India is land of variety in all aspects. Each state is India is different by culture, tradition, food habits, clothing and others. Because of this variety, India is also considered as a sub-continent. If you are tourist to India, visiting North India best represents the variety in India to the fullest. India holds great heritage as many kings ruled this land in the ancient times. The architecture and culture of the ancient times attracts the tourists form across the globe to relish these architectural marvels. There are many tourist locations in North India and this article highlights the notable places to visit in North India.
Delhi – This is the present capital city of India and also was the capital city in the ancient times. Hence, there are ancient architectures with significance at Delhi. Some of them include the red fort and Qutub Minar. There are also many present time architectures such as the Akshardham temple which is considered to be one of the largest temples in the world and the Lotus temple. Close to Delhi is another city called Agra which hosts one of the Seven Wonders of the World. This architecture which is an epitome of love is called the Taj Mahal which was built during the Mughal rule in India. This place is visited by all tourists who visit India.
Jaipur – This city is also known as the pink city as most of the architecture in this city is pink in color. Jaipur was resided by kings who have transformed the cities to place of interest. Some of the well known architectural marvels with cultural importance of this region are – Hawa Mahal, Amber fort and Jantar Mantar, The elephant right up the hill to visit the Amber fort is a great experience.
Udaipur – This city is also known as the city of lakes. It is in Udaipur where many five star hotels have modified the ancient properties to five star properties. Lake Palace located in Udaipur is a world famous architectural marvel. Close to Udaipur are other cities like Jodhpur and Bikaner. Bikaner is a place where they breed camels and this is done only at Bikaner and no where else across the globe.
Kashmir - Kashmir is a snow filled place located to the northern part of India. The Kashmir valley is surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains which offers an exotic location to the tourits. Many adventure sports are conducted in the Kashmir valley and if you are an adventure lover then you can actively participate in these activities.
Varanasi – This is the city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. Varanasi is also well known as Banaras or Kashi which is the holy place for Hindus. A visit to Kashi as a part of the North India tour would expose you to the strong culture and customs that prevail in India. Hence, it is also one of the important places to visit on your tour to North India.
These are a few important places and cities to visit on you visit to the North India.