The Indian sub-continent has a very rich heritage and culture. It has witnessed evolutionary history. The rulers of India have built our country bit by bit. They have ruled our country with all valour and pride. They have made our history rich. The palaces of Udaipur, the mesmerizing Taj Mahal, the alluring beauty of the ancient temples showcase the immaculate architecture of India. A vacation in India savouring the delicacies of India and experiencing the rich cultural heritage of India is the best thing you could do. Here are a few handpicked marvellous historical places of India which you should never miss
Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal is a place which must be visited at least once in a lifetime. It is an epitome of Love.It is the crest jewel of Indian history. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz. It showcases the grandeur of Mughal Architecture. It was one of the seven wonders of the world.
Ajanta and Ellora Caves
These caves were discovered in 1819.These ancient caves with enthralling rock cut sculptures are nothing but beauty personified. These are one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. The beautiful intricate carvings here portray the life of Lord Buddha.
Virupaksha Temple, Karnataka
The Virupaksha temple of Hampi is a witness of breathtaking stone carvings. All you need to do to enjoy this beauty is to book your Pune to Bangalore flights and arrive at Bangalore. From Bangalore, you can either take a bus or a taxi and head to Hampi. This enticing marvel was built by the ruler Krishna Deva Raya II of the Vijayanagara Empire. This is also one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Qutub Minar, Delhi
Qutub Minar is another marvel of Mughal architecture. It is one of the tallest structures in India. It is 240 feet tall. It was built by Qutub Ud-Din-Aibak in the nineteenth century. This is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Mysore Palace, Mysore
Mysore is another beautiful city in Karnataka. Even this place can be reached by traveling by Pune to Bangalore flights. One can either take a bus or book a taxi to Mysore from Bangalore. This palace was built by a British architect Lord Henry Irwin. This palace has very intricately designed interiors. It is filled with magnificent paintings painted by artists from all over the world. This city is very famous for the grand Dasara celebrations. The Goddess Durga’s idol is placed on a golden palanquin with a procession that goes around the entire city.
This place was the capital city of the most famous Mughal Emperor Akbar. The Buland Darwaza, the highest gateway in the world is situated in this city. This city glorifies the majesty of the great emperor, Akbar.
The Gateway of India
This is one of the most popular landmarks of India. This is the most favorite tourist spot for all those who visit Mumbai.
Sanchi Stupa, Madhya Pradesh
This is the most beautiful example that showcases the majestic Buddhist style of architecture. This stupa was built by the great emperor Ashoka, of the Mayura Dynasty. This 54 feet tall stupa tells us the story of the life of Lord Buddha.
The places mentioned above are just the tip of the iceberg. Go ahead and discover the grandeur of Indian history.