Traveling the Golden Triangle- Delhi,Agra, Japur
Distance: About 210 km from Delhi.
Known as India’s most famous and ancient city, Agra offers its visitors unlimited fun filled activities while exploring the city, and it is renowned worldwide for the famous monument of love – ‘The Taj Mahal’, which was constructed by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. There are very few cities in the world that can match the history and heritage of Agra, as this city is home to no less than three designated world heritage sites ‘The Taj Mahal’ the neighboring ghost city of ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ and the red sandstone ‘Agra Fort’. Established as the Mughal capital in the year 1526, it is known for its chaotic and vibrant marketplace, souvenir vendors, temples and many grand ancient monuments and tombs. Agra is not only a famous tourist destination but it is also a shopper’s paradise. There are plenty of old markets and newly built shopping malls, where travelers can buy the local specialties. Agra is also famous for its leather goods, handicrafts, sandal and rose wood items, brass decorations, stone carvings and embroidery work.
Distance: About 265 km from Delhi.
Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is popularly known as the ‘Pink City’ of India, this ancient city is situated in a semi desert territory, and over the centuries the people of Jaipur have preserved their rich Rajputana culture in form of their royal architecture that gives a wonderful insight into the culture and customs of Rajasthan. Jaipur, is famous for its palaces, forts and old havelis, which attract tourists in large numbers from all across the globe. The Amber Fort, City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Sheesh Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Ganesh Pol, and the Jal Mahal are some of the most popular tourist attractions of Jaipur. Adventure buffs can enjoy sports such as horse-riding, camel-riding, paragliding, hot-air ballooning and rock-climbing in Jaipur, while explore enthusiasts can take excursions to places like Karauli and Ranthambore National Park. Tourists, who love shopping, will enjoy it here as there are several markets offering a wide array of antiques, carpets, jewellery, pottery, artifacts, apparel, designer clothes and other handicraft items.
There are many other places that dot the landscape around Delhi, this list is a small indicative list of places where you can go on short excursions from Delhi. Hope you enjoyed reading this post. they say “Sharing is Caring”, if you would share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Social Media, it will be great for spreading awareness.