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Explore The Golden Triangle of India


The best way to explore the rich cultural heritage of the northern India is through the Golden Triangle packages. This tour will cover three major destinations – Delhi, the capital of India, Jaipur (known as the Pink City) and Agra (the place for the one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal). These three cities fall on the vertices of an imaginary triangle and therefore the tour has been named as Golden Triangle Tour. Delhi, Jaipur, Agra tour is very famous in the tourism sector as all of these places have rich cultural history and are full of glory and grandeur.

The Golden Triangle tour will start off from the city of Delhi, which is famous for its historical sites and traditional bazaars. Delhi is an amalgam of old and new, a city where people from anywhere con come and have a great time. Places life Qutub Minar, Lodi Garden, Purana Quila, Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Raj Ghat, Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate speak volumes about the glorious past of the city. Laxmi Narayan Temple, the Giant Shiva Statue, Lotus temple, the Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara shows the religious side of the city. For shopping, there are plenty of places in the city like the famous bazaars of Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place and many more.

Moving forward to next destination of the Golden Triangle which is the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur (popularly known as the Pink City). The city was built on the curvature of Shilpa-Shastra, which is the age-old Hindu architecture style. The major attractions of the city are the Hawa Mahal (Wind Palace), City palace of Jaipur, Jantar Mantar (Observatory) and the famous Amber Fort which is situated on a hilltop. Amber Fort is the major attraction of this vibrant and colourful city of Jaipur.

Now the Golden Triangle Tour reaches its final destination- Agra. The top tourist destination of Agra is Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, this monument is the pinnacle of the Mughal architecture. Fatehpur Sikri, a world heritage site is another place to visit; this city was capital of the Mughal Empire for 10 years. This place houses the Jami masjid, the tomb of Salim Chisti, the panch mahal, Diwan-i-khas. This city is the best example of the combination of Hindu and Muslim architecture. The mosque at the Fatehpur Sikri is said to be a copy of the mosque in Mecca and has designs derived from the Persian and Hindu architecture.


Source by Naveen Kumar Sing

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