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Strange & Unknown facts about the Mystical State of Himachal Pradesh February 01, 2016 19:02

Himachal Pradesh is a north Indian state in the Himalayas. The state is surrounded by wide valleys, limpid lakes, rivers, snow mountains and gushing streams. Several tourists visit the state every year from throughout the…

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Draft List Of Must-See Monuments By Archaeological Survey Of India November 16, 2015 10:17

Here is a draft list of 'must-see' monuments, released by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Reports indicate that the list is intended for an online portal for heritage sites. Three world heritage sites of…

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Triveni sangamam - Kanyakumari May 30, 2015 13:11

Kanyakumari is the southern most district of India in the state of Tamilnadu. Kanyakumari is situated between 77o 15' and 77o 36' of the eastern longitudes and 8o 03' and 8o 35' of the Northern…

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Independence Hall October 01, 2013 18:22

Independence Hall in Philadelphia may be considered the birthplace of the United States of America: it was here that the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, the Articles of Confederation uniting the 13 colonies…

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Taos Pueblo October 01, 2013 18:13

Taos is a remarkable example of a traditional type of architectural ensemble from the pre-Hispanic period of the Americas and unique to this region which has successfully retained most of its traditional forms to the…

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Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site October 01, 2013 18:01

Cahokia Mounds State historic site is the most comprehensive affirmation of the pre-Columbian civilizations in the Mississippi region. It is an early and eminent example of pre-urban structuring, which provides an opportunity to study a…

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Chaco Culture October 01, 2013 17:58

Chaco is an example of a prehistoric or protohistoric culture that is remarkable for its monumental public and ceremonial buildings and its distinctive architecture. The cultural sites of Chaco Culture National Historical Park They are…

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Phoenix Islands October 01, 2013 17:36

One of the newest World Heritage Sites offers little for visitors, but it’s likely that none is more important for the planet. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) is a massive mid-ocean wilderness in the…

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Chichen Itza October 01, 2013 17:25

The brilliant ruins of Chichén Itzá evidence a dazzling ancient city that once centered the Maya empire in Central America. The stepped pyramids, temples, columned arcades, and other stone structures of Chichén Itzá were sacred…

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The Many Destinations of Heritage Travel October 01, 2013 14:31

With 192 countries in the world, each with a distinct and unique history, there are a vast number of heritage sites for all travelers interested in uncovering their roots. Visiting the country of your lineage…

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Summer Travel Idea: Heritage Trips October 01, 2013 14:23

Summer travel season is upon us, and while many consider a week at the beach a worthy summer vacation, we have another suggestion. The National Park Service's African American Experience Fund (the only nonprofit partner…

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