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Tour operators criticise monuments entry fee hike

IATO said the many-fold increase would "negatively" impact footfalls DELHI:   Criticising the "steep hike" in the entry charges for the monuments under Archaeological Survey...

First phase of Muziris heritage tourism circuit to open

KOCHI The first phase of Muziris Heritage Tourism Circuit connecting the historic and cultural sites spread over eight panchayats and two municipalities in Ernakulam and...
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Retaining Amaravati as an ancient town

FEATURE India is on the cusp of a paradigm shift in the way its much-neglected heritage is to be conserved. The drought in funding has...

Video: Secrets of Muziris, the biggest port of ancient world

MUZIRIS Tucked away in the tiny bylanes of Kerala’s Kodungallur town, it’s easy to miss one of India’s biggest archaeological findings. The Muziris Heritage Protect,...

In downtown Mysore, a slice of history

The Mysore Palace seen through the canopy of a tonga MYSORE“Even a small city in India has more history and culture than history textbooks,” goes...

‘World’s most extraordinary hotel’

RAJASTHAN There are dozens of converted historic forts and palaces offering luxury accommodation in India but a fort, built from scratch in the Rajasthan desert...

World Bank team to boost tourism in Sarnath

VARANASI The World Bank team visited the rural area near Sarnath mainly Khajuhi, Singhpur and Chhahi villages on Friday to oversee and understand the living...

Tourism minister announces Rs 15 cr for Majuli infra

MAJULI Fourth North East Youth Festival began on May 29 in Assam's Majuli island with Union Minister for state for Culture and Tourism Dr Mahesh...

Video: Discover Buddhist heritage at Sanchi

SANCHI The stupas store Buddhist relics and Sanchi Stupa is among the grandest of them all. If you re interested in the faith or simply...

Buddhist tourism set for major make-over

BHUBANESWAR Buddhist sites in Odisha are set for a facelift. In a bid to improve Buddhist tourism, the Ministry of Tourism has identified integrated tourism...

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