Places to see in Delhi Agra Jaipur
Places to see in Delhi Agra Jaipur
The trip to the three major cities of India, viz. Delhi, Agra and Jaipur will ensure you an experience, which is far from being just ‘good’ – intriguing, enlightening and of course memorable. These northern cities of India have earned the reputation of being the most loved tourists’ destinations in India, which open a whole new world for them. Want to know how? Then, read on to find out more about these cities.
Since the trip to the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, popularly known as the Golden Triangle India, offers a variegated experience, it becomes very difficult for the tourists to visit each and every attraction of the places in a single visit. Therefore, it is advised to buy a combined package of the Golden Triangle Tour, so that you do not miss out on any important attraction of these gorgeous cities.
There are many important places to visit in Delhi, the national and political capital of India, which are a fine amalgamation of the hues and flavors of the country’s diverse composition: You may love to enjoy 4 Nights Golden Triangle Tour to cover these magnificent monuments on trip.
- Red Fort
Constructed between 1638 and 1648 by the great Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the Red fort still stands firm as an archetype of great historical splendor. The foundation was laid down when the emperor after an 11-year of rule in Agra shifted to the capital city Delhi. Needless to say, this fort complex is a perfect embodiment of the Mughal artistry and skills, reflecting a union of Persian and Timurid traditions.
- Qutub Minar
A world heritage site in Delhi, Qutub Minar, was constructed by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in 1193, which was eventually completed by his descendant Iltutmish. The monument, which is 73 meters high, stands tall as an outstanding example of Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. Qutub Minar is a much celebrated UNESCO World Heritage Site enveloped by a verdant garden; thus making it an ideal place for the tourists.
- Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is renowned world-wide as one among the five observatories created in the year 1724 by the erstwhile ruler of Jaipur, i.e. Sawai Jai Singh II. This observatory was built with the sole aim to follow scientific knowledge. Your trip to Delhi will not be complete without a visit to this stunning observatory, which is an epitome of the scientific growth and progress in India since the ancient times.
Agra is the second most important city of the Golden Triangle Tour, India, whose some of the immensely popular sight-seeing places are mentioned below:
- Taj Mahal
It is difficult to describe in words the rich splendor of this monument of love. Indeed, the beauty of the Taj Mahal is inexplicable and can only be experienced by visiting the place. Built by the illustrious Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the year 1653 to commemorate the death of his most loved wife Mumtaz Mahal, the monument is a beauty personified, meticulously designed by the craftsmen using red sandstone as a base with a grand terrace made up of white marble on which rests the dome surrounded by four tapering minarets. Taj Mahal Day Tour is highly recommendable even if you are on a short trip to India
- Agra Fort
This distinguished fort of Agra was built in the year 1565 by the great Mughal Ruler Akbar, which is made up of red sandstone and looks spectacular in appearance. It is semi-circular in shape, donning a flat look on the east in addition to a long, straight wall, which overlooks the river. As the Agra fort is renovated at a great length using pietra dura and marble inlay, it looks no less than a palace.
Jaipur:- The last, but not the least is the pink city of Jaipur, which is home to magnificent forts, opulent palaces, captivating lakes and sand dunes. This delightful city has a lot to offer to its tourists, some of which are cited below:
- Hawa Mahal
The Hawa Mahal, also known as the Palace of Winds, is one of the most celebrated attractions of Jaipur, which was created by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the 18th century for the queens of the royal family so that they can observe the life and processions organized in the city. This fairy-tale construction made up of pink sandstone flaunts an artistically honeycombed hive with a dizzying five storeys – an epitome of architectural brilliance. You can go to the top storey and behold the eye-catching views over the city palace, Jantar Mantar, including Siredeori Bazaar and others.
- Jantar Mantar
The term “Jantar Mantar” implies “instruments for measuring the harmony of heaven” and this astronomical observatory built by the King Sawai Jai Singh carries global importance. The Jantar Mantar is home to an assorted range of architectural and astrological and instruments that have caught the attention of the architects, historians as well as astronomers from all over the world. This observatory which is known as the largest observatory ever constructed is a must-visit place in Jaipur.
The best time to visit Golden Triangle India | Delhi Agra Jaipur Tours India is from October till March in a pleasant weather to make your India Tour packages a memorable one. Your India Trip will be incomplete without Taj Mahal Tours which can be covered in a day or two.
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