India is one of the countries that fascinate many travelers. We present 7 tourist sites to visit in India.
The Taj Mahal, Agra
This immense mausoleum built in the 17th century is one of the most emblematic monuments in the world . On the list of UNESCO World Heritage , this masterpiece has between 2 and 4 million visitors each year. Located in Agra, the Taj Mahal was built in white marble. Remember that photos and videos inside the building are prohibited.
Red Fort, Agra
The second monument to visit in Agra is the Red Fort . This 17th-century building emphasizes the power of the Mughal Empire. You will be able to contemplate its ramparts. Inside, you can discover an enormous fortress, with marble palaces, gardens and mosques . From the Fort, you will also have a beautiful view of the Taj Mahal.
The temples of Khajuraho, Khajuraho
India is also known for its many temples. Among the most beautiful, you can take the direction of the temples of Khajuraho . For the anecdote, of the 85 built temples, there are only about twenty today. You will be amazed at the greatness of these temples. You will be intrigued by the erotic sculptures of the monuments. This site is listed as a World Heritage Site by Unesco.
The Ajanta Caves, Ajanta
Located in Maharashtra, the Ajanta Caves are impressive. Adorned with frescoes and Buddha statues, they were carved by Buddhist monks in the volcanic rock. In all, you can admire more than 30 caves, which served as temples, monasteries or even meeting rooms.
Between India and Tibet, Lake Pangong Tso is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Long of 134 km, you will be charmed by the beauty of this basin. Located at about 4.250m above sea level, this lake freezes completely in winter. It takes about 8 hours by car to contemplate this place. Access is only open during the summer. Unfortunately, you will not be able to navigate it for safety reasons.
Qutub Minar, Delhi
The highest minaret of India , the Qutub Minar measures 72.5 m high. Located in Delhi, this building is imposing. It is also one of the most visited tourist sites in the city. It is better to visit it early in the morning, because the rest of the day there are too many people.
Fortress of Meherangarh, Jodhpur
The fortress of Meherangarh dominates the city of Jodhpur. You can walk the ramparts and visit the palaces and courtyards. Inside the fortress you will find a museum with a rich collection of palanquins, costumes, furniture and musical instruments. During this visit, you will have a fairly detailed view of the Indian way of life. You will also have a sublime view of Jodhpur, which is called the “blue city”.
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