Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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Cultural Connection Of Cusco

Posted on November 20, 2009 | Fascinating CitiesNo Comment


The city is not only known for its archeology and history but also for its culture and tradition. The city is bestowed with best dance forms due to its Inca heritage and several dances are inspired from Spain also. Similarly, the province is known for its handicrafts that are also influenced by their heritage. The remarkable art form of the citizens is always a thing to memorize as previously the citizens used to possess natural inventiveness but after entrance of the Spaniards, their creativity got blend of their culture also. They are enjoying their cultural lives with colorful clothes, different dance forms their festivals.

cusco cultureThe city is also prominent for its textiles and the sculptures prepared from clay are also outstanding. The paintings are nowhere behind from claiming their popularity worldwide. During religious feasts, many types of dances are organized where people wear wonderfully embellished dresses and shake their legs on the tunes of fine music.  Some of the dance forms are Sijlla, Chunchos, Camiles, Llameros, etc.

Some of the places that are working hard to preserve their culture and some among them are:

The Teatro Municipal

It stages many dance as well as musical shows and it also organizes plays.

teatro municipal cusco

Mama Amerika

It arranges lessons for salsa for the people whoever has interest in learning the dance form.

Peliclub

A cinema hall however, very tiny but never fails to present number of classic films for its viewers.

Even some other spots where you can see films include some pubs and cafes namely Sunset Café, and Mama Africa’s, among others.

The city is full of ancient archeological structures and there is not a single nook and corner of the city that is free from presence of magnificent handicrafts. The citizens have also proved themselves to be the best as far as candle art and silversmith works are concerned.

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