capital and most important city in India
Some of Delhi most sought after sights include:
- Rajpath: Delhi’s center of Government
- Lai Qila: Delhi’s Mugal Red Fort
- Lodi Gardens: an amazing green space in the heart of the city
- Humayun’s Tomb: a UNESCO world heritage and model for the Taj Mahal
- Qutb Minar Complex: a remarkable Islamic monument
- Jama Masjid: a beautiful Mosque
home to the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort
Agra as one of India’s most visited city, has a variety of attractions to offer its visitors including three UNESCO World Heritage. The Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort are by far the most popular sites within the city limits, and the Fatehpur Sikri is the favorite desination in the outskirt of Agra.
- Agra Heritage sites: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri
- Agra tombs: Akbar’s tomb, Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, Mariam’s Tomb
- Agra gardens: Ram Bagh Gardens and Mehtab Bagh
- Agra religious sites: Jama Masjid
One of the most popular hill station within the foothill of the Himalayas
Rishikesh is one of the most popular hill station within the foothill of the Himalayas. It is a charming town packed with numerous temples and ashrams, as well as two splendid suspension bridges set across the fast-flowing Ganges. It is the ideal place for meditation, yoga or spiritual reason.
Some of the most important sights in Rishikesh include in alphabetic order:
- Bharat Mandir: one of Rishikesh most ancient temple founded in the 12th century and rebuilt many times since, located in the heart of town.
- Gita Bhavan: well known Ashram especially with the Hindu Brahmin Community and home to the Guru Shri Ram Sukh Daasji, one of the great thinker of his time
- Lakshman Jhula bridge: one of the most iconic landmark of Rishikesh, located on the Northernmost past of town. This iron suspension bridge crosses the river Ganges, was constructed in 1939 and offers amazing views of the surroundings.
- Neelkanth Mahadev Mela: one of Rishikesh most honoured temples sitting on top of a hill at a height of 1675 m near the famous Swarg Ashram.
- Parmarth Niketan: known Ashram where they still teach children the Vedas Education. It is especially worth discovering during the aarti ceremony at 5PM during Winter and 6PM during summer
- Ram Jhula: the second famous pedestrian bridge in Rishikesh, crossing the Ganges river. It is located to the South of the Lakshman Jhula bridge and was built in the 1980s.
- Swarg Ashram : perhaps one of the most popular Ashrams in Rishikesh , famous for its yoga classes. Its name can be translated to Heavenly Abode, and indeed it is set within picturesque surroundings on the left bank of the Ganges river surrounded by mountains. Check out the latest reviews of Swarg Ashram on TripAdvisor.
- Trayambakeshwar Temple: the most iconic temple in Rishikesh dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is set in a beautiful 13 floors high building with unique orange colours and strategically sits on the banks of the river Ganges at the eastern end of the Lakshman Jhula bridge.
- Triveni Ghat: well known bathing ghat within the bank of Ganges, with thousands of believers flocking in each morning and evening for the Maha Aarti ceremony. It is the perfect place to experience a piece of traditional India within Rishikesh.
Jaipur’s Best sights, best hotels, maps, images, videos
The city of Jaipur has some of India’s most visited attractions including a variety of spectacular monuments like the City Palace, grandiose forts offering breathtaking views such as the Amber Fort, museums such as the Albert Hall, important temples and religious sites, as well as a variety of gardens including Central Park and the Ram Niwas Garden. All of which reflecting Jaipur greatest past as capital of the region, and today making tourism as one of the city most important industries.
Jaipur most visited sites can be divided into the following categories:
- Jaipur forts: Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh Fort
- Jaipur monuments : Jal Mahal, Jantar Mantar,
- Jaipur Palaces: Hawa Mahal Palace, City Palace, Rambagh Palace
- Jaipur Museums: Central Museum, Albert Hall Museum.
- Jaipur Temples and sites of worship: Akshardham Temple, Govind Dev Ji Temple, Galtaji , Shri Kali Temple, Sanganeri Gate, Lakshmi Narayan Mandir commonly known as Birla Temple, Garh Ganesh Temple, Shila Devi Temple in Amber, Tadkeshwara Mahadev, Panchayati Hall, Radha Govind Ji Temple and All Saint’s Church near Mirza Ismail Road, Akshardham Temple (Vaishali Nagar)
- Jaipur Gardens: Ram Niwas Garden, Sisodia Rani Garden and Palace, Vidyadhar Garden, Kanak Vrindavan, Central Park, Jawahar Circle Garden, Technology Park in Mansarover, Vidyadhar ka Bagh in Goner.