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Visiting Vythiri: Here's how to plan a trip to this 100 per cent vaccinated tourism destination

July 30, 2021 3:58 pm

Vythiri is a stunning town, famous for its beautiful forests, spice plantations, and the diverse traditions of tribal communities

Dholavira now a UNESCO Heritage site: Here's everything to know if you are planning to visit

July 27, 2021 6:18 pm

A UNESCO press release describes the place as an "ancient city", which is "one of the most remarkable and well-preserved urban settlements in South Asia"

Express Wanderlust: Some romantic destinations where you can ring in Valentine's Day

February 13, 2020 5:39 pm

In India, there is no dearth of romantic places where you can spend your time making beautiful memories.

Haven't been to Jodhpur yet? Here's why you should plan a trip to the Blue City at the earliest

October 31, 2019 6:37 pm

The city was founded in the year 1459 by Rao Jodha, a Rajput chief belonging to the Rathore clan.

Here's why you should plan a trip to the university town of Shantiniketan

October 24, 2019 2:41 pm

Not many know that 'Shantiniketan' was actually the name of a guesthouse that Tagore senior had built when he founded the Brahmo Samaj circa 1863.

This Diwali, get a breather from pollution with these getaways

October 17, 2019 1:51 pm

You don't have to put up with the pollution. This Diwali, travel to these places and give your family the much-needed respite.

Looking for a quick getaway? Here's why you should head to Lansdowne

October 10, 2019 1:57 pm

Founded and named after erstwhile Viceroy of India Lord Lansdowne in 1887, the cantonment town was originally known as Kaludanda.

A quick weekend travel guide if you are looking to explore Kausani

October 03, 2019 3:10 pm

At the time of independence, Kausani was situated in the Almora district — till about 1997 — after which, it came under the Bageshwar district, where it continues to be.

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Express Wanderlust: After months, Kolkata's Indian Museum reopens its doors for visitors

August 18, 2021 5:40 pm

As the Indian Museum in Kolkata reopens its gate for the public, let's have a look at its rich history and details.

Express Wanderlust: When people cautiously-thronged Delhi's Humayun's Tomb

June 30, 2021 5:43 pm

Centrally-protected monument Humayun's Tomb reopened after being shut for over two months due to the second wave of Covid-19

Express Wanderlust: When Lucknow's Bara Imambara reopened its doors to tourists

June 30, 2021 5:16 pm

It was a source of relief for tourist guides at the iconic Bara Imambara in Lucknow, which opened to visitors on June 17.

Express Wanderlust: Kashmir's Sonamarg comes alive with touristy activities

February 24, 2021 6:14 pm

The city in Kashmir re-opened for tourists after a really long time -- having been in a state of lockdown because of the pandemic -- on February 23. As such, they were photographed enjoying sledge rides at the picturesque spot and also doing other touristy activities. Scroll down to see the entire gallery

Pictures from Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake to rouse your wanderlust

February 22, 2021 5:06 pm

Did you know: Sukhna is an inseparable part of Chandigarh. Architect Le Corbusier had foreseen that the residents of the city would be drawn to it

Mughal Gardens blooms again: Iconic Delhi landmark to open for public from February 13

February 12, 2021 12:52 pm

In pictures, the history of the place, often touted as the 'soul of the Presidential Palace'

Express Wanderlust: A pictorial tour of Pune's Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

January 22, 2021 3:41 pm

In the city of Pune in Maharashtra, is the famous Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, which was established long before independence, in the year 1920. In this week's Express Wanderlust, we learn more about the museum, which recently reopened to visitors. Read on

Express Wanderlust: Pune's Shaniwar Wada fort reopens; learn more about its history

January 12, 2021 12:54 pm

The Shaniwar Wada fort in Pune draws tourists from all corners of the country. This historical fortification was built in the year 1736, when the Maratha Empire was teeming with victories. Learn more here

Express Wanderlust: Check out these wintry pictures from north Kashmir's Baramulla district

December 30, 2020 3:56 pm

As we journey (virtually) into yet another destination this week, we take a look at these stunning images of tourists enjoying their time in north Kashmir's Baramulla district. Scroll down for some gorgeous photographs, courtesy of Indian Express photographer Shuaib Masoodi

Rahim's Tomb: Learn about this Mughal monument, believed to be the first architectural symbol of love

December 21, 2020 7:41 pm

It is believed that in 1598, Rahim had built a tomb for his dear wife Mah Banu, near Humayun’s Tomb in Nizamuddin East. With time, it came to be recognised as an architectural symbol of love which, many historians believe, was the inspiration for Taj Mahal