India’s Golden Triangle is one of the most famous and popular tourist circuits which covers some of the most popular tourist cities of India starting with the national capital New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It is called the Golden Triangle tour as these cities form a triangular shape formed by these locations on a map.
The tour starts off from the national capital New Delhi. A visit to Old Delhi will open up your senses to the old world charm and the fragrance of unique Indian spices through narrow lanes. These famous lanes offer some of the most exotic and unique North Indian food which makes people line up for them. Some of them are Nataraj Cafe, Karim’s, Old famous Jalebi wala, Parathe wali gali to name a few. A visit to Red Fort is also on the cards which is a magnificent Indo-Islamic fort built with red sandstone in 1639 by then Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. One of the finest examples of Mughal architecture in India is Jama Masjid, which is one of the largest mosques both in India and Asia. Experience the magnificence of it as you roam around its large courtyard and corridors with people offering prayers.
Visit to New Delhi will introduce you to the modern life of people in Northern India and their culture. Qutub Minar and Humayun’s tomb, both UNESCO’s World Heritage sites are some of the places which are really popular and will take you away from the hustle and bustle of Old Delhi.
Spend your evening at India Gate, which is a famous war memorial for the fallen Indian soldiers. The lights during the night adds to the charm of the place and it is also a famous picnic and hangout spot of the Delhites.
Agra is one of the best places to explore Mughal architecture most notably Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra Fort which are all UNESCO’s World heritage sites. Taj Mahal is amongst the best wonders of the world and it draws people from all over the world. Words fall short to describe the beauty of the place, and it can be only experienced when you visit the place.
Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. It is also known as the “Pink City” as almost all of the buildings and architecture adorn pink color on their walls. Jaipur also serves as a gateway to other famous places in Rajasthan such as Udaipur, Jaisalmer and Mount Abu.
Khajuraho is known for its ancient temples and their finest art in the world. These temples come under UNESCO World Heritage Sites because of its exceptional architectural skill and stunning displays of fine sculptures.
Almost all of these temples were built during the time of Chandela dynasty. These temples are classified into 3 groups: Western Group of Temples, Eastern Group of Temples, and Southern Group of Temples.
Orchha village lies on the banks of Betwa River of Madhya Pradesh and is almost 400 km from Delhi. This ancient village served as the capital of Bundelkhand between the 16th and 18th century. Although distinctly Rajput in style, the architecture was also heavily influenced by the Mughals.
Golden are the days in which you travel. As charming, as precious. Same is with the three spectacular destinations of India which form the Golden Triangle Tour of the country. It is the most popular i ...