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Places visited in Kanyakumari, India
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Navi Mumbai, India

Cross Cafe

"Hitler is a catchy name. Everyone knows Hitler."-restaurateur Puneet Sabhlok.
New Delhi, India

Gandhi Smriti

Time has stopped at the house where Gandhi died.
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.
Kanyakumari, India

Kanyakumari Gandhi Mandapam

This bright pink Gandhi memorial was built so that sunshine hits a specific spot on his birthday.
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.
Mahabalipuram, India

Tiger Cave

Picnic on the seashore in the footsteps of ancient kings, protected by giant mythical cat beasts.
Kanyakumari, India

Thiruvalluvar Statue

A towering work of stone and philosophy that was constructed using ancient Hindu science.
Velha Goa, India

Body of St. Francis Xavier

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

Bullet Baba Shrine

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

Antilia

World's most expensive home.
Madurai, India

Meenakshi Amman Temple

This ancient Hindu temple is covered in thousands of colorful statues and has a long mythological history.
New Delhi, India

Iron Pillar of Delhi

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

Bull Surfing in Kerala

Bold contestants slide in a rice paddy behind two charging bulls.
Mysore, India

Mysore Palace

Modest by day, illuminated majestically at sunset.
New Delhi, India

Bahá'í Lotus Temple

A blooming house of worship for the masses.
Munnar, India

Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

At 8,000 feet, the world's highest tea estate draws visitors for both its products and its panoramic views.
Dhar Lama Chung Chung, India

Key Monastery

This hilltop warren of monastic dwellings is the result of centuries worth of Mongol attacks.
Sangtoli, India

Kalavantin Durg

A centuries-old lookout post still sits atop a natural stone spire.
Raigad, India

Murud Janjira fort

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

Kasol: Little Israel of the Himalayas

Remote town home to Himachalis, Israelis, and tons of hashish.
Chittorgarh, India

Hill Forts of Rajasthan

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

Elephanta Caves

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

Auroville

This experimental utopian "city of the future" in rural India may hold a dark secret.
Jaipur, India

Jal Mahal

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