Famous Cities of India

rajaryanme By rajaryanme, 2nd Mar 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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This is an overlook to the amazing cities of India. Read more to find them.

Famous Cities of India

Kolkata - Kolkata is one of the metropolitan cities. It is in west Bengal in India. Many great people are from this place. Swami Vivekananda was also in Kolkata. Rabindranath Tagore was also from kolkata. Rabindranath sangeet is very famous. Cricket and foot ball are the most common sport of kolkata. Howrha Bridge, Victoria memorial, Belur math, Kalighat is some of important places in Kolkata. It is very populous. Metro trains started in Kolkata. People specks Bengali here. Their main festival is Dasserah.

Chennai - Chennai also know as Madras is the capital of Tamil Nadu. It is the fourth largest city in India. It is not so much populated like Mumbai and kolkata. The east India Company stared there in 1639. The Raja of Chandragiri, the last of the Vijayanagar rulers of hampi gave land to the British. there are many car assembling plants, engineering plants textile manufacturing units and educational institution in Chennai.Chennai is very famous for south Indian film industry. Marina beach in Chennai is the second largest beach in the world. Fort St.George, St. Mary’s church, Kapaleswar temple are very famous place is Chennai. Bhartha natyam is their traditional dance. People in Chennai speak Tamil. Their main festival is Pongal. cities of india

Delhi - Delhi is the capital of India. The name Delhi, Dehail, or Dilli is derived from Dhillika, the name of the first medieval township of Delhi. It is also known as Yoginipura. Delhi has two parts, Old Delhi and New Delhi, Old forts, mosques and monuments related to India’s Muslim monuments related to India’s Muslim history and in Old Delhi. New Delhi is the modern city. Red fort, Jama Masjid, Raj Ghat, Jantar Mantar, Qutab Minar, Bahai Temple, Rastrapathi Bhavan, Parliament Building and many museums and zoo are also famous in Delhi. People here speak Hindi. Dasserah, Diwai and Ramzan or Ramadan is the main festivals of these people. Temple is some of the famous places in Delhi.

Mumbai - Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra, It is a rich and industrialized city in India. Mumbai is a group of seven islands which are Colaba, Mahim, Mazagaon, Parel, Worli, Girgaun and Dongri. People of Mumbai come from different cultures. It is highly populated like Kolkata. Gateway of India, Mumbai fort, St. John Church, The price of Wales Museum is some famous places in Mumbai. The Flora Fountain is the business centre of India with many major banks and offices. The Marine Drive, Chowpatty beach are famous beaches of Mumbai. A major landmark of this city is the VT or Vicotia Teminus which was designed in Italian Gothic style by F.W. Stevens. The first train to Thane started form here in 1853. Mumbai is famous for film industry, popularly known as “Bollywood”.Ganesh Chathurthy is the main festival of this place. People here speak Marathi and Hindi. India tourism

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author avatar James R. Coffey
2nd Mar 2011 (#)

Nice overview.

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author avatar muthusamy
3rd Mar 2011 (#)

You nicely covered the metros of India. Thank you for the share

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author avatar Denise O
19th Mar 2011 (#)

A very nice review and I enjoyed the little trip. Thank you for sharing.:)

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