India's 8 Hidden Destinations to Explore

Mandu (Madhya Pradesh): Mandavgad or Mandu, also known as the 'City of Joy' by the Delhi Sultans, is famous for its amazing fort that has the perimeter of 82 km, the largest in India. This place is famous for the romance between Prince Baz Bahadur and Rani Roompmanti. Mandu boasts of its beauty with its mosques, tombs and palaces that are constructed with a fusion of Hindu and Afghan Architecture.

Tourist can visit places like the Champa Baoli, Jami Masjid, Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahala, the Baz Bahadur Palace, Roopmati's Ravilion and Hoshang Shah's tomb. It is said that the inspiration for Taj Mahal came from the tomb of Hoshang Shah. Mandu is also a destination where one can find medicinal herbs, mango trees, banyan trees, custard apples and the famous 'Khusrani Imili', the tamarind tree that bears fruit only in the rainy season.

Tawang Hill Station (Arunachal Pradesh): Dominated mostly by the Manopa tribe, Tawang hill station is situated in Arunachal Pradesh and is famously known for the Tawang Monestry, which is very important in the social and religious life of the Manopas. The monastery has a 28ft high golden statue of Buddha and a library that has ancient manuscripts and books. This place, bordered by Tibet in the north, Kameng in the east, and Bhutan in the south east, is highly influenced by Buddhist culture. The Urgyelling Monestry is another attraction in Tawang because it is the birthplace of Thangyang Gyatso, the sixth Dalai Lama. The other attractions of Tawang include the War Memorial, Craft Center and the local markets.
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