India is a land which is known to be incredibly extra ordinary worldwide, and there isn’t any corner of India which isn’t worth of exploring. Yet for every single traveler, to get the insight about India’s culture, the best tour would be the Golden Triangle Tour of India which is a fusion of three iconic cities of India, Delhi, Agra and Jaipur.
The perfect blend of three different eras of India, the Mughals, the British and the Rajputs, these three cities showcase a great deal of historic significance. The history of these cities can be considered to be an attraction itself. For travelers and tourists, the most suggested tours roam around these three historic cities. It would not be wrong in saying that the history of these cities still prevails and so till now, with the grand historic significance these three cities are still alive with the glory that gets its add on every single day with every traveler and visitor that steps to their land.
So, while you are on your golden triangle tour of India, don’t forget to visit the best attractions of these extraordinary cities mentioned below.
Delhi itself is a fascination for travelers worldwide. Yet this place is full marvelous attractions one cannot miss to explore. With a lot many exploration opportunities, Delhi, the capital of India is a perfect fusion of history and modernity. The city that has everything for everyone, the city has its name on the mouth of everyone. Proudly called as Mini India, Delhi is a place that showcases the culture of entire India.
The must visit attractions of Delhi are:
- Jama Masjid
The largest mosque of Asia, Jama Masjid is the red sandstone and marble built structure with mesmerizing Mughal architecture was built by Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor in 1644. Being the largest mosque of Asia, Jama Masjid can house up to 25000 people at a time.
- Presidents House
The power house to the country is the residence of the President of India. Built in beautiful architecture and style, the President House is also known as Rashtrapati Bhawan and is extremely crucial tourist attraction of Delhi.
- India Gate
A memorial that stands in the center of the city is India Gate that honors the 70,000 soldiers who proudly offered their lives in the glory of the country.
Agra is a land where love floats in the air. With the perfect romantic aura, Agra is the land to the Taj Mahal which is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Agra being the land to the capital of most of the empires in the past, the rich legacy is the glory of Agra which is still alive because of the architectures it houses. Don’t forget to visit Taj Mahal the ultimate attraction of Agra.
- Taj Mahal
The perfect showcase of the true love is the memorial named Taj Mahal built by Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved life Mumtaz Mahal. The mesmerizing architecture of Taj Mahal which is the fusion of Persian and Mughal architecture style is known as the Symbol of Love. Being one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The land where the first step of yours will take your heart away is Jaipur, the biggest city of the most colorful state of India, Rajasthan. Being the Capital of Jaipur, the rich culture and history of Rajasthan can be explored in this beautiful city. With the pink colored walls and buildings in and around the city gave it the name ‘Pink City’.
The city that reflects the true colorful culture and the luxury and Royal lifestyle of the Rajputs is famous worldwide for its attractions.
While you are on the tour visit the attractions to get the perfect insight of the city with these attractions:
- Hawa Mahal
The magnificent honey-combed structured palace was built by Sawai Pratap Singh in 1799 with the mesmerizing red and pink red sandstone. The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds was initially a gift to the queen and her friends to watch the ongoing of the streets below.
- City Palace and Museum
Another beautiful structure or actually architectural marvel that stands in Jaipur is the City Palace built by the Maharaja Jai Singh II in 1732. The beautiful palace till date is the residence to the royal family of Jaipur and is one of the biggest attractions of the Pink City.
- Jal Mahal
If someone who has a fantasy of architectures, this palace is the full stop for him. This magnificent architecture stands in the admits if the Man Sagar Lake of Jaipur with its top floor visible and the rest four floors are under water. The Royal and Mughal architectures blend with this is a must visit place of Jaipur.
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