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"Путеводитель содержит тексты, иллюстрации и карты для путешествия по Дели, Агре и Джайпуру. Начинается путеводитель со знакомства с географией, историей и культурой данного региона. Советы, как выбрать ресторан и гостиницу, можно найти в разделе Информация для туристов. Раздел Полезная информация поможет вам лучше ориентироваться в стране и организовать свой досуг и активный отдых. В разделе Словарь разъясняются индийские термины и понятия. В Разговорник включены слова и выражения на хинди, на котором говорят большинство местных жителей, что облегчит вам общение с ними. Регион Дели, Агры и Джайпура лежит в самом центре Северной Индии. Благодаря благоприятному расположению на пересечении путей, идущих с севера на юг и с востока на запад, эта местность сохраняла важное значение на протяжении всей индийской истории; здесь были основаны многие великие империи. Ныне тут можно наблюдать смешение нового и старого, традиционной социальной структуры с современной либерализирующейся экономикой.This advisor allows you to get the main out of your stopover at to the sector. It presents either unique sensible info and professional innovations. Introducing Delhi, Agra and Jaipur maps the zone and units it in its old and cultural context. the 3 neighborhood sections, plus Delhi, describe vital points of interest, utilizing maps, images and illustrations. beneficial properties hide subject matters from tune and dance to nutrients and fairs. eating place and inn thoughts are available in visitors wishes. The Survival advisor has pointers on every thing from delivery to utilizing the phone, and the thesaurus explains Indian phrases and phrases. "

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It is built in the traditional design but has period furniture rather than the usual cushions and floor coverings used in older palaces. A P O R T R A I T O F D E L H I , A G R A & J A I P U R G LOSSARY T HE G ARDEN T OMB 27 T ERMS OF Baoli Underground stepwell, such as Ugrasen’s Baoli (see p76). The charbagh (see p167) is a terraced garden that surrounds the tomb to give its austere lines a soft focus. The Taj Mahal, set at the edge of one, is the most famous example of this style. The dome surmounts the central space.

A G R A & J A I P U R 49 Man Singh I of Amber This loyal Mughal ally, one of the “nine jewels” (navaratna) of Akbar’s court, was among the first Rajputs to befriend the Mughals. Such alliances paved the way for peace in North India and a fusion of Hindu and Islamic cultures, especially in architecture. Palanquins, such as this fanciful one, were carried by a retinue of clansmen during ceremonial processions. W HERE TO S EE R AJPUT I NDIA The ruler epitomizes the best of Rajput chivalry and valour.

Holi (Mar). This exuberant festival of colour marks the end of winter. In and around Brindavan (see p162) Holi celebrations last two weeks. Elephant Festival (Mar), Jaipur. Around Holi, 60 decorated elephants parade through the streets bearing revellers who throw colour at one another. Elephant polo matches are also held at Chaugan Stadium. Nauchandi Mela (Mar), Meerut. Held around the shrine of a Muslim saint and a F Procession of Buddhist lamas on Buddha Jayanti temple, this fair has come to symbolize Hindu-Muslim unity.

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