Top 10 Historical Places in India- and Why You Should Visit

India is very rich in aspect of culture and heritage. Another facet of India which most of us are well versed with is its History which runs back to time unmemorable. With every phase, the changing and challenging era of history, the country is gifted with some very rich and love to boast about monuments and places of interest. This blog is dedicated to top 10 historical places in India which is worth visiting-at least once!


1.The Taj Mahal

If you speak of India and of history you simply cannot do without the marble marvel Taj Mahal.  Located in the South banks of Yamuna, in the city of Agra (Uttar Pradesh ); this marble wonder is actually the tomb of “Queen Mumtaz Mahal”, built in loving memory of the deceased queen by her loving husband Shah Jahan- the emperor of Mughal Dynasty, and took 22 years to complete; in the year 1631. This monument is a legendary proof of the richness of Mughal architecture.This symbol of love is one of the UNESCO world heritages. It is one of the most popular places of interest in India.


2. Qutub Minar

Located in Delhi, Qutub Minar marks the beginning of Mughal Rule in North India. This minar was built in the year 1193 by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak. The minar is of soaring 73 meter in height and was built to celebrate the victory of the Mughals over the Hindu rulers in North India. There is a unique blend of craftsmanship skills into this minar where the first three storey are made of red sand stones and the 5th and 4th storey with marble and sand stones.


3. Hawa Mahal

Located in the “pink city” Jaipur, Rajasthan; this beautiful “Palace of Wind” the translation of the name in local language, was built by Maharaj Sawai Pratap Singh. The palace derived its name from the 953 windows that it has which was built with the aim to let the women of the royal palaces to watch the street shows without being visible to the outside crowd. This palace vehemently directs us to the richly aura of the Rajput kings and princes of India then. This beautiful palace is considered to be the tallest building in the world without any foundation.


4. Bodhi Temple

Not many of you would find this equally appealing to the other places in the list but this is due to lack of awareness about this place. This temple symbolizes the pious Buddhism and is located in the state of Bihar. The earli