Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Kankaria Lake Ahmedabad
Kankaria is the biggest lake in the city of Ahmedabad.Kankaria Lake is a multisided lake that was built by Sultan Qutab-ud-Din in the year 1451.Kankaria Lake is one of the most favorite picnic spots of the people of Ahmedabad.and State Gujarat.It is basically an artificial lake with thirty four sides. Lying on the south eastern side of the Ahmedabad city, the lake also has a fascinating island summer palace.
Kankaria Lake was built by Sultan Kutubuddin in 15th century. The work was completed in 1451 CE and was known as "Qutub Hojj" or "Hauj-e-Kutub" .It was used for bathing by the kings. It had a water purification system but it has been lost with the time. At one point of the circular lake, there opens a walkway which later merges into a garden called Nagina Wadi (which means beautiful garden in Urdu) that is located in the centre of the lake. With an approximate circumference of 1.4 miles (2.3 km), it represents the regale history of Ahmedabad. It is a 34-sided polygon having steps which leading down to water level.

The pleasing view of the lake, the humming and chirping of birds and the greenery bordering the lake will make you fall in love with this place. You can also avail the boating facility. Kankaria Lake provides a beautiful view of the sunset. There is also a zoo and children's park located nearby the lake.

 Attraction : 

  • Kankaria Zoo
  • Balvatika
  • Kids City
  • Toy Trains
  • Balloon Safari
  • Nagina Wadi
  • Stone Mural Park
  • Location :     On the South eastern side of Ahmedabad
  • Established by :     Sultan Qutab-ud-Din in 1451 A.D
  • Highlights :     Artificial Lake with 34 sides

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Thursday, 18 July 2013

Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso, Liguria

Christ of the Abyss 

Christ of the Abyss is a Statue of Jesus.
Christ of the Abyss is Located at San Fruttuoso between Camogli and Portofino on Italian riviera.

This Statue is places in under water.Depth of the Statue is about 17 meter and 2.5 meter tall it is the attraction for people who first time see or listen about it

Location :  San Fruttuoso, Liguria.

Monday, 3 June 2013

Girnar Mountain, Temple, Forest Gujarat

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Girnar Temple & Mountain
Girnar Word is Associate with mount temple and gir forest and girnar town.Girnar is a mountainous region located in Junagadh district Gujarat State. Girnar is located at near Junagadh City.his is the highest hill in Gujarat, rising to a height of about 3470 ft. above the sea-level. This mountain defines the entire region, and it also serves as an important pilgrimage site in India.In the Junagadh inscription of Rudradāman Girnar is referred to as Girinagara and it has been suggested that it was from Girinagara that the present name of Girinar or Girnar was derived. In the Purāṇas Girnar is referred to as jjayanta, Ujjanta, Udayanta, Durjayanta and Vaijayanta, while in the inscriptions it has been called Urjayat.

There are around 8,000 steps from the trailhead to the highest peak. The five peaks, crowned by sixteen beautifully carved and sculptured marble shrines on the western flank of the mountain forms one of the most beautifully situated group of Jain temples in India. It is a sacred place  for Jains, Hindus and also for Muslims.  Mt. Girnar is also unique in that both the Digambar and Shwetambar have temples on its hills.
Girnar has six distinct peaks separated by deep ravines: the highest of these is dedicated to Gorakhanātha, and the remotest to Kalka. To ascend these peaks there is an arrangement of steps cut in the living rock. After an ascent of nearly 2000 steps and covering a distance of about a mile is reached the point where the shoulder of the mountain terminates in a bare cliff consisting of gigantic masses of black and isolated granite rock.

Attraction :

  • Goddess Ambe Temple
  • Neminath Temple
  • Parshawnath Temple
  • Rishabhdev Temple
  • Dattatreya Hill

Girnar Mountain : 

Girnar Mountain
The tallest mountain of Gujarat is Girnar.It height is 6km from the base.Girnar Mountain is located at Junagadh city in Gujarat State.Mount Girnar has around 866 temples that can be reached by climbing around 8,000 steps. The mountain has five peaks that were formed after a volcanic eruption. The tallest peak among these is around 945 meter high.the Famous belief,after winning the war at Kurukshetra Pandavas had done the parikarma to seek God’s blessings.Every Year about 7 lakh People attend the parikrama.Parikrama had attracted 1.2 million in Year 2003.

The Parikrama will Start from Girnar Taleti, night halt at Jinabava Madhi, Marvella and Bordevi and return to the starting point on the fifth day.Arrangement of this festival is the one of the most serious poit ,but every year junagath district police do this arrangement.and supply the water health hospitality and much services to
visitors.there is famous group of jain temple nearest 16 jain temple are there which is located at western side of mountain .Shrines of both the communities of Jains, Digambar and Shwetambar, can be seen here.

Girnar Forest :

Girnar forest is the one of the most attraction of junagadh or Gir and western part of India. girnar forest is known as Gir National Park.Gir national park spread  in 258.71 sq. km area which was declared a National Park.Gir lies has a topography made up of succession of rugged ridges, isolated hills, plateaus and valleys.
Gir National Park
Besides, being the last abode of Asiatic lions, Gir forms a unique habitat for ratel, rusty spotted cat, pangolin, ruddy mongoose, civets, paradise flycatcher etc.the attracts droves of visitors to see the natural scene of  Asiatic lion in the wild, as it's the only place in the world where these creatures are now found.
The sanctuary is internationally acclaimed for successfully saving this precious species from the brink of extinction. It was declared as a sanctuary in 1965.Lord Curzon, especially, requested the Nawab to conserve the lions. Thus, the forest area of Gir and its lions were declared as protected by the Nawab. A ban was also imposed on the shooting of lions. Lion, leopard, hyena, chital, sambar, bulbul, chaushinga, chinkara, wild boar, crocodile, langur, porcupine, ratel, jackal, fox, mongoose, civets etc.

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Friday, 24 May 2013

Kawasan Falls, Philippines

Kawasan Falls
Kawasan Water Falls is a famous destination for locals and tourist like in the southern part of Cebu or in Badian Town,Kawasan Waterfalls Cebu is natural place where you can enjoy the moment of the life, and it is a peaceful places to spend time,there are many waterfalls of natural spring water, which is located near the southern tip of Cebu Philippines.
The Kawasan Falls is located inside the mountains of Barangay Matutinao Badian.The south-west side of the island close to Matutinao inside the mountains surrounded with tropical vegetation the freshening, cool and crystal clear Kawasan Falls.You can reach the waterfalls from Cebu City with a bus journey.You may bring in food, or buy from the resort’s restaurants. Cottages and tables are also available for rent, as well as rooms for overnight stay.

Kawasan has three waterfalls. The first one is mainly the largest of the three, and is usually the most crowded. An uphill climb for fifteen minutes will take you to the second falls, and another, to the third. You may bring in food, or buy from the resort’s restaurants. Cottages and tables are also available for rent, as well as rooms for overnight stay. You may rent a raft to take you around the “pool” or for a refreshing “shower massage” under the falling water. Life vests are also available for a very affordable price.

Kawasan Falls is a great get-away destination in the southern part of Cebu for family’s and gatherings..The pathway back is very dark once the sun sets so its best to bring a flashlight. You should be extra careful in going down the slope especially the one descending from the second or third falls to avoid mishaps or accidents.

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Thursday, 28 March 2013

Iguaza Falls Argentina

Iguaza Falls Argentina
Iguaza Falls is the world's second largest wtare fall in the world it is located at the South America, close to the point where Paraguay, Brazil, and Argentina join borders.The Iguazu River forms a border between Argentina and Brazil. this waterfall consists of about 270 falls along 2.7 kilometersof the Iguazu River, it is Taller than Niagara Falls, twice as wide with 275 cascades spread in a horsehoe shape over nearly two miles of the Iguazu Rive. The name Iguazu comes from the Guarani words y (water) and guasu (big). The legend says that a god pretended to marry a beautiful aborigine named Naipú, who fled with her mortal lover in a canoe. In rage, the god sliced the river creating the waterfalls, condemning the lovers to an eternal fall.he immense scale of Iguazu Falls Consider a network of 275 different waterfalls spanning an area 3km wide during its normal flow of around 1000 cubic meters per second. It is such a natural wonder that UNESCO designated the falls as a World Heritage Area in 1986.

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