‘Golden triangle’ is the name of the popular travel circuit, comprising of Delhi (Capital of India), Agra (Nicknamed as “The Taj City”, it houses the Taj Mahal, one of the world’s seven wonders.) and Jaipur. (The capital of the state of Rajasthan) International tourists, visiting India, travel to these three cities, for getting an insight into our history (which is diverse, I must add.), witnessing the artistic architecture, and understanding our culture. Let me discuss each one of these three cities with you in detail, and why are they so important to ‘Incredible India’.
1. Agra: With its history as old as Mahabharata, the ancient Indian Hindu epic, the Taj City has witnessed the rule of the Lodis, and largely, the Mughals. One cannot talk about Agra without mentioning one of the seven wonders of the world, and perhaps the most visited monument in the world, the Taj Mahal. A white marble mausoleum, it was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in the memory of his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Other monuments and historic structures include, the Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Itimad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb and Akbar’s Tomb. So don’t cut your trip short after visiting the Taj Mahal, the city