"What's in a name?" Shakespeare might have questioned, but it turns out there is a lot, especially if your name was enough to evoke the curiosity(or laughter) of people? Here is a list of names of places in India which might tickle your funny bone or leave your bemused.
Dolphin's Nose, Coonoor
Sas Bahu Temple, Udaipur
You must be wondering what makes the temple named 'Sas Bahu' which means 'mother-in-law daughter-in-law'. The temple has two structures, one built by the mother-in-law and the other built by the daughter-in-law. For more, click here.
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Duke's Nose, Lonavala
Interestingly, this cliff is named after Duke Wellington's nose! Click here to read more.
Garden of Five Senses, Delhi
Yes, this garden has something to please your five senses. Here's what gives the garden its name.
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Museum of Toilets
There are many museums in India that take you to the history, archaeology and other aspects of India. But a museum depicting the history of toilets? Delhi has an International Museum of Toilets. Here's some more on the same.
Echo Point, Munnar
All those who have visited Munnar may not be aware that there is a place called the Echo Point. If you shout, your voice echoes and comes back to you! Isn't it interesting? Read more here.
Visa God Temple, Hyderabad
Have you met the Visa God? There is one at the Visa Balaji Temple (Chilkur Balaji Temple) in Hyderabad. If getting a visa and travelling abroad is a dream, you should be visiting this temple. For more of such strange temples, click here.
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Chain Tree, Wayanad
The Chain Tree is a popular attraction in Wayanad where it is believed a spirit is chained to the tree. Here is something more about this attraction in Kerala.
Rani ki Vav, Patan
Rani ki Vav is translated as the 'Queen's stepwell'. This stepwell in Gujarat was built by a Queen in loving memory of her husband. Here are the details of this attraction.
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