The Golden Triangle is one of the most iconic routes in the country that you can explore to discover the country’s real culture; it’s a diverse lifestyle and the most alluring monuments like the Taj Mahal. 90% of the foreign tourists from countries like UK, US, New Zealand and Australia who visit India for the first time opt for this route between the cities Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. The reason why the first time travellers choose for this tour is that it offers a glimpse into the rich culture, lifestyle and ancient history of India.
The Golden Triangle tour packages are filled with places that can take you into the fascinating world of Mughals and Rajputs, world-heritage sites, famous attractions built by Emperors and Maharajas of the 18th century that you can explore during your Delhi, Agra and Jaipur tour. In short, there is no harm in saying that this exclusive tour offers a plethora of places that you can visit to make your journey memorable and full of thrill.
Book your Golden Triangle Tour with the best travel agency in India- Leisure Indian Holidays that will take you into the mesmerising world of the 18th century of India when you visit the ancient monuments built by them, the palaces and fort that used to be their residence and the famous attractions of all the three cities.
Best places to visit during Golden Triangle Tour India
The three cities of India- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur cocoon in their heart the rich culture and traditions of the country. From the majestic Rajput Kingdoms in Jaipur to local markets of Delhi and how can we forget the symbol of love- Taj Mahal-the tour has its all.
The tour offers so many attractions that tourists get confused between what to leave and what places to visit and therefore we are here to share with you a list of places that are must visit during your GoldenTriangle tour to India which are loved by most of the tourists.
1. Qutub Minar
A tall 73 m long structure stands still in the beautiful lush green gardens like a symbol of Delhi’s indomitable spirit is the Qutub Minar. Built by the Mughal Emperor and the founder of Delhi Sultanate using the remains of the Hindu temples in the 18th century, this monument has grabbed many visitors' attractions due to its controversial history.
Qutub Minar is the tallest minaret built in the whole world with bricks, and that makes this spot a famous World-Heritage Site which has served as a significant tourist spot during the Delhi, Agra, Jaipur tour.
2. Red Fort
A combination of India’s unique architecture and precious historical pride is known as the Red Fort of Delhi. This fort is famous because it used to be the residence of the Mughal Emperor after Shah Jahan. This renowned fort situated in Old Delhi gained its national significance as the Prime Minister of India hosts the national flag of the country on Independence Day and also delivers a speech on 15th August every year.
The place is a perfect example of what India as a defender would be like and its architecture is a combination of Persian, Indian and European style, which makes Red Fort a phenomenal artwork of Mughals.
3. India Gate - A War Memorial
India Gate is a way-memorial that stands with pride and dignity on Rajpath in New Delhi. It is because this monument was made in the memory of those 13,218 Indian British Soldiers who died with pride and the nurses killed during the First World War and to give them honour for their sacrifice for the county.
The place serves as the most-visited tourist attraction because of its historical significance and such a thrilling history. If you are visiting Delhi for your holiday, then you must visit this place to give the soldiers a tribute.
4. Symbol of Love- the Taj Mahal
Well there is not a single person in the world who is unaware of the seven wonders of the world- the Taj Mahal. This beautiful while-mausoleum in Agra is also popularly known as the symbol of love because this artwork was built by a man for her wife to eternalise his love for her. Yes, the Taj Mahal was created by the famous Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for her wife Mumtaz after her demise to make her live for the rest of her life.
Taj Mahal is also a UNESCO World-Heritage Site and a must-visit for all the romantic couples as well as architectural lovers who wish to see India’s most exceptional Mughal artwork.
5. Fatehpur Sikri
Another complimenting Mughal architecture to see in Agra is the old town Fatehpur Sikri which is also known by the name “Mughal Capital of Emperor Akbar”. Famous for its unique construction as the whole city is made up of red sandstone that gives the place an overall different look, Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most exquisite Mughal architecture of India.
The place is known for its famous Buland Darwaza ( the king’s entrance). Buland Darwaza is a 55m tall entrance that gradually goes down to the human height, and the other brilliant attractions of the place are Tomb of Salim Chisti, Jama Masjid, Birbal’s House and various temples. It also holds the abode of Akbar’s chief queen Jodha Bai- Mariam-Uz- Zamani.
6. Hawa Mahal
The Literal translation of Hawa Mahal of Jaipur is “The Palace of Winds”, and it is a beautiful palace located in the central city of Jaipur and built by the famous Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh to make the queen of the royal families so that they could peep out of the palace through the windows into the real, local world of ordinary people.
Hawa Mahal is the biggest palace built by sandstone that is standing without any foundation and a castle with more than 100 windows on a single front wall.
7. Jantar Mantar
If you are a person who loves to visit places with scientific significance or includes astronomical instruments and stuff, then Jantar Mantar is the ideal place for you. This visitor’s spot holds significant science and ancient belief and is a home for more than 19 astronomical instruments, including the most massive stone Sundial of the world in the city.
Built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh in the 18th century, Jantar Mantar is a UNESCO World-Heritage Site that proves that science can meet with the architecture most majestically.
8. Amber Fort
A big fort located in the outskirts of the Jaipur city but plays a very significant role in the history of Rajput is the famous Amber Fort. One of the most prominent forts built by the Maharajas, Amber Fort holds several unique attractions like Jaigarh Palace, Diwan-e-Khas, Jai Mandir, Sheesh Mahal and Sukh Niwas ( a particular area constructed to keep the palace fresh and airy).
Amber Fort used to be the residence of the royal families of Jaipur in the 18th century, and its architecture contains various secret getaways and mysterious routes that were used by the Maharajas during the time of war and fights.
So here are the top attractions of the three cities- Delhi, Agra and Jaipur which if you are visiting India through Golden Triangle are a must-visit for you.
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