It is not without reason that India is called the great historical box: it artfully intertwines culture and religion, ancient and modern civilizations, architecture and nature, cuisine, and traditions. Both romantic travelers and adventurous travelers can find their place here. Every corner of India is a treasure trove of historical and cultural monuments. Western India is famous for its military monuments consisting of ancient forts and fortresses.
What architectural structures is India famous for?
- Taj Mahal. The historic building was built in the 17th century, reaches 75 meters in height, and is striking in its majesty. The mausoleum mosque is one of the new 7 Wonders of the World.
- Hampi and the ruins of Vijayanagar. The historic structure is situated amidst the ruins of the former imperial capital of Vijayanagar. Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as many cultural and architectural monuments have been preserved in this village.
- Red Fort. The fortress was reconstructed in 1565. The building is shaped in a semi-circle and has two entrances, with a 21-meter high wall around it. Inside you can see several Islamic mosques, beautiful gardens, and the residence of the rulers.
- Gateway of India. The architecture of the building is a combination of three styles:
There are many legends about the Gateway of India. It is said that one should pass through the Gateway only with good intentions, otherwise Mumbai will be inhospitable.
- Akshardham - If you are flying to Delhi, Akshardham, a Hindu temple made entirely of marble, is a must-see. It wasn't built that long ago: it's a little over ten years old. But the beauty and scale of the construction are astonishing even to the dullest travel critic.
And this is only the smallest part of what we could tell you. After all, there are endless and beautiful things to say about India. Have you long wanted to visit the oldest country in the world? Then click on the "Book" button and book your unforgettable trip to India.
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