India

Agra Fort – Agra

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#travelwithgdp Fact: Shah Jahan was imprisoned by his son Aurangzeb for eight years in the octagonal tower (known as ‘Mussaman Burj’) of Agra Fort after Dara Shikoh, Shah Jahan’s eldest son’s defeat.

India

Rock Beach – Pondicherry

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#travelwithgdp Fact: Puducherry (name changed from Pondicherry on 20th September 2006) celebrates Independence Day on August 16th while the rest of the country celebrates it on August 15th as the legal merger with the Indian Union from the French was observed on that day.