Places to Visit in India

When talking about exploring other parts of India, North India always comes to mind as one part that always has loads of new visitors all over the world. You could always locate that large rush at the major towns like Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, etc. Some places you could also travel to are Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir. All these places have their own unique charm, but most importantly their cultural heritage that has been left behind by the great ancient kings and queens of this land.


Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful places to visit in India. This amazing monument is made out of white marble and looks stunning from any part of the world. It is located in Agra, a city of Uttar Pradesh in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his dear wife Mumtaz Mahal. The construction of this monument took almost 16 years and it is one of the largest and oldest monuments in all of Asia. It was once considered as the second mosque to the world but now has been shifted to a location somewhere in Pakistan.


A little drive from Agra, one can go to the city of Jaipur to see the beautiful lake, the Amber Lake. The city is the capital of Rajasthan and the largest city of the state. One can get to know about the culture of Rajasthan in Jaipur by going on a tour to the desert city of Jodhpur. A special attraction for tourists visiting this state of India is the tiger reserves in Chittorgarh and Sariska ranges.


Also known as the Blue City, New Delhi is a global symbol of political power and cultural development. On a trip to India, it is advisable to take a train from Delhi to Agra or vice versa. On reaching Agra, one can visit the renowned heritage site of the city, the Tomb of Mahalasa. Another famous place to visit in India is the pink city of Jaipur, built on the River Ganges and is the capital of Rajasthan.


Agra is also one of the best places to go if you are looking for some luxury items. The Taj Mahal is one such monument. On your way to Agra, do not miss out on Goa. It is one of the most developed states of India and one of the prime travel destinations of India. If you want to shop at its best, there are several shopping malls and luxury hotels in Goa.


Last but not the least, India is a country with a different civilization, religious beliefs and customs. There are many things to be done and seen which can make your trip a perfect cultural experience. Visit the beautiful place called Varanasi and relish the flavor of its spiritualism and heritage. Varanasi is also a major destination for Hindu pilgrimages.