Historic Places In India To Visit For A Royal Vacation

Historic places in India – If you are holidaying near Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, you should find plenty of ways to garner memories about a magnificent trip down ‘history’ lane!

Historic places in India –

1 – Red Fort in Delhi – The original white limestone structure, named as Qila-e-Mubarak by Shah Jahan, took up to ten years (1638 – 1648) to construct. Later on, the British had the entire Fort painted red.

2 – Qutub Minar – Designed from red sandstone by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, it boasts of an iron pillar, which has refused to rust even after 2,000 years! It is a fantastic sample of Indo-Muslim architecture, decorated with intricate carvings and Islamic verses.

3 – Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi – The Emperor’s resting place is extremely grand! The domes, elaborate corridors, arched alcoves and kiosks are glorious samples of Persian and Indian architecture.

4 – Agra Fort in Agra – This bewitching walled city (1565) comprises entirely of red sandstone. It has palaces, courts, passages, mosques and gateways.

5 – The Taj Mahal in Agra – It was Emperor Shah Jahan’s gift to his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal, in 1632. Designed from white marble, the opulent tomb took almost 22 years to complete!

6 – Fatehpur Sikri in Agra – Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khas deserve special mention. They are the highlights of this royal city constructed during Emperor Akbar’s reign.

7 – Jag Niwas in Udaipur – This grand structure, built in 1746 by Maharana Jagat Singh II, doubles up as both, historical place and luxury hotel, today.

8 – Raj Palace in Jaipur – Converted into a luxurious heritage hotel in 1995, it boasts of antique furniture, huge crystal chandeliers, charming frescoes, superb hand-painted and mirror works, and private museums!

9 – RAAS Devigarh in Udaipur – Renowned as Delwara Fort Palace earlier, its construction dates back to 1760. Converting it into a hotel took almost 15 years! You will love the spectacular, yet historical, lavishness on offer!

10 – Samode Haveli – The Rulers of Samode laid its foundation over 225 years ago. Today, it serves as a heritage hotel, which remains constructed around courtyards or chowks.

CONTACT US

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Sending

©20182017; Copyright Bloggstudio.com

or

Log in with your credentials

or    

Forgot your details?

or

Create Account

Skip to toolbar