Historical And Famous Cities Of India

Historical cities of our country


Jaipur the capital city of Rajasthan is also famous as ‘Pink City’ famous for its structures, sculpture, forts and traditional arts of ancient India. Jaipur is also famous for its culture, food, traditions for thousands years. Tourists from allover the world come to Jaipur visit Hawamahal, Fort of Nahargarh, Jaigarh,  Palace of Amer and old walled city which is traditionally painted in pink

Jaipur is also well known for its world famous Jantar Mantar with accurate astronomical instruments especially the sun-watch. Jaipur is also famous for its diamond and traditional clothes, shoes etc. The entire city is surrounded with walls having seven gates and hills in three sides.


Bangalore, capital of Karnataka formerly Mysore is one of the biggest cities of our country. The city was originally named as Bengaluru after the old lady who offered king Ballal boiled beans when he reached to her hut in jungle while hunting. The poor woman had nothing else to offer so she offered boiled beans. The king felt so obliged that he decided to name the place Bele- Benda- Kalu-Uru, boiled beans in Kannada later converted to Bengaluru. By the way, there is still a place called Belendauru in Bangalore.

Bangalore, which was famous for its gardens once, is better known as center for information technology the world over today. Bangalore is famous for historical reasons as well as Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan, rulers of former Mysore state ruled over this south Indian state very popularly. They tried their best to keep their state free from the English and fought a long war with them. Bangalore has many tourists’ interest places in city and around.


Pune the city of Shivaji and and his son Sambhaji situated in Maharastra state of India. Pune is also famous as queen city of Deccan and Maharastriyan culture. Most tourists’ interest, historical, religious and cultural places in Pune are located near Bhima River in Sahyadri area. Bhimshankar is one of the popular religious places in Pune, one among twelve Jyotirlinga in India, while famous old palaces like Singhgarh have been converted into hotels and rest houses. Pune is birthplace of famous saint poet Tuka Ram and Very famous for Osho commune International center. 

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Suny has lived in Bangalore, Pune and Jaipur.

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