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Many people think that India has already been written about almost everything. Numerous essays on religion, festivals, ascetics sadhus, holy cows, and the history of this country give cause to believe it. A trip to India often associated with crowds of local tourists and beggars.

But in fact, in India, and today you can find amazingly beautiful place to retreat if some deviate from the traditional tourist routes.

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The Holy Pool pushkarani in Hampi

In India, in many ancient temples in the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat can be found pushkarani - sacred pools, reservoirs. Near the village are the ruins of Hampi Vijayanagara - former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is here that photo was taken, which captures one such step pools at the former temple.

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Ayyyankere, Karnataka

When people first see this photo surrounded by lush greenery, serene lake with footbridge over it, they often do not believe that this is India. And in fact, this lake is in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. At sunset Ayyyankere looks something otherworldly.

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Waterfall Chitrakot, Chhattisgarh

In India, there are many waterfalls, which are often popularly called "Indian Niagara". One of the most beautiful is Chitrakot waterfall in the state of Chhattisgarh, the width of which is 300 meters (one-third less likely to Niagara). The spectacle of falling from a height of more than 30 meters of water can not be forgotten, once seen.

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White Rann, Gujarat

One of the world's largest salt marshes can be found in the state of Gujarat. It stretches this salt desert as much as 30 000 square kilometers.

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Magura Biel, Assam

Magura Biel - wetlands that are simply teeming with birds. It is this marshy lake right behind the local national park. Get on Magura Bill is not easy, you need to negotiate with the conductors on the boats. Also, this lake is very popular with bird watchers around the world.

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Kolukkumalay tea plantation, Tamil Nadu

Usually the tea plantations look unattractive, but this place is unique because of its location. Rarely can be found where the tea bushes growing on mountainsides, valleys over, tiny apparent from this height. The plantation is located at an altitude of 2,500 meters above sea level, it is the highest in the world. To taste the local tea, which has a special taste and freshness, it is necessary to drive the SUV about 32 km from Munnar.

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Hullongapar Monkey Forest Sanctuary, Assam

In the northeastern state of Assam, you can find a small area of ​​dense forest (about 20 sq. Km), in which he lives is one of the rarest species of monkeys in India. This forest is perhaps the only available place where you can watch the gibbons Hoolock Gibbon in their natural habitat. Today, the species is in danger of extinction and has been listed in the Red Book.

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Dolmen Marayur, Kerala

Dolmens - prehistoric burial chambers, which usually look like four standing stones with a fifth stone, laid on top. Similar structures are found throughout the world. In Marayure can be found a few tens of dolmens, which were built in 10,000 BC. e.

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Cave CJ, Meghalaya

During the rainy season in one of the longest caves in India, there is practically impossible, because it floods. Local called giant cave CJ "Dabakhol" word (which translates as "cave bat"). Guides say that the maximum can go inside a kilometer, as on the cave has not been studied.

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Tirumala Nayak Palace, Tamil Nadu

The "New York Times" recently published an article about the 50 places in the world where you have to visit in 2016. This list also appears in the XVII century palace in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. In fact, 300 years ago, this palace was four times greater than today.

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Kugti Reserve, Himachal Pradesh

Reserve Kugti near Chamba looks virtually untouched - in the lush jungle virtually no hiking trails. So if you manage to reach an agreement with local shepherds, then you can get into uninhabited, untouched by human activity space.

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The village at the international border, Nagaland

Straight from the mountain village of Longva stunning views of the valley and the mountains around the Indo-Burmese border. Curiously, the house of the local mayor is right on the border between the two countries. In Longva like to joke that the mayor dines in India and sleep in Myanmar.

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Kala Pattar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

While on the Andaman Islands have already visited a lot of people, almost no one gets to this very remote island. Kala-Pattar, which is often called the Andaman little treasures, looks exactly like thousands of years ago.

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Art gallery in the open air Shekhawati, Rajasthan

Artistic traditions of Shekhawati region continue to surprise people for the past 200 years. At one time it was a prosperous region, as many trade routes passed through it. Now Rajasthan - semi-desert place, in the grandeur of which can be viewed except on Shekhawati paintings.

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Eastern Ghats, Andhra Pradesh

Eastern Ghats mountain range that stretches along the Indian coast of the Bay of Bengal, for some reason, does not enjoy the attention of tourists. In fact, it is quite understandable, because these mountains are mostly deserted. But in the Ghats have to descend into the gorge, through which flows the mountain rivers. Such places in India, you will not see anywhere else.