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Marine Museum at Jobra, Cuttack Museum – Tickets, Location, Photos

The Odisha Maritime Museum, is a repurposed colonial structure, that during the British rule acted as a maritime workshop for inland water communication of the Bengal Presidency (state of Bengal,  Odisha and Bihar). Built in 1867, this building now houses, more than 10 galleries showcasing the rich maritime history of the state.

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Inside Hawa Mahal, Jaipur – The most ornate Purdah

As intriguing as it might be Hawa Mahal, or the Palace of
Wind, one of the most photographed monument in the world, is not at all a palace. It is in fact a viewing gallery meant for the royal ladies, to view the city while remaining out of the sight of the public. This is why it is the most ornate purdah.