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Top 24 Tourist Attractions of India that every tourist must experience

Top Tourist Attractions of India

With a wide range of tourism options offering brilliant insights into India and its historical, cultural, religious, architectural and natural heritage, there's no dearth of riveting tourist attractions across length and breadth of India. First-hand observations into the lives of a vibrant potpourri of people of different states, languages, religions, and cultural backgrounds serve as a captivating window to the binding factors of diversity in India. Witnessing the enduring essence of the sacred River Ganges and the life that exists around it and the everlasting beauty of Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, are once-in-a-lifetime opportunities for many of us. 

What can be better than planning a trip to some of the prime and most popular tourist hotspots of the country with dedicated tour experts and guides of IVAT who are well-versed with local highlights and nuances and can show you around in English or your own language. From alluring caves of Ajanta and Ellora and famous Khajuraho Temples to forts and palaces of India, Beaches of Goa to Houseboats of Kerala, Trekking in the Himalayas to visit some of the most exquisite temples across the state, we offer you a list of some of the most interesting sights to visit and experiences to witness in the country.

1.      Ajanta Ellora Caves

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The Ajanta caves are located outside the village Ajanta, 107 km’s away from Aurangabad city and set in the semi-arid Sahayadri Hills over the Waghur River. Ajanta caves comprise of 29 rock-cut cave monuments was constructed in two phases. The first phase of caves was built around 200BC and the second phase of caves was built in 600 AD. The Ajanta caves feature beautiful paintings, murals, frescoes and sculptures that depict tales of Jatakas. These caves have well-preserved wall paintings of Boddhisattvas, Padmapani, and Avalokiteshvara.

The Ellora caves complex, which is situated 30km from the city of Aurangabad is an archaeological site. It was built by the Rashtrakuta rulers between the 5th and 10th centuries. It comprises of 34 caves in the solid rocks of the Charanandri Hills. These caves are a symbol of art, culture, and architecture. 

2.      Taj Mahal, Agra

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The Taj Mahal is a white domed marble mausoleum situated on the river bank of Yamuna in Uttar Pradesh, Agra, India. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site. It means in Persian/Urdu as "crown of Palaces".

It's among the Seven Wonders of the World. It is one of the finest Mughal architecture that combines elements from Ottoman Turkish Islamic, Persian, Ottoman Turkish and Indian architectural style. 

3.      Agra Fort, Agra

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Besides, Taj Mahal, there is another UNESCO heritage site in Agra to see, which is the "Agra Fort" also known as "Agra Red Fort" located within 2 km's from Taj Mahal on the banks of river Yamuna. It spread over the 94-acre semi-circular plan. Its chord lies parallel to the Yamuna River with seventy feet high walls. It is built in red sandstones and encloses many monuments, palaces, the Fish Pavilion, audience halls, the Nagina Masjid, Garden of Grapes and the Pearl Mosque. It resembles the Mughal Architecture along with 500 years of history associated with Mughal emperors. 

It is a very important site in terms of architectural history. Its architecture is a mix of Hindu and Islamic architecture. 

4.      Red Fort, Delhi

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Red Fort was built by the Emperor Shahjahan after he shifted the Mughal Capital from Agra to Delhi. Earlier known as the ‘Qila-e-Mubarak’, it is now known as Lal Quila or the Delhi Fort. Its construction began in 1638 and completed in 1648 and it got the status of UNSECO World Heritage Site in 2007. The magnificent architecture of the Red Fort is a perfect blend of Persian, Indian and European art form and is one of the most attractive monuments of Delhi. Light & Sound show, describing Mughal history in the evenings, is a tourist highlight. 

5.      Khajuraho Temple

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Khajuraho is a village located in Chhatarpur district in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. It has been a globally famous tourist destination with its architecturally beautiful temples. The Khajuraho group of monuments has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also considered as one of the Seven Wonders of India. 

Apart from the temples there is a fort, a palace and a museum for those who want to seek imperial and cultural finery of the area. There are interesting lakes, waterfalls, beautiful rock creations which attract nature lovers and national parks and havens for the wildlife enthusiasts. The village of Khajuraho has the largest group of Hindu and Jain temples, famous for their intricately carved erotic sculptures. Some people call “Khajuraho Temples” as the “Temples of Love”. Intricately carved sculptures depict the daily life of people of that period. 

6.      Qutub Minar, Delhi

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The Qutub Minar, the tallest brick tower in the world is located in Mehrauli in South Delhi. The name of the minaret was kept after Qutubuddin Aibak, the man who initiated its construction. His successor and son-in-law, Iltutmish, later completed it. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Qutub Minar is the highest tower in the world with a height of 72.5 meter with 379 steps from the bottom leading to the top.

The Minar is narrowing upwards. The diameter of the foundation is 14.3 m while the crest floor has a diameter of 2.7 m. It is made of red and buff sandstone. Aibak constructed the first floor and Iltutmish added the other storeys. All the storeys are surrounded by projected balconies encircling the Minar and supported by stone brackets. Qutub Minar is one of the most famous tourist destinations in India.

7.      Sun Temple Konark

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Konark Sun Temple is situated on the shores of Puri, Orissa, India. It was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984. It is also one of the Seven Wonders of India and attracts tourists from all over the world. The Konark temple is widely known not only for its architectural grandeur but also for the intricacy and richness of the sculptures. The entire temple has been built as a Chariot of the Sun God with 24 wheels, each about 10 feet in diameter and having a set of spokes and sophisticated carvings. Seven horses drag the chariot. Two lions are shown guarding the entrance and crushing the elephants of the adversaries in the battlefield. Each elephant in turn lies on top of a human body.

The temple is a symbol of the mighty and powerful Sun God. At the entrance is the Nata Mandir where the temple dancers used to perform in reverence to the Sun god. Majestic in its origin, the temple is one of the awe-inspiring monuments of India with remarkably arresting dimensions and perfect proportions.

8.      Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri is one of the most popular historic monuments and UNESCO World Heritage site in India. It is an extension of Vindhyan ranges situated about 40 km west of Agra District in Uttar Pradesh, India. Earlier there was a large natural Lake with abundant water, which has now dried up. During the eve of the Khanwah battle in 1527 A.D. Babur the Mughal king visited this place and founded a garden with a Jal-Mahal and a baoli (step-well) to commemorate the victory. 

The grandson of Babur, Akbar shifted his capital from Agra to Sikri for 13 years on the honor of Saint Sheikh Salim Chishti, who had blessed him with a son and resided here. He constructed a series of royal palaces, courts, independent pavilion and institutions which took 15 years in planning and construction. He named it "Fatehpur Sikri" means city of victory. The legends of Akbar, nine Jewels or Navaratnas were born here. It is one of the best architectural collections of Mughal architecture.

9.      Humayun's Tomb

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Humayun's tomb is one of the remarkable architecture of Mughal Empire in India and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is situated on the river bank of Yamuna in Delhi the capital of India. It is a tomb commissioned by Mughal Emperor Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 AD after the death of Mughal Emperor Humayun. It was a garden-tomb in Mughal style inspired by Persian architecture. The tomb stands in the centre of the garden, which is further divided into four Charbagh i.e. causeways. In the centre runs deep water channel. The square built of red sandstone in the two storey structure, with chamfered corners, high terrace and arches on arches each side. The eight-sided central chamber includes a cenotaph and the corner chambers are lead by the diagonal sides, which is the house of the graves of the other family members.

It is like the Taj Mahal at Agra and there is a common impetus behind this one is devoted for husband by a wife and another is devoted for wife by her husband. So many Mughal dynasties were buried here.

10.      Mahabalipuram

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Tamil Nadu is best known for the generous hospitality and kindness of its people that makes one feel secure and comfortable in the state. Its rich history and ancient linguistic evolution lend it a social, cultural and traditional heritage that is worthy of note. Mahabalipuram on the Coromandel Coast, alongside the Bay of Bengal, has stone legacies that propel it to one of the most popular tourist attractions in the state. Situated 60 km from Chennai, it is believed that rock carvings and temples in this port town are the oldest surviving specimens on the eastern coast of India.

A well-established seaport from seventh to the tenth century, Mahabalipuram became the capital of Pallavas after they shifted from Kanchipuram. You can see innovative and exuberant sculptures and unique paintings at Mahabalipuram that make ingenious use of available resources. The creative energy that the city has witnessed is enviable. An area of exploration for emerging art and architecture forms; Mahabalipuram became the ground for artists and artisans to display their best.

Besides the aesthetics and architecture, Mahabalipuram offers the splendor of Nature and classical handmade crafts too. Its white sandy beaches that shimmer silver in moonlight look mesmerizing when surrounded by a number of casuarinas trees. The grandeur of the city of Mahabalipuram is awe-inspiring and lends it a historical charm that is rarely seen anywhere else.

11.      Kaziranga National Park

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Situated on the banks of the mighty Brahmaputra River, Assam, Kaziranga National Park sprawls over an area of around 430 sq km. It is famous for the One Horned Indian Rhinoceros and other wild lives in the North East India. It is also a safe haven to a number of other wild lives. It is the ideal habitat for the Indian Rhino with its marsh and tall thickets of elephant grass. Due to limitless poaching of this antediluvian survivor, the Kaziranga National Park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1940. The name of Kaziranga National Park has been inscribed in the World Heritage Site List 1985, due to the values and criteria.

Major Wildlife of Kaziranga National Park

Apart from the great one horned Indian Rhino, the other wild attractions include a large population of tiger, Bison, Indian Elephants, Swamp Deer (Barasingha), Sloth Bears, Hog Deer, Jungle Cats, Leopard Cats, Otters, Hog Badgers, Capped Langurs, Hoolock Gibbons, Jackal, Wild Boar, Wild Buffalo, Pythons, Monitor Lizards, Hispid Hare, Indian Gray Mongoose, Small Indian Mongooses, Large Indian Civet, Small Indian Civets, Bengal Fox, Golden Jackal etc.

The variety of species of birds, seen on safari, at the Kaziranga National Park can leave one enraptured and dazzled. These species include the Black-Shouldered Kite, Oriental Honey Buzzard, Black Kite, Pallas’s Fishing Eagle, Brahminy Kite, White Tailed Eagle, Grey-Headed Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Griffon, etc. Other birds found in the marshy areas during winters include Greylag Geese, Bar-Headed Geese, Ruddy Shelduck, Gadwall, Falcated Duck, Red-Crested Pochard and Northern Shoveller.

Flora of Kaziranga

The four main types of vegetation found in the park are alluvial inundated alluvial savanna woodlands, grasslands, tropical moist mixed deciduous forests, and tropical semi-evergreen forests.

12.      Keoladeo National Park

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Keoladeo National Park in Bharatpur is a pilgrimage for the bird lovers and is a paradise for those interested in the avian world. During the British raj also it was renowned as the best duck shooting reserve. However, in 1956 it was declared a reserve for birds and later graded as the national park of India. It has been listed as the World Heritage site by UNESCO. It is located at an ideal geographical location on the main avian route of North-South India. This national park is quite is quite small in size spread across 29 km but it boasts of housing more than 375 species of gorgeous birds, out of which more than 132 of them breed inside the National Park adding new ones to the list each year.

This sanctuary attracts birds from all over the world including China, Siberia, Europe and Tibet along with those found in India. The resident bird activity starts before the monsoons on the Kadamb and Babool trees of the park. The Ajan Bandh water fills the ponds and lakes of the park for these birds to nest around it.

Out of 29 sq. km area, 11 sq. km is covered with water and the rest is laden with rich variety of birds including white and red vented cheeked bulbuls, kingfisher, quails, babblers, sunbirds, partridges, sparrows, orioles and parakeets that dwell in burrows or bushes. The park is ornithologists delight and a pilgrimage for bird lovers with its year rounds activity of birds. Although birds are the predominant dwellers of the park, nevertheless, the animal populace also graces the beauty of the sanctuary. You can easily spot the antelopes, nilgais and the spotted deer here. You can even see pythons sometimes that bask in the sun.

In order to enjoy the beauty of the park, it is best to travel on foot or on a bicycle. However, you can also engage Electra van of the forest department but the vehicles are permitted only up to Shanti Kutir. You can also hire cycle-rickshaws.

13.      Sundarbans National Park

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The mangrove forests and marshland in the delta region of Sunderbans are a part of the world’s largest mangrove swamp and delta region of three great rivers – Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna. The Sunderbans National Park stretch to an area of about 2,585 sq. km area have a very interesting wildlife. It was named after Sundari trees that were once found in abundance here.

Flora and Fauna in Sundarbans National Park Home to more than 400 Royal Bengal Tigers who can swim expertly in water channels of the marshland, Sunderbans is one of the finest destinations for an exciting wildlife adventure trip. Chital Deer and Rhesus Monkeys are numerous and crocodiles can be seen along the mud banks. Aquatic fauna that can be seen here include Hermit Crabs, Red Fiddler Crabs, and fishes. Batagur Baska on the Mechua Beach and Ridley Sea Turtle at Kanak are endangered species. Barking Deer in the Holiday Island and reptiles such as Rock Python, King Cobra, and Water Monitor are other wildlife attractions of Sunderbans.

14.      Varanasi 

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The celebrated American writer Mark Twain once wrote, "Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend and looks twice as old as all of them put together". Banaras or Varanasi is one of the oldest living cities in the world. According to the Hindu belief, Varanasi is the center of the universe.

Varanasi, also known as Kashi – the city of light, is situated along the west bank of the Ganges (River Ganga) at precisely the only point along its course where the river flows from South to North. Varanasi is a place where smoke from pyres and the sound of the temple bells conjoin to create an inscrutable aura of religious ardor. The beautiful temples of Banaras are further complemented by the Ghats on the waters of Ganges. The 4 km stretch covering all the Ghats are best seen early morning. The best way to approach the Ghats is by Dashashwamedha Ghat, where boats are available on hire. A boat ride to the nearby Manikarnika Ghat or further reveals Hindu final rites, where shrouded bodies and funeral pyres are lined up with marigold flowers decorating the holy waters below.

Some of the prominent Ghats are Daswamedh Ghat (don’t miss the evening aarti), Assi Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Tulsi Ghat, Panch Ganga Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Lalita Ghat, and Harishchandra Ghat.

15.      City Palace, Jaipur

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The City Palace occupies one seventh of the total area of the walled city of Jaipur, the Pink City. Originally built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh of the Kachhwaha clan of Rajputs, many additions by successive rulers were made. The Palace is a concoction of Mughal and Rajasthani style of architecture. The Complex comprises of various structures, gardens, courtyards, etc. 

The City Palace is a one in a million marvel that should not be missed. 

16.      Goa Beaches

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Goa, the smallest state in the country, is situated on the west coast of India. The Goan coastline along the Arabian Sea has numerous palm-fringed sandy beaches, which offer the perfect destination for a romantic honeymoon or an ideal vacation.

A Portuguese colony until 1962, Goa features its Indo-Portuguese culture and architecture with enthralling sophistication. Goa's beaches reflect its richly colorful mosaic of history. The numerous beaches in Goa offer something for everyone, from luxury resorts to makeshift huts, and from trance parties and adventure sports to solitary moments of peace and calm.

Beautiful palm-fringed beaches of Goa are not only ideal for relaxing but also for adventure sports like sailing, surfing, para-sailing, water skiing, jet skiing, etc. The beach resorts have excellent accommodation facilities as well as Ayurvedic treatment, body massage, and spa therapy.

17.      Golden Temple, Amritsar

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The Golden Temple or Harmandir Sahib (Temple of God) is located in the Indian state of Punjab. This Sikh temple is the most austere place of worship for the Sikhs. Originally built in 1574 AD by Guru Ram Das Ji, the fourth guru of Sikhs, the temple underwent many changes and additions over the years.

The temple is a masterpiece combining elements from both Hindu and Muslim styles of architecture. The skilled nakkashi (intricate carvings) and frescoes inside the temple exemplify the indigenous and meticulous work that has been put into its making. The gold-plated temple with white marble walls also features copper cupolas and precious stones embedded in the walls. Verses from the holy Guru Granth Sahib decorate the interiors and the exteriors of the temple. The temple lies between Amrit Sarovar (the Lake of Holy Water or the Pool of Divine Nectar).

The importance of the temple is increased manifold by the presence of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib (the Holy Book of the Sikhs). Daily recitation of verses from the holy book brings hundreds of devotees to the temple every day. 

18.      Hawa Mahal (Palace of Wind), Jaipur

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Built-in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, Hawa Mahal (the Palace of Winds) is one of the finest examples of Rajputana architecture. Located in the Pink City Jaipur, Hawa Mahal is an integral part of the famous City Palace but stands aloof and commands its own identity. The structure incorporates the finest touch of Mughal architecture making it a marvel.

Designed by Lal Chand Ustad, Hawa Mahal is a pyramid-shaped facade with five stories. It has 953 small casements; each with tiny lattice worked pink windows (Jharokhas), small balconies and arched roofs with exquisitely modeled hanging cornices. The numerous Jharokhas has been designed in such a way that it looks like a giant honeycomb. The air circulation through windows keeps the Palace cool even in a hot climate. There is a stark contrast between the extravagant exteriors and the simple interiors of the palace.

Made in red and pink sandstone, the splendid architecture of Hawa Mahal emanates the glory of the royal family. The palace is beautifully outlined with white borders and motifs painted with quick lime.

19. Trekking in Himalaya

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The Himalaya Chain is spread northwest to southeast across Asia. The part of the Himalayan chain, which lies within Indian Territory, is called the ‘Indian Himalayas’.  Sikkim is home to many peaks including the world’s third highest, Kanchenjunga. To the west of Sikkim, the range forms a part of Nepal until you reach the border of Kumaun and Garhwal. From here, the Indian Himalayan chain continues through Kinnaur, Spiti, Ladakh and finally to East Karakoram. Many important places in India lie in the bosom of the Himalayas like Kashmir, Ladakh, Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Darjeeling, Gangtok, Dharamshala, Kasauli, Leh, etc. These places are known for their natural beauty and serenity. Zanskar, Kargil, Kullu Manali, Garhwal, Kumaon and Rishikesh are ideal destinations for trekkers.

The beautiful flowing rivers are well complimented by serene lakes and the glaciers are just spectacular. The waterfalls and the towering mountain peaks take one's breath away. A trek in Himalayas may range from easy adventures for the family to strenuous ones for those seeking high adventure.

20.   Junagarh Fort

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Junagarh Fort is one of the most imposing forts situated in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. It is located in the city of Bikaner also known as the “Camel City” or “Camel Country”. This magnificent fort was originally known as Chintamani Fort. It was renamed as “Junagarh Fort” or “Old Fort” in the early 20th century. It is an exception amongst all other forts of Rajasthan because it is not situated on a hilltop.

This magnificent fort was built by Raja Rai Singh Ji (the Sixth Ruler of Bikaner) in 1588 to1593 under the supervision of Karan Chand, the Prime Minister of Raja Rai Singh Ji. The fort is surrounded by a high wall and deep moats. There are 37 bastions guarding the fort with only two gates as the entrance pathway to the fort - the main one being the Suraj Pol or the Sun Gate. Just like the 37 bastions, there are 37 red sandstone marvels inside the premises of the fort, which include palaces with intricately carved windows, delicate balconies, towers and cabins, temples and pavilions.

The fort also houses a museum with an extensive collection of illuminated and rare scripts, jewellery, utensils, carpets, arms and weapons, treaties and other royal belongings. It also features a beautiful temple, Hari Mandir, where the royal family used to worship.

21.   Houseboat in Kerala

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Kerala, God’s own country, is situated in the southernmost part of India. Kerala is known for its spectacular beauty and marvelous backwaters. A ride in a houseboat or Kettuvallam is the precise way to enjoy both of these at the same time. A smooth cruise through calm waters of the beautiful rivers lets you enjoy the lush green environment around you sitting in the comfort of a well-set bedroom.

Completely modified to meet at the necessities of modern life, these houseboats emanate luxury and comfort. These houseboats are adequately furnished with an open lounge, bath-attached bedrooms, and a well-equipped kitchen. A cook, a Captain, and an Oarsman make up the crew for every houseboat making your stay comfortable and pleasurable. The cooks in the houseboats are the best in the business and offer delectable local cuisines.

Kollam, Alleppey (Alappuzha), Kottayam and Kochi (Cochin) make up the major part of the 900 km backwater network of Kerala. The cruise takes you through various beautiful lagoons, canals, and scenic waterways fringed by palm trees. On the way, observe the water lilies, lush paddy fields, coir villages, temples, and coconut groves. We can sum up the experience of staying in Kettuvallams in one word – absolute.

22.   Lake Palace, Udaipur

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The Lake Palace in Udaipur, Rajasthan is one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. Situated in the midst of Lake Pichola, it is like a white marble castle floating in the blue waters mirroring the sky. The Lake Palace was built in the 17th century in between the lake on a small landmass of 4 acres. It was initially called Jag Niwas after its initiator Maharana Jagjit Singh II, 62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar. Set against the backdrop of the majestic Aravalli Mountains on one side of the lake, and lofty palaces on the other.

This beautiful palace has now been converted into a luxury heritage hotel. It is run by the Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces and called Hotel Taj Lake Palace. The palace hotel has 83 rooms, 53 deluxe rooms and 17 royal suites. Each of the room of this palatial hotel has a distinct theme and is festooned with textiles and handicrafts according to the theme.

Taj Hotel Lake Palace provides facilities like world-class accommodation, conference hall, rich bar, swimming pool, coffee shop, multi-cuisine restaurant, jewelry shop, souvenir shop, recreational activities, boat cruise, etc. The hotel also organizes sightseeing tours of Udaipur city.

23.   Lotus Temple, Delhi

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In the capital city of Delhi lies the Baha’i Mashriqu'l-Adhkar, better known as the "Lotus Temple" due to its shape like a half opened Lotus flower built in white marble. It is also known as the Taj Mahal of Modern India due to its architectural excellence for which it has won many awards and international praise. Surrounded by lush lawns and gorgeous gardens, the temple is a symbol of the Baha’i faith, which beliefs in oneness of all religions and mankind.

The temple is open to followers for all faiths, religions and every walk of life. People of all religions visit this temple and offer prayers and perform meditation here. The temple is ideal for meditation and prayers with complete serenity. Silence is binding in the temple. People are advised to switch off their phones, mobile phones, cameras, and no chatting at all. Absolute silence is maintained in the main Hall of Prayer, which allows profound concentration and tranquillity. The kind of serenity and silence that prevails is exceptional.

The temple does not have any deities or idols. The temple comprises of three ranks of nine petals; each springing from a podium elevating the building above the surrounding plain. The first two ranks curve inward, embracing the inner dome; the third layer curves outward to form canopies over the nine entrances. The 9 pools depict the nine unifying spiritual paths of Baha’i Faith. It is believed that about 13000 people every day or 9 people every minute visit the temple. The Lotus Temple looks more beautiful and elegant in the night when lit with color lights. The temple is open every day for tourists between 10 AM to 4 PM.

Around 2002, its number of visitors was so large that it broke the record of the mighty Eiffel Tower and Taj Mahal.

24.   Mysore Palace, Karnataka

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The abode of the Royal Goodyear Dynasty for centuries, Mysore Palace is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Karnataka. The palace was incepted in the 14th century and since then it faced the wrath of time. Natural calamities and wars damaged the Palace time and again. The Palace as we see it in its current arrangement today was reconstructed in 1912 by the 14th Woodeyar King. Located in the heart of the city at Mirza Road, it was designed by the famous architect Henry Irwin. The palace is now converted into a museum displaying mementos, paintings, jewelry, royal costumes, and other items, which were once possessed by the Wodeyars. Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Woodeyar, the successor of the Woodeyar Rulers and a member of the Parliament, still resides in his personal palace built in the vicinity of the Mysore Palace.

Built-in Indo Saracenic style, it is a blend of Hindu, Muslim, Rajput, and Gothic styles of architecture. A three-storey palace with marble domes in grey and pink, it has a 145 ft five-storied tower and a remarkable sculpture of Gajalakshmi above the Central Arch. To the south of is the marriage pavilion or the Kalyana Mandapa with a center octagonal gabled roof, covered by stained glasses have gorgeous chandeliers of Czechoslovakian make many varieties of stones like granite, gneiss, and the trap of dark grey and ochre colors have been used. The interior of, mainly the Durbar Hall is luxuriantly decorated. Replete with ornate ceilings, intricately carved massive doors, and luminous floors, the entire picture emanates majestic finery.  

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