A Trip to the Historical Places in India
India for long has been known as a Historical Place and the Cultural and Historical presence that is seen here in India can hardly be seen or compared, anywhere in other parts of the world. From monuments to kingdoms and palaces, India truly has the vast collection of medieval and ancient times and gives a true picture of the historic India. Though one can see innumerable collection of historical places, but some of the best known places in India are mentioned below:
Ajanta and Ellora Caves
Ajanta and Ellora Caves are one of the crafted carved hillside rock that dates back to the 6th and 11th centuries AD when around 34 caves has been carved. Also, in between the 2nd century BC and 6th century AD around 29 caves were carved. The Ajanta caves are known for sculptures and paintings, whereas the Ellora caves are known worldwide for the extraordinary architecture. What makes the caves unique is the fact that these caves had been crafted by hand and is generally given the shape with the help of a hammer and chisel.
The Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is said to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is known for the resemblance of the true love of Shah Jehan for his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took more than 20 years to complete the construction of the beautiful monument and to give the shape of what it is today. Shah Jehan made this in the memory of his beloved wife when she died and today it is considered as one of the most romantic places in the world. Made with precious marbles and stones, the monument is crafted with hands to give a true picture of India arts.
Hampi is a small village in Vijaynagar that is known as one of the greatest Hindu kingdom in India. The place is known for the best collection of ruins, which dates back to the 14th century and has more than 500 monuments present. Among all the monuments, Vittala Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is said to be the one that is known worldwide. The beautifully decorated monuments give a true colour of real India and make everyone feel the historical and cultural site of India.
One of the ancient cities in the Agra district that was founded in 1569 by the Mughal emperor Akbar, the place is known for monuments and buildings. Some of the best known buildings in this place are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Ibadat Khana, Mariam-uz-Zamani’s Palace, Panch Mahal and many more. The place has the best of historic collection and monuments and attracts visitors from all across the world.
The Khajuraho Temples, situated around 620 kms southeast of Delhi are known for its best collection of temples that resembles the medieval times. The temples constructed by the Chandella ruler have stretched over a period of time to give the semblance of the Nagara-style architectural symbolism and their erotic sculptures.