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Bandiagara, Mali

Bandiagara Escarpment Cliff Dwellings

These homes carved into the mountains seem to defy the laws of nature.
Djenne, Mali

Great Mud Mosque of Djenné

The central mosque of this Mali town is entirely built from mud.
New Delhi, India

Lodhi Art District

India's first open-air public art district sits in the heart of the country's capital.
Kolkata, India

Armenian Church of the Holy Nazareth

This historic complex is home to the oldest Christian grave in Kolkata, India.
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.
New Delhi, India

Judah Hyam Synagogue

This synagogue is the only place of worship for New Delhi’s small Jewish community.
Velha Goa, India

Church of St. Cajetan

The last remaining colonial-era Italian church in Old Goa.
Ahmedabad, India

Jama Masjid

This 15th-century mosque is a beautiful blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture.
India / Pakistan

Siachen Glacier

This disputed mass of ice is home to the highest battleground on Earth.
Kolkata, India

Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary

Kolkata’s only Portuguese church has a curious link with chickens.
Gwalior, India

Sasbahu Temples

A pair of nearly 1,000-year-old temples profusely covered in meticulous stone carvings.
Baga, India

Calangute Market Square

Known as the "Queen of Beach Markets," Calangute epitomizes Goa's beach flea market scene.
Kolkata, India

Nipponzan Myohoji

This overlooked Japanese Buddhist temple is a respite from the bustle of Kolkata.
Kolkata, India

Ronald Ross Memorial

A monument to the British doctor who connected mosquitoes to malaria.
Tegar, India

Zamskhang Palace Ruins

This abandoned palace and the stupas around it conceal beautiful Buddhist frescoes, statues, and silk paintings.
Varanasi, India

Cremation Ghats of Varanasi

Many Hindus make the long pilgrimage to this holy city to have their remains burned on the banks of the Ganges River.
Agra, India

Sheroes' Hangout

This small cafe aims to empower acid attack victims and stop violence against women in India.
Mumbai, India

The Magen David Synagogue

In Mumbai, a bright blue synagogue is the largest one for the Baghdadi Jewish community in Asia.
New Delhi, India

Yamuna Ghat

Ancient traditions and surreal birdwatching come into sharp relief along one of the world's most polluted rivers.
Mumbai, India

Tower of Silence in Mumbai

A Zoroastrian funerary tower where excarnation rituals are carried out is threatened by the area's dwindling vulture population.
Kolkata, India

Mud Statues of Kumortuli

The potters' quarter is packed with artists sculpting clay gods with mud from the sacred Ganges river.
Hyderabad, India

Visa Balaji Temple

A centuries-old shrine where Indians pray for U.S. visas.
New Delhi, India

Hijron ka Khanqah

This hidden Sufi cemetery is a spiritual monument for India's third gender community.
Mumbai, India

Kwan Kung Temple

The only Chinese temple in Mumbai.