Introduction to the golden triangle
In India three place Delhi - Agra - Jaipur forms a triangle, these three place are called as the golden triangle. Why these three places or cities are the golden triangle? The simple answer is - Delhi - Agra - Jaipur are famous destination for the foreign people to tour, hence in a combination of touring all these place it has been named so.
Delhi Agra and Jaipur are hearts of Indian tourism. Most of the people come to see India visit these place apart from the Goa which is more internationally recognized. Delhi have a huge history which attract people to see the monuments like Red Fort, Kutub Minar, Jantar Mantar etc. New Delhi being capital of Indian, hence the old Delhi being a place of attraction get most of visits from people outside India. Agra has the Taj Mahal which is called as Wonder of World hence get most tourist either in or outside of India. Taj Mahal is place for lovers to visit it. The third place jaipur, golden triangle of India is called as pink city. It is also one of the favourite city among the foreigners. Due many places or mahals which are converted to heritage hotels jaipur is attractive place.
Main attractions in Delhi
As New Delhi being the Capital of India, so naturally there will more attraction there both in the part of domestic people as well as internationally. Delhi being one of the most historic place in India, sounds much of the historic attraction for tourist there. It has history of over 5000 years history with sculptures, monuments, forts, palaces were will there. Apart from the historic items there much to see the modern Delhi.
Main attractions in Delhi for tourist are - Red Fort , Jama Masjid , Qutab Minar, India Gate, Jantar Mantar, Chandani Chowk, Akshar Dham Temple, ISKCON Temple, Lotus Temple, Humayun Tomb, Lodhi Gardens and Raj Ghat.This was the First Destination for the golden triangle in India next we are talking two other cities - Agra and jaipur.
Main attractions in Agra
The city of Agra is Worldwide famous for it most beautiful, sheer charm of white marble - The Taj Mahal. Who ever want to visit India from outside they dream to go there. The Taj Mahal is so beautiful that it can get feeling of romance in there. Taj mahal in moonlight looks fabulous. As Taj Mahal being Wonder of the World, it has much to show you.
Other place to visit in Agra are - Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah, Agra Fort, Akbar Mausoleum in Sikandra, Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary and the Fatehpur Sikri. Agra Fort is close to the Taj Mahal one of the major tourist destination in Agra after Taj.
Main attractions in Jaipur
The third and last point of Golden triangle in India is the beautiful pink city of jaipur. Rajasthan is always an attractive place with so many places, forts and other royal building found there. Beauty just not lies in the construction but also in nature. The thar is more beautiful what we can see in Rajasthan. Jaipur capital of Rajasthan has much tourist attraction within or outside of India. The pink city is well know for the "Hawa Mahal", the major attraction in the city.
There are many forts and places located in the pink city of jaipur. The market is attractive for hand made items which most of the foreigners prefers buying. Must visit place in jaipur - Amber Fort, Wind Palace, Later city Palace,Observatory & Galta ji temple.
Tourism Site for Golden Triangle in India
The official Government websites
The officials website for three cities in the Golden Triangle to get help, informations, ideas and other benefits directly from the Government source.