This year Independence Day comes with double happiness. The second happiness is that of a long weekend, since 15th August falls on Monday this time. Most people have already made their plans for holiday this weekend. The extended weekend is the perfect time to get away from the busy and hectic corporate life. But if you haven’t made any plans yet, then don’t worry; here are some places where you can go for the long weekend.?
It is a quiet village in Rajasthan, only 95 km away from Jaipur, and is closer to Delhi than Jaipur is. It was a flourishing village called Abha Nagri once but lies in ruins now. It therefore makes for an interesting weekend getaway for people who are into history and architecture. The highlight of this place is Chand Baoli, a stepwell from the medieval era. This stepwell is one of the biggest stepwells in the world and therefore looks majestic.
2. Nandi Hills:
It is located only 60 km away from Bangalore. It is a historical hill fortress that also has religious significance due to its ancient temples. It is approximately 1500 m kilometre high. This makes this small place a perfect confluence of history, natural beauty, and spirituality.
Pushkar is a quiet and serene place for all creative people looking to go away from the crowd of Delhi during the weekend. It is frequented by many foreign tourists, and has therefore got some amazing cafes. It is popular for the Pushkar Lake where you can sit and chill for hours at stretch. It is also popular for the Brahma Temple, which is famous for being the only Brahma temple in the world. It is famous for its animal fair as well.
This place was made famous by the popular Amir Khan and Rani Mukherjee song. It is a beautiful hill station located in the Western Ghats and only 80 km away from Mumbai. This is a perfect place to go for this long weekend this Independence Day for all Mumbaikars. It is perfect for all those who motto for the long weekend is fun and partying.
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Everybody is so mired in professional duties these days that taking a break is a must. Therefore the Independence Day long weekend is going to come as a great respite if you too have been slogging yourself off at work lately. Just pick one of the places mentioned above and get going