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Editor’s Choice are special features hand picked by the editorial team at IndiaVivid. It showcases interesting reads, facets and themes around India.

Sariska National Park, The Abode Of The Tigers In West India

Located amidst the hills of Aravalli range in the state of Rajasthan in the Alwar district is India’s famous abode of tigers – the Sariska Tiger Reserve or the Sariska National Park. Covering an area of 800 sq km Sariska…

Bhangarh Fort: The Magnificent 17th Century Town With A Haunting

If you want some thrilling and spine chilling experience, then Bhangarh Fort located in Rajasthan state of India, could be the place to visit. It is considered the most haunted place in India. Located 30 km from the Sariska National…

Silserh Lake: The Pristine Water Body Near The Sariska Tiger Reserve

On a visit to Sariska National Park in Rajasthan in India, do not miss this sprawling body of water named Silserh Lake. It is a man-made lake located amidst the hills of the Aravali range with a panoramic view. The…


Pandupole, A Mythological Site Located In The Lap Of Nature

If you get to travel to the Sariska National Park, the abode of tigers in the Western India state of Rajasthan, then there are some very interesting places to explore nearby. For those enjoying mythological tales of the Mahabharata era,…

A visit to Indian Museum Kolkata – A 200 Year Artifact

My cousins came to Kolkata to see me a few weeks back. I was handed over the responsibility to give them a tour of the city. I was thinking to myself what are the places where I could take them?…

Ponmudi Hills – The Perfect Place For Adventure and Sight Seeing

I have mentioned this in my previous articles that the Eastern Ghats is one of the most beautiful places in India but since some of the places in the ghats are difficult to reach, they do not attract much tourism.…

Looking to Trek? Forget Manali! Agasthyakoodam Is The Perfect Destination

In recent years one adventure sport has become very popular among the youth of India and that is Trekking. After the movie, Yeh Jawaani Hai Dewaani released in 2013 the travel companies have accepted that they have seen a significant…

Phugtal Monastery – The Mystery Behind This Place Situated In Ladakh

It is said that if you ever want to a ride a bullet then the best place to do that is go to Ladakh. I believe there is something different about that place because whosoever has gone there has always…

Aritar – Why You Need To Visit This East Sikkim’s Gem

Generally, once we visit a particular place, we don’t feel like visiting it again because it somewhat loses its charm. Another reason for not visiting it can be that we have already exhausted the possible options of exploring in that…

Netaji Bhavan – The House Of The Founder Of Indian Army

Kolkata is a city which boasts of a rich cultural heritage and history. Before Kolkata, this city used to known as “Calcutta” and was the Indian capital during the British Period. The city has raised famous personalities like Rabindra Nath…

Going to Uttarakhand? You Can’t Afford To Miss Out On Mori Village!

Whenever we talk about vacations in India, for some reason we always end up taking up names like Manali, Kashmir, Darjeeling, Kanyakumari, Rajasthan and similar places. Vacations are taken to get some inner peace and the places which come to…

Why You Need To Go To Agumbe – The Cherrapunji Of The South

Whenever we talk about places to go for vacations, the first places which come to our mind are Kashmir, Manali, Jaipur and Agra. However, the problem with all these places is that it has been so commercialized that during peak…

Namchi – Witness The Natural Beauty From This Sikkim’s Village

Sikkim is home to many beautiful places. The experience you get after visiting this particular state is so amazing that it makes you visit it over and over again. Whenever we talk about Sikkim, 3 places come to our mind…

Panchapalli Dam- Visit For A Feel Closer To Nature

The Denkanikottai taluk is known for its serene landscapes and ample number of reservoirs due to the presence of so many seasonal rivers.  One such Dam is the Panchapalli Dam built over the mighty Chinnar River. The rivers originate in…

Shimoga – The Face Of Shiva In The Western Ghats

Whenever we think of going on a vacation, our immediate expectations are a place which reenergizes us and gives us relaxation. Unfortunately, the popular tourist spots in India offers none of them. It is not the fault of anyone as…

Kudremukh – The Hill Station Of The Western Ghats

The Western Ghats is the home to many beautiful places. Unfortunately, since it has still not been commercialized properly it doesn’t attract so much of tourism like other tourist spots in India. I feel that is the reason you should…

Kelevarapalli Dam In Denkanikottai

Kelevarapalli Dam is a ten kilometre drive from Hosur (Bangalore) having lush green hills and bamboo forest making it a very attractive tourist spot. It is located on extreme of the Deccan plateau, east of the western Ghats. Denkanikottai is known for…

Bhuntar – Why You Need To Spend Your Vacation Here

Himachal Pradesh is one of the best states to go to during your vacation. Whenever we talk about this state two places come to our mind and that is Manali and Shimla. However, Himachal Pradesh is not just limited to…

Nahan – The Ancient Town In The Himachal Pradesh

There are many unexplored places in Himachal Pradesh. The reason because of the non-exploration can be cited to the over the popularity of places like Manali and Shimla. What if I tell you that you can visit a place in…

Why Birla Mandir Is An Eminent Name In Kolkata’s Cultural History?

You might be residing in the heart of the city, but it’s never a possibility that you know everything about it. Same goes for the City of Joy! A visit to India‘s city of joy might be an intriguing affair,…

Nandan – The Cultural Hub For Y and Z Generations

From films to cultures, Nandan in Kolkata can drag you there, even if you reside somewhere further down in the north Kolkata. Being a government-sponsored cultural and film center in the land, it has recently become a cultural hub of…

A Travel Guide Before Visiting Edaganatheswarar Temple

Whenever you visit a religious spot, there would be some mesmerizing spots that would fascinate you to the core. But that is true only when you happen to be a religious traveling enthusiast. And in case you are someone like…

Everything To Know About The Aayiram Kaal Mandapamv

There are reasons why Aayiram Kaal Mandapamv is safely referred to as the seat of the Sakti. It is believed that Goddess Parvati appeared on this earth in the form of Meenakshi. She once again married lord Shiva under Lord…

The Alagarkoil Temple And Shrine In Madurai

Madurai’s tourist prominence has been subjected to infinity, owing to its cultural offerings. Hence, people, residing somewhere near Madurai always, make sure to pay a visit to the place whenever they make time for a vacation. However, Madurai’s cultural spots…

Exploring The Importance Of Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam

Madurai’s popular spot, in the name of Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam has become one of the most popular tourists’ spots, and due to all true blue reasons! The temple pond complex that sports a man-made island right in the middle is…

A 5-Minutes Travel Guide To Madurai’s Aappudayar Temple

No massive importance has been given to Madurai’s unfolded tourists’ treasure in the name of Sillur. In fact, there aren’t too many folks visiting this place more often. After all, when it comes to traveling everyone is so busy thinking…

The Historical Significance Of Madurai’s Kasi Viswanathar Temple

There are definite reasons why the Athens of the East is also known as the City of festivals. In case you aren’t aware of which city is exactly dubbed as the aforementioned nicknames, it is none other than Madurai. Anyone…

Everything About Arulmigu Madana Gopala Swamy Temple

Traveling becomes one of the most expensive affairs when you pay special visits to the places, which holds some attracting features. Madurai is one such place where cultural tourism has grown with immense prominence. And this is exactly why people…

The Lesser-Known Yet Interesting Facts About Writers’ Building

Cold yet beautiful, the night was indeed a remarkable night at Secretariat, latterly known as the Writers’ Building. While everyone was enjoying the party that night, the daredevil Chittagong Uprising echoed its own shares of secrets. Then, Subhas Chandra Bose had…

The Secrets Unwrapped Inside Jorasanko Thakur Bari

Calling Rabindranath Tagore one of those remarkable personalities holding enough prominence in the world of literature would simply be an understatement.  After all, who hasn’t tried out humming into the songs composed by this eminent personality? And who hasn’t ever…

Traditional Tamil Snacks For Ramadan Iftar

Ramadan is a sacred month for muslims. They keep fasting through out the day without any food and water. As the sun sets, they break fasting with delicious snacks. The time of breaking the fast is called as “iftar”. Iftar…

Top 5 South Indian Desserts For Ramadan Iftar

An iftar meal is an important event for muslims as they break their fast after sunset. It is important to ensure that the food served is nutritious enough to balance with the body’s needs. Along with other main dishes, a…

A One-Day Trip To Sagardwip Ganga Sagar

Have you been wondering to enjoy a quick one-day trip from Kolkata, West Bengal? Then Sagardwip or Ganga Sagar is one of those destinations that can assure you with a fine adventurous trip to an island. Popular for being the…

Let’s Explore The Indian Museum Streets In Kolkata

Even though the British Capital of India is now moved to New Delhi from Kolkata, but the City of Joy is still the cultural capital and holds the key to some of the heavenly hot-spots where from book-lovers to music…

Exploring Chennai My Way

I live in Chennai. Well, have not lived here all my life but for the last nine years and probably for the rest of my life, the city will remain home. Chennai pushed in a spot along the eastern coastline…

Top 5 Places To Celebrate Eid In Chennai

Chennai has a notable population of muslims and Eid is a big occasion for Chennaiites. The city offers space for people from all Indian states and from all districts within Tamil Nadu. This makes the place a collage of people…

New Digha To Chandipur Trek Along The Enticing Beauty Of The Sea Coast

Chandipur, popularly known as Chandipur-on-sea, is located in the Balasore district of Orissa. The beach is unique of its kind because of the sea disappearing astonishingly from the shore twice during the day and reappearing with a full gush in…

The Ocean Trek – A Unique Experience In Neuti Beach, Goa

Neuti Beach is one of the most popular beaches in Goa, a state with an epitome of beauty. The beach is lined with huge mountains overlooking the pristine waters of the sea. The place is renowned for the Ocean trek…

Gokarna Beach – A Picturesque Trek In The State Of Karnataka

Gokarna is a small town in Karnataka along the shores of the Arabian Sea. The Gokarna beach is a trekker’s fascination. The trek along the golden sands and the overlooking hillocks is thrilling and adventurous. Though the path is relatively…

Bekal Beach – A Trek Along The Tranquility Of Kerala

Bekal beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in God’s own country “Kerala”. The serene beautiful beach waters surround the Bekal Fort, the largest fort in Kerala shaped like a giant keyhole. A long walkway along the beach…

Elephant Beach – An Adventurous Trek Along The Andamans

Elephant Beach, a lively and attractive beach in Havelock island of Andaman and Nicobar, is a perfect choice for adventure sports. Trekking is one of the most popular activities one can venture to in this beautiful beach and enjoy the…

Interesting Facts About Aizawl – The Capital Of Mizoram

Whenever we talk about places for vacations we always tend to think about the places in north India or the Deccan. It is natural for all of us to think about these places since they are highly advertised and more…

Chail – The Untouched Beauty In Himachal Pradesh

I don’t think there would be a single person who doesn’t like spending their holidays at a Hill station. The reason why most travel enthusiasts like going to hill stations are because of the peaceful environment you get there which…

Top 5 Traditions Muslims Follow On Eid-Ul-Fitr

Eid-Ul-Fitr is one of the two major festivals widely celebrated by muslims all over the world. This Eid comes at the end of Ramadan, the sacred month of fasting. Having completed one full month of fasting and prayers, Eid comes…

Chorla Ghat – Experience Goa Beyond The Beaches

Whenever we hear about “Goa” 2 things come to our minds Beaches and Parties. That’s how Goa has been advertised throughout the country. However, Goa isn’t just limited to these 2 things. There are certain places in the state which…

Kalrayan Hills – The Unexplored and Untouched Hill Range

The more you search about the Eastern Ghats is the more you get curious. There are so many unexplored places in this region that makes you wonder why aren’t people aware of these amazing spots. I have covered about a…

Birla Planetarium Kolkata – The Place Where You Can Take A Walk Through The Stars

Science is the most important subject in our universe. It is a subject which tells us everything we need to understand and know about the universe. In recent years, it has made extraordinary discoveries which have totally revolutionalised the entire…

Chettinad – A Guide To The Historical Village In Tamil Nadu

If you live in the city on some days you just feel like absconding everything and going to a place where you can find silence and peace. However, the cities are so crowded that forget about getting peace it is…

Cholagangam Lake – India’s Largest Ancient Man-Made Lake In India

There are numerous places in India which you can think of visiting. People have different places of interest, some like to go to hill stations, some like to go for trekking trips, some like to go to beaches and there…

Pachaimalai – Hidden Hill Station Of The Eastern Ghats

The Eastern Ghats is the home to many hill stations. The best part about the hill stations in these ghats is that they are not at all crowded. Most of them are still unexplored and untouched as a result of…

Itanagar – The Capital Of Arunachal Pradesh

Have you ever felt like going to a place which is surrounded by greenery all around you and when you breathe you could realize fresh air soothing your senses? In this article, I would be talking about one particular place…

Jorhat – The Tea Capital Of The World

One particular state which enjoys a lot of tourism is Assam. The reason why Assam enjoys so much of tourism is because of its geographical location. One particular city which comes to my mind when I am talking about Assam…

Ziro – A Small Yet Beautiful Hill Station Of Andhra Pradesh

Everybody likes to go to hill stations but the problem with hill stations in India is that they have become too crowded which is somewhat taking away the fun of hill stations. What about I tell you about a hill…

Samsing – Unexplored Beauty Situated Near Siliguri

Unexplored places are the best. The reason behind this is that these places are not at all crowded and there is a high probability that you would be able to see places and things which nobody has ever seen before.…

Sarchu – A Place For Climbers, Trekkers And Adventure Enthusiasts

If you are an adventure enthusiast you generally want 3 things from a place. Difficult to reach, incredibly beautiful and a great history. In India, you would get 2 of these 3 things very easily because India has a great…

Sagar Island – Why You Need To Visit The Beaches Here!

All of us like going to beaches but going to beaches comes with a little opportunity cost. The opportunity cost is that we cannot expect peace or relaxation at the beach due to overcrowding. In West Bengal, people prefer going…

Gurez Valley – Unexplored Gem Of Kashmir

India is a country which draws immense tourism. The home to one of the seven wonders of the world has so many places that visiting all of them would be a difficult task. One popular place in India which outshines…

Meghalaya – The Land Of Mysterious And Majestic Caves

There are numerous places in India which you can visit for a vacation but one common complaint that you would be coming across is people complaining about the place being overcrowded. Due to immense commercialization, popular tourist destinations have somewhat…

Jantar Mantar, One Of India’s Architectural Wonder

India is well known for its architectural brilliance and scientific excellence. The Jantar Mantar is one such architecture that has plenty to wonder about. These were built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, and the five of them are…

Vishramgadh – Why Is This Place The Perfect Weekend Getaway?

There are numerous places in India which remain undiscovered and unexplored. In this article, I would be talking about one such place. The name of the place is Vishramgadh. This place is one of the most underrated places in India…

Sita Kund – A Must Visit Tourists’ Spot in Mirzapur

Uttar Pradesh’s uber connection with tourism is everlasting. Hence, there’s no dearth in saying that UP has a plethora of tourists’ offerings. Bordering India’s capital, UP is one of the most popular places of Indi, especially on the tourists’ front.…

Raison – Unexplored Nature’s Beauty In Himachal Pradesh

When we plan a vacation, we expect a lot from a particular destination. We want it to be beautiful but we don’t want to miss out on fun activities, we want it to be adventurous but we don’t want to…

A Definite Travel Guide To Everything Around Chunar Fort

Historically speaking, there’s no denying the importance of historic or ancient forts that have become the modern-day world’s assets only to give pleasure to the tourists. While Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Mysore Palace, and Hajar Duari are some of the…

Thalassery – The Place Where Ancient India Comes Alive

India has seen the rule of so many Kings and Dynasty that every place you visit in India has a different and incredible story behind it. One such place which comes to my mind when I am talking about History…

Ashtabhuja Temple, Mirzapur’s Most Popular Religious Spot

Whether it’s the ‘luminous city’ or the ‘city of light’, there’s no denying the spiritual prominence of Kashi and Varanasi. However, come what may you do, there’s no denying the significance of other spiritual places in India. After all, religious…

Athirappilly – Come Embrace The Beauty Of Nature

We all like to visit places where we can observe the beauty of nature. However, due to commercialization and modernization, there are very few places in India where we could actually witness the miracle of nature. Athirappilly is one particular…

Cooch Behar – Why You Need To Visit This Historical Place

Everybody likes historical places. The reason behind it is very simple because everybody likes hearing stories. India is one particular country which has been blessed with numerous places like this. In this article, I would be talking about one such…

The Vindhyavasini Temple In Mirzapur Cum Vindhyachal

Visiting a temple might not hold paramount importance in an intriguing trip. However, when it’s about, everything here is so attention-grabbing, and that too, on the religious front. If you’re someone having a sheer interest in visiting the place then…

The Interesting History Of The Kankwari Fort

The Sariska National Park, the abode of tigers in the state of Rajasthan, India, has many attractions within the forest reserve. Kankwari Fort is one such ancient fort located inside the Sariska National Park, which is a must visit for…

Orchha – A Time Machine To Ancient India

India is one of the few places in the world which can boast of a huge ancient history. Our country has seen the rule of so many kings and empires and the astonishing fact is that their influence can still…

Exploring The Mystical Art Of Kalamkari

The word Kalamkari refers to the ancient style of hand painting done on silk or cotton fabrics with the help of tamarind pen and natural dyes. Kalamkari is originated from a Persian word in which Kalam refers to pen and…

Banarasi Sarees – Why Every Woman Wants One?

Banaras, also known as Varanasi, in ancient times, was called Kashi. The town is one of the holiest places in India and pilgrimage site for the majority of Indians following different religions and sects. It is an utmost picturesque town…

Kodaikanal – The Ultimate Glory Of Tamil Nadu

Nestling in Dindigul district’s hills lays the small city, Kodaikanal. Touted as the ‘The Gift of the Forest’ in Tamil Nadu language, the city is referred to as the ‘Princess of the Hill stations’. If there’s something extraordinary about the…

Maratha Mandir Mumbai A Perfect Spot For Movie Fascinators

Maratha Mandir, right before SRK’s DDLJ was launched, was a mere cinema hall like any other theatre that garnered enough popularity. But what has brought its iconic presence is still in the news. Its own world charm captured everyone’s mind…

Mandana, The Oldest Form Of Tribal Art

India is a land of artistic pursuits, a creative culture, and traditional heritage. Amongst the multifarious tribal art forms created by the varied Indian communities, Mandana is one of the significant and oldest ones. It is largely done in Rajasthan,…

Park Street – 7 Amazing Restaurants You Can’t Afford To Miss Out On

Park Street happens to be one of the most happening places in Kolkata. During the time of Christmas and New Year’s the place is lighted up like a newly wedded bride. It is known for various reasons, but one reason…

7 Amazing Restaurants In Salt Lake Kolkata

Kolkata is definitely one of the best cities when we talk about the varieties of food available in a city. Be it north Indian or South Indian cuisine Kolkata excels at everything. Everywhere you go you will find multiple food…

Rourkela – Top 5 Places You Cannot Afford To Miss Out On

Whenever we talk about the state of Odisha, Temples definitely come to our minds. Odisha is famous for many temples like Shree Jagannath Temple, Lingraj temple, Maa Tara Tarini temple and Konark sun temple. But there are many other things…

Let’s Explore The Majestic Village Of Gulaba

If not your will then your passion for hilly regions, the beauty of nature or trekking can bring you here at Gulaba. And in case, you never got to visit this place ever before, then here is all you should…

All You Need To Know About Daringbadi – The Kashmir of Odisha

Odisha is a state which is popular for numerous things. It is one of the few states in India which boasts of rich cultural heritage, tourist spots, beaches and hill stations. Not many people know this but Odisha has many…

Manali Maal Road For You To Shop Untill You Drop

If you are in love with hilly stations and lovely weather, Himachal Pradesh is the place waiting to amaze you. The beauty of nature here is beyond explanation and can make you see the things that are hard to even…

Dare To Visit The 7 Most Haunted Places In Bangalore

Bangalore is one of the most developed cities in India. It is widely popular in the country as the IT Hub due to the dominance of the IT sector in the city. I have been to Bangalore many times in…

Experience Nature At Bliss At Old Manali, Himachal Pradesh

If you want to witness how heaven does look like, visiting this place, Manali in Himachal Pradesh, is a must for you. This place is quite familiar with leaving you with some most beautiful and recognizable memories which are hard…

Deomali – The Hidden Gem Of The Eastern Ghats

India is a place which has numerous hill stations. The most popular one among them happens to be Shimla, Manali and Kashmir. However, many tourists have always complained about one common thing and that it is very crowded. This is…

Enchanting Temple Of Siyali Mahadev in Manali

For entire India or even for the rest of the world, Lord Mahadeva is no less than a blessing who has been safeguarding everyone’s life, giving us all the health and wealth that we deserve. This belief in Lord Shiva…

The Top Nine Fascinating Lord Shiva Temples In India

Going by the Hindu religious beliefs, Shiva is the supreme power. The deity, although known by different names in different regions, is considered as one among three significant energies behind universe formation. He is the Yogi in mythologies, the Aghora…

Best Mumbai Markets For Shopping And Sightseeing

A visit to the City of Seven Islands would stay incomplete if you don’t encounter the best Mumbai markets for sightseeing and shopping. Mumbai might be considered as a shopper’s dream owing to the number of street market offerings. Every…

The Mysterious North Sentinel Island

As this 21st century is developing at an unpredictable rate, there still exists an island where people live the palaeolithic-age lifestyle. When in the world where nuclear war possibilities are in plenty, people in that place are oblivious to the…

The 7 Most Haunted Places In Delhi

Delhi is the capital city of India. It is a city which is known for its cultural heritage. It has many famous tourist attractions like Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Jama Masjid and Lotus Temple. However, there…

The 8 Best Hill Stations Of The Eastern Ghats

Almost everybody likes Hill stations. Especially the people who live in the city. The reason is really simple; In the city, you cannot hope to find peace or a place where you can sit quietly and observe nature. Probably that’s…

10 Lessons Bhagavad Gita Has Taught Us To Improve Our Living

When confused Arjuna turned to his charioteer, Lord Krishna (his guide and charioteer) stated rational philosophies that changed his perspective about life. Thus, with the help of deep insight about whys and wherefores of life, Arjuna was guided towards adopting…

The Harmony Of Kolkata And Sweets In The Public Psyche

From chingri macher malai kari to spicy jhal muri, Kolkata is best known for its cuisines. But that doesn’t leave Kolkata behind when it comes to sweet-making. For a foodie who craves for shesh pater mishit (sweet at the end…

Mana Village – Lets Explore The Last Village Of India

Mana is an offbeat trending tourist destination that offers the visitors with the long-lasting memories. The place is situated in the Uttarakhand district and is known to be the last village located on the border of India and Tibet/China in…

Traditional Northeast India Dresses That Display Cultural Fashion

Being the warehouse of culture and tradition, Northeast India is popularly known as the seven sister states. The citizens are popularly known for the impeccable sense of styling. Their fashion quotient happens to be always on the point. If you…

India’s First Robot Themed Restaurant – 7 Things To Know

It is said that by the year 2050 robots would be capable to do everything which a normal human being can. It is no secret to the world that technology has revolutionized the world. Since 2008 when the first iPhone…

5 Reasons Why Kashmir Is Depicted As India’s Crown In All True Blue

Owing to its geographical location, Kashmir lies at the upper-most alpine region of North India. It occupies a very special place in India. From scenic splendor to great contributions for art and culture, it has a lot of tourists’ offerings.…

7 Things You Need To Know About The Rann Utsav

Whenever we talk about Deserts, one particular desert certainly comes to our minds and that dessert is the Great Rann of Kutch. The reason why it is labelled as the great Rann of Kutch is that it is one of…

10 Mouthwatering Bengali Dishes To Try When Visiting West Bengal

West Bengal is famous for a range of things, and one of the foremost among them is the mouthwatering Bengali dishes. Bengali cuisine has evolved a lot with the influence of the Mughal, Chinese, and Anglo-Indian cuisines but intrinsic flavors…

A View Of The Creative Face Of Bishnupur Art

A little known town in the district of Bankura (West Bengal), Bishnupur, is also known as an art mart. It is believed that the town has developed its name from the Hindu God, Bhishnu. Equipped with a diversifying cultural past,…

7 Interesting Things You Need To Know About S S Hogg Market

Kolkata today is filled with shopping malls in every corner. The most popular ones happen to situated in areas like Bhawanipur, Park Circus and Kankurgachi. But before the mall culture took over Kolkata there was a market which every Calcuttian…

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