History of India is manifold. As India had been conquered by too many diverse communities, it occupies an extremely rich history with many attractions in bag. There are very few countries in the entire world with such a vast history. When talking about history, we can’t miss the great historical attractions of the country, which draw millions of tourists across the world to come and visit incredible India. These attractions have cultural, religious and regional significance attached with them.
Top 5 Historical Attractions in India
The Taj Mahal in Agra
It is a not to miss attraction on India Cultural Holidays. Best known for been under Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal is the most popular medieval buildings of the world. While on tour to Taj Mahal, you are taken to a truly fascinating journey of the romantic past. The tomb is actually the place where the body of Mumtaz Mahal was placed. She was the beloved wife of Shah Jahan—the popular Mughal Emperor. It is built with marble and took almost 22 years to get completed. With such an amazing history attached, the Taj Mahal definitely stands as one of the most attractive historical attractions in India.
The Khajuraho Temples in Madhya Pradesh
The theme of Kama Sutra originated in India but where and how? To get a detailed answer to this, visit Khajuraho. The Khajuraho temples are devoted to sex and sexuality and are featured with erotica design. On every wall and pillar at Khajuraho, you will observe several figures depicting innocent forms of love.
Ajanta-Ellora Caves in Maharashtra
Ajanta-Ellora Caves were built between the 2nd century BC and 8th century AD. The caves of Ajanta are all Buddhist while Ellora caves are a mixture of Buddhist, Hindu and Jain. Very finely carved with various figures, these enchanting caves are visited by hundreds of national and international tourists every year.
Fatehpur Sikri in Agra
Fatehpur Sikri is a tribute to the famous Sufi saint named Sheikh Salim Chishti. The place was established by famous Mughal Emperor, Akbar. The place has well retained many old historical structures. Further, the famous Fatehpur Sikri Mosque is believed to be similar to the highly spiritual mosque in Mecca. Some other famous tourist destinations in Fatehpur Sikri are Diwan-I-Am, Diwan-Khana-I-Khaas, and Daulat-Khana-I-Khaas.
Hampi in Karnataka
Better called as the land of architectural delight, Hampi magnetizes scores of tourists from across the globe. It is a land of architectural ruins and is a popular India cultural holidays destination. More than 500 famous monuments of the 15th century Vijyanagar Empire are situated at Hampi. The well known attractions here include Vittala Temple, Hazara Rama Temple and Queen’s Bath.
For all these and many other superb attractions of the country, tourists are always keen to arrange an India Cultural tour.
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