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Heritage Cities of India

Agra

the great tajmahal at agra

Agra - the name itself evokes the picture of Taj Mahal, a stunning monument built of white marble. Agra city is a reputed tourist destination and also a shopper's paradise. It offers breathtakingly beautiful handcrafted items that are made of pure leather. Agra is also famous for the replicas of Taj Mahal. 

Agra invites a tourist for a memorable holiday in India. It has some of the most admired attractions including the stunning Taj Mahal, the Red Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daula's & Akbar's tomb. Moreover it also offers excursions to Fatehpur Sikri, Mathura and Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary that make it a complete tourist destination. 

fatehpur sikri view

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Fatehpur Sikri

Jaisalmer

jaisalmer fort and havelis

Jaisalmer  - It is a beautiful heritage desert city in Rajasthan State. Jaisalmer is famous for its Forts, deserts and various havelis (traditional beautiful houses- shown in picture). Jaisalmer Fort : As seen in picture when you are in Jaisalmer  - you can see those magnificent forts on hills. Rising from the sands, it merges with the sand dunes, resembling from a distance a giant ant hill.

Jaisalmer Fort and Havelis

Patwon ki Haveli: The most elaborate and magnificent of the Jaisalmer havelis. It has exquisitely carved pillars and extensive corridors and chambers. One of the apartments of this five story high Haveli is painted with beautiful murals.

Other things to visit in Jaisalmer are : Deserts- Sand Dunes, Nathmal ji ki Haveli, Salim Singh ki Haveli, Jain Temple etc. 

Jaipur

 Situated 190 miles (300km) southwest of Delhi, Jaipur is an essential stop in any tour of Rajasthan. The old walled section of the city is known as the Pink City.
This heritage city includes the City Palace and the Jantar Mantar . It is also famous for Johari Bazaar - the famous jewellers' market that has the best selection of precious stones in India.

famous amber fort of jaipur

Amber Fort

Apart from these Jaipur also has some beautiful Forts and places to visit.
Amber Palace Forts & Jaigarh Forts
Situated on the crest of a hill seven miles north of Jaipur is Amber, capital of the Kuchwaha Rajputs from 1037 to 1728. Inside are the ruins of a once great palace, a wonderful example of Rajput architecture, with Mogul influences. Near to this there's a another fort Jaigarh, which is famous for Worlds Biggest Cannon.

City Palace 
The magnificent City Palace is in the centre of the Pink City of Jaipur, enclosed by high walls and set amidst fine gardens and courtyards. It has a museum displaying old costumes and uniforms and other things dating back to the Mogul era.  On display here are two gigantic silver urns used by Madho Singh II to carry water from the holy Ganges. These are the largest silver vessels in the world - 243 kilograms of silver was required to cast each urn, which can contain 8,182 gallons of water.

Hawamahal Fort of Jaipur

The Palace of the Winds is Jaipur’s most acclaimed attraction. The five-storey building is shaped like a crown adorning Lord Krishna’s head and contains over five hundred finely screened windows and balconies. 

Palace of the Winds (Hawa Mahal) 

Delhi

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Delhi, one of India's fastest growing cities, has spread far beyond the "seven cities" created between the 13th and the 17th centuries. It has sprawled over the west bank of the Yamuna and now straddles the river...
Red Fort
Wander at leisure around Delhi’s massive Mughal-era fort.
Qutab Minar

This massive tower, built to proclaim the arrival of Islam in India, is a World Cultural Heritage site.
Jama Masjid
The largest mosque in India was built by Shah Jahan, of Taj Mahal fame.
Connaught Place
The thriving heart of New Delhi is a great place to shop for souvenirs. All the state emporia are here, and you can get almost everything that can be bought in the country.
Humayun’s Tomb
A fine example of early Mughal architecture, this is a World Cultural Heritage site. 
Lotus Temple

A peaceful place for all religions and people.
Discotheques in Delhi

Delhi is a fun place to be in. There is lots to do and lots to see. At one point of time, not too long ago, Delhi was considered to have no night life whatsoever...

Qutubminar of Delhi
Qutub Minar

Lotus Temple of Delhi
Lotus Temple

 

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