India is the seventh-largest country in the world with many extravagant tourist attractions. These tourist attractions created hundreds of years ago has a great history and a specific identity. Different places in India are famous for different tourist attractions like nature seeking places, adventurous activities, honeymoon spot, spiritual places, tranquil places, and historical places. All these make visitors experience a memorable and unforgettable holiday trip in their life. Some of the most famous tourist attractions in India are here in detail.

Taj Mahal

 

Tourist Attractions in India

 

The Taj Mahal in Agra is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Also, it has been recognized as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Taj Mahal is the most beautiful building in the world built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This is a memorial for his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal an immense mausoleum of white marble in the 17th century covering an area of approximately 42 Acres.

Varanasi

 

Tourist Attractions in India

 

Varanasi a city in Uttar Pradesh is a very popular pilgrimage point often known as the spiritual capital of India. It is famous for its Ghats, located on the banks of the River Ganges. These Ghats attract a large number of Hindu Pilgrims and tourists to seek spiritual salvation and purification by bathing in the Ganges to perform sacred rituals.

Jaisalmer

 

Tourist Attractions in India

 

 Jaisalmer is a major tourist spot in India which is located in Rajasthan. The Jaisalmer known as the Golden City of India consists of the yellow sandstone in most of its buildings. The Jaisalmer Fort built by the Bhati Rajput ruler Jaisal in the year 1156 on Meru Hill.  The main attractions of Jaisalmer Fort are the Raj Mahal (Royal Palace), ornate Jain temples and the Laxminath temple.

Harmandir Sahib

 

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The Harmandir Sahib famously known as the Golden Temple is plated with gold. The golden temple is located in the beautiful city of Amritsar, Punjab. It is a prominent pilgrimage site for Sikhs and people from all over the world visits here to seek spiritual solace and religious fulfillment.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves

 

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Ajanta and Ellora caves located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state. Here, we can see expressive paintings and rock-cut sculptures which are examples of ancient Indian architecture and sculpture. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1983. Ajanta and Ellora caves consist of a remarkable collection of 34 carved monasteries, chapels, and temples of Hindu, Buddhist and Jainism deities. One of the most famous sites in Ajanta and Ellora Caves is the Kailash Temple.