Modern Tourism in India
Taj Mahal in India
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A land of remarkable diversity––from ancient traditions and artistic heritage to magnificent landscapes and culinary creations––India will ignite your curiosity, shake your senses, and warm your soul. India has become a popular tourist destination, with thousands of people visiting different parts of India each year.
The country has much to offer travelers and tourists as a land of hills, rivers, plateaus, plains, beaches, and deserts. It also houses many luxurious hotels and resorts to cater to its booming travel and tourism industry. Cruise from the picturesque natural sites to the architectural wealth in this beautiful land. Some of the major tourist destinations include the Himalayas, Agra, Jaipur, Goa, Kerala, Delhi.
The Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. It was built by one of the Mughal Emperors named Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. The purity of the white marble, the exquisite ornamentation, the precious gemstones, and the picturesque location all make the Taj Mahal a stunning destination. Taj Mahal, "the epitome of love," is a monument of immeasurable beauty.
Gateway Of India
The Gateway of India is one of India's most unique landmarks, situated in the city of Mumbai. The colossal structure was built in 1924. The main reason behind the construction of the Gateway of India was to celebrate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay (Mumbai). The Gateway of India is a monument that marks India's chief ports.
Situated at Badi Choupad (Pink City of Jaipur), Hawa Mahal was built in 1799. It has 953 windows on the outside walls, making the structure appealing to the eye. The honeycomb-shaped and magnificently carved windows allow a breeze to blow through the palace on summer days.
Qutub Minar in a large, red standstone building; it is also the highest tower in India. Built in the early 13th century a few kilometres south of Delhi, the red sandstone tower of Qutub Minar is 72.5 m high, tapering from 2.75 m in diameter at its peak to 14.32 m at its base, alternating angular and rounded flutings.