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"Путеводитель содержит тексты, иллюстрации и карты для путешествия по Дели, Агре и Джайпуру. Начинается путеводитель со знакомства с географией, историей и культурой данного региона. Советы, как выбрать ресторан и гостиницу, можно найти в разделе Информация для туристов. Раздел Полезная информация поможет вам лучше ориентироваться в стране и организовать свой досуг и активный отдых. В разделе Словарь разъясняются индийские термины и понятия. В Разговорник включены слова и выражения на хинди, на котором говорят большинство местных жителей, что облегчит вам общение с ними. Регион Дели, Агры и Джайпура лежит в самом центре Северной Индии. Благодаря благоприятному расположению на пересечении путей, идущих с севера на юг и с востока на запад, эта местность сохраняла важное значение на протяжении всей индийской истории; здесь были основаны многие великие империи. Ныне тут можно наблюдать смешение нового и старого, традиционной социальной структуры с современной либерализирующейся экономикой.This advisor allows you to get the main out of your stopover at to the area. It offers either designated functional details and professional techniques. Introducing Delhi, Agra and Jaipur maps the zone and units it in its ancient and cultural context. the 3 nearby sections, plus Delhi, describe vital points of interest, utilizing maps, pictures and illustrations. positive factors hide subject matters from tune and dance to nutrients and fairs. eating place and resort options are available in visitors wishes. The Survival consultant has tips about every thing from delivery to utilizing the phone, and the thesaurus explains Indian phrases and phrases. "

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Suraj Mal Jat (see p166) filled Bharatpur Fort, seen above, with looted Mughal treasures. Sepoys mutinied against animal grease on bullets as it violated religious taboos. Economic Exploitation A 19th-century lithograph shows the impoverishment of cotton ginners as cheap English mill-made cloth flooded the Indian market. Indian rebels led by disgruntled princes ultimately lost the war. T IMELINE 1757 Clive’s victory at the Battle of Plassey establishes political supremacy of the Company in Bengal Nadir Shah’s battle axe 1761 Ahmad Shah Abdali defeats Marathas in the Third Battle of Panipat 1750 1775 1739 Nadir Shah invades Delhi 1764 Battle of Buxar gives the Company the Diwani of Bengal and the right to collect revenue A Maratha soldier 1771 Marathas occupy Delhi 1770 Great Bengal Famine T H E H I S T O R Y O F D E L H I , A G R A & J A I P U R 55 A Nabob and his Concubines A corruption of nawab, this name described officials who made huge fortunes from the East India Company’s cotton and spice trade in India.

Have cool, shaded interiors and are brightly decorated on the outside. Building materials come from the land and are renewed annually at Diwali A rural Indian house at Mandawa (see p213) (see p37). The haveli, a multi-storeyed mansion for wealthy merchant families, was usually built around one or more courtyards which formed a focal point for the domestic activity of the joint family. Shekhawati’s painted havelis (see pp212 –13) are examples of this architectural style. Burj Residential or fortificatory tower; also bastion.

People wear yellow and worship Saraswati. Flower Shows (Feb). A number of flower and rose shows are held in Delhi and elsewhere. The Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Mughal Gardens are also open to the public. Taj Mahotsav (18–27 Feb), Agra. A ten-day cultural fiesta of music and dance in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal. Shivaratri (Feb). Night-long celebrations mark the marriage of Shiva on the 14th day of a lunar fortnight. Kathak Bindadin Mahotsav (Feb), Delhi. A five-day dance festival organized by the Kathak Kendra.

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