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Karwar – The Kashmir Of Karnataka

Karwar

Karwar is known as the ‘Kashmir of Karnataka’, and with good reason!  History Karwar lies at the confluence of the River Kali and the Arabian Sea, deriving its name from the nearby village of Kadwad (or Kade Wada, meaning the ‘last area’ in Kannada and Konkani). This beautiful beach city lies on India’s western coast, […]

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Alleppey – A Destination For Dreamers

Allepey landscapes

Alleppey or Alappuzha is the land for dreamers, romantics, and wanderers.  History  Alappuzha derives its name from its physical features and geographical position – it literally means the land between the sea and network of rivers flowing into it. The quaint, old-world town is all about quiet by-lanes, paddy fields, toddy shops, and tens of […]

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Calicut, City Of Spices And Seashores

Calicut

Calicut, also known as Kozhikode, was once a trading town, seat of a formidable dynasty and a former Portuguese colony as well and also home to many premier educational institutions, most notably the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), the National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Calicut Medical College.  History Locally known as Kozhikode lies on […]

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Mahabalipuram – An Architectural Grandeur Of History

Mahabalipuram - An Architectural Grandeur in South India

Mamallapuram, also known as Mahabalipuram is an ancient historic seaport of Pallava Kings.  History An archaeological wonder and a UNESCO designated heritage site, Mammalapuram was a very important seaport during 7th century AD. Situated about 60 Km from the city of Chennai, Mammalapuram was once a bustling seaport where traders who traveled across to the […]

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