India is a vast country which has world’s best tourist attractions to explore. Each square inch of this country is studded with culture and beauty. All of it is worth-mentioning and worth-deserving, but there are some prime attractions that deserve a visit while visiting to India on a holiday. A list of top 5 tourist attractions in India, noted for their beauty, historical value and ethnic appeal.
Taj Mahal is extremely beautiful and worth-exploring. It is world’s largest and most appealing site located northern region of Uttar Pradesh. The exclusive collection of painting, sculpture, and decorative objects of Mughal era in this building is simply spellbinding. This monument is itself is evidence to a rich love story of Mughal king Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. This white marble site is also chosen for its blending creativity of Islamic and Persian architecture.
Your first trip to India is incomplete without a visit to UNESCO heritage site, Qutub Minar, located in New Delhi. It is truly a marvel architectural wonder built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the first leader of the Delhi sultanate in the year 1193. This red sandstone marble building has Persian inscription at its inner gateway that portrays the past history of Qutb. The famous Iron Pillar is the key attraction of this Minar. According to the believers, one can fulfill his wish by enclosing his arms around its entire column back towards the pillar.
This 17th century Red Fort is an iconic monument of Delhi that was once lived by Mughal emperors. Standing along the Yamuna River, this red fort is housing exceptional ornamental art work of Persian, European and Indian art in this complex. Some of the most important features of red fort are: Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Zenana, Hayat Bakhsh Bagh, Moti Masjid, etc. Today, this fort is the most captivating tourist destination in Old Delhi, visited by thousands of loads of tourists every year.
One of the well renowned historical sites, Golden Temple is truly beautiful, attracting millions of devotees every year. It is a historical soul of Sikh religion in India. Sited in the engrossing city of Amritsar in Punjab state, this holy temple is entirely adorned with gold platter which enshrines in moonlight. It is then this holy place is visited by scores of admirers throughout the year.
Khajuraho temples in India are truly erotic, featuring appealing architecture which are made of sandstone. All the temples are clustered into three sections-eastern, western and southern. Each group contains several temples, grabbing visitor’s attention towards their magnificent sexual art appeal. Also, temples of Khajuraho are unique in art and designing. All these preeminent historical destinations make your India holidays unforgettable.