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Top 10 Best Historical Tourist places In India 1 Comments

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Friday, 18 January 2013 | Posted in ,

India is a great diverse country steeped in history. India is a land of beautiful hills, sublime mountain ranges, enchanting desert lands, and many other historical places. The country has many interesting structures like this, rooted in its historical past. India is a four major religions Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism. This post contains Historical Places of India.

Taj Mahal #1
The Taj Maha white marble mausoleum located in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.Taj Mahal is regarded by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, the Taj Mahal is made out of marble and took 22 years and 20,000 workers to complete.

Hawa Mahal #2
Maharaja Pratap Singh built Hawa Mahal in 1779. Hawa Mahal did just that in style, amidst its luxurious comforts and behind strict screened exclusivity, unseen by outsiders. Hawa Mahal is an epitome of the Rajputana architecture. designed as a beehive castle with small windows, has a height of 50 feet from its base. stands high in the heart of Jaipur city as a prominent attraction.

Qutab Minar #3
Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret in India. And made of red sandstone and marble and has a height of 72.5 metres, Its base diameter is 14.3 meters and its top diameter is 2.7 meters. It is India's most visited monument attracting around 3.9 million visitors every year.

Charminar #4

The charminar Hyderabad’s best known landmark was built 1591. Charminar has the signature style of Islamic architecture. The Charminar is a square structure with each side 20 meters long, with four grand arches each facing a fundamental point that open into four streets, And image of the grace every packet of charminar cigarettes, one of India’s most popular brand.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves #5
The caves are located in the Indian state of Maharashtra, near Jalgaon. which contain Hindu and Jain temples as well as Buddhist caves, the last dating from a period similar to Ajanta. The most incredible thing about these caves is that they were crafted by hand, with only a hammer and chisel.

Mysore Palace #6
The Mysore Palace, Karnataka is popularly known as the the Maharajah’s Palace. Mysore palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. Mysore Palace is priceless national treasure and the pride of a kingdom.

Gateway #7
The majestic Gateway of India is a glorious historical places built during British rule. The gateway was built from yellow basalt and concrete. Near the Gateway of India is Taj Mahal Hotel, one of the most famous and luxurious hotels in India.

Bodhgaya #8
This is one of the popular religious sites in Gaya District of Bihar State. There is 80 ft Statue of the Buddha, Lotus Tank, Buddha Kund, Rajayatana, Brahm Yoni, Chinese Temple & Monastery. there is a colossal image of the Buddha in sitting posture touching the earth by his right hand.

Fatehpur Sikri #9
The artifact used in all the buildings at Fatehpur Sikri, palace-city complex, is the locally exploited red sandstone and it secured by five miles long fort wall with many Gates. Sikri an extension of the upper Vindhyan ranges is situated on the bank of a large natural lake. This Palace built in 1500 by Hindu Sikriwal Rajput Rajas.

Victoria Memorial #10

Victoria Memorial, one of India’s most beautiful monuments, represent a unique combination of classical European architecture and Mughal motifs. On the death of Queen Victoria in January 1901, Lord Curzon, who was then Viceroy of India, placed before the public the question of setting up a fitting memorial to the Queen.

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