Delhi beyond the clichés: 10 things nobody told you to do in the Capital

Places to see in Delhi beyond the well known attractions. It is an attempt to list out lesser known but important destinations of Delhi, especially its historical heritage.

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Tungabhadra: Bridge over the Styx and fountains of everlasting youth

As a side dish to my Hampi trip, I visited the Tungabhadra reservoir and a park build within the complex that are fitted colorful fountains. It was already dark when I reached and I was greeted with a very eerie sight. It felt like the Styx with a bridge build over it instead of Charon’s boat. I noticed a sinful couple being eaten away by locusts of the nether world

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Hampi: Heady Antiquity

Hampi (Vijaynagara Empire): The last non-islamic superpower of the Deccan that the Bahmanis had to literally collude to dismantle and an architectural marvel that left Portuguese wanderers agape, Vijayanagara has always been alluring and to a certain extent enigmatic to me.

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