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Siddhartha Joshi
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Travel blogger | Designer | Photographer
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The havelis of Bikaner were built for the merchants of the city, and over the years they have been abandoned as the merchants moved out to other parts of the world.

They will all die out and disappear if conservation efforts are not made immediately to save our heritage.

#Rajasthan #IncredibleIndia

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Did you know that India's largest mural is in the heart of Pune city? Did you also know that it was painted by a talented city boy? Also, did you know that it's painted on the walls of Maharashtra's largest jail?

#Pune #India #Travel #IncredibleIndia

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When it was built in the late 16th century, the building was grand and the centre of much religious activities. The most famous part of the interiors was the tile work which covered the walls from ceiling to floor. However, the intricate work was destroyed to an extent by the flooding of the city a few times since then. Instead of replacing the missing tiles, a cheaper alternative was found and these were painted with hands. The difference is subtle, but you do see it often till the level of the flood line. Though, done tastefully and with lot of skill, time hasn't been as kind of the colorsn; unlike the tiles, it's coming off or getting faded.

#MyTravelStory #India #Travel #IndiaTravel

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Badshahi Ashurkhana - Hyderabad's connection with its rich past!
Built during the late 16th century (1593-1596), Badshahi Ashurkhana is one of the oldest Imambaras in the country, and was built by Mohammad Quli Qutb Shah. For those of you don't know, an Imambara or Ashurkhana is a place of mourning for the Shia Muslims, ...

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