Articles Posted in the " City Guide " Category

  • Jodhpur City Guide

    Jodhpur history revolves around the Rathore Clan. Rao Jodha, the chief of the Rathore clan, is credited with the origin of Jodhpur in India. He founded Jodhpur in 1459. The city is named after him only. It was previously known as Marwar. The following paragraphs will tell you more about the past of Jodhpur, Rajasthan.  […]


  • Raipur City Guide

    Raipur district covers an area of 13083 sq. km and lies between North latitudes 19°46’ and 21°50’ and East longitudes 81°25’ to 83°16’ with population of 3009042 as per (2001 census). Physiographically, the district is divided into three units viz. Chhattisgarh plain, eastern and south eastern undulating and hilly tract and southern hilly range. The […]


  • Jabalpur City Guide

    Pleasure resort and capital of the Gond Kings during the 12th century, Jabalpur was later the seat of the Kalchuri dynasty. The Marathas held sway over Jabalpur until 1817, when the British wrested it from them and left their impression on the spacious cantonment with its colonial residences and barracks. Today Jabalpur is an important […]


  • Udaipur City Guide

    Udaipur – known as the City of Lakes, is a city in, and the administrative headquarters of, the Udaipur district in the state of Rajasthan in western India. It is the historic capital of the former kingdom of Mewar in Rajputana Agency. Lake Pichola, Fateh Sagar Lake, Udai Sagar and Swaroop Sagar in this city […]


  • Baroda City Guide

    Baroda is situated on the banks of the river Vishwamitri (whose name is derived from the great saint Rishi Vishwamitra). The city was once called Chandravati, after its ruler Raja Chandan, then Viravati, the abode of the brave, and then Vadpatra because of the abundance of banyan trees on the banks of the Vishwamitri. From […]


  • Bhopal City Guide

    Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, situated around two artificial lakes amidst picturesque settings is also known as the city of lakes. Bhopal was built on the site of an 11th century city, ‘Bhojapal’, founded by the legendary king, Raja Bhoja. The existing city was developed by Dost Mohammed (1708-1740) one of Emperor Aurangazeb’s Afghan […]


  • Ahmedabad City Guide

    One of the most liveliest cities in India. A visit to Ahmedabad is a great way to discover Gujarat. Ahmedabad was built by Sultan Ahmed Shah to serve as his capital in 1411 A .D. While returning from one of his campaigns the young Sultan Ahmed Shah impressed with the scenic surroundings and climate of […]