India is known to house various traditions, cultures, beliefs and colors. The historical richness of the country opens many doors for the tourists. India consists of numerous historical monuments. Their superlative architecture makes them look extraordinarily alluring and exquisite. Tourists are privileged with grand history and many beauties. Check out some of the most fascinating historical places in India.
Mysore Palace: Mysore Palace situated in the city of Mysore which is also known as city of palaces as it houses many grand palaces of India. Mysore Palace is also called ‘House of Royals’. It was built in 1912. The palace is embellished with all the royal artifacts. It is India’s second most visited monument. The palace showcases grand Hall of private chamber, Audience Chamber, the Diwan-e-aam and grand wedding hall. Stuffed with beauty, it is a real visual treat for its visitors.
Ajanta & Ellora Caves: India is jeweled with a very fascinating monument of Ajanta and Ellora caves. Proudly situated in the city of Aurangabad in Maharashtra, the caves are designated as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. It was discovered by a British army officer, John Smith in 1819. The antiquity of the caves state that it was being made by Hindu and Buddhist monk who use to reside there for meditation. Ajanta and Ellora is rich in wall carved painting, sculptures, footprints and throne.
Hampi: The historical village of Hampi was once the residence of great Indian Empires. It was also called last capital of Vijayanagar. Hampi covers an area of 25 kms and also has 500+ beautiful monuments in it. The village still captures the attention of history addicts. Hampi is amongst the most valuable monuments and historical places that you can visit in India.
Konark Sun Temple: Konark Sun Temple was built in 13th century by King Narasimhadeva. It is situated in the heart of Odisha. Stories say that this splendid temple was a gift to Surya (Sun God) by Samba, son of Lord Krishna and Jambvati. The temple has very interesting history. It is a proud and beautiful monument of Odisha and has a massive tourist following.
Above stated are the proud monuments of India which contribute immensely to build its heritage. A visit to India is incomplete if you don’t visit all these monuments.