Though abandoned for centuries, the ornate architecture of Mandu’s cityscape is still breathtaking in its opulance (and preservation).
In the Indian province of Madhya Pradesh, the ruins of Mandu stand remarkably intact - the shell of a fortress town from ages past, its domed ruins and gutted structures bring the opulance and intricacy of ancient civilization to life.
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Northern India's Colorful Cities, Villages, and Celebrations
Visit towering forts and palaces, wander centuries-old ruins, see Agra aglow with lamplight on the first night of Diwali, celebrate Bhai Dooj with a local family, and watch the sun rise over the Taj Mahal and the River Ganges on this immersive journey through Delhi, Rajasthan, and Varanasi.