5 Hidden Architectural Wonders of Gujarat

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A land of innumerable wonders and sights, the western peak of India and the house of wonderful artworks, Gujarat is a fantastic place to visit. India has some magnificent architectural feats and Gujarat contains the very best of them. The steady hand of the sculptures or the historic masterminds of art, all can be reveled at Gujarat. A land of legends and lions, head on straight to the proud state of India to witness these 5 architectural gems. Read a page of history, written in stone and brick. 

Laxmi Vilas Palace, Vadodara


  


An exemplar of the Indo-Saracenic architectural style, the palace was constructed in the 19th century, commissioned by Maharaja Sayaji Rao III. Feel like royalty yourself upon entering the beautifully ornate fa├žade. The palace is regally decorated with marble, fine stone and some elegant furnishings. The Grand Durbar Hall within the palace has eye-pleasing, mosaic walls that look and feel exquisite. Other attractions at the palace include serene sculptures in bronze, marble and terracotta, for the wide-eyed history fanatic. The palace, still inhabited by the royal family, also has a Museum and a pond. 

Rani Ki Vav, Patan

Photo by Sudhamshu Hebbar, CC BY 2.0


The most splendid step-well in Patan, Rani Ki Vav is an architectural masterpiece. It was built in 11th century and the age-old stone work remain awe-inspiring till date. A sublime piece of art, the step-well is 64m long, 20m wide and 27m deep. Such a humungous artwork is praised not just for its size but also the quality. Built with intricately cut stone and brick, even the walls of the well are adorned with symmetrical statues. These include those of Vishnu, Ganesh and Lakshmi-Narayan. Rani KI Vav shows the true skill of India’s sculptors, creating music out of brick. 

Ahmed Shah’s Mosque, Ahmedabad



Built for the ruler Ahmed Shah, from whom the city Ahmedabad derives its name, this Mosque is a glorious site to witness. An architectural marvel, it is well revered by many Muslim pilgrims. Located south-west to the Bhadra Fort, the mosque has a gorgeous garden in front of it. Built with domes and minarets, the mosque retains some Hindu figures and symbols, since a temple was demolished at the site to build the mosque. The mosque has a lovely white-marbles step with a yellow-marbles canopy in the shape of a leaf. 


Shaking Minarets (Jhulta Minar), Ahmedabad



Locating in the Sidi Bashir’s mosque, the shaking minarets are the most unique architectural wonder in Gujarat. Built to protect the edifice from earthquakes, according to popular beliefs, it is the most interesting wonder of India’s architectural splendor. Each minaret has beautiful patterns carved on it and they have stone balconies. The remarkable feat of the minarets remains how on the gentle shaking of a minaret, the other one also vibrates, even though a connecting passage between them remains unaffected. The cause of this phenomenon still remains a mystery. Have a look at these shaking minarets and let yourself be astounded by the advanced architectural thinkers of the past. 

Old Fort, Surat


The Surat Fort was built by Muhammad Tughlak to serve as a staunch fortification against his enemies. The fort has been built with stone walls and has iron bars, which once served as protective features against Bhils - the tribal who were against Mughal rule. The fort is a mammoth architectural splendor and many tourists flock its premises to witness its opulence. Head on over to this fort and revel in the Mughal ruler’s strength and grandeur. 

The wealthy heritage of India’s glorious past can be observed through these forts and tombs. Gujarat offers some stunning historical insights into the pre-colonial past through its architecture. Be sure to have your own tryst with the past and visit these architectural milestones in the wonderful Gujarat!

Author Bio: 

An expert vagabond with a wanderer’s soul, Rohit is on a mission to uncover all the untold travel experiences in India and share his tales at TransIndiaTravels.com
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Ebay Coupons and Promo Code for April 2016 - 200 Off offer

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Ebay Coupons April 2016


We have created this special section to give you best Ebay Coupon codes and recent Ebay Voucher to save big on shopping at Ebay.in. Checkout the fresh and latest promo code and buy product at rock bottom price;

eBay Coupons April 2016 

If you haven’t heard of the name eBay, I would consider you, the reader, to be a little child or a person ignorant and uninformed about the world. eBay stands at an exalted position in the field of e-commerce across the globe. Even if one hasn’t shopped with eBay, he/she is sure to come across this name and logo via newspapers, advertisements and other media. However to many of us, eBay serves in catering to our shopping needs and finding products that we search online. Therefore we are often unaware about the birth and growth of this company. Here’s a detailed description of the company to those who are eager to know more about this successful company.

The beginning years

Pierre Omidyar, the master mind behind the famous and fast growing company, embarked on his successful journey in 1995. Based in San Jose, California, eBay is spread across thirty countries and is known to be a multi-billion business enterprise. eBay, as it is now known, was begun under the name AuctionWeb and was started as a hobby to Pierre. As the interest of the public increased, Pierre Omidyar was forced to collect a nominal fee from the user. However this was welcomed by the crowd. Over the years the numbers of auctions increased dramatically and thus the growth of the company was steady. In September 1997 the company took up a new brand name for itself- eBay. Echo Bay Technology Group, to which the site belonged was attempted to be registered as echobay.com and as the name existed, Pierre Omidyar was forced to shorten it as ebay.com. Interestingly, it is on September 21, 1998 that eBay went public and gained $53.50 on its first day of trade. The company also gained a couple of renowned business names such as Skype, PayPal and iBazar under their control.

eBay Business and Offers

The success of any company is calculated on the basis of customer satisfaction. On the above mentioned factor, eBay undoubtedly has won the hearts of the customers. Here are a few reasons that clearly indicate the uniqueness of the company.
One of the primary focuses includes increasing international trade and to a great extent the company is on the winning side on this aspect.
eBay offers various payment options to the customers thereby making accessibility simpler.
The varied collection of items available on the site makes the site unique and sought after. The company also removes products that violate the Terms and Policies.

eBay Payment Methods

eBay offers varied  payment options such as credit or debit card, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking and Wallet. eBay also offers EMI or equated monthly installment in which the amount is equally divided over a period of months, thereby making it convenient for the customer to pay. This option is available, only for a purchase above Rupees 3500. Cash on delivery is yet another option in which the amount marked against the product is paid fully to the representative who delivers the product. Payback points enable a user to buy a product fully or partially by entering the payback pin. For example, if I want to avail the payback points, I have to sign in to www.ebay.in and create a payback account and finally link the payback account with the eBay account. Then I am eligible to offers and discounts that can be redeemed through payback points. The standard point conversion is 0.25 rupee equals to 1 point and therefore to receive 1 rupee I have to redeem 4 points.
Refund: When the customer has a transaction that is interrupted by poor internet connectivity or other reasons, the money that is debited from the account is replaced within a week’s period by the eBay team.
Shipping: When a product is purchased, the confirmed product is shipped within 3 days and the user receives the tracking number and the product is expected to reach the customer within 5 working days. When the above conditions fail the team strives to meet the expectation of the customer by refunding or providing faster service.

eBay Coupons, Deals and Offers

If you are looking for a coupon to shop on eBay, go to www.google.com and type in the search tab ‘eBay coupons’. You will be directed to various websites that offer coupons for certain time periods. For example, the search has landed me in www.promocoders.in and various eBay coupons are displayed. These offers cover a wide category of products namely furniture, home and dinning etc. and one benefits by the discount received in place of the huge amount.

How to use Ebay Coupon code and Discount Voucher

In order to make use of a promo code, you have to log in to www.ebay.in and browse the categories to view the product of your choice. Once the appropriate product is viewed and selected you have to click the tab that shows ‘Buy it now’ and then proceed to enter the coupon and enter the apply button. Thereafter click on ‘proceed to pay’ to pay through any of the payment mode that seems appropriate to us.
On the contrary coupons will be considered invalid if it has expired or on deals and products that do not allow the use of coupons. Ebay India Promo codes cannot be used after the use of payback points.

eBay today stands as a towering company in the field of e-commerce and offers a wide range of products that are sometimes unavailable through other websites. An added advantage is the numerous Ebay offers, discounts and coupons available online and the popularity of the company makes various others to partner with eBay and give associated offers. One of the striking features that would force me to recommend eBay to a new customer is their readiness to deliver products to small cities and villages. Thus it caters to the need of every customer both in the urban and rural parts across the globe. Their availability, easy access, offers and many payment modes make shopping online simpler for customers like me and I vouch eBay for a pleasant shopping experience.

We also give user a solid and reliable shopping experience on world's top shopping site. They must explore here fresh Ebay India Coupons and Voucher to buy product on cheaper price possible. If you Interest to share Ebay voucher then Pl. give us Discount code in comment section below, which we will publish soon.

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Buy Freedom 251 Mobile Phone - Registration on 18 Feb 2016 at freedom251.com

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Buy Freedom 251 Mobile Phone - Register for 18 Feb 2016 Booking

 

Have you ever heard about any mobile available in just rupees 251, if you don’t believe in it then this is the time to believe. The Freedom 251 is launching in India on 18th Feb 2016 and the mobile Phone will be available for customers at Freedom.com from 6 PM. 

How to register for Freedom 251 mobile Phone
  • Registration process is very simple.
  • Visit the freedom251.com from your web browser or Mobile Device.
  • Give the information in proper format.
  • Shipping cost will be additional Rs. 40

 

Ringing Bells Buy Now Freedom 251 sale on 18 Feb 2016. Flipkart / Snapdeal / Ebay / Amazon (Available Soon) - Book now at Freedom251.com

 

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 Mobile Specification.


1.       It is a 3G Phone.

2.       1GB and 8 GB Memory

3.       Main Camera  3.2 & Front camera .3 MP

4.       1450 Battery
 

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We cannot confirm that this mobile will available on major shopping site like Flipkart, Amazon, Ebay Snapdeal or any other shopping site. The company is directly selling the mobile phone thru registration process, therefore registration is must to purchase Freedom 251 Mobile Phone. The company set Price range of Rs 251. The Govt is giving this phone at lower rate.
 

Booking steps for Freedom 251 Cell Phone (Govt Phone)

 Simply visit the site on 18th Feb 2016 at 6.00 AM and register yourself for the Mobile Phone.


The closing time of Mobile booking and sale ends on 21 February 2016

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Book movie ticket on Bookmyshow using master card and get Rs. 50 off

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Bookmyshow master card offer: Discount of Rs. 50 on Movie Ticket   

The online sector simply cannot grow on its own if the banking sectors do not support them hand in hand and offer the users with the best customer support and user satisfaction. There are just way too many options, where a customer can choose from the various range of offers and deals and when you can find just everything ranging from your daily needs like kitchen wares to apparels to the electronic gadgets to your bus and train tickets and even your movie tickets for your entertainment. and that too with such amazing offers, the best that you probably can get for yourself is just simply on these online markets and not in the traditional markets. The online market is just the best place for one to opt for any product at large. 

Master card offers: Get Rs. 50 Discount on booking movie ticket on Bookmyshow

Today here, I would help you get your movie tickets at a discounted rate from BookMyShow using the MasterCard Debit Card for the first time and get the first two tickets at a discounted rate with a rebate of Rs 50. To avail with this amazing offer, please follow the steps listed below.

1. Get to the site and simply select all that you would have to.
2. While opting for your payment, select the credit card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking option and proceed.
3. Click on the select offers and from the drop down menu you would now select the required offer.
4. Use the 16 digit code on your card in the box and apply. This would serve as your coupon code.
5. To continue your payment of the discounted amount, make sure that you pay the amount by Credit/Debit Cards / Net banking.
6. Alternatively, you can also use Quick pay to proceed with the payments faster. This is a simply awesome feature of the site.

Thus avail the offer and enjoy your movie at a cheaper rate.
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Mobikwik offer: Get 10% Mobikwik cashback on mobile, DTH and Internet Recharge September 2015

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Recharge Mobile on Mobikwik and Get flat 10% Cashback September 2015

We must understand that people in this world are passionate about the future but they dont want to live their paresent well. You always waiting that launched product will be available cheaper in price after few weeks but do you know that, Product you will buy will not be updated with the present technology. Therefore you again need to look for that product after few weeks as no one in this world want to use older items. So I will advice you to keep track the Promo code and use it at right time to get the material in cheaper price. We have listed down a small but effective deal which help you to save few bucks using Mobikwik wallet or recharging DTH, Mobile at site.


Mobikwik Cashback offers: Flat 10% off in month of Septmber 2015

Mobikwik offers its users simply with way too many offers and you can just bank on the site for all your recharging needs. There are just way too many options, that you have for yourself in the site and there are just too many options that the site offers for itself! One can get the best offers and deals from the site and just to get the maximum out of the sites, you would have to use the coupon codes and promo codes for yourself! Now that the company has just too many coupons to offer, you can always grab one. As of now, you can enjoy your offers with the site which is presently offering 10% cash back on all the money added to the Mobikwik wallet. Thus, here grab the fabulous deal and enjoy your cashback offer in this famous website.

1. Sign up for a new account, after you have logged in your account.
2. Now click on the Add Money button and make sure that you provide with the exact amount that you want to transfer to the account.
3. Now select the promo code below the Add Money option and use the promo code, MOBIJULY10
4. You are sure to receive an instant message stating your OTP!
5. Now, you would have to insert the promo code after having verified the OTP and continue.
6. Now, use the great promo coupon and avail yourself with the stunning discount!

Terms and Conditions:
*  A minimum of 200 rupees must be added to the mobikwik wallet account.
* Maximum available cash is rupees 75. Thus, to get the best out of the process, make sure you do not exceed the amount, else you will not be paid of the extra amount.
* The offer remains valid strictly on the credit cards and debit cards.
* The last date to avail the offer is on 31st September 2015.


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