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220 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in India

Updated September 26, 2022


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Buland Darwaza (Door of Victory) at Fatehpur Sikri, the one-time capital of the Mughal Empire.

Clues in Caves Suggest Drought May Have Brought Down India's Mughal Empire

Patterns in 1,000-year-old stalagmite formation connect the fall of empires, kingdoms, and industries to long and deadly dry periods.

The Mughal Women Who Wouldn’t Stay in the Harem

From musket-wielding empress Nur Jahan to writer Gulbadan Begum, meet the influential women of the early-modern Muslim empire.
A community mango event in Kannapuram.

One Indian Village, More Than 100 Varieties of Mangoes

Kannapuram locals are documenting and conserving the many kinds of their favorite fruit.
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