Things to see in India

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in India.
  • Taj Mahal
    Agra
    Taj Mahal in Agra
    There are no words to describe its long history, its vast architecture, the purity of its materials. During my visit, a minister or the someone was supposed to be visiting, so the exhibition closed to the public in mid-morning. Beca...
  • Getting there is an arduous journey along impossible roads, but once you get there, you realize that it was really worth it. Several Jain temples rise up out of the middle of a lush and peaceful forest. Just by entering the grounds ...
  • .. Staying at the temple Hari Mandir Sahib in the evening is a joy! You feel like you are on fire, as at any time your life can just fly away. We sat in the crowd and matched totally mesmerized the tremendous beauty of the small tem...
  • Agra Fort
    Agra
    Agra Fort in Agra
    In the city of Agra, surrounded by the river Yamuna, you can find the monumental Red Fort, which was built in red sandstone by the Emperor Akbar Mongol. From here, there are great views of the Taj Mahal, it is beautiful. It is one o...
  • Mehrangarh Fort
    Jodhpur
    Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur
    One of the best castles, fortresses and views I've seen in my life; a beautiful place in Jodhpur City. The strong castle/fortress on the mountain has a sublime view of the city. On a sunny day you will enjoy a whole lot from here; y...
  • Amber Fort
    Jaipur
    Amber Fort in Jaipur
    The fortified palace of Amber was the citadel of Kachhwaha until 1727, when the capital was moved to Jaipur. Successive rulers continued to go to him on important occasions seeking the blessing of the goddess of the family, Shila De...
  • Varanasi
    Varanasi
    Varanasi in Varanasi
    Varanasi is a city where earth and mysticism combine. It's one of the holiest cities of Hinduism and a place of one of the first preachings of Buddha. In the city you can find everything from the most typical small bazaars to small...
  • This was one of the most incredibly powerful experience I've had during my travels. The ghats are terraced stairs that give people access to the Ganges river. They're always bustling with activity from the crack of dawn when the wom...
  • Hawa Mahal
    Jaipur
    Hawa Mahal in Jaipur
    The Hawa Mahal or Palace and the Winds, was built in the esthete 1799 for the Swai Pratap Singh, it is a whimsical structure that adds to the rich architecture of Rajasthan. The ornate facade, an emblem of the city today, is a baroq...
  • Udaipur
    Udaipur
    Udaipur in Udaipur
    Udaipur or you might call the city of lakes and palaces. In my case I visited the so-called "City Palace", and the museum has valuable collections of miniatures and "Gardens of the Maids of Honour". Here you can find the workshops ...
  • Ganges River
    Varanasi
    Ganges River in Varanasi
    You can see people cremating their dead, and also bodies which have not been cremated floating down the river. People bathing in it to purify themselves. A crazy tourist jumped into the river without fear of mutation: D When you th...
  • Jaipur
    Jaipur
    Jaipur in Jaipur
    On my arrival in Jaipur I found a great traffic jam that was caused by a demonstration of the electric company workers. The curious thing about the scene was how orderly it all was as they had to manifest all of them into two rows i...
  • Be it on foot, 4x4, with a camel or horse, the possibilities are numerous for a safari in the region of Nagaur. The dunes are amazing and it's really an amazing place, expected in northern India. It looks like the Sahara, but to a l...
  • Jama Masjid
    New Delhi
    Jama Masjid in New Delhi
    The majestic mosque was built on a natural promontory in 1656 by the emperor Shah Jahan, with three imposing white marble domes and twin black minarets that flank its majestic central arch, it took six years and 5,000 workers to com...
  • Aarti Ceremony
    Varanasi
    Aarti Ceremony in Varanasi
    One of the experiences I remember most about my trip to India was the Aarti ceremony on the banks of the river Ganges.It was carried out every night, and can only be performed by young members of the Brahmin caste (the upper class i...
  • Mumbai is full of colonial buildings, the most representative being the grand central station, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria station). It is the heart of the railway network and a symbol of the colonial era with tu...
  • To enter this place you have to cover your hair with a scarf and take off your shoes. The Sikh religion is very interesting. Men do not cut their hair or beards and they wear turbans. They also knot the beards under their chins and ...
  • Thar Desert
    Bikaner
    Thar Desert in Bikaner
    The Thar Desert is a large sandy region in the northwest of India and east Pakistan. Far from the preconceived idea of ​​what may be a desert, there are wild camels roaming the Thar, herds of goats, donkeys and the people's cows. It...
  • It was during our visit to Fathepur Skri, when we were in one of the rooms of the palace, that it came to our attention that some kids who we were watching what they did, and as if it was in a film one of them threw themselves int...
  • The Red Fort
    New Delhi
    The Red Fort in New Delhi
    One of the main tourist attractions of Delhi, the famous Red Fort, is declared an Unesco World Heritage Site. Its architecture has several different influences, including Islam. Inside there's an Indian history museum. It's easily ...
  • Pushkar
    Pushkar
    Pushkar in Pushkar
    Following the north exit of the city and only 5 or 6km. You can see sunsets real parades combined with animals. First there were monkeys and foxes, which quickly went past us right in front: After hundreds of birds of many breeds, a...
  • Raj Ghat
    New Delhi
    Raj Ghat in New Delhi
    Raj Ghat is the tomb of Mahatma Gandhi. It's simple, just like the leader of the independence movement of the Inda would have wanted. It's a marble platform located on the site of Gandhi's cremation, a day after his death on January...
  • India Gate
    New Delhi
    India Gate in New Delhi
    The India Gate is located just at the end of the long Raj Path. It's about 4 kilometers away, across from the presidential palace. On this huge avenue people come together to have picnics in the afternoon when it's not so hot and to...
  • The City Palace in the heart of Jai Singh II has been the residence of the government since the first half of the eighteenth century. The large complex is a fusion of Rajput and Mughal architecture, with wide open public buildings o...
  • Jaisalmer Fort
    Jaisalmer
    Jaisalmer Fort in Jaisalmer
    Jaisalmer is a beautiful city located in northern India. The city, sandy-colored, is located at the entrance of the Thar Desert, an amazing place where you seem to be in the Sahara, not in India, with camels and oases. The town is d...
  • Pondicherry
    Pondicherry
    Pondicherry in Pondicherry
    Pondi, the nickname of the city of Pondicherry, is the state capital of the Pondicherry region, south India. It used to be a French colony, which consisted of 4 cities on the coast, somewhat in the style of Ceuta in Morocco. These c...
  • When we went to the Amber fort we were offered the possibility of riding an elephant, but our rickshaw driver recommended we wait because being a tourist site the tour was not going to be very long and it would also be expensive. Wh...
  • Of the five observatories built by Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur is the largest one and also the best preserved. It was built between 1728 and 1734. I found a huge collection of 16 instruments, which is often described as "the most log...
  • Who hasn't seen in any of the many newscasts in our life, a piece on the over night border closing ceremony between India and Pakistan. This memorable day was hot and humid, it was busy and I was very tired, but I could see was cert...
  • Jag Mandir is a beautiful palace situated in the city of Udaipur, a city also known as the Oriental Venice due to the fact that it is partially built on water. The palace has three floors and is built with yellow stone and white mar...
  • Pushkar Lake
    Pushkar
    Pushkar Lake in Pushkar
    In this small town in India is the sacred lake. Thousands of pilgrims come here. The lake has a loudspeaker where prayers will not stop all day. The lake has many ghats, and to go to any of them, not all can be visited, you have to ...
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