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Built and renovated over five centuries, the Mysore Palace is official abode of the Wadiyar dynasty of the erstwhile kingdom of Mysore. It is one of the grandest and most popular public attractions in India. We look at its interesting and eventful history. (Photo courtesy: Pixabay) If there is one…
On the banks of the Tapi (or Tapti) river is located the city of Surat, the ‘sun city’, earlier referred to as Suryapur. In the heart of the most ancient settlement of the Surat city—Rander—stands the magnificent mosque Masjid-e Quwaat-e-Islam, colloquially referred to as Hari Masjid, Ek Khamba…
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) in Mumbai is a multifaceted building—a station for suburban and long-distance trains, a 'living' UNESCO World Heritage Site, a source of livelihood for scores of people, a visual icon of the city. This documentary delves into CSMT's history,…
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) is one of the few 'living' World Heritage Sites, used by approximately 6.4 lakh people daily, and employing about 5,000 workers.