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Most Popular Attractions of Golden Triangle Tour in India

By Rajesh Kumar Subscribe to RSS | December 30th 2011 | Views:
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Golden triangle tour in India provides tourists a golden opportunity to explore the cities of Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. Delhi, Agra and Jaipur are most popular tourist destinations and cities in India that attract tourists from all over the world. On this tour you will observe the real heritage glory and see some of the best monuments of this country. Popular tourist attractions on this tour are:

Tourist Attractions in Delhi

Delhi is the capital city and important tourist destination of India. It has lots to offers its visitors. Major attractions to see in this city include:

Red Fort: Constructed in red sandstone the Red Fort in Delhi is renowned for its architectural splendor. It was constructed by mughal emperor Shah Jahan after shifting his capital to Delhi from Agra. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It houses many beautiful palaces, structures and museums inside its complex.

Qutub Minar: Qutub Minar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi. It is also the longest brick minaret in the world. Constructed by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, it is renowned for being one of earliest and most outstanding examples of Indo-Islamic architecture. It is visited by a number of domestic and international tourists each year.

Humayun’s Tomb: Humayun’s Tomb is a beautiful tomb of the mughal emperor Humayun. It was constructed by his widow Hamida Banu Begum. Designed by Mirak Mirza, a famous Persian architect, it was the first garden tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

India Gate, Old Fort, Lotus Temple, Akshardham Temple, Birla Temple and National Museum are other attractions to see in Delhi.

Tourist Attractions in Agra

Located in Uttar Pradesh on the banks of Yamuna River, Agra is an important ancient town of India. It is renowned for magnificent mughal monuments. Major attractions to see in this city include:

Taj Mahal: Taj Mahal, the Symbol of Love, is India’s star tourist attraction. Constructed by mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the remembrance of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj is one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. It is renowned for its finest architecture constructed in glowing white marble. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is visited by a large number of tourists from all over the world.

Agra Fort: Constructed by mughal emperor Akbar, the Agra Fort is a magnificent fort complex in Agra. It houses many beautiful structures and palaces. Visited by a number of tourists for its architectural beauty it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb: Itmad-Ud-Daullah Tomb is another most popular mughal building in Agra. It was constructed by mughal empress Noor Jahan, the wife of mughal emperor Jahangir, in the memory of her father. It is also called the Baby Taj or the Little Taj Mahal.

Fatehpur Sikri, Dayal Bagh, Sikandara Akbar’s Tomb and Chini-Ka-Rauza are other attractions to see in Agra.

Tourist Attractions in Jaipur

Jaipur, the Pink City of India, is the capital and largest city of Indian state of Rajasthan. It is renowned for its magnificent forts and palaces. Major attractions to see in this city include:

City Palace Complex: City Palace Complex is a must see attraction in Jaipur. Constructed by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II it is a magnificent palace complex housing many beautiful palaces, pavilions, museums, gardens and temples. Chandra Mahal, Mubarak Mahal, Govind Devji Temple and City Palace Museum are most visited attractions inside the complex.

Hawa Mahal: Hawa Mahal is a major landmark in Jaipur. Designed by Lal Chand Ustad in the form of the crown of Hindu God Krishna and constructed by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799, the Hawa Mahal is one of the most popular tourist attractions to see in the city. It is renowned for its beautiful exterior with 953 small windows that are decorated marvelously with intricate latticework.

Jantar Mantar Observatory, Albert Hall Museum, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Jal Mahal and Amber Fort are other popular attractions to see in Jaipur.

Rajesh Kumar - About Author:
Rajesh Kumar is an expert writer primarily focusing on travel and tourism related topics. He has contributed many travel related articles to different travel magazines, newspapers and online journals. To know more about India golden triangle tour, visit the site – www.indianluxurytours.net.

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