Archive for May, 2010

  • Sri Dalada Maligawa – The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

    Posted in Sri Lanka | May 28, 2010
    Sri Dalada Maligawa is commonly known as The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. It is located in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka. It is a Buddhist temple. The temple is located within the complex of royal palace which hosts the Relic of the sacred tooth of Lord Buddha. From the ancient times, this relic has played a vital role in the local politics since it is assumed that any person who holds this relic has the supremacy over the whole country. Kandy was known to be the last center of the Sinhalese kings and is declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO partly along with this temple. Monks belonging to the chapters of Asgiriya and Malwatte conduct worship on a daily basis within the internal chamber of this temple. Thrice daily rituals  [...]
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    Popular tourist attractions in Nepal

    Posted in Nepal | May 25, 2010
    Soaring ice-topped mountains that shimmer with the colorful rainbows of the prayer flags, whilst the intense streets of the capital city of Kathmandu are a constant frenzy of the honking mopeds, along with the chattering of vendors and the garish signs the country of Nepal is a comprehensively multicolored slice of Asia. Given below are popular tourist attractions Bhaktapur Bhaktapur is also known as the Temple City. Here you will surely admire the unusual animal paintings that are exhibited in the National Art Gallery. This art gallery located within the old Malla Palace. The various other museums in the country include the renowned National Woodworking Museum, which shows fine examples of well-known Newari woodcarving, and also the Brass  [...]
  • Al-Aqsa Mosque – holiest mosque in Jerusalem

    Posted in Israel | May 19, 2010
    The Al-Aqsa Mosque is regarded as the most significant mosque in Jerusalem. Positioned on the Haram esh-Sharif (commonly the Noble Sanctuary) or else Temple Mount, this mosque is known to be the third holiest site according to Islam subsequent to Mecca, which is followed by Medina. In addition this is the central focal point of the Muslim community that is resident in Jerusalem, which hosts every day prayers as well as accommodating huge crowds intended for the Friday sermons. Al-Aqsa Mosque – History In the beginning, the entire of Jerusalem was acknowledged as the masjid al-aqsa, or else “distant sanctuary,” on the other hand, the term in due course came to be functional to the major mosque in this city. Also it is by no  [...]
  • Popular scuba diving destinations in Malaysia

    Posted in Malaysia | May 17, 2010
    When it comes to itinerant, each and every one has different ideas. Whilst a few of us are fond of resting within the lap of lavishness, there are various others who need to get alive for their adventurous streak traveling. Proviso expedition is your notion of traveling in that case the below mentioned scuba diving spots, which are located in Malaysia are the most excellent place to be. Despite the fact that, there are innumerable spots all across Malaysia, which are outstanding for scuba swimming, the renowned Tioman Island is placed at the top of this list. The island exists on the eastern coastline of the Malaysian peninsula. The various things that make Tiomand Island, one of the few best sites designed for scuba diving include the rich  [...]
  • The holy Shrine of Husayn ibn ‘Ali, Karbala, Iraq

    Posted in Iraq | May 14, 2010
    The Shrine of Husayn ibn ‘Ali is located within the city of Karbala in Iraq. This shrine is regarded as a holy site according to the Shi’a community of Islam. This site is positioned on the place of the burial place of Husayn ibn ‘Ali, who is the second grandson of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), moreover is positioned in close proximity to the place where Husayn ibn ‘Ali was been killed at some point in the Battle of Karbala that took place in 680 C.E. This tomb of Husayn ibn ‘Ali is regarded as one of the few holiest places for the Shi‘a Muslims outside of the cities of Makkah and Madīnah, as well as scores of people make pilgrimages to this site. Each and every year, millions of pilgrims take a trip to this city for observing  [...]
  • The Imam Ali Holy Shrine, Najaf, Iraq

    Posted in Iraq | May 12, 2010
    The Imam Ali Holy Shrine is many times acknowledged as Masjid Ali or else the Mosque of Ali, moreover it is located in the holy city of Najaf in Iraq, which is regarded as the third holiest site for a few of the predictable 200 million followers of Islam’s Shia branch. Ali ibn Abī Tālib, who is the cousin of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), and the fourth caliph is been buried here. In addition buried adjacent to Ali inside the mosque are the remnants of Adam as well as Noah according to the beliefs of Shi’a community. The Imam Ali Holy Shrine – History This shrine was been foremost built by Daylamite Fannakhosraw Azod ad Dowleh, who was the Iranian ruler in the year 977 above the burial place of Ali. Subsequent to its  [...]
  • The Royal Orient Train – transporting you back to yesteryear

    Posted in India | May 10, 2010
    Welcome on board The Royal Orient Train on its marvelous and captivating majestic journey all the way through the bygone period of the former Maharajas. Despite the fact that times have altered as well as the winds have moved, the Royal Orient Train travels the length in royal fashion, the kind no more than the Maharajas of the yesteryears could have achieved as well as enjoyed. The superb and fashionable Royal Orient Train has lavish cabins, carpeting that is wall to wall, a well stockpiled bar, two different dining cars as well as an extremely custom-made service… in actual fact, more or less the whole thing that could conciliation of ecstasy on earth for almost seven days! In addition the Royal Orient Train involves 14 completely air-conditioned  [...]
  • Heading the best city in the World – “Udaipur” – on The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels

    Posted in India | May 7, 2010
    Rajasthan is the splendid land of plentiful kingdoms, imposing forts as well as palaces, assorted cultures, wide-ranging landscapes as well as vibrant colors. Experience this land of imperial splendor, in the company of Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, the fashionable royal living. In addition, The Royal Rajasthan on Wheels is the imperial enchantment where each moment is been woven collectively into a never-ending as well as immemorial know-how to be lived as well as cherished everlastingly. Moreover, the architects of the Palace on Wheels have regenerated the charisma of lavishness by means of farthest thought of your calm as well as modern facilities at the Royal Rajasthan on Wheels. The sightsee is comprehensively planned for taking you all the  [...]
  • Deccan Odyssey – experience the royal soil of Marathas

    Posted in India | May 5, 2010
    Take a trip across the heart of the country of India, all the way through the soil of the brave Marathas, enjoying your ride on the Deccan Odyssey. Take a trip back in time as well as experience again the sumptuousness of a majestic age on the imperial magnificence train known to all as, the Deccan Odyssey, in India. When the whistle of this luxury train, the Deccan Odyssey blows as well as the wheels starts rolling along with the tracks, you are all set to initiate on an electrifying journey in a luxury train, on the renowned Deccan Odyssey India Tour. Take a trip to gorgeous beaches in Goa as well as Maharashtra, glimpse the grand forts as well as the huge palaces that were built by the Marathas along with the Osho Ashram that is located in  [...]
  • Jim Corbett national park – excellently explored by an elephant safari

    Posted in India | May 3, 2010
    An elephant safari all the way through the grasslands as well as the jungles looking out for the tigers or else a herd of the wild elephants is the emphasizing point of whichever trip to Jim Corbett national park. The most excellent way to distinguish wildlife is simply by sitting on the back of the elephant. An elephant safari permits all of the tourists a little additional deeper into the rough country as well as to acquire extremely on the brink of wildlife devoid of scaring the various animals away from their regular way. The regularly witnessed wildlife in this national park takes account of the spotted deer, sambar, wild boars, barking deer, langur monkeys, rhesus macaques, peacocks as well as herds of wild elephants. In addition Corbett  [...]