Golden Triangle India Tour has many things to put in front of you. Just by visiting the three most prominent cities of India, you can witness the widespread beauty here. But to gain the most fascinating scenes of the Golden Triangle, you must know about the best places or the enticing monuments that you need to visit. Here in this blog, we are going to help you with the same.
So, let us begin with the major places that you must visit and must include in your Golden Triangle India tour package.
How the bricks of a monument can define the entire history can be best witnessed by observing the Red Fort. Red Fort is located at the center of the city of Old Delhi. This monument is also present in the list of UNESCO’s world heritage sites. The other names given to the monument are Lal Qal’ah also pronounced as Lal Kila or Lal Qila, Mughal Fort, etc. This mesmerizing red stoned building was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The form of architecture that this monument depicts is Mughal architecture. The Fort was the base or the ruling center of many Mughal Emperors. The Fort has two major entrance gates namely, Lahore Gate and the India Gate.
Sikandar Fort stands in the place where the tomb of the great Mughal Emperor Akbar is present. The site and the tomb were designed by the emperor Akbar himself but was completed by his son Salim after his father’s death. This monument is a mixture of both Hindu and Islamic architecture. Along with this fusion, there are other small tombs, gardens water fountains built in the vicinity of the main tomb. The other fascinating thing about the fort is that it stands in the center of the Charbagh garden in Agra.
Taj Mahal is the treasure for Indian architecture. This magnificent monument was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in his regime after the death of his beloved Mumtaz Mahal. This beautiful tomb is dedicated to queen Mumtaz Mahal. The other things in the vicinity of the Taj Mahal that make it looks more enticing are the river Yamuna and the Mehtab Bagh. The sunrise from the Mehtab Bagh and the sunset view of the Yamuna river are excellent views to watch.
Fatehpur Sikri which means the city of Victory is a small town located in Agra. It was also constructed in the Mughal period by the famous Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The city comprises several places of attractions such as Buland Darwaza, Jodha Palace, Paanch Mahal, Jama Masjid, etc. The entire town has loads of mesmerizing monuments and palaces to witness. It is also said to be constructed by the emperor in the name of his wife Jodha.
The City Palace is another historical landmark of Rajasthan located in Jaipur City. The palace in itself has a very complex formation that includes several courtyards, museums, restaurants, etc. The Palace was built by the ruler of the Mewar Dynasty. Kings used the fort for ceremonial and ruling purposes. This giant palace of Jaipur is famous for the several other small monuments within it. You might even take an entire day to explore it completely.
In the middle of Jaipur city, you will find a magnificent Fort known as the Amer Fort. The fort is surrounded by big hills around it which makes it the major attraction of the Amer town. The palace is very known for its elephant rides. You can book an elephant ride and explore the entire fort within 2 to 3 hours. The Mota lake near the Fort from where it gets the water supply makes it look more attractive.
Hawa Mahal which is also known as the Palace of the Breeze is situated in Jaipur Rajasthan. The Fort was majorly constructed for the females of the Royal Families and Jaipur City. Since in the old times Pardah system was at its peak, females were not able to watch the occasional ceremonies. So, this Palace was built with hundreds of windows for the female to watch the celebration outside. The palace is also devoted to Lord Krishna.
Jal Mahal is also synonymized as the Water Palace. And this is because it is situated in the center of Sagar lake which is in the Jaipur City of Rajasthan. This Rajput-styled architecture has altogether 5 storeys. But from the outside only one story is visible. The surrounded lake area gives the palace a more fascinating look. Above all, whenever you visit the palace, you can watch it from the bank of Sagar Lake. Else, you can enjoy the scene of the palace by boating in Sagar Lake.
Birla temple of Delhi also referred to as the Laxminarayan Temple is dedicated to the God Laxmi and Narayan. This is the most prominent temple for Hindu believers. If you visit Delhi, then make sure to seek blessings from the Birla Temple. The temple is built with sandstones or marbles that enhance its beauty. Birla temple is one of the major places of the Golden Triangle that must be discovered.
Nahargarh Fort is settled in the pink city, Jaipur. It is at the edge of the Aravali Hills. This fort in true words is a breathtaking fort that has the power to mesmerize visitors with its beautiful architecture and the beauty of the vicinity. The palace has a strong and glorious history. The fort wall had also proved its strength by protecting the citizens from the war zones. The place is also famous for hunting for the Kings and people belonging to the royal family.
Therefore, these were the list of all the mesmerizing places that you will acquaint in your Luxury Golden Triangle India tour. So, either make the list of these places or add it to your itinerary so that you don’t miss any of them. Also, make sure to book a good package for your Golden Triangle Tour that includes these places.