India is a land known for breathtaking monuments. It is an undeniable fact that India has been one of the best places from historical point of view. It’s an architectural delight for viewers. It pleasantly submits the great contribution among the most intricate architecture and designs seen across the globe. It offers lot in terms of famous Indian landmarks across the world.
Taj Mahal: The symbol of love and beauty, the great Taj Mahal dates back to the 17th century. Shahjahan the fifth Mughal Emperor built Taj mahal in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal who died in 1631 at the age of 39 after giving birth to their child. It’s well known for its towering minarets, glorious domes, chhatris, intricate pietra dura, stunning calligraphy carvings etc. Taj Mahal is one of the most perfect architectural structures built on the Islamic perception of Paradise.
India Gate: India Gate in Delhi often referred to as the ‘Face of Delhi’. It’s constructed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. The cities most prominent landmark is located at Rajpath. This monument is built of red sand stone and granite and it is known as All India War Memorial. The 42-metre tall India Gate is situated in such a way that many important roads spread out from it. Traffic passing around India Gate used to be continuous until the roads were closed to the public.
Golden Temple: The Harmandir Sahib also Darbar Sahib and informally referred to as the Golden Temple is a prominent Sikh Gurdwara located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India. Golden Temple in India was built in the 16th century by Guru Ram Das as a place of worship for Sikhs. The floor is designed with marble and upper storey of the temple is covered with gold and it is one of the most beautiful places for worship. This golden dome is similar to an inverted lotus.
Mysore Palace: Visit to Mysore palace is must in south Indian tour, it was built in 1897. Mysore palace is one of the stunning and magnificent architecture in India. Henry Irwin is the designer of this largest palace. Three storied palace include carvings, arches, sculptures and other works of art. Mysore palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India after Taj Mahal with more than 2.7 million visitors. Although tourists are allowed to visit the palace, they are not allowed to take photographs inside the palace.
Hardly these are some of the famous Indian landmarks. You can discover more and more magical monuments. Stay tuned!