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Some Most Enticing Historical Destinations in India

By Sanjana Singh Subscribe to RSS | April 7th 2012 | Views:

Welcome to India – the oldest living civilization on the earth, and a country with diverse cultures and traditions, which are several millennia old but have had an unfathomed impact on its people and lifestyle even today. India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world, and is a birth place of many religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism etc. It’s a place where 36 crores Gods and Goddesses are worshiped and more than 6 religions are practiced. History of this nation has been recorded since the time of the Vedas, and has seen rulers and empires of many religions. Evidences of this unique diversity are still visible in forms of constructs having historical or religious significance. Exploring these grand historical building will take you in time of ancient India and gives you the stunning and captivating architectures to explore. Many of these historical attractions have been listed as World Heritage Sites owing to their great cultural significance. Here’re some of the most enticing historical destinations in India thronged by the tourists from far and wide.

Agra: If you believe in love, visit to the marvelous city of Agra, and your faith will get deeper and steeper. Home to the Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of world, Agra is a dream destination for history admirers and cultural enthusiasts. People from across the world come here to experience breathtaking architectural design and stunning historical significance of the great ‘Taj Mahal’. Made out of ‘White Sangmarmer Marble’, this grand building is an epitome of architectural brilliance of Mughal conglomerate. Other than that, Agra Red Fort and a number of ancient temples add delights to one’s historical tour to Agra.

Jaipur: If India is considered to be a history book, the chapter of the ‘Pink City’ Jaipur is really hard to surpass over. Perhaps the first planned city of India, Jaipur echoes with ancient rhythms overflowing with countless of forts, palaces, temples and monuments all around. It’s a paradise for history buffs offering them with many architectural marvels pertaining to rich history and cultures of Rajasthan state. To being with, Amber Fort is a grand construct made of pristine white marble and red sandstones. Offering a wonderful sightseeing experience to its visitors, this giant fort has long been a prominent attraction of Jaipur travel. Apart from that, The City Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jaigarh Fort and Jantar Mantar are also major historical attractions of Jaipur travel.

Tirupati: Religiousness in India plays a central and definitive role in the life of its people. They visit temples and shrines to get spiritual bliss and fulfillment of their wishes. One of such holy destinations is ‘Tirupati Balaji’, where millions of Hindu devotes come to pay homage to lord Venkateswara and get their wishes accomplished. Situated in the Chitor district of Andhra Pradesh state, Tirupati is the most visited pilgrimage destinations in India. Sri Venkateswara Temple is the main attractions of Tirupati; however one will get to explore a number of other religious places in/around the city. It’s in fact the place where every Hindu wishes to visit at least once in his lifetime. Nowadays with Tirupati online booking facilities are available, one can easily plan a Tirupati tour.

Delhi: It’s quite interesting that one of the most vibrant metropolises in the world has such an astounding array of historical gems. But when you’re in Delhi, you will find how aesthetically the city retains its old world charm along with an ever-increasing modernism. From gorgeous Red Fort to acclivitous Qutub Minar, and grand construct of Jama Masjid to astonishing architecture of ‘Akshardham Temple’, Delhi provides its visitors a number of historical gems to explore, and is truly an oasis for history admirers. Visit to this marvelous city will let you discover a unique architectural beauty of Lotus Temple as well as historical ruins of Purana Quila.

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Writer of this article is associated with Hungry Bags, a leading travel portal where you can find the best of travel deals like tour packages for Jaganath Puri, deals for Jaipur travel and Tirupati online booking service in attractive price ranges.

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