The world’s seventh-largest nation by area and the second-largest in terms of population, India boasts a rich heritage that’s the result of centuries of different cultures and religions leaving their mark. India, known for the vast number of tourist places across its expanse, has a mix of everything, from cultures to natural beauty and adventure activities to beautiful beaches.
From the ancient ruins, fascinating religious structures, exotic cities and diverse landscape there is an endless collection of tourist attractions in India that will never cease to awe and fascinate the visitor. In this article, we have covered top ten tourist places showcasing the culture and much more to get you to experience the best of tourism in India.
Here is the list of the top 10 tourists in India:
|4.||Jim Corbett National Park||1936||Ramnagar|
|5.||Harmandir Sahib||16th century||Amritsar|
|6.||Sun Temple||13th century||Konark|
|7.||Ellora Caves||6th-12th century||Aurangabad|
|8.||Ajanta Caves||5th-6th century||Aurangabad|
|9.||Khajuraho Temples||11th century||Khajuraho, MP|
|10.||Humayun’s Tomb||1570 AD||New Delhi|
Top 10 tourists place in India with details:
1. Taj Mahal
Location: It is situated on the banks of River Yamuna in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
The Taj Mahal in Agra is an immense mausoleum of white marble, built between 1632 and 1653 by order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife. Called “a teardrop on the cheek of eternity” it is one of the masterpieces of Mughal architecture, and one of the great tourist attractions in India. Besides the white domed marble mausoleum, the Taj Mahal includes several other beautiful buildings, reflecting pools, and extensive ornamental gardens with flowering trees and bushes.
2. Hawa Mahal
Location: The Hawa Mahal is a palace in the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan.
A stunning pick and red sandstone five-story structure stand in the heart of Jaipur. One of the city’s most popular tourist attractions, the Hawa Mahal has a unique purpose. Also known as the Palace of the Wind, it was a place where royal women could view street activities outside while hidden from view. To this end, the pyramid-shaped palace has 953 windows, each with an intricate design. Constructed in 1799, Hawa Mahal is considered an excellent example of Rajputana architecture.
3. Qutb Minar
Location: The Qutb Minar complexes are monuments and buildings from the Delhi Sultanate at Mehrauli in Delhi, India.
Qutb Minar is the second-highest brick minaret in the world. The minaret, towering 80 meters (270 feet) into the sky, is made of marble and red sandstone bricks that are carved with sayings from the Koran. Construction took four years, starting in 1193. A circular staircase with 379 steps leads to the top; it is closed to visitors. Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosqueaa, the first mosque built in India, lies at the minaret’s foot. Nearby is the Iron Pillar, so named because it’s made from metals that don’t rust.
4. Jim Corbett National Park
Location: Ramnagar, Uttarakhand
Everyone loves to see animals in the wild. Jim Corbett National Park, India’s oldest national park, is a good place to see the endangered Bengal tiger. Established in 1936, the park was renamed in 1954 to honour Jim Corbett, author and wildlife conservationist, who helped create this nature reserve. Thick vegetation, including jungles and forest, make it difficult to see the tiger – April to June is best for that, but visitors may see other wildlife, including elephants, leopards, rhinoceros and Himalayan black bears.
5. Harmandir Sahib
Location: Amritsar, Punjab
The Harmandir Sahib, better known as the Golden Temple is the main tourist attraction in Amritsar and the most important religious place to the Sikhs. Construction of the temple was begun by Guru Ramdas ji. in the 16th century. In the 19th century, Maharaja Ranjit Singh the upper floors of the temple were covered with gold. It’s a stunning temple, and always full of thousands of pilgrims from all over India, excited to be at a place that they usually only see on television.