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3 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in India

3 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in India

3 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in India

India is a vibrant country full of incredible contrasts where both the traditional and modern worlds meet. India is the seventh-largest nation in the world in terms of area and the second-largest in terms of population.


In Agra to the sacred sites of Harmandir Sahib (formerly the Golden Temple) in Amritsar and the Mecca-Masjid Mosque in Hyderabad, visitors to this exotic country will discover a wealth of spiritual, cultural, and historical treasures.

The Taj Mahal, Agra The Taj Mahal is perhaps the most famous building in India and the world's most famous testimony to the power of love.

Named after Mumtaz Mahal, Emperor Shah Jahan's favorite wife, this beautiful mausoleum began after his death in 1631 and needed 20,000 workers by 1648.

The Taj Mahal contains many elements of Islamic design, including arches, minarets, an onion-shaped dome, and black calligraphy embedded around the entrance. 

It is mostly made of white marble. Delicate inlaid floral motifs, as well as precious and semi-precious stones such as jade, lapis lazuli, diamonds, and mother-of-pearl, add to its splendor. 

The best time to visit it is at dawn or dusk when the atmosphere changes brilliantly due to the change of light. If possible, try to catch a glimpse of the Taj Mahal from the far bank of the Yamuna. This is a memorable (and safe) selfie. 

2. The holy city of Varanasi

Varanasi offers many reasons to visit especially the opportunity to explore the old town next to the Ganges, where the temple of Kashi Vishwanath, built-in 1780, is located. 

Bathing in the Ganges is of great importance to Hindus, and many places known as “ghats” have stairs leading to the water, where believers bathe before praying. The latter, at the confluence of the Ganges and Asi, is considered particularly sacred.


3. Harmandir Sahib - 'The Golden Temple of Amritsar'

Amritsar was founded by Ram Das in 1577 and is an important center of Sikh history and culture. The main attraction is Harmandir Sahib, which opened in the year 1604. And it is still known as the Golden Temple due to its gorgeous golden decoration. 

The holiest of many Sikh shrines in India. And it also attracts a lot of people from different religions. And was built in a mix of Islamic and Hindu styles.

Its lower marble section shows flourishes such as flower and animal motifs with artistic inlays, while the large golden dome represents a lotus flower, a symbol of purity for Sikhs.

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