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Archana Luthra

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North or South India: From the Golden Triangle to the Kerala Backwaters


There are many different types of tourist sites in India. The ancient caves, historical monuments, luxury train travel, and other interesting activities on such tours. It is a difficult choice to make so this article will help you know about the top tourist spots in North and South India.

The Golden Triangle is a popular tourist region. The name comes as it forms a triangle on the map for these three famous tourist spots. It consists of the destinations – Delhi – Agra – Jaipur (Golden Triangle Tour of India) where you will find monuments that India is famous from all over the world.

Red Fort: This structure constructed in the Mughal era with red sandstone is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

India Gate: It is a significant place where you can also walk by all the other historic monuments in Delhi with a memorial and inscriptions both sides.

Parliament House: This is the building where all the administrative duties take place in the country. It is a good place to see as there are flowering plants all around.

Taj Mahal, Agra: This place is synonymous with the name Taj Mahal. The marble structure is known worldwide as the romantic structure of love. Many renowned celebs and VIPs have visited this tomb of love built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife.

Agra Fort: In close proximity to Taj Mahal is the dwelling place of the Mughal Emperors dating back to sixteenth century called Agra Fort. This is a vast and massive fort so take time to visit.

Amer Fort: It gives an excellent view of the Maota Lake from the cobble stoned pathway to the structure made of red sandstone. This is known as one structure although the Jaigarh Fort of Jaipur is also here.

Fatehpur Sikri: This city inside the huge walls has several palaces and forts within it. It requires at least half a day to visit. Visit the tomb of Chishti, Buland Darwaza and many other historical structures within this UNESCO world heritage site.

Jaipur Palace: The pride of Jaipur attracts several tourists from all over the world. Popular as City Palace a part of this has turned into a star hotel and looks magnificent at evening time when illuminated.

Cochin, Kerala: This South Western Port on the Coast of the Arabian Sea is a picturesque destination in the excellent Kerala Backwaters view. Here are the top destinations to visit in Kerala.

Fort Kochi: Kochi is another word for Cochin. This is one of the oldest fort structures in Kerala. This was initial European township in Kerala. Many other sights such as St. Basilica and Fort Immanuel is in close proximity to Ernakulam where you find Fort Kochi.

Mattancherry Palace: The Deity of Goddess Padzahayannur can be found in the Dutch Palace courtyard. This place is situated close to the Fort Kochi and is a major tourist attraction all year around.

St. Francis Church: This is one of the top attractions from North to Southern India. The Portugal legend called Vasco Da Gama who discovered this place is buried in the St. Francis Church. It is also one of the earliest European Churches in the whole of India. The soldiers of the World War – I are also remembered here as there is the War Memorial right in front of the St. Francis Church in Kerala.