List of top 10 historical places in India


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  • May 26, 2020

List of top 10 historical places in India

India is known as a country of unity in diversity that so many importance in world history. It posses a past that defines a symbol of a melting pot of different religions, rulers, and empires — all of then has a unique way to represent the importance at the countryside. Most of the historical places in India are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites because of their cultural importance. Here a list of top 10 historical places of beautiful India that are discussed below-

Taj Mahal, Agra-

Taj Mahal, a beautiful historical place located at Agra built by Shah Jahan as a symbol of love. It is known that he built the Taj Mahal for the love of his late wife Mumtaz. This iconic and beautiful structure is the crown of India. The building is built by using the finest marble, and the Taj Mahal posses interesting stories to tell.

For looking at the detailed information and if you want a guided tour then it costs around Rs. 200 for Indian tourists. If you want to feel the beauty and pride of India, visit the full moon Taj-viewing experiences and you can surely say that it is truly worth experiencing.

Location: Agra
Entry fee: Rs. 40 (Indians), Rs. 1000 (Foreigners)


Agra Fort-

Beautiful Agra Fort built by King Akbar. It is known for its beautiful architecture and design and also it is known as the result of construction by many different empires. You can see the beauty of Agra Fort as it is made of red sandstone and marble, the fort signifies a glorious visiting experience and pleasant charm.

Amar Singh gate is the only point of entry for tourists to the beautiful and historical Agra Fort. Once you enter the beautiful gate you can visit the palaces and the courtyard. Jahangiri Mahal is also one of the famous spots inside the Agra Fort with the beautiful deep pool consist of stone steps.

Location: Agra
Entry fee: Rs. 40 (Indians), Rs. 500 (Foreigners)


Qutb Minar Complex-

A beautiful and stunning monuments inside the Qutb Minar Complex are historic and stunning. Sultans of Mehrauli is known as the first structures built at the complex were built by the Mughals.

The Most beautiful symbol of the Qutub Minar Complex is the Qutub Minar. It is a tall tower built in the style of Afghan architectural sand you can also find the script of the Quran written on it.

Location: Delhi
Entry fee: Rs. 30 (Indians), Rs. 500 (Foreigners)


Humayun’s Tomb-

A  Late emperor Haji Begum built the historical Humayun’s Tomb was in the mid-16th century. It is a combination of Persian and Islamic architecture, this historic attraction is known for its beautiful and magnificent geometric construction.

The most beautiful structure of Humayun’s Tomb is the lack of décor. When you compare it to other tombs in North India, then you find it is toned down.

Location: Delhi
Entry fee: Rs. 40 (Indians), Rs. 510 (Foreigners).


Fatehpur Sikri-

Fatehpur Sikri was known as the first planned city in the Mughal Era. It is also true that it was short-lived, but it plays a crucial role in Mughal history. You can assume the history of the city by thinking that it was brimming with buzzing palaces and public buildings. Today, these are known as tourist attractions.

In Fatehpur Sikri, never forget to visit through the many beautiful monuments with extraordinary artwork on their pillars.

Location: Uttar Pradesh
Entry fee: Rs. 40 (Indians), Rs. 500 (Foreigners)


Red Fort-

If you are planning to visit  Delhi then Red-Fort becomes the must-visit place and you will surely enjoy the beautiful architectural design of the Red Fort. It is also built by Shah Jahan, this fort is a beautiful and standard to the glorious architectural pride of the Mughal Empire. Visit the fort and you can enjoy the beautiful tremendous historic building.

You can see at the fort and for the best experience, you can also hire a guide for it. If you are planning to visit in the evening, then not forget to sit down for the sound and light show that is defined by the legendary Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan.

Location: Delhi
Entry fee: Rs. 30 (Indians), Rs. 500 (Foreigners)


Amer Fort-

If you are planning to visit historical Amer Fort then you have to either travel by jeep or on an elephant. By visiting Amer Fort you can see the brighten marvel at the intricate carvings and stunning designs on the walls. There are so many complexes present inside the fort and all of them are so enjoying.

Location: Amer,Rajasthan

Entry fee: Rs. 25 (Indians), Rs. 250 (Foreigners)


Ajanta Caves-

The Ajanta Caves built with the rock that is cut by Buddhist monks. It is a beautiful and historic caves that are known as beautiful examples of ancient Indian art and expressive painting. The caves are also known as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

There are 30 caves at the site, but every caves not allow the visiting of tourists. If you are visiting during the peak tourist season, it only allowed for 15 minutes per person, to avoid crowding.

Location: Maharashtra
Entry fee: Rs. 30 (Indians), Rs.500 (Foreigners)


Hawa Mahal-

Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh built the Hawa Mahal in the shape of a crown because he was a strong devotee of Lord Krishna. It is also known as the Palace of Winds, this towering building features consist of glorious and beautiful designed windows.

If you are visiting the peak then you can able to catch the stunning views of Jaipur’s skyline. When you visit, never forget to visit the small museum inside the Hawa Mahal, which defines an excellent painting and artwork.

Location: Jaipur
Entry fee: Rs.10 (Indians), Rs. 50 (Foreigners)


Victoria Memorial-

The Victoria Memorial situated in Kolkata that is built by commemorating Britain’s 25 years of rule over India. It is mainly built of white marble, the building is a symbol of grace and beauty.

You can also see the history of Victoria Memorial as the sixteen-foot tall bronze statue of victory situated at the top of the building. You can plan it to visit at night when the entire building is filled with light.

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal
Entry fee: Free



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