Historical Towns of India
Auroville : WOrld first international town named after Shiri Aurobindo Ghosh, developed near Pondichery on a 15 square mile area. It is a self supporting town with four zones, industrial, residential, cultural and international.
Agra : Famous for Taj Mahal, Red Fort and Pearl Mosque, Sikandra, the tomb of Akbar, is situated here. It is also a center for leather industry.
Banaras : A holy place and learning cen tre of the Hinduism, famous for Vishwanath temple, famous for silk and brocade and wooden toys, brassware, lac bangles and diesel locomotive engines.
Chennai : Capital of Tamil Nadu, has a major port, a fertilizer plant and oil refinery.
Jaipur : Capital of Rajasthan famous for Hawa Mahal, Amber (a huge historic fort) palaces, temples, lac bangles, pink city of perpendicular roads.
Amritsar : 400 years old border town founded by Guru Ram Das has a sacred places for Sikhs, Golden Temple. It saw the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy in April 1919.
Madhrai : In Tamil Nadu is a center of textile, silk weaving and handloom fabrics, famous for meenakshi temple.
Mathura : In Uttar Pradesh is the birth place of Lord Krishna
, Temple of Dwarkadheesh an oil refinery.
Nashik : In Maharashtra stands on the river Godavari , a place of hindu pilgrimage security printing press of the Government of India.
Panipat : In Haryana has seen three decisive battle in 1526, 1556 and 1761, fertilizer factory a thermal power plant oil refinery.
Puri : On the eastern coast of India is famous for the temple of Jagannath and Rathyatra or car festival.
Rajgir : Near Patna the site of the Magadh Kingdom, famous for Jain temples and hot water springs.
Udaipur : Called the city of lakes, most beautiful city in Rajasthan, famous for island palaces, 40 miles away is the famous Haldighati where a heavy battle took place between Akbar and Maharana Pratap.
Ujjain : In Madhya Pradesh one of the most important cities of ancient india, it was the capital of king Vikramaditya. It is famous for its temples which are known for their carvings.
Sanchi : Near VVidisha in Madhya Pradesh, famous for its Buddhist stups on the top of a small hill enclosed in the finest and oldest stone railing in India built by Ashoka in 250 BC.