1. Taj Mahal:
Taj Mahal is one of the major tourist attractions in the entire world. People from all over the world visit India to see this magnificent monument in Agra in the state of Uttar Pradesh.
Around 7 to 8 million people visit the Taj Mahal every year. This ivory-white marble mausoleum was built on order of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife as a token of love.
The Taj Mahal is a World Heritage Site for being the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage. It is located in the centre of a 17 hectare land consisting of a mosque and formally set gardens.
The Taj Mahal is popular for among tourists for it’s rich history, intricate architecture and obviously as a symbol of love. The best time to visit the Taj Mahal is from June to March.
2. Qutub Minar:
Qutub Minar is the highest tower in India and it is also a World Heritage Site. It is located in the city of Delhi in the state of Maharashtra.
It’s height is 73m and depicts the Indo-Islamic architecture. Qutub Minar is a red and buff five-storied tall sandstone structure.
This massive tower was built for four centuries by many rulers and is one of the major tourist attractions. Best time to visit Qutub Minar is in the winter season.
3. Ajanta and Ellora caves:
Ajanta and Ellora caves are popular for their beautiful sculptures and paintings depicting the rich heritage and culture of India. The Ajanta and Ellora caves lies in Aurangabad in the state of Maharashtra.
These caves are one of the exceptional examples of ancient rock cut caves. The Ajanta and Ellora caves are one of the most popular tourist destinations.
These caves portray the rich culture of Jainism, Buddhism and Hinduism. The best time to visit the Ajanta and Ellora caves is from June to March.
Charminar is the landmark of the city of Hyderabad in the state of Telangana. It is one of the top ten monument in India.
Charminar is a mosque and monument built by the ruler Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah that celebrates the influence of Muslim Turkomans.
This magnificent monument depicts a mixture of the Islamic and Hindu architecture. Charminar consists of material like granite, limestone and mortar. October to March is the best time to visit Charminar.
5. Gateway of India:
The Gateway of India is one of the main tourist attractions in the city of Mumbai in India. It is an arch monument of the 20th century.
The Gateway of India stands in honour of King George V and his wife Queen Mary when they were on their tour to India. The best time to visit the Gateway of India is from October to March.
6. Red Fort:
Red Fort is the largest monument in Delhi and a major tourist attraction in India. The Indian flag was hoisted at the Red Fort by Jawaharlal Nehru during the time of independence.
Red Fort is an exquisite palace popular for its rich history. This fort cover an area of 254.67 acres and depicts Indo-Islamic and Mughal architecture.
Thousands if people from all over the world come to India to visit the Red Fort and witness it’s magnificent beauty and architecture. October to February is the best time to visit Red Fort.
7. Khajuraho Temples:
The Khajuraho Temples are a group of Jain and Hindu temples in Chhatarpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh. These temples are a major attraction and quite popular for their erotic sculptures and nagara-style architecture.
The Khajuraho Temples are a World Heritage Site depicting impressive ancient Indian art. These temple are built from sandstone and granite. The best time to visit the Khajuraho Temples is from March to June and from October to February.