Get On A Shopping Spree in These shopping places in Mangalore

Who does not love shopping? Shopping is actually a therapy for numerous people. When talking about shopping, there is no better town than Mangalore in India to give a mention. It is the shopping hub of the country where people shop their heart out. Even when anyone visits Mangalore for business purpose, he/she do miss to take out time to explore the shopping places and get some cool stuff for themselves and their loved ones.

Mangalore is famous for its silk-sarees with intricate detailing, sandalwood and ivory decorative items, silver and gold jewellery. The city has numerous supermarkets, shopping markets and local markets, with quality and variety of stuff.

Best shopping places in Mangalore

Mangalore is a sweetheart when it comes to shopping. It has everything and for everybody to shop. Whether it is a mall or a local shop, Mangalore always succeeds at winning the hearts of the shoppers by providing them with beautiful, quality and chic stuff. Here are some shopping places which one must visit:

Supermarkets:  To get all the stuff of daily needs under one roof visit the following supermarkets.

Ganesh Bazaar located at the GHS Road.
Janatha Bazaar located at the GHS Road.
Big Bazaar and Food Bazaar at Bharath Mall.
Andy’s Supermarket at Balmatta.
Move ‘n’ Picky at Kankanady.
Nilgiri’s at Empire Mall.

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Shopping Malls: The city also has numerous shopping malls for convenient, easy and comfortable shopping, where entertainment facilities like movie theaters, kids’ zone and restaurants, game zones are also available, the best ones are as follows:

The City Centre Mall at KS Road.
Bharath Mall at Bejai Kavoor Road.
Empire Mall at MG Road.
Times Square Mall at Kadri Main Road.
Golden Harvest Mall at K.S. Rao Road.
Mischief Mega Mall at K.S. Rao Road.
Bharath Mall 2 at Bejai Kavoor Road.
Spectrum in Kankanady.
Excel Mischief Mall at KSR Road.

Local Street Markets and Shopping Centers: These are the markets which offer very wide variety of products with very varied range of street food stalls and restaurants. The most famous local markets or street markets and shopping centers of mangalore are as follows:

Hampankatta Market.
Kankannady.
Balmatta.
Falnir.

Affordable flights to Mangalore

Mangalore is a very busy place, be it for shopping or for business. Numerous direct flights are available to Mangalore from different cities in India. The cheap flight tickets in India have made it easier for people to have comfortable, time-saving and easy journeys. Flights tickets can either be booked directly or through online portals from where the passengers can not only buy their tickets but can also book the seats of their choice.

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Booking the flight tickets through online portals has become very popular these days as it is very safe, easy and convenient. Online portals also offer attractive offers and deals on the flight fares which results in saving money.

Delhi – A City Enfolded In History and Culture

Budget Hotels In Delhi

Budget Hotels In Delhi

If you are planning a visit to the administrative capital of India i.e. Delhi, make sure to visit all the major historic places as well as local markets and eating joints in the city. Delhi offers a host of places of historic significance, amusement parks, huge malls, expansive local markets, gardens as well as famous street food stalls and posh restaurants hence ensuring you a memorable experience here. All the parts of the city are well knit within the metro network and hence travel here is quite convenient and affordable.

Find Your Staying Needs at Any Budget Hotels in Delhi

No more worries about staying cheaply in Delhi; with many options available, you can choose any suitable one among the innumerable Budget Hotels In Delhi. Spread across the city, they offer easy approachability and decent facilities and services.

  • OYO Rooms IllahiBuxMarg, Karol Bagh
  • Novotel New Delhi Aerocity
  • Airport Hotel Grand
  • OYO Flagship Green Park
  • Cameo Homes – Nehru Place etc.

You can get all the info regarding the tariffs, amenities and location etc. of famous hotels in the city via any of the leading travel portals that also offer several discounts and best deals on advance bookings.

Explore the rich history

Tourists from all parts of the country as well as abroad who are interested in exploring the culture and history of this eminent city flock towards it in large numbers. There are a host of historic places located all across Delhi which draw the attention of history lovers. Here is an insight into some of the most famous historic places in the city that you must add to your list of place to visit in Delhi.

Lotus Temple

The famous lotus temple is one of the most revered attractions in the city. Located near Kalkaji in New Delhi the Lotus Temple is known for its intricate and awe – inspiring architecture. The credit for its magnificence goes to the famed Persian architect, FariborzSahba. The temple is also known as the Bhai Temple and coveys the idea of love and immortality since its construction in 1986. Just as the exteriors which exhibit a grand lotus, the interiors are equally enchanting. No doubt the temple took around 10 years to complete.

Lotus Temple

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India Gate

The trip to Delhi is incomplete without paying a visit to the iconic India Gate which is located at the heart of this sprawling metropolis. Being the national monument of India this 42 metres high structure was built in memory of 9000 soldiers who laid down their lives in the World War I. Designed by the architect Edwin Lutyens the India Gate was constructed in 1931. Do spend a quiet evening here and experience the solace and feeling of patriotism that conjures.

Red Fort

Another most visited historic monument located on the banks of the River Yamuna in the Old Delhi region is the Red Fort or LalQuila. This grand fort is made using red sand stone hence depicted in its name. The fort dates back to 1638 when it was constructed as the residence of the royal family during the reign of the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan.

Red Fort

Red Fort | Image Resource : theculturetrip.com

Shopping In Lucknow: Come And Shop Till Heart’s Content

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Even though the city contains a lot of bright malls, shopping in Lucknow is always memorable because of the wide variety of the markets in Lucknow that reflect the cultural fabric of Lucknow. The entire city is well known for traditional work like embroidery, chikan and many more. Also, shopping in the traditional markets in the city has its own rustic charm. Some of the best known Shopping Places In Lucknow are-

Alambagh Market

This is one of the most well-planned and really developed markets in Lucknow. Located on the Kanpur-Lucknow road, tourists and locals can find all the things ranging from vegetables, gold jewelry, and other regular items. It is a shopping haven for people who love to shop. This market spreads across the Chandar Nagar, Singhar Nagar, Krishna Nagar, and Teri Pulia Bazar. So, a trip to Lucknow is incomplete if one does not visit the Alambagh market.

Nakhas Market

It is one of the vintage markets in Lucknow. More than 200 years old, it is located in the old portion of the city. Overall, this market is famous for embroidered garments, jewelry, and wooden items. Also, it can be noted that the market is divided into various markets like the Bird Market, Nakhas Bazar, and Vegetable market. The Bird Market is well known for various pet birds like parrots, mice, and rabbits. People flock here to buy these pets. Coupled with this, is the Sunday market that primarily sells used goods, like electric spare parts, that can be used on a daily basis. Along with these old shops, this market is very famous for the different types of food joints. Paan, biryani, and tasty kababs are all available on carts on the street. This market is known as a complete store for antique collections.

Janpath Market

Situated at the center of the city, this market is one of the most frequently visited markets in Lucknow. The market consists of little shops, which is very famous among the youngsters staying in the city. Tourists will be surprised to see the different variety of chikankari embroidery and different types of perfumes that are available here. Both men and women will find this place to their liking. Women and men who like to bargain will love this market. Also, the old charm of this market makes every tourist visiting this market a fond shopping memory.

Chowk

This is one of the most popular markets in central Lucknow. Located at a distance of 3 kms from Bara Imambara, this is one of the oldest markets in the entire of Lucknow.

Budget Hotels In Lucknow

Budget Hotels In Lucknow | Image Resource : ytimg.com

Booking Budget Hotels Lucknow

Since Lucknow is a place known for tradition culture and shopping, Indian tourists visiting this place prefer to book rooms in budget hotels to spend in other areas of the trip. Staying true to the type of hotels, these hotels provide the basic facilities like beds, bathroom, and a basic place to stay. Also, most of the well-known hotels are very close to city center. Some of the well-known Budget Hotels In Lucknow are-

  • Hotel Sumitra
  • Uma Guest House
  • Hotel Shiva
  • Ashirwad Hotel

Read online reviews before you book.

An Amazing Journey to Tirupati and its Temples

Tirupati is the famous temple city in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. I have always longed to visit the temple of Tirumala for a long time. This time I planned the trip entirely myself and went to Tirupati to pay the homage at the temple. There are many ways to reach the temple town of Tirupati from Katpadi Junction. I chose to travel by train as it is very convenient and easy way of travelling.

Train Journey from Katpadi 

There are a number of trains available in the sector. I wanted to travel in the AC 3rd tier of the railways and hence I booked the tickets in the Sabari Express that starts from the Trivandrum Central Railway Station. The train reaches the Katpadi Junction at 22.45 at night. I used IRCTC to book my tickets in the train and booked them easily online using the net banking option.

Stay at Hotel Fortune in Tirupati

Its 2 hour journey from Katpadi to Tirupati and the train reached the destination at 12.30 am. At the railway station, a cab was waiting for me to pick me up from the railway station. I had booked one of the hotels in the city for my stay in the region. The hotel I had booked for my stay was Fortune Hotels Tirupati. It is a famous 4 star hotel of the city and provides world class services and amenities to the guests and tourists from all parts of the world.

Fortune Hotels tirupati
Fortune Hotels Tirupati

The hotel is very conveniently located in the middle of the city and close to the main temples of the city. The hotel has a number of facilities and services for the guests to make their stay a memorable experience. Some of the features of the hotel I loved were

  • Two in house restaurants that serves world class food and beverages
  • A 24 hour coffee lounge known as Chillers and Fillers
  • Conference and Business rooms
  • Banquet halls for hosting parties
  • Travel desk and pick and drop services

I had booked one of the Fortune Club rooms of the hotel. The hotel room is one of the best for stay and has amenities like air conditioning, television, internet, broadband, iron and mini bar. 24 hour room service is also available in all the rooms of the hotel. I enjoyed my stay in the hotel room and paid visit to all the famous temples of the city.

Temple Visit in Tirupati

One of the famous oldest temples of the city is the Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple. There is always a huge rush to reach the temple every time. There is a special ticket for darshan in the temples. The temple ambience is excellent & soothing. The crowd management for different section is very good.

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple
Sri Venkateswara Swamy Vaari Temple| Image Source : flickr.com

It was an excellent trip to the place and I enjoyed every minute of the stay. The temple is definitely worth a visit for its beauty, splendour and magnificent architecture. It is very well managed and administered by the temple authorities. Overall, my trip had been a brilliant vacation and spiritual experience.

 

A Quick Look at 5 Famous Sightseeing Places in Rajasthan

A place for architecture, art, history and amusements, Rajasthan, formerly known as the land of the Rajputana is the largest state of the Republic of India. The individual kingdom of Rajasthan displays a different culture making it one of the most diversified places in the world.

 

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Rajasthan is well connected with Indian railway network and service is simply outstanding, connecting it very smoothly and conveniently with different parts of India.

Some Popular Places to Visit in Rajasthan:

Rajasthan houses a mix of land, desert and monuments that the state offers to its visitors. Here are some of the top destinations to experience in this beautiful state.

1.Jaipur: Famously known as the Pink City, its nook and corner holds the pieces of architectural beauty. It was founded by the Rajput ruler Sawai Jaisingh II in the year 1727. This capital city with its planned streets and artistic architecture makes this the most famous destination for tourists. This city has a large number of monuments, gardens, museums, fun and food to offer to its visitors.
Famous attractions: City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Dera Amer Elephant Safari are some of the attributes of this place.

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Amber Fort | Image Resource : blogspot.com

2.Udaipur: Generally termed as the Venice of the East, this city is also a unique place in term of its culture, history and amusements. Situated at the foothills of the Aravalli Mountain, this city was founded by Sisodiya Rajput Ruler Maharana Udai Singh II in the year 1553. Most of the palaces of the bygone era have converted to some of the royal hotels providing the hospitality in a royal way.
Famous attractions: Some of the must visit places are the City Palace, Bagore Ki Haveli, Kumbhalgarh Fort, Lake Picholla and Sajjan Garh.

3.Jodhpur: Due to its bright and sunny weather all round the year; this city is called the Sun City of Rajasthan. Founded by Rao Jodha Singh, the Rathore Rajput Ruler in 1459, this is the second largest and the populated city of this state. With its multitude of hill fort, monuments, palaces, this city has been listed as the most extraordinary places to visit and stay.
Famous attractions: Mehrangar Fort, Jaswant Thada, Balsamand Lake, Kailana Lake, Rao Jodha Desert Roack Park, Umaid Bhawan Palace museum, Mandore gardens are some of the tourist attractions of this place.

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Umaid Bhawan Palace Museum | Image Resource : blogspot.com

4.Jaisalmer: Situated in the heart of the Thar Desert, this golden city of Rajasthan was founded by Maharawal Jaisal Singh during 1156 AD. This place also offers a number of cuisines that includes Italian, French and the local eatery food joints apart from the different sightseeing places. It is built as a walled city which makes it the collection of largest forts in the world.
Famous attractions: Jaisalmer Fort, Bada Bagh, Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Sam Sand Dunes etc are some of the very unique things to see and experience.

5.Bikaner: A famous place for food, sweets and forts, this city was founded by Rao Jodha in 1488. All the windowpanes are intricately carved which are called jharokas, a unique feature of this place.
Famous attractions: Lalgarh Palace, Bikaner Camel Safari, Ganga Singh Museum, karni Mata Temple, Junagarh Fort takes this city to a whole new upgraded level.

Visit Hyderabad Wonderla This Summer & Endure Its Vast Source Of Adventures!

Summers is one of the most hated seasons for most people living in the hotter regions of the world, and it does possess with few displeasure moments because of the heat. Likewise, Hyderabad, which does situate in the south central part of India and the temperature, is hotter in summers. People from the city have plenty of plans to spend their summers by staying in the city or goes to a cooler place for vacations. But, for most of the crowd, there is a place to spend hours in the tempting summer, in Wonderla Hyderabad.

Hyderabad

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First Let Us Know About Hyderabad

One can find the trace of the city from the 1590s when it was established, by the fifth sultan of the Qtub Shahi Dynasty of Golconda, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. Since then, the city grows and never has to look back, and now this city is also used as the capital city of two of Indian state governments, one is the Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The city is a big economic bucket in the southern part of India, which attracts many people from around the world to settle there and mixed with the present culture.

On the other hand, the city has some of the hotter climate, which stays throughout the year, but especially in the summers, the temperature is very high. Due to the hot climate, the city has developed many amusement parks which have cooler ambiance, like the Wonderla, which is the city’s one of the biggest themed water parks. It is said that if one visits the city of Hyderabad, he or she should give a must visit to the park.

Hyderabad Wonderla

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A Quick Brief about the Amusement Park

Hyderabad Wonderla is located just 28 km away from the city center, which makes it near to the city’s boundary as the city itself is wider in almost every direction. Imagine, a water theme park is situated just 28 km from your city and spreads on 53 acres of land, which have as much of 25 lands based and 18 water-based attractions to choose from, and deliver the perfect packages.

Here’s’ Why Wonderla Is a Good Place to Visit in summers

The park is a large surface to enjoy with a total of 43 world class rides that offers more than half of the rides are land based, with an exact number of 18 rides based on water. A visit to the place is said by many as a complete package because of its many situations, like the rides.

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One of the main attractions of the park is its reverse looping rollercoaster with a speed of 80 km/h, which is the first of its kind in the city. The park is always open for the public throughout the year from 11 am to 6 pm, and only closed during the repair or maintenance times which happen twice a year for proper verifications.

On the other hand, the normal charges are, for an adult is ₹ 850, and for a child is ₹ 750. There are two other types of charges; one is for Entry with Breakfast and Fast-Track Pass, which charges ₹ 949 and ₹1700 for an adult, and ₹849 and ₹1500 for a child respectively.