Every part of India upholds a distinct beauty and quality that fascinates tourists across the world. North India is enormously famous for magnificent forts, palaces, temples, and more, plus it reflects a perfect blend of conventional and contemporary tourist places to entertain all types of tourists. If you are planning to visit North India in this vacation, here are top 5 holiday destinations in North India that you should visit:
Delhi is India’s capital city, and one of the most sought after tourist destination. Although, the city has been revamped totally, but still manage to showcase ancient India. Delhi is divided into two parts- Old Delhi and New Delhi. Old Delhi is bit crumbling whereas new Delhi is quite planned. On your tour to Delhi, visit Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Swaminarayan Akshardham, Qutab Minar, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodi garden, Gandhi Smriti, Mughal Garden, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Chhatarpur Temple, ISKCON temple, Sai Baba Temple, Rashtrapati Bhawan, India Gate, Chandani Chowk, and many more.
Taj Mahal is worldwide famous for its incredible beauty. Furthermore, it is one of the top historical places in India. The monument is situated on the bank of the Yamuna river, representing a rich history dated back to 1630 AD. Shah Jahan made this tomb in memory of his wife Mumtaj Mahal. It took 22 years, and 20,000 workers to complete the construction. Apart from Taj Mahal, you should visit Agra fort, Memtabh Bagh, Mughal Heritage, fatehpur Sikri and old city.
Udaipur is known as the most romantic city of India. The city has enchanting old mansions, amazing gardens, beautiful temples, and palaces facing mesmerizing lakes. The City Palace, which stretches along the eastern shore of Lake Pichola, fascinates tourists. The Palace is adorned with Rajput military architecture, and Mughal Style decoration. Some famous tourist places in Udaipur include Jagdish Temple, Pratap Smark (Moti Magri), Dudh Talai, Gulab Bagh, Solar Observatory, Fateh Sagar, Nehru park and more.
Varanasi is one of the spiritual destinations in India. The city is a sacred Hindu city, popularly known as the city of Lord Shiva. Located on the bank of Ganga, it witness thousands of tourists every month from different cities of India and the world. On your tour to Varanasi, you should visit Bharat Kala Bhawan, Banaras Hindu University, Jantar Mantar, ramnagar fort, and Ganges Ghats. Other attractions of Varanasi include Kriti gallery, Sarnath, Dasaswamedh Ghat, Dhammek Stupa, Assi Ghat, Kedar Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat and more.
Guru Ram Das who was forth guru of Sikhs established Amritsar temple, also called as Golden temple in 1577. This is the spiritual capital for Sikhs, and attracts pilgrims from all over the world to come and pay homage to the Sikh Gurus. The main temple looks astonishing in night when it lit up, with its imposing pure gold dome illuminated. The complex remains open for almost 20 hours, when you visit the temple, make sure your head is covered, and you remove shoes as well.