making the favorite place
for tourist since 1930’s. This beach having massive rocky high
land making the bay of water calm which is also the ideal place to
have sea bath.
Facilities regarding accommodation for tourist in kovalam ranging
from five star hotels to minimum budget hotels with great choices
of food available at restaurants and cafeteria ranging from
continental to south Indian dishes.
Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar forest is the India’s one of the most finest wildlife reserve.
This reserve is expanded over the entire district with the eye
catching plantation and hill towns that makes beautiful trail for
treks and mountain walk. It is also the one of the oldest tiger
reserves in India with the presence of endangered white tigers.
Munnar is defined as the rise of three mountains stream,
Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and kundala which is 1,600 km above
the sea level. Once upon a time this hill station was the summer
resort of the British government in south India.
Facts about the land of coconut trees
• Gods own country
The Kerala tourist department used this slogan about this state.
Arabian sea residing in west and the channels of backwaters
flowing throughout the Kerala, with offering the most scenic
backdrop getting witnessed by your clicks.
• Cleanest state in India
National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) conducted a survey and
Kerala happens to be the cleanest state in India along with
Sikkim. This is the only state in India where there are banks and
hospitals in every village.
• The Wealthiest Hindu Temple in the world is
In our country there are more than 1,60,650 temples in our
country and out of these, the richest temple in the world is in
• The paradise for ayurveda
Kerala is one of the first to use the medication as ayurveda as
treatment method. It is also the home for soatheeram, the world’s
first ayurvedic resort.
• Highest ratio in Female compare to male
Kerala, along with the Pondicherry is the only places to have the
female to male ratio higher than 0.99.
• The largest rubber producers in the nation
Kerala produces more than 90% of the total rubber in the country.
Around 5.45 hectares of land in Kerala is being used for rubber
• It has an abundance of coconut trees
About 7.70 lakh hectares of cultivated area in Kerala is used for
coconut plantation. Its production plays a vital role in the state's
economy. Even the state is named after it. 'Kera' stands for
coconut tree whereas 'alam' means land. Thus, Kerala can be
iterated as the land of coconut trees.
• It is also known as the spice coast of India
Kerala is famous for its spices and hence is popularly known as
the Spice Coast of India. It flavours an assortment of spices
originating from the cultures of Jews, Christians, Muslims and
merchants who settled down in this state. Thus, you can find a
creamy texture and aroma to the original cuisine of Kerala.
• Highest Point in India, Anamudi Peak
Anamudi peak of Anaimalai range is called the ‘Everest of South
India’. Reaching a height of 8133 ft, it is the highest point on
Western Ghats and the tallest in India after the Himalayan
Mountains. It shares the border with Idukki and Ernakulum
• Home to the world’s most oldest teak trees
Nilambur Teak Plantation in Malappuram stretches across a
massive region of 2.31 hectares and is home to the world’s oldest
ME APKA HARDIK
SWAGAT HAI !
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BY- ISHIKA SAHNI
Delhi is the capital of India and a very beautiful place. Beauty of Delhi
is very famous among India and other country’s also. Delhi as a capital
has lots of beauty itself. Delhi is also very popular for its enriched
culture and heritage. Different culture shows their beauty in different
sense like in their festivals, dresses, rituals, etc. Delhi city’s main beauty
is their monuments. There are many monuments in Delhi like Qutub
Minar, India Gate, The Canopy, Coronation Durbar Park, Lodi
Garden, Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort, Safdarjung’s Tomb, Jama
Masjid, Isa Khan’s Tomb, Alai Darwaja, Alai Minar, Diwan-I-Khas,
Haus Khas Village, etc. There are so many monuments and these all
are tourist places. People came to see these things. All these
monuments have some very very interesting stories behind them which
people love to listen. Their architecture is also dependent on their
stories. There are so many beautiful gardens. The capital city is divided
into two sections- New Delhi and Old Delhi. Both sections are very
beautiful. Crowd of Delhi is very good. There is a very beautiful garden
at India Gate where people go and sit with there family and friends and
enjoy their time. There are lots of religious places like temples,
gurudwaras, church and masjid. There are many wildlife sanctuaries,
zoo, parks in the capital city. Metro stations, roads, malls, railway
stations all are become advanced and beautiful now. Delhi is becoming
advanced now and advancing its beauty day by day.
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THE HAUNTING IN DELHI
BY - ISHIKA SAHNI
Delhi is the capital of India. Delhi is very beautiful places which are very
famous but also has the scary places which have some haunted stories
and interesting facts. Some of the haunted places in Delhi are like
Sanjay van, Agrasen Ki Bauli, khooni nadi, delhi ridge, the cantonment
area, Malcha Mahal, House Number W-3, Lothian Cemetery, Feroz
Shah Kotla Fort, etc. Khooni nadi the famous river which gulps down all
those who dare to go inside its conspiring waters. several eyewitness
accounts of people seeing the ghost in the ridge, Agrasen Ki Bauli is
one of the more interesting places as haunted. There are many more
places with these types of stories where some people not dare to go
and some people take them interesting to go there. There are also
some haunted houses in Delhi which are made just for fun for the
people who like to go there. These houses are mostly in malls for
every one who wants to go there. There is a full scary set up to make
it a proper haunted house just for fun.
Some people think that these types of things are myths and not true but
some people take these things very seriously and float these things to
many people. These all are depending on the views of the people. There
are different people and all have their different views. Some accept them
and some said that these all are nothing.
Not only the beautiful places these places also make the Delhi special
and a tourist place because these were also the monuments before their
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BY - ISHIKA SAHNI
1. Delhi is one of the 'greenest' cities in the world with a
green cover of almost 20%.
2. The entire public transport of the city runs on
environment friendly Compressed Natural Gas.
3. Qutub Minar in Delhi is the world's tallest brick minaret.
4. The walled city of Delhi originally had fourteen gates.
Five are still standing.
5. Traffic in Delhi is like traffic in London. Drivers sit on the
right side of the car.
6. Three-wheeled contraptions called Autos are a great way
to see the city over short distances. And test your faith in
7. Delhi has not always been the capital of India. Under the
Kolkotta had the honor for a long time till Delhi was
reinstated in 1912.
8. Delhi has a rail museum with steam-age behemoths.
9. Every Delhite is ever ready to help you out with
directions. They will direct you even when they do not know
what you are talking about. So check, crosscheck. And
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Devbhoomi : The Land of
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The Queen Of Hills
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Shimla – The Queen of Hills
The Queen of Hills, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh surrounded by its natural beauty
and is one of the most recognized tourist places in our country. There are numerous tourist
spots to visit like, Glen, Ridge Mall Road, Lakar Bazaar, Jakhu Temple Fagu, Kufri, Chail etc.
The Ridge road is also the venue for summer festival, government functions and local
celebrations during the New Year’s Eve. The prominent landmarks on Ridge road are a neogothic
structure of Church from 1844 and a tudorbethan styled library building built in 1910.
There are minimum three statues on the ridge; that of Mahatma Gandhi, Indra Gandhi,
Founder of Himachal Pradesh Dr. Y.S. Parmar, the first chief minister of Himachal Pradesh.
If a person is Crazy about himachal Pradesh and wants to visit at least once in a lifetime then
this is the best time to visit because at this time, you can enjoy cool and clear atmosphere with
presence of lots of other tourist gathering. On the other hand you can get the family packages,
where you can enjoy with some special gifts and offers. With the presence of small local trains
in Shimla, traveling has became a lot easier and simple. These trains travel close to the hills, so
the tourist can enjoy the scenery of mountains and green hills during the travel. One of the best
part about the train is that it runs slowly which makes tourist to be safe and enjoy the view of
the place and with the cheap tickets to travel in these trains.
Apart from all these, shimla has numerous precious places to visit such as that every tourist
wanna visit at least once in their lifetime. These places are the Ridge, Jakhoo Hill & Temple,
Summer Hill, Colonial Homes, Christ Church, Prospect Hill, State Museum, Viceroy Lodge,
Tara Devi Temple etc. These spots are old but the values of these places are same and will
remain forever. There are some special stuffs about shimla such as wooden items, woolens,
Himachali caps, jackets and other handicrafts. These are made by the local population of Shimla
with their hands according to the desires of the tourists. You will see some Prunes and apples
trees outside the houses. This will look amazing and stunning. As a result, Shimla is a god-gifted
city which is wrapped in the captivating forests of the deodars, pine, rhododendron and the
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FACTS ABOUT SHIMLA
• Set On Seven Hills
Unknown to many, Shimla is settled on the top of seven hills. These list of
these beautiful hills that harbour the beauteous settlement of Shimla
include Prospect Hill, Summer Hill, Observatory Hill, Bantony Hill, Jakhu
Hill, Inverarm Hill and Elysium Hill. The highest peak in Shimla is the
towering Jakhu Hill, which is also the location of the famous Jakhu Temple
dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
• The Only Place With A Natural Ice-skating Rink
Shimla is the only place in the country which houses a natural ice-skating
rink. It was founded in the year 1920 during the British rule and since then,
it has been a popular tourist destination in Shimla. Thousands of tourists
come here every year to enjoy ice-skating. So, now you know why Shimla is
considered as one of the most beautiful hill stations in India.
• Home To The Oldest Post Office
Established in the year 1882 in a small building named Conny Cottage, the
General Post Office of Shimla is said to be the oldest of them all in North
India. Even though it is not a tourist destination, it certainly interest several
history lovers. So, if you would love to trace the history of India Post, then
you can consider visiting Shimla. This ancient post office has a lot to be
• The Mysterious Chudail Boudi
As per locals and tourists' eerie experiences, Chudail Boudi is located on
Shimla Highway and is one place where you can feel the speed of your
vehicle slowing down automatically. Here, the speed of you vehicle doesn't
matter and you are definitely bound to slow down.
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BEAUTY OF RAJASTHAN
So here is a glimpse of the royal state of India yes you guessed right! It is Rajasthan literally
means "land of kings". It is the place of forts, palaces, lively folk songs, etc. Major features include
the ruins of the Indus valley civilisation at Kalibanga and Balathal, the Dilwara Temples, a Jain
pilgrimage site at Rajasthan's only hill station, Mount Abu in the ancient Aravalli mountain range
and in eastern Rajasthan there are number of different National parks exist like keoladeo
National park near Bharatpur and a world heritage site known for its bird life. The capital and the
largest city of Rajasthan is Jaipur.
In ancient time fort were constructed by Rajputs, Jats and Gurjars, who made them as
iconic attractions of India's tourism. Rajasthan is the one and only place where we can see
various types of forts, top 10 forts among them are:
‣ Amber Fort
‣ Nahargarh Fort
‣ Jaisalmer Fort
‣ Mehrangarh Fort
‣ Chittorgarh Fort
‣ Junagarh Fort
‣ Ranthambore Fort
‣ Lohagarh Fort
‣ Kumbhalgarh Fort
‣ Taragarh Fort
Kathputli one of the oldest form of entertainment and its origin is in India.
Due to invasion in India by mughals in Rajasthan, kathputli unfortunately lost its
importance. Puppet show was not only the source of entertainment in ancient time
It also provides social education and moral. Kathputli is a made up from wood,
cotton, cloth, wire, etc. kathputli is a string puppet controlled by a person known
as puppeteers through string tied on their fingers and make them move.
The talwar also spelled talwaar and tulwar, is a type of curved sword from the Indian
subcontinent. The blades of some of the talwar widen towards the tip. In ancient time
Talwar was used by royal people in war or for their safety as weapon. Along with talwar
they also use an iron stick generally known as ‘Bhalla’ and a round shaped protector in war
was there known as ‘Raksha kawach’. Later they get replaced by guns, rifles, tanks and other
This is the traditional attire of Rajasthani women. It involve ghagra, choli and odhni. The
ghagra is generally of full length, embroided and pleated skirt, of different colors, prints
and of different quality fabrics such as silk, cotton, georgette, etc. To impart the royal
elegance different and unique borders and different types of work are incorporated to
ghagra. To enhance their elegance they also wear necklaces like jadau sets, aad and raani
har especially by the woman who belong from royal family.
This image is of Chittorgarh fort it is one of the oldest forts in Rajasthan built in 7 th
century. It is the most popular fort known for its beauty, architect, history and sacrifices.
It is the place where Rani Padmini and Karanvati sacrifice their life for the pride of
Rajputs in the form of Jauhar. To save themselves from the sultan of delhi Alauddin
khalji who captured and imprisoned Raja Ratan sen the husband of Rani Padmini. the
major attractions of the places of this fort is Rana Kumbha Palace, Rani Padmini’s
Palace, Bada Mahal, Ratan Singh’s Palace, etc.
The Thar Desert, also referred to as the good Indian desert, may be a large arid region
within the north-western a part of the Indian subcontinent that covers a locality of
200,000 km2 and forms a natural boundary between India and Pakistan. It is world's
17th largest desert, and also the world's 9th largest subtropical desert. The Thar Desert is
generally the most populated desert, about 40% of the overall population of Rajasthan
sleep in the Thar Desert.
Rajasthani cuisine (राजस्थानीखाना) was influenced by both the war-like lifestyles of its inhabitants
and the availability of ingredients in this arid region. Food that could last for several days and
could be eaten without heating was preferred. Scarcity of water and fresh green vegetables has all
had their effect on the cooking. The famous dishes of Rjajasthani cuisine include malaidar special
lassi and Lashunki chutney (hot garlic paste), Mawalassi from Jodhpur, Malpauas from Pushkar
and Rassgollas from Bikaner, "paniya" and "gheriya" from Mewar
Phool Mahal (Flower Palace) could be a grand and highly ornamented room, constructed by Abhay
Singh within the mid 18th century. This elevated room is a smaller amount accessible and was
probably intended as a personal audience hall, where the ruler could see his confidants and perform
certain personal rituals. The paintings of the walls were real, but the ceiling and its cornice were
repainted within the mid 19th century, within the reign of Takhat Singh.
Palanquins were a well-liked means of travel for royal and noble ladies up to the second
quarter of the 20th century. In Daulat Khana there's Mahadol, a golden palanquin that
was a present from the governor of Gujarat in 1730 A.D. A palanquin may be a portable
bed or couch, open or enclosed that's mounted on two poles and carried at each endways
the shoulders of porters or by animals. The introduction of spring-mounted coaches
ended the necessity for palanquins except as transport for the sick and wounded.
ShringarChowk is the starting of the Mehrangarh Fort and is the first court yard that a
visitor encounters on entering Mehrangarh Museum. This is where the most important
events in the Fort; the Raj Tilak or enthroning ceremony when new rulers appointment
occurs. In one corner there is a throne made up of marble, where the new ruler of
Jodhpur is presented to its people, the last ruler was Gajaraj Singh II. Then further there
is daulatkhana, howdah room ,palkikhana and many more things.
This photo is of Amer fort also known as Amber fort located in Amer, Rajasthan, India.
Amer is a town situated 11 km away from Jaipur. The fort was built by Mairs and later
captured and ruled by Raja Man Singh I. it is one of the fort present on high hill and is the
main attraction of tourist in Jaipur. It is constructed of red stones.
Hawa mahal is reffered as the ‘Palace of winds’. It is located in Jaipur, India. It is constructed
with the help of red and pink stones in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh; the son of the
founder of Jaipur named Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, this place sits on the edge of the city,
Jaipur. After the gap of 50 years, renovation work on the mehal took place in 2006 to give a
new look to the monument the estimated cost was of Rs 4.568 million. The corporate sector
lent a hand to preserve the historical monuments of Jaipur and the Unit Trust of India has
adopted Hawa Mahal to maintain it.
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GOA – THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT
1. Goa which is also know as Konkan is a state which is located on the
South Western Coast of India.
2. It is the smallest state in terms of area.
3. Also, it’s the fourth smallest state in terms of population.
4. Among all the states of India, it has the highest GDP per capita
5. The capital of Goa is Panaji and the largest city is Vasco da Gama.
6. Portuguese have existed in Goa for more than 450 years till 1961.
7. Goa is known as the most visited destination worldwide because of its
beauty and culture.
One of the best tourist place in Goa. It is located in Goa-Karnataka border. It
is a tiered type of waterfall. Its total height is 320 meters and 1017 feet and
average width is 30 meters that means approximately 100 feet.
Dona Paula beach
Goa is famous for its tourist spots and if you visit to Goa then you must go to a
place called Dona Paula beach. This is an interesting place that you will find
quite amusing and adorable. Apart from its beautyit is also famous for its food.
It is said that they serve extremely delicious meal.
Basilica of Bom Jesus
Goa is not only famous for its food and drinks, but also for the famous church
and religious place like basilica of boom Jesus is a Roman catholic basilica
located in Goa. This is located in old Goa. It is 18 meters long and built in 1594.
The architectural style is baroque architecture.
It was built in North Goa, it is quite popular and favourite place for tourists.
beach swimming is not allowed in the month of September. It also popular for
its sports activities like parasailing and water skiing .
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