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Explore Five Most Important Heritage Sites in North India

By Ashutoshtripathi Subscribe to RSS | March 14th 2012 | Views:
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Indian country has thousands of years old history. Its rich heritage and culture attract travelers from far away places. Historical monuments are the prime attractions of the country. Large numbers of travelers visit India to explore its wonderful heritage monuments. There are numbers of world-famous historical monuments dotted across the country. Only northern region of the country has several interesting heritage sites to visit, five most popular of them are following.

Red Fort

Red Fort is located in Delhi, the national capital of India. It is a red colored sandstone building built by the Mughal emperor Shan Jahan. It is regarded as the most honored historical building in

India. National flag, tagged at the top of this monument is the symbol of Indian freedom. There are numbers of impressive structure located inside this fort. Due to its eye-catching beauty the building is also designated as the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Qutub Minar

Regarded as one of the tallest minarets in India, Qutub Minar is another UNESCO World Heritage Site of Delhi. The building was built by the rulers of Slave Dynasty. It is made up of sandstone and marble. Architecture of Qutub Minar was stimulated by the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan. There are numbers of interesting sites located in its surroundings that also lure travelers from its eye-catching architectural beauty.

Taj Mahal

It is the most popular heritage site in India. Due to its unique architecture and beauty the building is also included into Seven Wonders of the World. Taj Mahal was built by the Mughal emperor Shan Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz. Unlike other Mughal period buildings, the Taj Mahal is made up of rich white marble with precious gems. A beautiful garden is also placed about the building adds more charm to its beauty.

Amber Fort

Amber Fort is located in at the outskirts of Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. It was built by the Rajput rulers. The grand fort is the prime attraction of Jaipur sightseeing. It has four levels with separate courtyards. The whole building is well decorated with series of gates, wall paintings, statues and courtyards. Elephant safaris are the most ideal option to explore the best parts of this wonderful historical monument.

City Palace

City palace is another popular heritage site of Jaipur. It is well known for its remarkable architectural beauty based on the fusion of Old Indian, Rajput, Mughal and European styles. Royal Rajput families are also living in large portion of this place. A well stocked museum is located inside is the major attraction of this fort. Visitors can enjoy sightseeing of several important stuffs related to Rajput families at the museum.

These are the five must watch heritage sites to visit in North India. These are the complete delight for architectural enthusiasts and cultural seekers. Travelers can easily explore all of them in a single visit as well.

Ashutoshtripathi - About Author:

Ashutosh Tripathi is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for Kerala tourism package and tour Kerala .

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