Asia

Namaste from India. Today, we pray that all our brothers & sisters in the world be safe. The ancient Indian concept of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam-the world is one big family', is truer today than ever before. Let's 'stay at home' today for a healthier happier planet tomorrow #COVID19

Experience @ArtBasel in a whole new light with its first-ever Online Viewing Rooms. View and purchase new pieces from the artists from today till 25 March. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/3d6bsVx
#ArtBaselOVR #ArtBasel

.@Netflix’s latest series @RestoOnTheEdge visits Hong Kong and revives a struggling cafe in #TaiO fishing village with the help of food and design experts. The show also gives glimpses of the diverse food culture of Hong Kong. Watch on #Netflix now: http://bit.ly/2TNG8lH

Around 155 km from #Jaisalmer, lies the serene desert town of #Barmer. Barmer Fort, also called Barmer Garh, which was built in 1552 AD on a hillock is a popular attraction. The Someshwara Temple, with a multi-tiered spire, is the most impressive.

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#DidYouKnow: #Sankaram is a 2000 year old Buddhist heritage site. 40 km from South of Vizag,locally it is known as Bojjannakonda. The three phases of Buddhism, Hinayana, Mahayana & Vajrayana flourished here. Excavations yielded Satavahana coins dating back to the 1st century A.D.

The multi-lingual Incredible India website in Arabic, Chinese and Spanish languages was launched by Mr. Prahlad Singh Patel, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Govt. of India today. The website having over 2700 pages is, rich in content of about 1 Million words and 6000 imageries.

#DidYouKnow: Arround 103 km away from Jhansi is the tourist town of #Chanderi. It is famous for its ancient Jain Temples and world-renowned Chanderi sarees. Chanderi is dotted with several monuments that have been built by the Bundela Rajputs and Malwa sultans.

The pièce de résistance of the lively Thar desert is a magnificent structure built from yellow sandstone, called the #JaisalmerFort. The magic of this architectural marvel is witnessed at sunset when the fort seems ablaze as it reflects the light from the setting sun.

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#DidYouKnow: Built in the Portuguese-Gothic style with a Corinthian interior & Tuscan exterior, Se Cathedral church is one of the oldest in the state & is believed to be the largest of its kind in Asia. The church’s bell, the largest of its kind in Goa, is called the Golden Bell.

The heritage city of #Pokhran lies at the heart of the Thar desert, about 110 km east of #Jaisalmer. The main attraction is the Pokhran Fort, which was the citadel of the Champawat Rathores. Pokhran is also known for the underground testing facility that supervised nuclear tests.

The verdant #AnanthagiriHills is located approximately 90 km away from the city of #Hyderabad. A great weekend getaway from the city, it boasts a fantastic terrain for hikes and treks.

#WeekendGetaway @prahladspatel

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