They say best things come in threes – never more so it is proved when it comes to India’s Golden Triangle. Stretching between the three most popular cities in the country’s north-west i.e Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Golden Triangle is one of the most famous tourists’ circuits and a great place to explore the vast and varied country.

On the visit to India, take a week out to explore the Golden Triangle either by car or rail and the three cities will surely give you an unforgettable experience when it comes to exploring the street life, cultural and architectural marvels galore. When talking about Golden Triangle, don’t forget to taste a cup of chai – Traditional Indian Milky Tea.  Here are some tips to make your Golden Triangle experience memorable.

Old and New Delhi Unite

Majority of the International Visitors arrive in the Indian capital as a chaotic and intoxicating city but there is a lot more about the City. The counterpart of this modern New Delhi is the historic city of Old Delhi. Spectacular Heritage monuments built by the Muslim Mughal rulers who ruled northern India in the 16th and 17th centuries are worth visiting. The magnificent Red Fort and the old Jama Masjid are India’s most impressive heritage monuments. If you are a wanderer, then close to the fort is Chandi Chowk market, which is said to be the most bustling part of the city(well, not for the faint-hearted!).

Attraction of Delhi

Explore the beauty of Agra

While the key attraction of Agra is Taj Mahal, there is definitely a lot more to explore in the city of Agra. Taj Mahal is considered to be the pinnacle of Mughal architecture. Apart from Taj Mahal, Agra has two more World Heritage Sites namely Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is also well known for its gemstones and remarkable craftwork that includes marble, jewelry, and ethnic wear.

Taj Mahal

Pink City Jaipur

Jaipur is known for it pink buildings which shows the hospitality of Rajput Rulers. Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan which is India’s largest state by area.

The famous attractions include Hawa Mahal, specially designed for the women of the royal family to observe the surrounding in anonymity; City Palace where the royal family of Jaipur resides; and Huge Amber Fort built in a Hindu-Muslim style.

Other attractions include Jantar Mantar – the largest astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh; and Jal Mahal – A water palace that is in the centre of the Man Sagar Lake and looks prettiest after the monsoons as the lake swells with water.

Attractions in Jaipur

Jaipur is also a great shopping destination that offers a wide range of locally produced textiles, blue pottery, handicrafts, and contemporary art by eminent and emerging Indian artists.

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