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Top Destinations of North India

North  consisting more exciting travel destinations and marvels natural tourist spots and also having a rich history,unique culture, flora and fauna and fort and palaces of Indian emperor Hindu and Muslim also. North India has been the ruling ground of many king Maurya, Gupta, Mughal, Sikh, Maratha and the British Indian Empire, ensuring it has a diverse culture and eye catching architecture. The well known Hindu pilgrimage centres of Char Dham, Haridwar, Mathura, Allahabad, Varanasi, the Buddhist Mahabodhi Temple and the Sikh's shrine the Golden Temple, located in Amritsar are also located in North India. 
The top and  tourist attraction places in North India are Delhi, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Harayana, and Punjab.

North India is considered to one of the most visited tourism spot of India due to its magnificent monuments, beautiful palaces, historical locations, religious shrines, wild life, hill stations, mighty rivers and scenic landscapes.  The most popular tour in North India is the Golden Triangle, which covers the three cities of Delhi, Agra Jaipur.
 India's desert capital of Jaipur, affectionately referred to as the Pink City because of the pink walls and buildings of the old city, lures visitors with its stunning remnants of a bygone era. The most popular Jaipur attractions and places to visit are the ancient palaces and forts, with elaborate architecture that serves as a resplendent reminder of their royal heritage.

Apart from these destinations, North India is teeming with world heritage travel destination sites such as, The Valley of Flowers, Khajuraho, Qutub Minar, India gate and the more famous Taj mahal (also known as Symbol of love) in Agra, build in memory of beloved wife of sahjahan her named was Mumtaj Begam. Agra is also known as the Land of palaces. Not just palaces, it also has a lot of intricate and beautiful architecture. Even the tombs are elaborately adorned. Agra is the perfect spot for a tourist and students of Architecture. Even the climate in Agra is very inviting and suitable.

The heritage of the Mughal dynasty and their fascinating tombs, forts and mausoleums can be easily observed in and around the city of Agra. There are also other monuments and places that are famous for their beauty and significance in Agra.

The capital town of India, Delhi also known as the "Heart of India". In Delhi you will find a beautiful blend of ancient history, tradition, culture and modernization. Delhi is famous for its most of controlling and head offices Government organization, historical spots, and a wide variety of cuisine. Delhi is also famous for the Jama Masjid, the Qutub Minar, The Red Fort, the Lotus Temple and the world’s largest democratic congress centre known as “Parliament House”. Himachal Pradesh is famous for their hill station and towns like Shimla, Manali, Dharamshala, Rohtang Pass and Dalhousie. 

Jammu and Kashmir,  known as paradise on earth is known for its breathtakingly beautiful locations like Leh, Ladakh and Srinagar. The state of Punjab is famous for the Golden Temple, located in the city of Amritsar.  The state of Uttar Pradesh is famous for places of pilgrimage like Sravasti, Varanasi (Known for being the "Oldest Living City on Earth), Lucknow, the city of nawabs, Kushinagar (Known for the salvation of Lord Buddha), and Gorakhpur, known for its many beautiful temples.The recently formed on 9-Nov-2000, 28th state of India named Uttrakhand is famous for the famous Tiger Reserve, the Jim Corbett Park, named after Jim Corbett; hunter, naturalist and writer who was known for slaying many man eating tigers and leopards in the area. Other popular destinations in Uttrakahand are the hill station like Nainital, cities like Dehradun and important places of pilgrimage for Hindus like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kedarnath and Uttarkashi. Cities in North India are very well connected to other important cities in the country by air, rail and road. North Indian cities have a range of hotels to choose from, be it five star or budget travel. 

Top most tourist spot of North India:
North India, defined as Northern part of India region It includes Delhi, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Harayana, Punjab, Bihar, and jharkhand.
North India is an exciting travel destination and is endowed with a rich history, unique culture, flora and fauna and most importantly friendly people. North India has been the ruling ground of the Maurya, Gupta, Mughal, Sikh, Maratha and the British Indian Empire, ensuring it has a diverse culture. 
 North India has many tourism spots and diverse culture such as Hindu pilgrimage centers of Char Dham, Haridwar, Varanasi, Ayodhya, Mathura, Vaishno Devi and Pushkar, the Buddhist pilgrimage centers of Bodh Gaya, Sarnath and Kushinagar, the Sikh Golden Temple and the Muslim pilgrimage destination of Ajmer, as well as world heritage sites such as the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve, Khajuraho temples, Hill Forts of Rajasthan, Jantar Mantar (Jaipur), Bhimbetka Caves, Sanchi monuments, Qutb Minar, Red Fort, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri and the Taj Mahal. It also have world class heritage, Arts and culture of Maurya, Gupta, Mughal, Sur, Maratha, Sikh and British Indian Empires.

Wildlife Park :

  • Corbett National Park
  • Nanda Devi National Park
  • Dachigam National Park:
  • Great Himalayan National Park:
  • Desert National Park
  • Kanha National Park
  • Vikramshila Gangetic Dolphin Sanctuary:
  • Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary:
  • Dudhwa National Park:
  • Ranthambhore National Park:

Top eye-catching attractions in Lucknow

At present Lucknow is capital city of Uttar Prades, so almost administrative movement managed from here, It is also known as "city of Nawab" and consisting many more extraordinary sandstone monuments in his lap like exquisite mosques and intriguing remains of British-era buildings—there are several places to visit in Lucknow that symbolize the city's rich historical place and Indian history culture. Retaining its old-world charm, Lucknow lures in travelers looking to explore a relatively unknown side of India. The next time you visit the capital of Uttar Pradesh, explore the historic side of the city by visiting these architectural landmarks. From British Raj-era buildings that boast of a wealth of culture to grandiose monuments and verdant parks—here is your guide to getting around the city of Nawab.

Bada Imambara : Bara Imambara, a top most shrine of Muslim culture, it was build by famous ruler Asaf-ul-Daula in 1784.Bara Imambara is an Imambara complex in Lucknow, India, It is also called the Asafi Imambara. Bara means big, and an Imambara is a Muslims shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari.

Chota Imambara: Chota Imambara situated in the west of Bada Imambara and it is also known as Hussainabad Imambara, Built by Nawab Mohammad Ali Shah in 1837-42, it is more ornate in design with exquisite chandeliers, gilt-edged mirrors, silver mimbar and colorful stuccos which adorn the interiors. A golden dome and fine calligraphy on the exterior of the building makes it truly exceptional monument of Mughal architecture.

Gandhi Museum: Situated near Residency, the Gandhi Museum gives an insight into the different aspects of Mahatma Gandhi's life. There is a rich library in the same premises having a collection of some 18,000 books. Timing: 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Closed on Sunday.

Indira Gandhi Planetarium: Indira Gandhi Planetarium was inaugurated on 8th May, 2003 by the Hon. Chief Minister of UP Ms. Mayawati. It is made with the purpose to provide  information on different aspects of astronomy through planetarium shows exhibits a novel attraction of the city. The Saturn shaped building of the planetarium is unique of its kind. This completely air-conditioned planetarium has a state of art projection system, which gives special effects while projecting. Art projecting system, digital sound and lift-ramp for handicapped persons are the other worth mentioning facilities available here.

Jama Masjid : The large mosque with tall minarets extant towards south-west of Hussainabad Imambara and considered as one of the most beautiful mosques in India, the Jama Masjid in Lucknow is truly a gorgeous sight. Built entirely in yellow sandstone, the masjid was constructed by Sultan Ahmed Shah in 1423. It is mixed up architecture of Muslim, hindu as well as jainism cultural. The designs on the pillars of the masjid have been inspired by the Hindu and Jain cultures.

The Residency: The British Residency of Lucknow is a famous historical landmark of this place.It is a group of several building in a common precinct. The Residency now exists in ruins and is located in the heart of the city, in vicinity of other monuments like Shaheed Smarak, Tehri Kothi and High Court Building. It was constructed during the rule of Nawab Saadat Ali Khan II

Rumi Darwaza : The Rumi Darwaza served as the entrance to the city of Lucknow. it is 60 feet high and was built by Nawab Asafuddaula (r. 1775-1797) in 1784. It is also known as the Turkish Gateway, as it was erroneously thought to be identical to the gateway at Constantinople. It is the west entrance to the Great Imambara and is embellished with lavish decorations.


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