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Top 10 India Landmarks that Will Amaze You

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India has many emblematic monuments and temples, as predicted. After Gurudwara Bangla Sahib’s decline last year, Agram Fort rose up the list. Regrettably for Mumbai the Indian Gateway and Siddhivinayak’s Temple both dropped off the list this year, although there is still a Bandra-Worli Sea Connection (though in a lower position).

Here are the 10 points of reference which have been mentioned.

Taj Mahal, Agra

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The Taj Mahal sits as a fairy-tale on the shores of the Yamuna River and is one of the seven Wonderland of the World. This tops the visitor’s itineraries to India.  It is often viewed during a day trip from Delhi or on the famed tourist route of the Golden Triangle.

Amber Fort and Palace, Jaipur

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Amber Fort and Palace was situated at the edge of Jaipur’s “Pink Town,” where the Rajput dynasty originally settled before Jaipur City was established. The hotel has several impressive palaces, rooms, gardens, and temples and is one of the highlights of Jaipur’s attractions. The intricate mirror function brings beauty within.

Golden Temple, Amritsar

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The Taj Mahal exceeds the number of visitors to the Golden Temple. This magnificent sacred Sikh sanctuary has a beautiful gold plated roof and cathedral. The religiously capital city of the Sikhs was Amritsar, built on the hill and received its name from the water body around the shrine, which means the sacred pool of Nectar.

Swaminarayan Akshardham, Delhi

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On the banks of the Yamuna river in East Delhi is an impressive Swaminarayan Akshardham, a relatively new Hindu temple complex, opened in 2005. It is one of the landmarks of Delhi and one of the largest Hindu temples in the country. The temple is dedicated to Swaminarayan (a form of Vaishnavism) who is the creator of a new religion named “Swaminarayan Hinduism.” There are many exhibits and gardens highlighting the music, cultures, architecture, and history of India.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Delhi 

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The eighth Sikh guru, Guru Har Krishan, is affiliated with a majestic white Sikh temple near Connaught Place. Initially, a bungalow, Raja Jai Singh from Amber (Jaipur) was built in the 17th century.

Agra Fort, Agra

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The Red Fort in Delhi was one of the best Mughal forts in India. Originally, Agra Fort was a brick fort, held by the Rajput clan. The Mughals captured it subsequently, however, and Emperor Akbar rebuilt it and decided to move its capital there in 1558. Nevertheless, it is not only a fort. There are also magnificent palaces of white marble and other structures. The nighttime sound and light display, which recreates the past of the city, are another draw.

Meherangarh Fort, Jodhpur

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The impregnable Mehrangarh Fort is one of the major attractions in Jodhpur and the city’s most famous landmarks. Situated above the town and with panoramic views of the blue buildings of Jodhpur, this well-maintained framework of the heritage. This features a library, a restaurant and various examples of battles including ancient cannons.

Qutab Minar, Delhi

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A big landmark in India, Qutab Minar is the world’s tallest minaret in bricks and an impressive illustration of early Indo-Islamic design. It was founded in 1206, but it is still a shame. Many claim that victory and the launch of Muslim rule have been rendered in India, while others suggest that it has been used for calling the believers to the prayer. The tower has five distinct stories and is surrounded by elaborate sculpture and holy Quran chapters.

Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

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The Taj Mahal Tomb of Agra was built in 1570. The second Mughal emperor, Humayun, remains located there. It was the first such Mughal architecture to be constructed in India that makes it particularly noteworthy. The sepulcher is positioned within broad gardens.

Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Mumbai

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The bridge, which has a rope, is spanning the Arabian Sea and connects south Mumbai with one or more columns-sized pathways supporting the bridge deck. It seems to have a steel wire that blends with the Earth’s surroundings. The bridge also weights 50,000 African elephants and has been using 90,000 tons of cement–enough to construct five houses with ten floors. It is known as a masterpiece in engineering.

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