India is the place of origin for many religions and cultures which is why there are many famous tourist places in India. The monuments and ancient sculptures are main attractions for tourists around the world. Here is our list of top 10 tourist places in India to inspire your travel plans.
Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal was created by Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan as a tribute to his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. It is one of the most famous tourist places in India and is also one amongst the UNESCO world heritage site. The beauty of this white marble monument leave visitors astonishing and you can enjoy your evening by walking on a pathway alongside fountain pool.
Pangong Lake, Ladakh
Pangong Lake is a crystal clear blue water Lake which is a perfect spot for camping and night gazing the stars. It is situated at an altitude of 4250 meters and is the most popular places in Leh Ladakh.
Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Aurangabad
Ajanta and Ellora Caves are beautiful rock cut monuments in Aurangabad dedicated to ancient Buddhist traditions and culture. It includes paintings and sculptures and are finest examples of ancient Indian art.
The Golden Temple, Amritsar
Golden temple also known as Harmandir Sahib or Darbar Sahib is a holy place for Sikh community located in Amritsar, Punjab. The Gurudwara is built around Sarovar or a man made pool.
Charminar is a popular monument created by Qutub Shahi Dynasty in 16th century. There is also a mosque at second floor which represents the remarkable work of medieval architecture.
Khajuraho Temples, Chhatarpur
Khajuraho Group of Temples is a group of Hindu and Jain temples located in Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh. It has famous sculptures of animals, erotica and mythical creatures.
City Palace, Udaipur
City Palace in Udaipur is built over Lake Pichola and belongs to royal Mewar family. The balconies and towers of the palace provide wonderful views of the city and the lake. The stunning architecture, magnificent gallery and museum are the major attractions of City Palace.
Tawang Monastery, Tawang
Tawang monastery is located in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh and is the second largest monastery in world. It is located at an elevation of 3000 meters and provides mesmerizing and scenic views.
Sun Temple, Konark
Sun Temple was built in 13th century by the Eastern Ganga Dynasty and is known for its architectural style. The temple was built by carving large blocks of rocks and is also a UNESCO world heritage site.
Rani ki Vav, Patan
Rani ki Vav is the biggest attraction for this beautiful place in Gujrat called Patan. It has also been listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and shows the craftsmanship of ancient time. Built in 11th Century, this grand step well is designed as an inverted temple. Earlier, it was surrounded by a number of medicinal herbs which imparted medicinal quality to water to prevent viral diseases and fever.