Fasts and prayers mark the holy month of Ramzaan. Although the festival is observed all across the country, there are a few cities tourists must visit during this month to soak in the spirit of the festival and to savour some authentic delicacies. During Ramzaan, Mohammed Ali Road in Mumbai is a...Read More »
Old Hyderabad, Asafi Masjid, Haji Ali Dargah, Lucknow
Type: National festival
It's a day of feasting. After the holy month of Ramzaan ends, a day of solemn prayer, feasts and ritual sacrifice, also known as qurbani, mark the festival of Eid al-Fitr. According to rituals a goat or lamb is sacrificed on this day and the meat is divided into three parts – the family keeps...Read More »
Eid marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. It is considered as a thanksgiving day and is marked by donating rice, barley, dates and other food items to the poor. Eid-ul-Fitr is celebrated across the world and the celebrations differ from region to region but the essence of festival remains...Read More »
Lucknow Mahotsava is organised every year to showcase the art and culture of Uttar Pradesh. This ten-day festival was first held in the year of 1975-76 to promote tourism in the state. The festival is a cultural extravaganza and includes colourful processions, traditional plays, Kathak dance...Read More »
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