India, a vast country with an amazingly diverse landscape and culture is one of the most preferred tourist destinations by people around the world. India welcomes thousands of tourist every year. With their rich culture and history the cities in are a must visit. Northern India is home to a vibrant culture and landscape. Delhi, the capital of India is a mix of the old and new. Every nook and corner of Delhi has a story to tell, thanks to the rich history of Delhi. Jaipur, famous as the Pink City, is the capital of Rajasthan. Jaipur is famous for its elegant palaces and forts. Agra is famous across the globe for Taj Mahal, the symbol of love. Agra was the capital of India during the Moguls. These three beautiful cities form the golden triangle of Indian Tourism.
Delhi reflects the rich heritage of the past and the impressive development of modern times. The Mauryas, The Moguls, the British, and of course, the local people themselves have played a role in shaping Delhi to its present form. The forts, mosques and temples of Delhi reflect the influences of all the empires that have ruled it. Old Delhi is famous for its Mogul monuments and cuisine. Jama Masjid, located in old Delhi is the largest mosque in India. Red Fort and Ghalib ki Haveli are other major attractions here. Connaught Place, GK, Vasant Vihar portray the modern face Delhi with swanky showrooms and malls. Tourists can also enjoy dance and music in cultural events organized by various groups. Qutub Festival is one of the most sought out cultural event in Delhi.
The city of Agra is synonymous with Taj Mahal. The Mogul emperor Shah Jahan built Taj Mahal in memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Situated on the west bank of River Yamuna, Agra attracts tourist from the country and world around. It is located at a distance of 204 km south of Delhi. The glorious history of Agra is reflected in the elegant monuments of medieval India built by Moguls. Fatehpur Sikri was a sub city in which palaces wee built in red stone. Akbar built many structures inside it in honor of his queens. Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-DaulaChini ka Roza and Sikandra are other historically significant monuments worth visiting. Agra is also famous for its marble souvenirs and leather items. Taj Mahal Complex, Kinari Bazaar, Raja Mandi and Sadar Bazaar are famous markets of Agra.
Jaipuris famous for its majestic forts, opulent palaces, sand dunes and beautiful lakes. Hawa Mahal is one of the most striking structures in Jaipur, built by poet-king Sawai Pratap Singh. Jal Mahal was built as a pleasure spot for the royals of Jaipur; the first four floors of this structure are immersed in water only the top floor is above water. The City Palace, Jantar Mantar, Sisodia Rani ka Bagh, Jaigarh Fort are major tourist attraction in Jaipur. Tourists can enjoy royal treatment in palace-cum-hotels of Jaipur. can also enjoy folk dance and music here. Kalbalia and Ghoomar are the famous folk dance forms of Rajasthan.
Touring the nexus of Delhi-Agra-Jaipur tour is a must for every tourist coming to India. There are special tour packages offered for the golden triangle. These three cities are interconnected by air, railways and road.