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  1. Places To Visit In India

  2. TajMahal The TajMahal is a tomb situated in Agra, India. The TajMahal was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife, MumtazMahal. The TajMahal is one of The Seven Wonders of the World and is said to be one of the finest art of the Mughal architecture. The architecture has a mixture of Persian, Ottoman, India and Islamic art. During the year 1983, the Taj became a part of the UNESCO, World heritage Site

  3. The Golden Temple The Golden Temple in India, which is often called the “Darbar Sahib or Harmandar Sahib” by the Indians, is one of the oldest places of worship for the ‘Sikhs’ and is located in Amritsar, Punjab

  4. The Gateway of India is built with yellow basalt (extrusive volcanic rock) and concrete. The architecture of the Gateway is purely Indo-Saracenic (combination of Indian and Islamic architecture) style. The plan to build the Gateway of India started in the year 1911, and it was built to mark the trip to Mumbai by King George V (emperor of India during the British rule in India) and his wife Queen Mary. The Gateway of India

  5. The Lotus Temple Lotus Temple is one of the remarkable architectures of Bahai faith. It is located at Kalkaji in New Delhi. The temple looks like a lotus flower and is made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand

  6. The Red Fort The Red Fort Complex was built as the palace fort of Shahjahanabad – the new capital of the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, Shah Jahan. Named for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone, it is adjacent to an older fort, the Salimgarh, built by Islam Shah Suri in 1546, with which it forms the Red Fort Complexx.

  7. Ellora Caves

  8. Colva Beach Colva is a beach located in south Goa.

  9. Ajanta Caves The famous Ajanta and Ellora caves are located near the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra. Ajanta and Ellora Caves are the ancient repository of Indian architectural heritage.

  10. Periyar Periyar Tiger Reserve lies in the Western Ghats in the Idukki District of the Kerala state in India.Themain prey base of tiger is sambar. The other prey animals of tiger are Indian bison and wild boar. Cattle in fringe area also forms an important prey base.

  11. Thanjavur Temple Thanjavur District is the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu. The Big Temple and the other famous temples in the district are known all over the world. Thanjavur was the cultural capital of the country in 1790. Thanjavur gained prominence during the period of Chola Kings, who made it as their capital.

  12. I N D I A G A T E The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, it was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.

  13. Jama Masjid, Delhi The Masjid-i-JahanNuma, commonly known as Jama Masjid of Delhi is the principal mosque of Old Delhi in India. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and completed in the year 1656 AD, it is the largest and best known mosque in India.

  14. QutbMinar,Delhi • Built in the early 13th century a few kilometres south of Delhi, the red sandstone tower of QutbMinar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 m at its base, and alternating angular and rounded flutings.

  15. Santa Cruz Basilica, Cochine

  16. Mysore Palace or the Mysore Maharaja Palace is located in the heart of the city. Mysore Palace is one of the most visited monuments in India. And its one of the largest palaces in the country, also known as Amba VilasPalace, was the residence of the Wodeyar Maharaja's of the Mysore state.

  17. INDIAN PARLIAMENT The Parliament of India is the supreme legislative body in India. Founded in 1919, the Parliament alone possesses legislative supremacy and thereby ultimate power over all political bodies in India.

  18. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh Sanchi known for its "Stupas", is a small village in Raisen District of the state of Madhya Pradesh, India, it is located 46 km north east of Bhopal, and 10 km from Besnagar and Vidisha in the central part of the state of Madhya Pradesh

  19. Fatehpur Sikri FatehpurSikri or FathpurSikriis historic city Uttar Pradesh state, North India. It was founded (1569) by the MughalMughal or Mogul , Muslim empire in India, 1526–1857.The dynasty was founded by Babur,.was the principal entrance. Carvings and murals cover many of the buildings. Among the most notable are the Jami Masjid (the Great Mosque); the ornate marble mausoleum of SalimChishti;

  20. Hawa Mahal HawaMahal is also known as Palace of the Winds. It is is one of the prominent Indian monument attractions for the tourits around the world. It is located in the heart of Jaipur, India. It was constructed by Maharaja SawaiPratap Singh in the year 1799. The main architect of this palace is built of red and pink sandstone, is Lal Chand.HawaMahal is a palace in Jaipur, India. It is constructed of red and pink sandstone, highlighted with white quakeee quick lime.

  21. M U N N A R H I L L S Munnar hills is siatuated at an altitude of 5000 to 8000 Ft above sea level. and is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathani & KundalaThis beautiful hill station was once the summer resort of the erstwhile British Government in South India. Sprawling Tea plantations, picture book towns, winding lanes, and holiday facilities make this a popular resort town. Munnaralso has the highest peak in South India - Anamudi , which towers over 2695 m. Anamudi is an ideal spot for trekking.

  22. Kaziranga National Park, Assam In the heart of Assam, this park is one of the last areas in eastern India undisturbed by a human presence. It is inhabited by the world's largest population of one-horned rhinoceroses, as well as many mammals, including tigers, elephants, panthers and bears, and thousands of birds Situated on the Brahmaputra River, the Kaziranga National Park covers an area of about 430 sq. km. Its swamps and grasslands with tall thickets of elephant grass and patches of evergreen forest, support the largest number of rhino in the subcontinent

  23. Bhakra Dam, Himachal Pradesh Bhakra Dam is a concrete gravity dam across the Sutlej River, and is near the border between Punjab and Himachal Pradesh in northern India. The dam, located at a gorge near the (now submerged) upstream Bhakra village in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh, is Asia's second highest at 225.55 m (740 ft) high next to the 261m Tehri Dam. The length of the dam (measured from the road above it) is 518.25 m; it is 9.1 m broad. Its reservoir, known as the "GobindSagar", stores up to 9.34 billion cubic meters of water, enough to drain the whole of Chandigarh, parts of Haryana, Punjab and Delhi.The 90 km long reservoir created by the Bhakra Dam is spread over an area of 168.35 km2. In terms of storage of water, it withholds the second largest reservoir in India, the first being Indira Sagar dam in Madhya Pradesh with capacity of 12.22 billion cu m.Nangal dam is another dam downstream of Bhakra dam.

  24. KodaikanalKodaikanal is a city in the hills of the Talukdivision of the Dindiguldistrict in the stat of Tamil Nadu

  25. Agra Fort

  26. The Secretariat Building or Central Secretariat is where the Cabinet Secretariat is housed, which administers the Government of India. Built in the 1910s, it is home to some of the most important ministries of the Cabinet of India Secretariat Building,New Delhi