Tourism in India – Must Visits

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India is a diverse and vast country. It is one of the most sought after countries in South Asia with ample opportunities for tourism. With great tourism potential the country of India attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. There are many tourist destinations and attractions in this country which are visited by tourists through out the year. Often people get confused about what to see and what to during tourism in India. Check out these must visits of India tourism which can surely fascinate and give you unique lifetime experience.

Agra Red Fort
Agra Fort is a magnificent mughal monument and fortress situated at Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most visited monuments in the country. Built by mughal emperor Akbar it is notable for its architectural brilliance. There are many beautiful sites and structures inside the fortress complex which are visitors’ attractions. Major attractions include Diwan-i-Khas (the Hall of Private Audience), Diwan-i-Aam (the Hall of Public Audience), Anguri Bagh (Grape Garden), Jahangiri Mahal, Golden Pavilions, Khas Mahal (White Marble Palace), Mina Masjid (Heavenly Mosque), Nagina Masjid (Gem Mosque), Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque), Shah Jahani Mahal, Sheesh Mahal, Zenana Mina Bazaar (Ladies Bazaar), Naubat Khana (Drum House), Takht-i-Jahangir (Throne of Jahangir), Musamman Burj and Machhi Bhawan (Fish Enclosure).

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal (the Crown of Palaces) is another UNESCO World Heritage Site in Agra. It is a magnificent mughal monument constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memories of his most darling and third wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Widely recognized as the jewel of Muslim Art in India, it is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is also one of the widely acclaimed masterpieces of the world’s heritage sites. It is India’s star tourist attraction and one of the must visits on India Tour Packages. Taj Mahal, the finest example of Mughal Architecture, is a blend of elements of Persian, Turkish and Indian architectural styles. Notable for excellent architectural beauty in white marble the monument is visited by a number of tourists through out the year. Taj Mahal is also called the Symbol of Love.

Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple, the Bahai House of Worship, is a prominent tourist attraction in Delhi, the capital city of India. Constructed in graceful white marble in flowerlike shape it is notable for its stunning architectural brilliance. It has won many awards for its architectural beauty. It has been also featured in hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles. According to a CNN Report, it is the most visited building in the world. It is also the most visited building in India, exceeding even the magnificent Taj Mahal with some 4.5 million visitors a year.

Qutub Minar in Delhi, Ajanta & Ellora Caves in Maharashtra, Ajmer Sharif Dargah in Rajasthan, Backwaters in Kerala, Churches & Convents in Goa, Kashmir Valley, Ladakh, etc are some other must visits for tourism in India.

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This article was published on 2012/02/08