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Along with history and monuments, Charminar houses a variety of
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Vijayawada , Andhra Pradesh
Vijayawada is known for the softest idlis and crispy dosas but
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Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Tales of Shinde Chhatri - Remembering a Great Military Leader

Come join us on a sunny Sunday winter morning for a heritage walk to one of the lesser known places in Pune, the memorial of military leader Mahadji Shinde.

Shinde Chhatri is a war memorial built in honour of 18th century Maratha military leader, Mahadji Shinde. He was the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army under Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao II. As a devout Shiva worshipper, he wanted to build a Shiva temple in 1794 but he died the same year.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Discovering the Heritage of Shovabazar and Kumortuli

Sovabazar Rajbari or the royal house of Shovabazar is one of the oldest zamindar houses in Kolkata. The tradition of celebrating Durga Puja with such grandeur was started by the aristocrats of this house and their descendants continue the tradition till date.

 

Speaking of Durga Puja, a walk through the lanes of Kumortuli is a must. Kumortuli is a potters’ colony where the beautiful, larger than life idols of Durga and other gods and goddesses are made.

 

 

This guided tour is free.

 

रामकृष्ण परमहंस : जिनके भोले प्रयोगवाद में वेदांत, इस्लाम और ईसाइयत सब एकरूप हो गए थे

निरक्षर और पागल तक कहे जाने वाले रामकृष्ण परमहंस ने अपने जीवन से दिखाया था कि धर्म किसी मंदिर, गिरजा, विचारधारा, ग्रंथ या पंथ का बंधक नहीं है.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Retracing the Silent Shrines of Busy Barabazar

Since it was the second city of the British Empire (after London), several communities migrated to Calcutta for the rich potential of trade and commerce in the city. These communities built places of worship for themselves. They tried their best to recreate their home town in this foreign land in the form of churches, cathedrals and synagogues. These spaces then became important for the communities as bonded with each other through common, familiar rituals and practices in an unfamiliar, alien land.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A Mirchi Bajji to Panipuri Walk on Guru Nanak Road

Vijayawada is known for the softest idlis and crispy dosas but now there is new age awakening is taking place. Guru Nanak Colony one of the affluent colonies in the city has become a paradise for foodies. A motley mix of North Indian and South Indian residents has made it a hub for a variety of food choices.

 

From chatpati panipuri, mirchi bajji, idli-dosa to ice cream-kulfi, this walk is fit for a connoisseur.

 

This guided tour is for free.

 

Date: Saturday, 24th February 2018

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Charminar on a Platter

Along with history and monuments, Charminar houses a variety of culinary delights from the past and present. One will find an amalgamation of food and cultures all along the road from Charminar to Madina (and more in the lanes and by-lanes). There are a lot of choices, from street vendors to decent restaurants, some being centuries old.  Walk will start at Nimrah Café, close to Charminar with some Irani chai and Osmania biscuits. It will end at Shadab with dinner. En route you will taste a variety of dishes from dosa to kachori to fried fish.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A Walk to Bid Adieu to Magh Mela at Sangam

 

Come and join Sahapedia's 150th walk!

Allahabad is a major religious centre in India and is also recognised internationally because of the Kumbh Mela, a fair that is held in the city every 12 years. Important days witness thousands taking a ritual dip at the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, called the Triveni Sangam. The last Kumbh Mela witnessed the largest religious gathering in the world with almost 120 million visitors.