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, explore local villages, experience Diwali with an Indian family, wander centuries-old ruins, learn to cook in a family home, and witness the sunrise over the Taj Mahal and the River Ganges on this immersive tour of Delhi, Rajasthan, and Varanasi.