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Historical Places in India

INDIA is a country of diverse history. Many historic sites in India are registered as world heritage sites because of their cultural importance. By visiting the most popular historic sites in India, you will travel back in time to ancient India.

1. Taj Mahal

Historical Places in India - Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal located in Agra, in Uttar Pradesh state, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from Delhi. From a distance, the Taj Mahal looks like a fairytale looms from the banks of the Yamuna. This place is actually a tomb containing the body of Mumtaz Mahal who was the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It was built as an ode to love.

The building that became one of the seven wonders of the world was built from 1630 and can take 22 years and 20,000 workers to complete. Taj Mahal is open every day except Friday, from 6:00 to 19:00 pm local time.

2. Hampi

Historical Places in India - Hampi

Hampi in Karnataka, about 350 kilometers (217 miles) from Bangalore. Hampi was once the last capital of Vijayanagar, one of the largest Hindu empire in Indian history. This place has some very charming ruins mixed with large stones in the back of the entire landscape. Ruins which was built since the 14th century to extend as far as more than 25 km (10 miles) and comprises more than 500 monuments.

Hampi is open every day, starting at 8:30 to 17:30. To view the entire reuntuhan is free but tickets to see the temple and the temple elephant Vittala a fee of $ 5.

3. Khajuraho Temples

Historical Places in India - Khajuraho Temples

Khajuraho temple is located in northern Madhya Pradesh, about 620 kilometers (385 miles) southeast of Delhi. This temple is a proof that the Kama Sutra comes from India. Here you will see Erotica abundant with more than 20 temples dedicated to sexuality and sex as well as temples are most famous for erotic sculpture. However, more than that, they show a celebration of love, life and worship.

They also provide a vision is not limited to the ancient Hindu belief and practice of Tantra. Khajuraho temple is open daily from sunrise to sunset and to get in here a fee of $ 5.

4. Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Historical Places in India - Ajanta And Ellora Canves

Both caves are located north of Maharastra, about 400 kilometers (250 miles) from Mumbai. Which will make you surprised hill is a cave carved stone carefully. There are 34 caves at Ellora originating between the 6th century and 11th century AD, and 29 caves at Ajanta which originated between the 2nd century BC and the 6th century AD.

If the Ajanta caves rich with paintings and sculptures, the Ellora caves famous for its extraordinary architecture. What is most remarkable about this cave is that they are made by hand, only with a hammer and chisel. You would be impressed to see it.

Ajanta Caves are open daily except Monday and the Ellora caves closed Tuesday. To enter the Ajanta caves are charged $ 10 while the Ellora Caves a fee of $ 5.


5. Fatehpur Sikri

Historical Places in India - Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri is located 40 km (25 miles) from Agra, in Uttar Pradesh. Fatehpur Sikri was once the pride of the capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. Fatehpur Sikri now stands empty as a ghost town but well preserved. This place has been abandoned by its inhabitants because of insufficient water supply.

Built of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri is full of great palaces and a large yard. You almost can feel the return to medieval here. Fatephur Sikri is open from sunrise to sunset and you only need to provide money to U.S. $ 5 to enter into it.
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