The Top 10 Sights In India (Part 2)

5. Harmanimagesdir Sahib

The Golden Tem
ple and main attraction in Amritsar, which is the most important place for the Sikhs and their religion. Guru Ramdas ji. started to construct the temple in the 16th century and Maharaja Ranjit Singh covered all the upper floors with gold in the 19th century. The temple is always full of pilgrims from India and tourists.

4. Jaisalmer

It is located in Rajasthan’s, which is close to Pakistan’s border. Jaisalmer is the desert town and because of its sandstone walls in yellow, is often referred to as the Golden City. It rises in the Thar desert and looks like a scene from the Arabian Nights and its romantic vision.

3. Ajanta Caves

The monumental caves date from the 2nd century BC and were abandoned and forgotten from 650 AD until 1819. It was discovered by the British hunting party. Because it was well preserved and isolated, some of the paintings remained to this day, so did murals. Murals depict battlefields, ships, streets of the city, animals, forests and mountains. The gateway to the Ajanta and Ellora Caves is the famous Aurangabad city.

2. Varanasi

Varanasi is located on the River Ganges banks and is a sacred place to all Hindus, Jains and Buddhists. It is one of the oldest city, which was continuously inhabited. This is one of the most spectacular scenes, which can be seen in India. Pilgrims from all India come here to show their respect and devotion to the Gods.

1. Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum in the city of Agra and it was built in loving memory of the favorite wife of the emperor Shah Jahan from 1632 to 1653. Taj Mahal includes, next to marble mausoleum, reflecting pools, ornamental gardens with trees and bushes. It is considered to be one of the masterpieces of the new world.