Long Weekend on Holi is a boon for travelers-

Long Weekend on Holi is a boon for travelers-

Kollur_Mookambika_Temple_20080123Mookambika Temple, Kollur – Visit this place to sense the power of almighty as you stand in front of Goddess Mookambika. The priests of this temple have a belief that the symbol of serpent in the temple is a clear indication of great hidden treasure beneath the temple. The serpent is meant to protect the treasure from the outsiders. The price of temple jewels itself is estimated of almost more than 100 crores.

Pearl-City-HyderabadChar Minar Hyderabad– Charminar is worth visiting on your trip to Hyderabad as it is a historic monument with beautiful carvings combining both the Hindu and Mughal architecture. You can pay a local guide who can help to explore the place including the history of the four minarets. Also, there is an underground tunnel connecting the Charminar to Golconda Fort constructed by Sultan Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah as an escape passage. This tunnel is believed to have treasures at various places that can be used in emergencies by the royal family. The tunnels are 15 feet wide and 30 feet high. A survey was conducted of the tunnels in the year 1936, a map prepared and a report was submitted to Nizam Mir Osman Ali for further detailed survey, but the reason why no followup action was taken by the Nizam is still not discovered. It is believed that there is treasure hidden in the chambers of the tunnel.

rajgir-5Swarna Bhandar, Rajgir -Beautiful and calm, this place can definitely be one of your favourite places. It’s a place where nature & history co-exist. Here, the Gridhakuta Hill is a must-visit, which was once considered as Buddha’s meditation site. Sonbhandar Caves are two eccentric cave chambers in Rajgir, Bihar. These western chambers are believed to have the guard room and the doorway is supposed to lead to King Bimbisara’s Treasury. According to folklore, the treasure is still integral. Kullar mines, Guntur-Guntur is a very beautiful city where you can observe a thick green belt and picturesque surroundings. Just 64.8 km from Guntur are Kollur Mines, which used to known as Golconda diamond mines. Golconda is well- known for world renowned diamond mines. Most of the mines were located along the banks of River Krishna. The world famed Koh-inoor and hope Diamonds were mined from these mines.

Alwar-Alwar Fort or Bala Quila-4Bala Quila, Alwar-The Bala Quila is a fort on the Aravali Hills that offers breathtaking views of Alwar and the ride/ trek in the hills or forests is certainly very interesting. According to local folklore, Mughal Emperor Jahangir took refuge here during the time of his exile and that he hid his treasure here while on the run. It is believed that not all of the treasure was salvaged and most of it still lies hidden in the fort.

jaigarh fortJaigarh Fort, Jaipur– The Bala Quila is a fort on the Aravali Hills that offers breathtaking views of Alwar and the ride or trek in the hills or forests is certainly very interesting .As per local folklore, Mughal Emperor Jahangir took refuge here when he was exiled and he hid his treasure here while on the run. As per the belief, not all of the treasure was salvaged and most of it still lies hidden in the fort.

padmanabha templeSri Padmanabha Temple, Thiruvananthapuram– A trip to Trivandrum is incomplete without seeing this temple. When you visit the temple, it is important to know the darshan timing before hand as the temple is not open all the time like other places. Men have to carry dhoti or either pants/ shorts and lungis are strictly not allowed. Similarily, ladies in sarees are allowed but jeans and churidars isn’t allowed. Cameras and mobile phones are strictly not allowed as per the management criterion.

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