Friday, 2 May 2014

Drive from Past to Present with India's Golden Triangle

You are visiting India for the first time and want to explore the rich Indian history? Then let me take you to the Golden Triangle of India. Centering around Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the Golden Traingle is the most popular tourist destination in India. Travelers comprising of historians, researchers and photographers chose this famous destination for discovering the pride of India.

Delhi, India’s political capital is the keystone of India’s Golden Triangle tour. Delhi, once the site of Indraprastha, the mythical capital of Pandavas and the empire of Shah Jahan, today reincarnated itself as the most high-end metropolitan city in India. A city of multiple culture, numerous communities, maximum migrant population, Delhi reflects the multiple colours and flavors of India’s diverse composition. Starting from the historical Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Humayun’s Tomb and the colonial pillars of Connaught Place to the newly built Akshardham Temple and the DLF malls in Vasant Kunj, Delhi gives a perfect merge of the ancient and the modern.

This contemporary city offers you a host of sightseeing destinations. The Lotus temple, India Gate, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Humayun’s Tomb, Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, Akshardham temple, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Delhi just leaves you with options. It is an ultimate destination to fill your stomach. Starting from roadside food stalls to fine dining restaurants, and cuisines like Indian, Chinese, Thai, Tibetian, European, Mughlai, name it and you get it. Drop in at Delhi and you will get astonished by the blend of change it carries with itself.

Within a distance of 200 km form Delhi, lays the medieval city of Agra. It is the home to the emblem of love, Taj Mahal, along with Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. People from all over the world come to visit these three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Built on the banks of river Yamuna, the Taj Mahal is the most pictorial monument in the world. The script inside the walls of the mausoleum narrates the story of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his wife Mumtaz. Agra undoubtedly forms an important part of Indian history.

As we enroute from Agra to Jaipur, at a distance of 40 km there comes a city built of red sandstone, known as Fatehpur Sikri. Built by Akbar, the city was conceived in 1571. Crossing Fatehpur Sikri when we reach Jaipur, we will get an image of colourful India. The colourful turbans, green gardens, ancient forts and palaces will capture your vision. Founded in 1727, Jaipur is a major tourist attraction because of the famous City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal, Jal Mahal, Amber Fort, Jantar Mantar, and the old streets of Bapu Bazaar. The cheerful people, unique Rajasthani culture and the wandering camels will welcome you with all the warmth and love. Jaipur is no doubt a blend of traditional Rajasthani cuisine and modern luxury hotels built in the theme of Rajput palaces. The story of Rajput rulers indeed swings in the air of Jaipur.

With excellent road connectivity, Golden Triangle will take you for a hassle free vacation. Take this famous route and get to what India was in the past, what it is in the present and how it can be in future. You will get stunning replies from the world around you!!

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