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7 Cities of Architectural Excellence for Seniors

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Travel to these 7 majestic cities for a taste of high living and architectural beauty. Picked by HolidayIQ travellers especially for you seniors. 

1. New Delhi : The majestic capital

New Delhi : The majestic capital
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Srijan Srivastava shares, “Nice place At the centre of New Delhi stands the 42 m high IndiaGate, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway in the middle of a crossroad. ... During nightfall, India Gate is dramatically floodlit while the fountains nearby make a lovely display with coloured lights...One can see hoards of people moving about the brightly lit area and on the lawns on summer evenings.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ruby Singh adds, “An evening in and around Humayun's Tomb!...The architecture of the tomb is such that it was symmetrical from all sides. I love the reddish brick color of all the historical sites. The below gallery will give you the glimpse of the Tomb from all the four corners and few other shots from varied angles....After taking one complete circle around the Tomb I went inside and saw the main hall which houses Humayun's cenotaph.” Read Full Review 



2. Dubai : For its beautiful and tall skyscrapers

Dubai : For its beautiful and tall skyscrapers
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ruchi Srivastava shares, “Dubai Desert Safari, gives an awesome experience with chill weather at night ...Then we reached the Farm where whole program was arranged. We watched Kavalari and Belly Dancing. When we returned we were able to see Dubai lights and it is safe to say that Dubai is beautiful.” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Shine Kamal adds, “Magical place with a confluence of history and modernism We visited Madinat Jumeirah on a cold windy December afternoon on many of our friends' recommendations....It goes by the name "Souk" Madinat Jumeirah, which means it's lined with shops and restaurants but in a very modern setting. The architecture of the place takes you to a traditional Arabic city with its allies and creeks..” Read Full Review 

3. Panjim : Land of Portuguese architecture

Panjim : Land of Portuguese architecture
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq shares, “Excellent example of Portuguese Civic architecture An excellent example of Portuguese civic architecture in 19th century, the Institute Vasco da Gama was build to impart knowledge in the arts and sciences” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Vaishali K adds, “Heritage site The visit to this place was planned all of a sudden and proved to be a worthy one. It is a must-see site of Goa, and needless to mention that the architecture of the church is amusing and truly captivating! Also there is a museum on the upper floors of the church building. One can truly get fascinated by the peace experienced in this premises.” Read Full Review 



4. Kuala Lumpur : Architectural excellence

Kuala Lumpur : Architectural excellence
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Kasi Venkoba Rao adds, “Pride of Kuala Lumpur - Very amazing The Petronas Twin Towers is worth visiting and no regrets for having paid huge amount. There is a systematic procedure to let go people, monitor and bring them back. The Twin Towers looks elegant and beautiful in the nights when lights are illuminated. We were all happy for having seen this wonderful Twin Towers and we enjoyed a lot. The Petronas Twin Towers looks great by its structure and maintenance.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ruchi Srivastava adds, “Best experience ever. You can see the Fireflies glittering like festival lights on the trees. At first I thought they are Christmas lights but they take you on a boat which goes very near to the tree so you can see it glowing and flying..” Read Full Review 



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5. Mumbai : The City that never sleeps

Mumbai : The City that never sleeps
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sunil Kunnoth says, “The Dargah is a brilliant specimen of the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. It is a marble marvel showcasing the classic style of the olden times. The white coloured structure is a delight to our eyes. The white domes and minarets offer you the beauty of the Mughal architecture of the period..” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Hemant Sant says, “You cannot go back home without being here Umpteen times we as a family on tour to enjoy tastes and attractions of Mumbai city decided to limit ourselves to a spot we could never miss this one. Great cafes Irani food joints and modern pubs bakeries all are around apart from the exclusive experience of being around or within the TAJ hotel which looms large after the gateway of the Raj times built in Gujarati architecture form..” Read Full Review 

6. Bangalore: Awaken your spirits in the garden city

Bangalore: Awaken your spirits in the garden city
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Anurag Singh shares, “An encapsulation of awesome design and magnificence, The Majestic Bangalore Palace saves in its the It is a wonderful place located in the midst of the busy city. It is located near kaveri theater, in Vasanthnagar, palace road. The architecture is wonderful..” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Bibhuti Panigrahy shares, “In the evening, the crystals are illuminated by 27 Watt LED lights, each crystal disseminating 16 colour combination lights, forming 138 patterns. The total output works out to 67, 500 Watts. The luminous capacity of the Crystal Dome ranges from 36, 000 Lumina (at a minimum value of 18 per unit) to 3, 70, 000 Lumina (at a maximum value of 186 per unit) and the power consumption ranges from 2KW to 54 KW” Read Full Review 

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