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Walk through the 7 man-made wonders of India

India is one of the few countries in the world which carves a deep lasting impression on each of its visitors. With layers of incredible history, India is perhaps the only country that has such marvelous contrasts. Also, it is home to many worthy man-made wonders which are a testament to human art, ambition, and emotion.

Each of these historical monuments speaks greatly of many ancient tales. So, here I bring you the 5 best man-made wonders of India which portray the magic and charm of this big wonderland.

Taj Mahal

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Where: Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Best time to visit: November to March
Interesting Fact: For the construction of Taj Mahal over 1,000 elephants were used to transport heavy materials and supplies. wonders of India

Taj Mahal is considered as one of the most beautiful monuments of the world and is the jewel of Muslim art in India. Shah Jahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz built this glorious monument between 1631 and 1648.

Tawang Monastery

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Where: Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
Best time to visit: March, April, May, June, September, and October
Interesting Fact: Tawang Monastery has a printing press which prints religious books made of paper made locally. Monpa Lamas later uses the books for conducting religious rituals.

Situated at an altitude of over 3000 m on an alluring mountain of Tawang, the Tawang Monastery is India’s largest monastery, and the world’s second largest. It is also one of the most important Buddhist sites in the world. wonders of India

The Red Fort

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Where: Delhi
Best time to visit: October to March
Interesting Fact: The Red Fort was originally made of limestone and was white in color. But when the white stone started chipping off the monument, it was painted red by the British. wonders of India

Built in 1638, The Red Fort also known as Lal Qila is a massive reminder of the majestic power and pomp of the Mughal emperors. It was designed to keep out any invaders from entering the city. Now Book cheap New Delhi to Amritsar flights via ixigo.com, plan a trip to explore this beauty right away!

Golden Temple

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Where: Amritsar, Punjab wonders of India
Best time to visit: November to March
Interesting Fact: Interestingly, the entire top of the Golden Temple is made of pure gold which adds to the beauty of the temple.

Founded in the year 1577 by the fourth Sikh Guru, Guru Ram Das, the Golden Temple is the central religious place of the Sikhs. It is also a symbol of human equality and brotherhood.

Hampi

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Where: Karnataka
Best time to visit: August to March
Interesting Fact: According to mythological epic Ramayana, Lord Rama and his brother Lakshman had visited Hampi, while looking for Goddess Sita. They both visited Hampi to seek help from 2 monkey brothers named Vali and Sugriva, who ruled the region.

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi is a small temple town in Karnataka. It is favorite amongst the foreign visitors and also serves as a sacred pilgrimage site for Hindus.

These 5 best man-made wonders of India should definitely be on your bucket list. Till we meet again, happy travels!


 

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Surbhi Bansal

Born and brought up in a serene hill station of Almora, Surbhi Bansal has a passion for travel. She is an avid traveller and likes to express simply by words of her experience. She strongly believes that " Life is either an adventure or nothing at all".

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