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Top 10 tourist places in India

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There are many historical buildings in India. The Taj Mahal is an important historical site.  

Built on the banks of the Taj Yamuna. It really is a feast for our eves. It is so beautiful on a moonlit night. Its beauty attracts thousands of tourists, including foreigners.

Emperor Jahangir described Kashmir as ‘heaven on earth’. With its tall trees, towering mountains and colorful rivers, the Kashmir Valley truly looks like a paradise. Thousands of tourists from all over the world visit this valley. In the summer they go there to escape the oppressive heat of the plains. In winter, they come here to enjoy the snow and to take part in winter sports.

The Red Fort of Delhi is an important historical site. It marks the history of India’s freedom struggle. This is the place where the national flag is unveiled by the Prime Minister every year on Independence Day.

The next popular mansion is the Diwan-i-Aam. There is a marble canopy in the center. It is used by the emperor to occupy.

Then there is the War Memorial Museum. It has monuments of Mughal period. These monuments are a collection of weapons, ammunition and war cups.

Fatehpur Sikri is a historical place. It is popular all over the country. Some foreigners also come to see this. The main thing we want to see in Fatehpur Sikri is Buland Darwaza.India’s tourist attractions are often divided into three categories: heritage, culture, and adventure.

 The following list contains some of the top 10 tourist attractions in India:

1.Agra’s Taj Mahal

2.Amritsar: Golden Temple Delhi,

3 Red Fort, Delhi

4.Qutub Minar

5. Ellora Caves

6.Sikri, Uttar Pradesh

7.Meenakshi Temple, Tamil Nadu

8 Khajuraho Temples, Madhya Pradesh

9.Hampi Ruins, KarnatRuins.

10.Kumbhalgarh Fort, Rajasthan

10. Kumhalgarh Fort

Kumbhalgarh Fort is a large fort in the Rajsamand District of Rajasthan, India. It was built by Rana Kumbha in the 15th century and enlarged by his son, Rana Sanga. The fort is a World Heritage Site and has been described as “one of the finest examples of Indian medieval vernacular architecture”.

The fort is situated on a hilltop, with an average elevation of 1,200 feet (370 m) above sea level. The fort has been under siege twice in its history: first by the Mughal emperor Akbar in 1567 CE and then by Maratha king Mahadaji Scindia in 1768 CE.



Hampi is a small town in the southern state of Karnataka, India. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Hampi was once the capital of the powerful Hindu kingdom of Vijayanagara.

The ruins are spread over an area of about 20 square kilometres and include temples, royal structures, statues, and inscriptions. The most famous monument in Hampi is the Virupaksha Temple, which was built by King Bukka Raya I (1354–1377).

8. Khajuraho Temple

Khajuraho Temple is a Hindu temple complex in India that was built between 950 and 1050 CE.

 The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1986, with some individual monuments within the site later added to the list.

The Khajuraho temples were built by the Chandela dynasty, which ruled this region from the 8th to 12th centuries AD. Most of these temples were built between 950 and 1050 CE, although some were built as late as 1200 AD.

7. Meenakshi Temple

The Meenakshi Temple is a Hindu temple in the city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the oldest temples in India and is dedicated to Parvati, also known as Meenakshi.

The temple was built by Pandyan King Kulasekara Pandyan I (1216–1238 CE) and his son Rajendra I (1246–1279 CE).


Thiruvalavai is the 4th most important place in the order of Chidambaram, Kasi and Thirukkalathy. The city was known as Thiruvalavai in ancient times. Bliss can only be obtained by hearing the name of this place. Therefore, this place is considered as one of the salvation sites of Lord Shiva. Ithalat is also known as ‘Shiva Muktipuram’. This site is not only an important red spot, but also one of Ambika’s 51 powerhouses. This is called the Rajamatangi Siamese pedestal.  Ithalam is also the Siddhar Peetha of Sundarananda, one of the 18 Siddhars. It is the fourth shrine in the sacrificial houses of Ganesha, the 274th Shiva temple to receive the devotional song sung on Lord Shiva, and the 192nd devotional shrine. Thevara is one of the places where the song was sung.


It is believed that the temple was built by Indra, the king of the heavens. The temple is worshiped by Lord Rama, Lord Lakshman, Lord Varuna, Lord Indra, gods and sages. The saffron saffron is one of the most popular offerings in the world. [2]6.Fatehpur Sikri (Fatehpur, India).

Fatehpur Sikri located in  Uttarpradesh was built  by  Emperor  Akbar in 1570 . The city was abandoned after the death of the emperor and it has been left to decay for centuries Fatehpur Sikri is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and attracts many tourists every year.

5. Ellora Caves

The Ellora caves are one of the most popular tourist attractions in India. It is a world heritage site and is known for its Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain temples, which were built between the 5th century and the 10th century. One can see exquisite sculptures and carvings on the walls of these temples. The caves are located about 30 km from Aurangabad.

4. Qutub Minar

The Qutub Minar is a 73-meter-high tower made of red and buff sandstone. The tower was built in 1193 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak, who was the first Muslim ruler of Delhi. The tower has five storeys, and each storey has a projecting balcony carried on delicate corbelled brackets.

The Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque is situated next to the Qutub Minar. It was built by Aibak in 1193 and it stands on a raised platform reached by two flights of steps. The mosque has three domes, two minarets, and an open courtyard with a small tank for ablutions at one end.

3. Red Fort

The Red Fort is named as historic fort in Delhi, India. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 and served as the residence of the emperors for nearly 200 years. The fort has been witness to many important events, including the Indian independence movement and the Indian War of Independence.

2. Golden Temple

The Golden Temple, also known as Harmandir Sahib, is a Sikh gurudwara located in Amritsar and attracts about 30 million visitors every year. The temple has been designated as India’s first World Heritage Site and has also been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by UNESCO.

The Golden Temple is a Sikh gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. It is the holiest Gurdwara and the most important pilgrimage site for Sikhs.

The temple was built in 1604 by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Arjan Dev Ji. The temple was built on a small hill called Hari-ki-Pauri, which means “the holy step”. The temple is surrounded by a large pool called Amritsar, or “Pool of Nectar.”


1.Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal was built by Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal, and is one of India’s most popular tourist attractions.

Taj Mahal is considered one of the most beautiful buildings in the world and is an enduring symbol of love.

The palace is made of emerald red sandstone on three sides of the Taj Mahal complex, which opens on the opposite side of the river. There are many other mausoleums outside the fort, including the large womb of Shah Jahan’s other wives and Mamtaz’s favorite servant. Built of red sandstone, these tombs were typical of the smaller Mughal tombs of the time. Tall arches are built in front of the inner courtyard facing the garden. It is in the architectural style of Hindu temples. This style was later incorporated into the construction of Mughal mosques. The castle is built differently from the domed umbrellas that are now used as a museum and smaller buildings such as the music lounge or viewing towers.


The main gate (Darwaza) is a monument built of marble. The monument was built to commemorate the architecture of the early Mughal emperors. This archway resembles the structure of the tomb. And its pistachio arches are adorned with beautiful writings on the tomb. It features metal bumps and carvings by Pietra Dura, with floral artwork. The arched-shaped ceilings and walls have intricate geometric designs, as seen in other sandstone buildings of the ccomplex.


  In India, There are many tourist places in India that attract tourists from all over the world. These tourist places have their own unique charm and culture, which attracts people to visit them every year.

Taking everything into account, we can say that travel industry is an exceptionally useful action both for the traveler and the public authority. As they support each other at the same time. Additionally, the public authority ought to consider working on the states of the country as increasingly more number of vacationer visit their country

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