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Top Five Monuments on India Travel Tours


India is the land of monuments. There are many magnificent monuments in this country which are attractions of tourists. Tourists from all over the world come to this country to see and explore architecturally beautiful monuments which are showcase of rich Indian cultural heritage. Here is brief information about five popular monuments of this country. Taj Mahal: When we talk about monuments in India the first name strikes our mind is none other than the Taj Mahal. Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful monuments in the world. Built in gleaming white marble, this building was built as mausoleum by the great mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the remembrance of his most darling wife, Mumtaz Mahal. That's why; it is often described as the Symbol of Eternal Love. The Taj Mahal is India's star tourist attraction and located on the banks of Yamuna River in Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Declared as the UNESCO world heritage site it is also one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. The matchless of beauty of the Taj never fails to lure visitors coming from different parts of the world. Red Fort: The Red Fort, also called Lal Quila, is a magnificent fort complex located in New Delhi, the capital city of India. It is one of the most visited buildings in the country appealing travelers from all over the world. This magnificent fort complex was built by the mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal. The fort complex houses many beautiful structures including palaces, mosques, museums, lush gardens, etc. In the evening, Sound & Light Show is organized at the premise of the fort complex. Lotus Temple: The Lotus Temple, the Bahai House of Worship, is a beautiful building located in Delhi. It is the most visited buildings in the world. It attracts the attentions of visitors from all over the world due to its stunning lotus shaped structures built in sparking white marble. Water pools and lush lawns add more beauty of this stunning monument. Khajuraho Temple Complex: Located at Khajuraho in Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, the Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a UNESCO World Heritage sites known for having architecturally beautiful temples. The temple complex is worldwide famous for its stunning carving and beautiful sculptures. Some sculptures depict erotic poses of lovemaking couples. That's why; the temple complex is also called the Temple of Love. Khajuraho temple complex has been today one of the most sought after attractions on India travel tours. Meenakshi Temple: The Meenakshi Amman Temple is one of the most magnificent monuments of India. This magnificent temple complex is located in Madurai, the second largest city of Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The temple complex is known for its magnificent gopurams. Apart from above mentioned five monuments, there are many other magnificent monuments which can be visited on India travel and tours. Some other popular monuments in India are Ajanta & Ellora Caves in Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Mahabodhi Temple in Bodhgaya (Bihar), Elephanta Caves in Mumbai (Maharashtra), Agra Fort in Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Hawa Mahal in Jaipur (Rajasthan), Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Golden Fort in Jaisalmer (Rajasthan), Kumbhalgarh Fort in Rajasthan, Lake Palace in Udaipur (Rajasthan), Mahabalipuram Group of Monuments in Tamil Nadu, Maharaja Palace in Mysore (Karnataka), etc. Sanjay is an expert in Travel and Tourism. Currently he services rendering his services India Travel. He has authored many books on North India Tours guide. For more information please visit the India Travel Tours.