India is one of the most interesting, exciting and satisfying tourist destinations in the world and one of the reasons behind this is the Golden Triangle, which has been attracting more and more tourists over the last few years. The term “Golden Triangle” is given to a virtual tourist circuit connecting Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. All the three places mentioned above have a magnificent historical background, which makes visiting them worthwhile and visiting them under the same tour is one of the experiences that one will never forget. It usually takes around 8-9 days for this tour to be completed.
The tour starts in the exotic city of Delhi, a city that has a rich historical background. The city of Delhi is full of ancient monuments that are an enriching experience. Experiencing the true flavour of Delhi is recommended for those who want to look at its glorious past by having a look at its beautiful monuments and experiencing its vibrant culture. Some of the monuments that one has to see in Delhi are: Red Fort, the Purana Qilla, Humayun’s tomb, Jama Masjid etc.
The Red Fort, built along the Yamuna River by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, was the residence of the imperial family of India; the second is the Purana Qilla, the Mughal emperor Humayun built the fort in the year 1533. This is one of the oldest forts in India. The other must see spot in Delhi is Humayun’s Tomb. It was designed by a Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyath and is located in the Nizamudin area. This tomb is the burial place of Mughal Emperor Humayun. It is one of the best works of architecture that can be seen in India. Jamia Masjid, also known as Masjid-i Jahān-Numa, the biggest mosque of Delhi, is a great work of architecture. It will take 2-3 days to fully explore beautiful city of Delhi, and then move on to Agra, another city of the trio that has a splendid history and ethnicity on displace.
The city of Agra is located on the banks of River Yamuna. The city was founded by Raja Badal Singh and it has been the centre of Mughal Empire and the capital as well. It was during this period that one of the most famous wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal, was commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, to commemorate his love for Mumtaz Mahal, his beloved wife. The Taj Mahal is a symbol of eternal love. Another place that one can visit in Agra is the Agra Fort that has served as the residence of the royal family. One can spend one or two days in Agra and then move on to the Pink City of Jaipur.
Jaipur is the final destination of the Golden Triangle, but it is by no means any less of an attraction. It has its own history and cultural background. There are many places and monuments such as forts, palaces etc that can lure anyone. Few of the places that one should visit in Jaipur are Jantar Mantar, Hawa Mahal, Nahargargh, Jal Mahal, Amber Fort etc.
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