Nalanda was a ‘Mahavihara’ (i.e. Great Monastery) and was destroyed in 1193 CE and in 2006 former President of India late APJ Abdul Kalam proposed the idea of revival of Nalanda University. The ruins and a museum make for a good trip, writes Abhijit Das.
Galle, the beautiful town of Sri Lanka on the southwest coast was once a port town and home to Portuguese and the Dutch for a long time. Ayandrali writes a travel memoir and lists a few tips on what to expect.
Go Heritage Runs are the best way to experience heritage and history across India. They are untimed (you can walk too), family friendly destination marathons organized at heritage sites across India. Also rated as the most scenic marathons in India by CN Traveler and Outlook magazines!