India is the second most populous country in Asia in the world, with a population of more than one billion people, and is the seventh largest country by size of geographical area. With the size of the region, India has a variety of tourist attractions that attract foreign tourists. No exception of the following places.
Starting from the palaces, temples, to beaches in India is mandatory destinations to be visited by a traveler. It is not wrong if the famous celebrity couple Raisa-Hamish had time to vacation in a country full of this culture.
What’s interesting about tourist buildings in India is that the architecture is very magnificent and beautiful. Like a fairytale!
Here are some fairytale places that can be visited when visiting India.
1. Hawa Mahal
Hawa Mahal is one of the best known buildings in India. This building is a palace, monument and observatory that stand majestically in Jaipur. The building is famous as the “Palace of Winds” which means the wind palace because there are many windows so the wind always goes through it. Eve in Indonesian also means wind.
The building which was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh is very famous among foreign tourists. No doubt, the building has a beautiful architecture with dominant pastel colors. A brief reminder of the film The Grand Budapest Hotel, right? Even though it has an amazing outside view, the inside of this palace is equally beautiful.
2. Amber Fort
The next destination like a fairytale is Amber Fort or Amber Fort which is still located in Jaipur. This building that functions as a magnificent fort was built by King Man Singh. It has a garden with beautiful grounds, a place of worship in the form of a temple, a magnificent entrance, and a cool interior.
Visitors who come to the Amber Fort will be able to see the amazing view of the surrounding mountains. You can also ride an elephant that is being displayed in this place.
3. Agra Fort
Agra Fort is one of the best fortresses that can be found in India. Agra Fort was originally built as a military building in 1565 but was converted into a luxurious palace around 1650. This fortress gave a nuance like life several hundred years ago. It really is a destination like a fairytale.
Certainly Agra Fort which is included in the UNESCO heritage list is a good destination for hunting photography. The fort adjacent to Indian landmark, the Taj Mahal, is so vast that it takes around 2-3 hours to explore the fort. Interested in this beautiful building?
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4. Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is the most famous monument in India located in Agra, India. Because of its popularity, the Taj Mahal is visited by seven to eight million visitors every year. The main attraction of the Taj Mahal is its history. The Taj Mahal is proof of the love of King Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz Mahal which was built with a time of 22 years.
Standing on an area of 22.4 hectares, the Taj Mahal is a palace complex consisting of fountains, tombs and beautiful ponds. One of the 7 wonders of the world is a mandatory destination when visiting India.
5. Tungnath Temple
This time switching to Uttarakhand state in India, there is a unique destination, Tungnath. Tungnath is the highest Hindu temple in the world which is located at an altitude of around 3600 M. Tungnath literally means Lord of the peak, which means the king of the highest peak. This temple is located in the mountains and valleys of the Mandakini and Alaknanda rivers.
Tungnath is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is also associated with the Pandawa legend, a hero of the Mahabharata. Interested in exploring the beauty of the iceberg that is full of Hindu culture?
6. Amandaman Islands
The Andaman Islands are a destination for natural beauty located in the Indian Ocean. Andaman is an archipelago that is quite extensive and has a panoramic view of the sea and coast that can be aligned with the Caribbean or Maldives. The Andaman Islands have a beach color that is fresh and clear like crystal.
Of course it is the best destination for diving and snorkeling. There are unique facts about this beautiful archipelago, it turns out the location of the Amandaman Islands with Indonesia is quite close, you know. The map shows the distance of the Andaman Islands very close to Sabang, Sumatra. The distance from Sabang to the southern part of the Andaman is only 150 kilometers or more or less the distance between Jakarta and Bandung. Close, huh?
7. Jama Masjid
Jama Mosque is India’s main mosque in the Old Delhi region. The mosque was founded by Shah Jahan, who also built the Taj Mahal. This mosque is said to be the work of magnum opus or the last masterpiece. Of course this mosque is a mandatory destination for foreign travelers to visit because the building has beautiful Mughal architecture, both on the outside (entrance) and the interior of the mosque.
Now that’s the 7th tourist destination that has a fairytale feel that can be found in India. A reasonable consideration for vacationing and traveling abroad.