Maharajas' Express Blog

Varanasi: An Insight into the Most Sacred City

Located on the banks of Ganga River, Varanasi is one of the sacred cities in India. Popularly referred to as ‘The Spiritual Capital of India’ and ‘Banaras’, the city is well recognized for its religious ghats, premium-quality silk fabrics, sculpture, paan, and perfumes. Besides, the city is also a home to one of the Jyotir […]

Jantar Mantar: A Well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site

Located in Jaipur, Jantar Mantar (the UNESCO World Heritage Site) is one of the biggest observatories made ever across the world. Covering an area of 18,700 square meters, the monument has been restored many times with original materials. Featuring the largest sundial of the world, the monument is a unique combination of science, art, and […]

Explore the Rich Cultural Heritage of Jai Vilas Palace Museum

Gwalior is one of the most popular tourist hotspots in India. Primarily remained as princely state of the British Raj, the city is now a metropolitan city in Madhya Pradesh. Gwalior has been ruled by numerous dynasties, including Tomars, Marathas, Mughals, and Scindia. Influence of these dynasties can be easily witnessed in numerous regal structures. […]

Khajuraho – Symbol of Art and Spirituality

Situated in Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is among the most sought-after tourist destinations in India. Built in 950-1050 AD, it is well known for ancient temples (made by Chandela Dynasty), depicting various forms of art, such as spiritual teachings, meditation, wrestling, and erotic art. Comprising of a huge number of Jain and Hindu temples, Khajuraho is […]

Jantar Mantar In Jaipur: The World’s Largest Astronomical Observatory

With umpteen palaces and forts delineating the grandiose past of royal India, Jaipur is a 300 years old historic city and the capital of country’s largest state Rajasthan. Popularly known as the “Pink City”, the city is amongst top holiday destinations in India. The city has innumerable magnificent monuments to showcase which would inevitably leave […]

Ranthambore: A must visit destination for wildlife lovers

Ranthambore National Park, situated in Sawai Madhopur district of southeast Rajasthan, is nothing less than a dream destination for all wildlife admirers, adventure freaks, and travel photographers. Covering an area of approximately 400 square kilometers, the park is covered with tropical dry forest and rocky terrain that is beautifully interspersed with several streams and lakes.  […]

The Most Ancient Ritual of Varanasi – Ganga Aarti

Maharajas’ Express luxury train takes you to witness this dazzling as well as spiritually enriching ritual with its Indian Panorama journey. The tour comprises of passengers being taken for a beautiful boat ride in the holy Ganges, in Varanasi, where they witness the evening aarti being performed at the ghat. Varanasi, also known as Kashi […]

The Shimmering Gems and Jewelry of India

  • Wednesday, 2December, 2015

The following blog talks about the jewellery of India and also informs about the art of jewellery making in Rajasthan. It mentions the gems which are popular as well as found in India. India is a land of shimmering hues and colors. Its vast beauty has been appreciated by tourists globally and since ancient times […]

Lucknow, a City synonymous with Nawabi Culture

“Luknow is the aristocratic city of the nawab. It still resounds with the reminiscence of the royal heritage and luxurious life of the nawabs. It is a mosaic of ancient mansions, magnificent Imambaras, narrow lanes and the unique cultural ethos of the Nawabs, which echo the bygone grandeur of the city. The essence of the […]

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