India, as a whole, has a rich history that goes back hundreds and thousands of years back. However, the one that is worth mentioning and visiting would be Golden Triangle of India. It is a combination of three destinations namely Delhi, Agra and Jaipur which form a triangle on the Indian map. Tourists from all across the world come to visit these places which form the very essence of India’s rich culture and history.
The history of Delhi is as old as Mahabharata when Pandavas lived here and called it Indraprastha. This city has been ruled by Mughals, Khiljis and Tughlaks and has witnessed lots of bloodshed and political turmoil over the centuries. There are worth-watching places and monuments like Qutub Minar, Akshardham Temple, India Gate, Red Fort and Jama Masjid, to name a few. Each one of these places has its unique importance which will help you understand the history of Delhi embedded in them.
Qutab Minar tower was built by Qutab-ud-din Aibak in memory of the victory over Delhi’s last Hindu Kingdom. There is a mosque at the foot of this minar which is said to be the first mosque in India. India gate is one of the most popular places in Delhi, where people flock and click pictures as a souvenir that they ever visited Delhi. At night, this imposing structure looks bathed in light when floodlights fall on it.
The next destination, around 200 kilometres towards the south, is Agra, the land of Taj Mahal. It was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is situated on the banks of Yamuna River and still stands tall even after hundreds of years after it was built. Much has been said about its exquisite beauty which never loses the charm and mesmerizes anyone that sees it. The moonlight amplifies its beauty that is rare and unmatched. Other monuments like Fatehpur Sikri, Agra fort, Tomb of Akbar, Tomb of Itimad ud Daulah will invariably compel you to flip your guidebook for history attached to them. Monuments, mausoleum, forts; Agra is replete with Mughal architecture that is both captivating and breathtaking.
The last destination is no less than the other two. Jaipur, the pink city, is known for grandiose palaces and splendid forts. Jaipur has been a witness to many battles that have been fought between the Hindu Kings and Mughals for power. Nevertheless, it has not lost its cultural and architectural value that one sees at every palace or fort. The men and women here can be seen wearing colorful ethnic wear which is very typical of a Rajasthani culture. There is a very good balance between the old and the new as you can see many hotels, resorts that cater to national and international tourists. Many palaces have been transformed into hotels to give visitors the feel of old times of Rajas and Ranis that once walked on the land of Jaipur.
There is so much to see, feel and experience that will make you feel as if you are transported to a whole new world. So what are you waiting for?? Let us know if you also wish to be a part of this exciting journey called Golden Triangle Tours in which in you will cover Taj Mahal Tour package India. Always book your Tour with a reliable tour company who take extra care of each and everything during your tour to make your India tour memorable.