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  • 1. India

2. Lotus Temple

  • This temple is supposed to be a symbol of peace.
  • It reaches a height of more than 40 meters.
  • This fantastic structure was completed in 1986.

3. Taj Mahal

  • It took 22 years to finish the construction (1631-1653).
  • It was built by Shah Jahan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.
  • It is one of the seven wonders of the world.

4. India Gate

  • It took about 10 years to finish the construction which ended in 1931.
  • The height of this monument is about 42 meters.
  • The walls of the India Gate have been inscribed with the names of soldiers who died in World War One and the Afghan wars.

5. Ganges River

  • This river is about 1557 miles long.
  • It is thought to be the holiest river in India by the Hindus.
  • This river is 120 times more polluted than considered safe for bathing.

6. Sheesh Mahal

  • This palace was built in 1631-1632 AD.
  • It is adorned by little mirrors everywhere and the smallest light can illuminate the hall.
  • It was also built by Shah Jahan who built the Taj Mahal.

7. Himalayas

  • It is the highest mountain range in the world but it is also the youngest.
  • Himalayas means abode of snow.
  • Out of the 15 highest mountains in the world, 9 of them are in the Himalayas.

8. Indian currency

  • The translation of rupee is silver.
  • The rupee is the official currency of India.
  • One dollar is about 46 rupees.

9. Women apparel

  • The sari is a very long piece of cloth which is about 6 meters.
  • The saris are made of materials from silk to chiffon and the more expensive the material the higher the price.
  • Other types of clothing are churidars and salwar-kameez.

10. Men apparel

  • The sherwani is a pant with a long top and is worn for special occasions.
  • Men also wear pants and shirts due to the western influence in India.

11. Beaches in India

  • The best beaches of India are in Goa.
  • They are most sought after in the winter months when everybody is visiting.

12. Mangroves of India

  • Mangroves are like a forest in water.
  • Mangroves are salt-tolerant plants that live in the tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world.
  • The mangroves are home to lots of animals and wildlife.

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