Top Popular Sightseeings in Golden Triangle India
Now one of the immensely famous travels tour is Golden Triangle. As the name depicts it covers three cities. That trio is the capital city Delhi, the city known for the epitome of love Agra and the Pink city, Jaipur. These cities are very well connected with the help of train, buses and flight. And to it these are also well connected to all the other cities of the country. Hence the trip involving these three is nothing less than a fulfilling holiday.
People visiting New Delhi never fail to visit one monument which stands at a height of 42m on Rajpath. This imposing landmark structure is the All India War Memorial which was later more popularly referred to as India Gate. The world famous monument was built in memory of the 70,000 Indian soldiers of the British Army who sacrificed their lives during the Afghan War of 1919 that was fought in the Northwestern Frontier. The names of over 13,516 soldiers killed in that war are engraved on the memorial.
The city Delhi is famous for many beautiful monuments and marvelous architectural structures. One such centre of attraction is the Lotus Temple which is situated at Shambhu Dayal Bagh, Bahapur in New Delhi towards the east of Nehru Place. Throughout the world, there are seven Bahai temples or houses of worship and the Lotus Temple is the last one to be built. Made of pure white marble, this temple resembles the shape of a lotus flower. There are two reasons for this shape. One is that, any Bahai temple should be circular in shape and must have nine sides. The other is that, all the four major religions of India namely Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Jainism endorse the lotus symbol.
Qutub Minar is a 74 meter long tower located in the Mehrauli area of Delhi. This monument has a great history attached to it. This structure was made at the end of Hindu empire in Delhi and when Muslims had started to take control over the country. Qutab-ud-din Aibak, a very famous leader of his time started building this monument in 1193. However he was not able to finish this monument and after his death his successor Iltutmish continued from where Qutab-ud-din Aibak left.
Stands as a gem in the northern part of India, Taj Mahal is located on the bank of the gorgeous river Yamuna in Agra. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is the mesmerizing monument that stands as a symbol of eternal love. The magnificent construction was the idea of the great Mughal ruler Shah Jahan and was constructed in the memory of his cherished wife Arjumand Banu Begum who died giving birth to the 14th child.
Red Fort – This fort was built during 10th century on the bank of Yamuna River. Later in the power of Akbar known as The Mughal Dynasty the monument was rebuilt. This fort is known for its irregular out walls.
The royal city of Jaipur has several interesting and gorgeous historical palaces and one such example is the City Palace. It was built by Sawai Jai Singh II and designed by Vidyadhar Bhattacharya along with Sir Samuel Swinton Jacob. The opulent structure is a perfect blend of Rajput, Mughal and European architectural style. Overall, the palace was designed as per Vaastu principles. The foundation for construction of this palace was laid in the year 1729 AD and construction was completed by 1732 AD.
Hawa Mahal to see the red and pink sandstone monument giving a abounding veiw of the Jaipur city and also to explore an archaeological museum situated in it. This museum houses all the historically important relics and relatives of rulers like their weapons, pottery works, handcrafts things the rulers used to use and many more historic objects and inscriptions. Hawa Mahal is the soul of Jaipur versing the devotion of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in lord Krishna. The visiting hours of hawa Mahal are from 9:30 A.M to 4:30 P.M with a very low entry fee.
Amer Fort: This handsome fort is placed around 11 kilometres away from the main vicinity of Jaipur. Amer fort or Amber Fort was so named after Hindu goddess 'Amba' who is said to be the protector of the world. The fort was fabricated by Raja Man Singh l in the year 1592. The fort is a blend of Rajputana and Hindu style of architecture . This strong yet stunningly beautiful fort makes it a must to visit Amer Fort.