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North India Attractions

There are varieties of attraction that can be witness during the North India tour. One can witness the Taj Mahal, which is the unique masterpiece of love. The Chardham in the Garhwal hills and the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra are the famous places to be visit in the North India. The following are the other attractions that can be witnessed by the tourists in the northern parts of India.

Char Dham
Chardham of the Garhwal Himalayas are the most sacred of the Hindu Pilgrimages. Located in the north Indian state of Uttaranchal, the Chardham includes - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, the four most venerated sites of the Hindu pilgrims. Apart from being pilgrimage sites, all the four locations are ideal for people who are looking for delightful trekking.

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Kailash Mansarovar is the mountain with majestic beauty and four great faces. Mount Kailash is the spiritual centre for four great religions - Tibetan Buddhism, Hinduism, the Jain religion and the pre-Buddhist animistic religion - Bonpo. Over the ages pilgrims have continuously journeyed immense distances to achieve enlightenment or cleanse themselves of sin.

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is a reminder of the love of a king (Mughal Emperor Shahjahan) for his queen Mumtaz Mahal. By building the impressive monument Shahjahan signed his love across the horizon. This awesome structure in multiple hues is a sight to behold.

Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar is the landmark in the history of architecture. This tallest stone tower of India is an awe-inspiring attraction to see. Qutub Minar is the first and oldest Islamic structure built in India. Nearby are numerous other attractions, which are worth seeing.

Red Fort
Red Fort or Lal Quila is a massive structure built by the Mughals on the bank of the river Yamuna in Delhi. The fort sports all the obvious trappings, befitting a vital centre of Mughal period. It is more popularly known is a masterpiece of architecture and one of the most haunting spots for tourists from both India and abroad.

Lotus Temple
Bahai’s Temple, also known as Lotus Temple is a very recent architectural marvel of the Bahai faith and is visible from several spots in south Delhi. The structure in the shape of a Lotus flower is an absolute beauty made of marble, cement, dolomite and sand.

Jama Masjid
The Friday mosque (Jama Masjid), was built from 1644 to 1658 during the rule of Shahjahan. The mosque measuring 65m on 35m, and whose court forms a square of 100m on side is by its surface the greatest religious construction of Islam in India. About 25,000 pilgrims can sit and pray here at the same.

Golden Temple
Sri Harmandir Sahib, also known as Sri Darbar Sahib or Golden Temple, is named after Hari (God) the temple of God. The Sikhs all over the world, daily wish to pay visit ssto Sri Amritsar and to pay obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib in their Ardas.

Himalays in India commands the entire northern part of the country starting from Jammu Kashmir in the extreme north of India till Arunachal Pradesh in the north east India. Himalayas is the largest mountain range in the world, sheltering most number of tallest peaks of the world, including the majestic Mount Everest. The uniqueness of Himalayas have attracted innumerous travellers to this part of the world.

Jaisalmer Fort
Built in 1156, Jaisalmer fort is the second oldest in Rajasthan. Today the fort has a population of merchants and shop owners living within its complex. Small, winding lanes are dominated by houses, temples, and shops. Jaisalmer fort is alive with people going about their daily routines.

Hawa Mahal
The 'Hawa Mahal' or the Palace of the Wind, is one of the major landmarks of Jaipur. It is an integral part of the City Palace, an extension of the Zenana (women's chambers) standing away from the main complex.

Hill Station in North India
The hill stations in North India are not only known for their salubrious climate and their majestic snow capped mountain surroundings but are known for peaceful ambience, rolling meadows and spectacular vistas.

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