The Taj, a white marble tomb built in 1631 in Agra, is an awe-inspiring poetry in marble standing high and serene by the banks of the River Yamuna. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jehan for his wife, Arjuman Banu Begum. It is considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements from Persian, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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East of Nehru place, Delhi this temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai’s temples built around the world. Completed in 1986, the structure is made up of pure white marble. The lotus was chosen as the symbol common to Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam.
Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
It was opened in 2005 and is built from intricately carved sandstone and marble with open gardens, water bodies and step-well styled courtyard. The Akshardham mandir has over two hundred murtis Each element of Akshardham echoes with spirituality – the Mandir, the Exhibitions and even the Gardens.
Qutab Minar is a soaring, 73 m-high tower built in 1193. The tower has five distinct storeys, each marked by a projecting balcony and tapers from a 15 m diameter at the base to just 2.5 m at the top. The first three storeys are made of red sandstone; the fourth and fifth storeys are of marble and sandstone.
Red Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi. Made of red sandstone, the Red Fort covers over 250 acres of area and is a blend of Indian, European and Persian architecture. The key attractions of the Fort are: Lahore Gate, Diwan-i-aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Chatta Chowk, Light and Sound Show.
Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary
Renamed as Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur National Park is located in Rajasthan. Its proximity to the capital makes it one of the popular weekend getaways from Delhi during winters. Housing more than 366 species of birds, 379 species of plants, and around 30 mammals, the new name of the sanctuary is derived from the temple of Keoladeo, dedicated to Lord Shiva.
India is where one can find the spiritual self, the inner peace, and the enlightenment. The oldest and famous temples in Mathura, Dwarkadhish is a holy structure dedicated to his holiness Lord Krishna. Kesava Deo Temple is amongst one of the sacred Hindu religious places located near the main Krishna Janmabhoomi Complex in Mathura
City of Jaipur
The road distance between New Delhi to Jaipur (Pink City) is 267 km. See top attractions in Jaipur and have time for shopping. Visit landmarks including the Amber Fort — a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jal Mahal (Water Palace), Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), and the City Palace.
This magnificent fortified ancient city, 40km west of Agra, was the short-lived capital of the Mughal empire between 1572 and 1585, during the reign of Emperor Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri Mosque is said to be a copy of the mosque in Mecca and has designs, derived from the Persian & Hindu architecture.
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