Tornos India

Tornos is an experiential tour company operating primarily in the north & central India since 1994 with our own offices at many places and handpicked representations at many others. The travel genre in which we specialise include, Gastronomy, History, Culture and Craft, and all of these are offered through immersive travel experiences with well-researched knowledge about each subject. Read more about us…

This is a destination resource website on Lucknow and its nearby areas as Tornos’ tribute to the city where it was born, grew up and flourished – Lucknow is a non-touristy Indian city that prides itself in having inherited a fabulous history, culture, cuisine & craft spanning over 425 evident years. It has been Tornos’ endeavour to make this touristically lesser known Indian city known to the world and help visitors understand it better and connect to it more intrinsically…

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    Lucknowledge (Article from our monthly newsletter)

    • Principal Schilling led La Martiniere to Military glory in 1857-58

      George Schilling for his leadership was given a position of a Talukdar, or nobleman of Oudh, with an estate in his name worth about 30,000 pounds. La Martiniere’s contribution was formally acknowledged in the 1858 proclamation of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. Although all the boys of the school were awarded the Mutiny Medal and later the British Government honoured Martiniere’s position in 1857 by awarding it The Battle Honours, a distinction held by no other educational institution in the British Empire.

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