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8 urban Locations With Architectural Grandeur

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Looking for some Some of the beautiful cities which excellent architecture suitable for a relaxing holiday? Then these locations are the best as per HolidayIQ users. 

1. Kolkata : Tranquility and serenity going hand in hand

Kolkata : Tranquility and serenity going hand in hand
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Archita Banerjee shares, “Dakhineshwar- the spiritual abode Located on the outskirts of Kolkata, Dakshineswar used to be a small village. Dating back to the 19th century, when British ruled India, the Dakshineshwar Temple was built by the reverent and fearless queen of Kolkata, Rani Rashmoni, as a fulfillment of her dream. ” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Ramesh Bhat shares, “Kali-Bhavataraini-Who liberates her devotees from the ocean of existence. Dakshineswar Kali Temple is built in the traditional 'Nava-Ratna' or nine spires style of Bengal architecture. The temple was built by Rani Rashmoni, a devotee of Kali in 1855. ” Read Full Review 

2. Bangalore : The Garden City

Bangalore : The Garden City
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Anurag Singh says, “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 says, “Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple This temple is situated just beside of the nice road. At the 5th stage of RR Nagar. Sufficient paid Parking space provided by the temple authority. Temple timings are 6. 30 to 12. 30 in the morning and 4. 30 to 9. 00 in the evening. 2 big Peacocks will greet you at the entrance. This temple was inaugurated by the Sringeri peeths sadguru on 3rd March 1995.” Read Full Review 

3. Ahmedabad : Place of Elegant Architecture

Ahmedabad : Place of Elegant Architecture
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Shreyas shirsath shares, “Calm evening at the kankaria lake. Finding the kankaria lake via the GPS was an easy job. Parking facility was available outside the entrance of the park. The lake is surrounded by multiple color lights which makes the lights reflect in the water. ” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer AS adds, “Heritage walk, so refreshing If you are really interested in history and heritage of Ahmadabad I would recommend you to go for heritage walks. These walks are scheduled either early in the mornings or at mid-night. They might sound boring but are really fun and very educating as well.” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Preeta Malik shares, “A beautiful recreational place Kankaria Lake is a lovely place to visit during one's trip to Ahmedabad. ” Read Full Review 

4. Chennai : Versatile Architecture

Chennai : Versatile Architecture
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq shares, “Memorial of former CM, good to visit MGR Memorial was built in the memory of former CM of Tamil Nadu, situated at Marina Beach, just adjacent to Anna Memorial, it was designed by Mr. K Ramachandran, and it was inaugurated by Mrs. Janki the widow of Former CM, in 1990 though it was built in 1988, MG Ramachandran. In 2012, the memorial was again renovated” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Maninder Singh adds, “Very old and beautiful Church One of the three churches in the world where the church is built on the tomb of an apostle (Jesus has 12 apostles), the other two churches being in Vatican and Spain. The church itself is with a magnificent architecture. The tomb of St Thomas is behind the main church in the basement.” Read Full Review 

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5. Visakhapatnam : A Natural beauty

Visakhapatnam : A Natural beauty
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HolidayIQ Reviewer V.s. Malik adds, “Beautiful natural place but rates are high It was my first experience to see these world-famous caves located in Araku Valley. There was a great rush at the ticket window which increased my interest more about to see these caves. ” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Nagendra Nani adds, “Peaceful Beach About one month back I visited this wonderful place in Vizag called R. K. Beach. I went to Vizag on an official tour with all my colleagues. After the meeting, I went to Beach with all my colleagues to enjoy. I went to many beaches all over India, but this was something I felt like myself.” Read Full Review 

6. Guwahati : A timeless beauty

Guwahati : A timeless beauty
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Sohan Basak says, “Beautiful temple having a cultural heritage and historical importance I regularly visit Kamakhya Temple and it warms my heart to the core. The environment, nature, in the word it's awesome. Reached to Kamakhya station in train and from there a bus or cab to Kamakhya Temple.” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Kiran B Kutinha says, “A timeless beauty: A colony worth visiting So Galle wasn't high up on our list during our visit to Sri Lanka. But then one day when we thought we'd give it a quick see; and we were not one bit disappointed. In fact, we were surprised at how much we enjoyed it.” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Nithya adds, “My Kamakhya bless us all! It is a lovely temple with these misshaped structures. You must buy the 501 priced ticket to be able to move forward in the queue faster. The sanctum sanctorum is in a deep well kind of place. It is dark and there are no proper lights also. You must carefully step down as there will be huge crowds.” Read Full Review

7. Abu Dhabi : The Dream City

Abu Dhabi : The Dream City
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Deepak Yadav adds, “Breathtakingly beautiful If you are an admirer of the beauty of Taj Mahal, u will certainly fall in love with the beauty of this mosque. We visited the mosque while on our way to Abu Dhabi. The building with its architecture n grandeur is breathtakingly beautiful. After a thorough security check, we entered the premises. ” Read Full Review 


HolidayIQ Reviewer Ravi Mittal adds, “Sublime architecture and very well maintained Being a Hindu, this is the first mosque I have walked into. And I must say I was awestruck. It is the 7th largest mosque in the world and certainly one of the best ones in terms of architecture. It can accommodate about 45000 people at a time, and it's carpeted floors are beautifully done.” Read Full Review

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