Taj Mahal : Declared one of the seven ‘Wonders of World’ recently Taj Mahal magnificently stands in Agra city of Uttar Pradesh, India. Built by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan about 350 years ago, Taj Mahal is a symbol of eternal love between the emperor and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. A white marble monument Taj Mahal is one of India’s most visited tourist spot and draws tourists from all over the world from centuries.
Khajuraho Temples : Constructed by the mighty Chandela rulers during the 9th and 10th century, Khajuraho Temples are excellent example of art forms of early medieval period. Situated in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho Temples are known for housing erotic sculptures. Originally there were 85 temples but now only 22 temples stand and they have been declared World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Ajanta and Ellora Caves : World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora are situated close to Aurangabad city of Maharashtra. Ajanta and Ellora Caves were discovered in 19th century by a British official when he was on a hunting expedition. Both these caves has shrines and temples belonging to Hindus, Buddist and Jains. Ajanta caves are also noted for their paintings and the interesting sculptures.
Wildlife in India : Topographically India is a varied land known for its diversified flora and fauna. Due to poaching and other encroachments the wildlife areas of India have been designated as Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks. Corbett National Park, Kaziranga National Park, Gir Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, Ranthambore National Park, Bandhavgarh National Park and Sunderban Tiger Reserve are some of the famous wildlife sanctuaries and national parks of India. All these wildlife sanctuaries and parks provide natural habitat to a variety of floral and faunal species.
Temples in India : India is an ancient land and Hinduism is one of the oldest religions of the country. Over the centuries several Hindu Kings had ruled over India who built thousands of temples across the country. . Even today majority of the people follow Hinduism so you will find a fine collection of old as well as modern temples in India. Some of the popular temples in India are Tiruapti Temple (Andhra Pradesh), Akshardham Temple (Gujarat, Delhi), Sun Temple (Orissa), Jagannath Temple (Orissa), Kashi Vishwanath Temple (Varanasi), Meenakshi Temple (Madurai) etc.
Beaches in India : India is flanked by the sea form three sides including the Bay of Bengal in east and Arabian Sea in west. India’s thousands kilometre long coastline is home time to some of the finest beaches of the world. Goa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are the states known for the beatiful beaches. Most famous beaches of India include Anjuna Beach (Goa), Dona Paula Beach (Goa), Calangute Beach (Goa), Alappuzha Beach (Kerala), Kovalam Beach (Kerala), Bekal Beach (Kerala), Marina Beach (Tamil Nadu), Kanyakumari Beach (Tamil Nadu) and so on.
Forts and Monuments in India : A historic land, India had been ruled by a number of dynasties and their rulers built numerous forts and palaces during their regime. Today those rulers or their descendant are no more, but you can find a glimpse of the bygone era in forts and monuments built by them. Red Fort (Delhi), Qutab Minar (New Delhi), Red Fort (Agra), Amber Fort (Jaipur), Mehrangarh Fort (Jodhpur) and Jaisalmer Fort (Jaisalmer) are some of the finest forts and monuments of India.
Hill Stations of India : Hills form an important part of Indian topography. In fact, most of the northern and north-eastern part of India is flanked by Great Indian Himalayas. While the western ghat range starts from border of Gujarat and Maharashtra and runs through the states of Goa, Kartanataka, Tamil Nadu ends at Kanyakumari. These mountain ranges are home to a number of beautiful hill stations that include Darjeeling, Munnar, Shimla, Manali, Nainital, Devikulam, Mount Abu etc.