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Fatehpur Sikri, India

Fatehpur Sikri

An imperial fortress city that incorporated cultural elements from the entire Mughal empire, only to be abandoned the year it was finished.
New Delhi, India

Iron Pillar of Delhi

An ancient iron pillar in Delhi that seems to be rustproof.
New Delhi, India

Sulabh Museum of Toilets

Made by a man on a worldwide sanitation crusade.
New Delhi, India

Safdarjung Airport

The former Willingdon Airport started operations in 1929, in India's capital, Delhi. Now, it's used for maintenance runs and helicopter rides.
Velha Goa, India

Body of St. Francis Xavier

Scholar, adventurer, saint, and instigator of the Goa Inquisition.
Deshnok, India

Karni Mata Temple

Deep in the Thar desert, a temple crawling with thousands of holy rats.
Jaipur, India

Jal Mahal

More than half of this Indian palace is drowned but it looks all the more spectacular for it.
Jaipur, India

Hanuman’s Temple

Sacred Indian temple that’s all monkey business.
Jaipur, India

Jantar Mantar

The world's largest sundial, made entirely out of stone.
Jaipur, India

Palace of Winds

The 953 windows undoubtedly make this the world's most beautiful screened porch.
Jaipur, India

Chand Baori

Thousands of exquisitely carved stone water storage wells, hundreds of stone steps fill this exquisite medieval stepwell.
Gundisar, India

Marwari Horses

Old and brave breed of warhorses known for their elegant, curved ears.
Raigad, India

Murud Janjira fort

A nearly unconquerable island-fort in the Indian Ocean.
Gharapuri, India

Elephanta Caves

An extraordinary "City of Caves" carved from solid stone.
Jodhpur, India

Sati handprints

Fifteen Jodhpur queens left their handprints before going to their fiery death.
Jodhpur, India

The Blue City of Jodhpur

Once an indicator of social class, the color blue has come to define this city on the edge of the Thar Desert.
Bandai, India

Bullet Baba Shrine

Liquor and flowers mark a holy site for Indian motorcycle riders.
Chittorgarh, India

Hill Forts of Rajasthan

A complex of six forts embedded in the Rajasthan hills.
Junagadh, India

Mahabat Maqbara

This otherworldly palace-mausoleum complex is the stuff eternal dreams are made of.
Rajsamand, India

The Great Wall of India

The second-longest continuous wall on the planet protects a hidden secret in the deserts of India.
Gheti, India

Shatrunjaya Hill

A mecca for India's Jains.
Ahmedabad, India

The New Lucky Restaurant

This 60-year old restaurant is proud to be built atop an Indian burial ground.