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Top India Landmarks and Monuments
By: India   |    June 11, 2012   |   1 Comments (0) (0)

India, the land of culture and beliefs is the prominent stopovers of the tourists in the world. Most of the tourists plan to visit India to explore its affluent heritage buildings and imposing structures, witnessed throughout the country. Right from the north to south and east to west, there is no dearth of pre-historic landmarks and monuments in the country. With the help of travel operator guide, you can visit to the most popular historical places in India. If you want to get information about few ancient places in India, then you should this article as mentioned below:

Taj Mahal
A salient monument, Taj Mahal rises over the banks of River Yamuna in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh. It was built by the Mughal leader Shah Jahan to commemorate his wife Arjumand Banu Begam (also called Mumtaz Mahal). This tomb presents an image of true love to the spectator. Explore sparking white marbles of this monument of which Taj Mahal is so popular. You can get Agra travel packages to explore more in the city.

Hawa Mahal
The Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Wind is the most recognizable monument of Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan. An ideal combination of Rajput-Mughal architecture, Hawa Mahal is a five storey building that was laid out with red and pink sandstone. Beautifully embellished with white borders and latticed balconies, it is considered to be the summer resorts on India vacations.

Qutub Minar
Well-known as UNESCO World heritage site, Qutub Minar is the main historical landmark in Delhi. Owing to a height of 73 m, it is acclaimed as the highest stone tower in the country. Built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in the year 1193, this five storied building is flourished with superbly carved walls, painted with written inscriptions. Moreover, it consists of four balconies supported by ornately adorned bands.

India Gate
Situated in the centre part of Delhi, India Gate is a war memorial of immortal soldiers. Standing tall at a height of 42 m, India Gate is the most significant landmark in India. Founded in the year 1921 by Edwin Lutyens, this tomb is a tribute to the martyred soldiers who scarified their lives in World War1.

Mysore Palace
A perfect blend of the Indo-Saracenic style, Mysore palace is the worth-exploring attraction to see in Mysore. It is a crowning palace of Mysore which was established in the 14th century by Henry Irwin, the intelligent British designer. This superior gray granite building is adorned with light pink marble domes. Explore beautifully decorated pitches, towers, arches, colonnades and carvings inside this Palace. Rajasthan travel packages can be selected to explore more destinations in this state.

Despite all, there is plethora of old-age monuments and structures in India such as Red Fort, Humayun Tomb, Fatehpur Sikri, Mehargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Umaid Palace, Lake Palace, etc. With golden triangle tour packages tourists can explore India's 3 magical cities charm and destinations.

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vision20 commented on June 13, 2012

I've never been to India yet, but thanks for all the tips. The Taj is on my to-do list for sure.

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