DK Eyewitness Travel Guide India

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Penguin, Oct 17, 2017 - Travel - 800 pages
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Explore this vast and beguiling country, from peaceful Darjeeling and vibrant Kolkata to Kanha National Park and its tigers, the idyllic Kerala backwaters, and the majestic Taj Mahal.

Discover DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: India.

+ Hotel and restaurant listings and recommendations.
+ Detailed itineraries and "don't miss" destination highlights at a glance.
+ Illustrated cutaway 3-D drawings of important sights.
+ Floor plans and guided visitor information for major museums.
+ Guided walking tours, local drink and dining specialties to try, things to do, and places to eat, drink, and shop by area.
+ Area maps marked with sights.
+ Insights into history and culture to help you understand the stories behind the sights.

With hundreds of full-color photographs, hand-drawn illustrations, and custom maps that illuminate every page, DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: India truly shows you India as no one else can.

 

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Contents

Discovering India 8
8
Putting India on the Map 18
18
A Portrait of India 22
22
India Through the Year 38
38
The History of India 44
45
Delhi The North
63
Introducing Delhi The North 62
64
Delhi 72
73
Introducing Southwestern India 436
Mumbai Bombay 446
Maharashtra 468
Goa 488
Karnataka 514
South India
Introducing South India 550
Chennai Madras 560

Haryana Punjab 102
103
Himachal Pradesh 112
113
Ladakh Jammu Kashmir 138
139
Central India
161
Introducing Central India 160
162
Uttar Pradesh Uttarakhand 170
171
Bihar Jharkhand 216
217
Madhya Pradesh Chhattisgarh 230
231
Eastern India
261
Introducing Eastern India 260
262
Kolkata Calcutta 270
271
West Bengal Sikkim 288
289
Odisha 308
309
Assam The Northeast 326
327
Western India
345
Introducing Western India 344
346
Rajasthan 354
355
Gujarat 412
Southwestern India
Tamil Nadu 580
Andaman Islands 620
Kerala 628
Andhra Pradesh Telangana 662
Travellers Needs
Where to Stay 690
Where to Eat and
Shops and Markets 720
Entertainment 724
Sports and Outdoor Activities 726
Survival Guide
Practical Information 734
Travel Information 748
General Index 760
Acknowledgments 788
Further Reading 792
Glossary 794
Phrase Book 796
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