Mini Guide to India

Festivals

Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is the biggest religious festival in the world attracting some 130 million people in the span of two months. It happens every three years in Haridwar, Nashik district, Ujjain, and Allahabad. The main idea is to gather around the banks of the River Ganges and bathe in the waters to cleanse the sins.

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People and Culture

Visiting India is definitely not for the faint-hearted, but an experience worth having. You’ll find generous Indians even in the most impoverished areas, and contemplate extreme devotion to all kinds of gods. It’s a country with thousands of years of history, where all ethnicities and faiths live in peace, sharing wonderful temples and vibrant nature.

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