From the snow dusted mountains and sun-washed beaches, India is really an incredible country and a territory of diversity which has a lot to explore. Adventure tours to India are unending because of having hundreds of enticing tourist destinations – from sleepy and lovely villas to software-savvy cities. Neverheless, we have listed 5 most visited UNESCO World Heritage Sites you should not miss – Khajuraho, Agra, Fatehpur, Ajanta & Ellora Caves and Hampi.
Taj Mahal attracts visitors to Agra just like honey to bees. This ancient monument hides the eternal love story of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who constructed it to dedicate his wife Mumtaz. It stands tall being the fame of unending beauty. The special part of this tomb is that its color changes as per the changes in sunlight through the day. Agra also has other appealing and amazing tourist destinations you should visit. Here tourists can get great tourism, shopping and entertainment experience as it has a large number of recreation areas.
Located in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho is attracts tourists with its architectural beauty. The temples of Khajuraho are the evidence of India's historical past. These rules have the symbols of religion and devotion and their walls are full of erotic sculptures which are revealing the treasury of lust and passion. Here, it is known as the ideal combination of science and tradition. Here you can find images of several gods engaged in enjoying crudest pleasure of human life. This is the reason why travelers choose tours to Varanasi-Khajuraho.
Also known as the ghost city, Fatehpur is one of the best historical sites in the country. It is located only 40 km west of Agra. This is the home of some well-preserved forts and palaces. Without a visit at its sandstone palaces, your Taj Mahal tour can not complete. In the 16th Century, Fatehpur Sikri was the Mughal's Capital. Because of lack of water, the Emperor Akbar conquered this city after 15 years. Being the World Heritage Site of UNESCO, Fatehpur has several ancient monuments and palaces like Panch Mahal, Buland Darwaza, Birbal Mahal, Salim Chisti Dargah and Jodha Bai Palace.
Ajanta & Ellora Caves
The Ajanta & Ellora Caves are famous for being cut and built by hands. Located in the state of Maharashtra, they have ancient times which depict the rich culture of India. The caves of Ajanta are famous for sculptures and paintings and the caves of Ellora are famous for their astonishing ancient architecture. These caves are said to be the repository of rich architecture of India.
Located in the state of Karnataka, Hampi is a village which is accessed in Vijayanagara. Vijayanagara was the empire and Hampi was the last capital of it. Now, it is known as one great Hindu empire in the history of India. Hampi became famous for historical ruins and temples which are collectively known as the Monuments Group of Hampi. Hampi is also famous for prehistoric museums, market streets, fortifications, palaces and temples.
The Final Verdict
All the historical places and UNESCO World Heritage Sites discussed above are some of the most popular and cultural heritage sites in the country. India is full of monument monuments, ancient cities and historical locations where you can visit and discover more about ancient Indian culture and tradition.