Provinces of India
Nowadays, the provinces of India are among the most interesting for tourists. In order to have a rich and unforgettable time, you need to understand where to go.
Uttar Pradesh is one of the most populous states in all of India. It was here that representatives of different religious, social and cultural, ethnic groups lived in friendship and harmony. This led to what Uttar Pradesh is called «home for everyone». This state of India has a close connection with Buddhism, so many Hindus, Buddhists go to these lands for the purpose of pilgrimage..
You can visit Sarnath, where Buddha gave people the first teaching, known as the First Turning of the Dharma Wheel, as well as Kushinagar, where Buddha ended his life in the world, after which he found Paraniravana. The attention of tourists and pilgrims also deserves: the sources of the sacred river Ganges, the city of yoga Rishikesh, «the eternal City» Varanasi. Perhaps a trip to Uttar Pradesh will allow you to look at the world in a new way, gain valuable knowledge for yourself. Other provinces in India also contribute to an exciting and educational journey..
West Bengal is a state located in the eastern region of India. The capital and largest city is Kolkata. Calcutta has long been under the influence of European civilization. Despite this, the city has retained its identity and is now known as an important cultural center of India. You can see here the architecture made in the style of Gothic, Romanesque, Indo-Islamic, Baroque. What sights deserve special attention?
- The Museum of India will introduce you to the history of Kolkata and India. The Museum Center consists of six thematic sections, each of which presents unique exhibits: works of art, unusual jewelry and antique clothes, remains of prehistoric animals, a geology sector with a large collection of meteorites. Walking through the Museum of India can be lengthy.
- There are numerous temples in Kolkata. It should be noted the temple of the goddess Kali, which is located on the banks of the Ganges River. It was here that Ramakrishna spent most of his life. This explains why the temple of the goddess Kali attracts many pilgrims. In addition, the temple is located on the place where the finger of the goddess Kali, who was the wife of the god Shiva, fell.
India is a country that will change your worldview.