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New Delhi, India

Lothian Cemetery

Delhi's oldest Christian cemetery is also said to be one of the most haunted in the region.
Kolkata, India

Cathedral of the Most Holy Rosary

Kolkata’s only Portuguese church has a curious link with chickens.
Kolkata, India

Terreti Bazaar

For just a few hours each morning, this market serves specialties from the city's shrinking Chinese-Indian community.
Mumbai, India

Banganga Tank

Tucked in Mumbai’s wealthiest neighborhood is one of the city’s oldest and most sacred sites: a temple complex believed to house the waters of the Ganges.
Hogenakkal, India

Hogenakkal Falls

The Kaveri River cuts through the rocky terrain then drops off to form these misty falls.
Cherrapunjee, India

Cherrapunji

Known as the wettest place on earth.
New Delhi, India

Hijron ka Khanqah

This hidden Sufi cemetery is a spiritual monument for India's third gender community.
New Delhi, India

Lodhi Art District

India's first open-air public art district sits in the heart of the country's capital.
New Delhi, India

Yamuna Ghat

Ancient traditions and surreal birdwatching come into sharp relief along one of the world's most polluted rivers.
Varanasi, India

Cremation Ghats of Varanasi

Many Hindus make the long pilgrimage to this holy city to have their remains burned on the banks of the Ganges River.
New Delhi, India

India Gate Canopy

The mysterious empty cupola behind the monumental arch points to an ancient prophecy of Delhi.
Allahabad, India

The Triveni Sangam

The world's largest human gathering is held at the confluence of three sacred rivers, one of which is mythical.
Mumbai, India

Gilbert Hill

A 66-million-year-old rock formation stands tall over Mumbai, offering stellar city views.
Kolkata, India

Marble Palace

This lavish estate recalls the opulent history of Calcutta.
Kolkata, India

Nahoum and Sons

This Jewish bakery, among the last in the region, sells legendary sweets from a century-old storefront.
Lucknow, India

Bara Imambara

This magnificent 18th-century hall consists of a maze of nearly a thousand interconnected passages.
New Delhi, India

Cafe Lota

Nestled among the artifacts of the National Crafts Museum, this hidden gem offers hard-to-find regional foods from all over India.
Mumbai, India

Mahakali Caves

Nineteen ancient rock-cut Buddhist caves can be found on the outskirts of Mumbai.
Neemrana, India

Neemrana Baori

This abandoned stepwell is one of the largest, deepest, and certainly one of the creepiest in India.
Sosan, India

Kasol: Little Israel of the Himalayas

Remote town home to Himachalis, Israelis, and tons of hashish.
Munnar, India

Kolukkumalai Tea Estate

At 8,000 feet, the world's highest tea estate draws visitors for both its products and its panoramic views.
New Delhi, India

Iron Pillar of Delhi

An ancient iron pillar in Delhi that seems to be rustproof.
Kolkata, India

College Street

The world's largest secondhand book market is a haven for bibliophiles and bargain hunters.
Jaisalmer, India

Jaisalmer Fort

The oldest still-inhabited hill fort in India looks like a magnificent golden sandcastle.