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India is a very large country. Selecting the most beautiful things to see there is particularly difficult. This country of a thousand colors is full of different cultures, customs and traditions. India has many different landscapes that are each more beautiful than the next. In this article, you will find an overview of the top 5 most beautiful places to visit in India.

The Taj Mahal: a must-see place to visit in India

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The Taj Mahal is a white marble mausoleum. The Muslim Mughal Emperor Shâh Jahân, also known as Mumtaz Mahal, built the Taj Mahal for his wife Arjumand Bânu Begamdate. Its construction began in 1631 and ended around 1648. This is surely one of the top 5 places to visit in India.

Agra Fort

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Agra Fort is one of the most beautiful forts in India. It was built by Rajputs. Mughual built it and then it was rebuilt by Emperor Akbar. There are many buildings inside including mosques, palaces, courtyards and towers. This is a must-see historic location if you are in Agra.

The Golden Temple of Amritsar: the place of worship of the Sikhs

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The Golden Temple, or more commonly known as Harmandir Sahib, is the most sacred building of the Sikhs. It is located in the heart of the city of Amritsar, Punjab in northwest India. Its name comes from its golden cover.

In 1581 the Nanak IV Guru Ramdas had the idea of building a basin.
His son, Arjan Sahib, had the idea of building a sacred place dedicated to the Sikh religion after his father’s death. It would be called the Golden Temple. The construction of the temple would begin in 1588 and last more than 10 years. Today it is an important place of pilgrimage for the Sikh community.

Ranthambore National Park: breathtaking fauna and flora

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Ranthambore National Park is located 15 km from the town of Sawai Madhopur in the Rajasthan region.

There are numerous cliffs and lakes where extraordinary flora and fauna nestle. In order to observe the wildlife in all its splendor, Ranthambore National Park has grown gradually over the years and now covers 400 km² with semi-desert vegetation.

The park is divided into ten very distinct zones. You will have the privilege of observing a multitude of animal species. Tigers, leopards, bears, wild boars, hedgehogs, deer, civets, antelopes and different species of monkeys.

Jaipur City Palace

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Jaipur City Palace consists of Chandra Mahal and Mubarak Mahal palaces. It is a resort located in Jaipur, capital of the state of Rajasthan, India.
The very first buildings were carried out on the initiative of Jai Singh II between 1729 and 1732. You will discover a multitude of courtyards, palaces and gardens.

Today, the Chandra Mahal is a museum but also houses the apartments of the Maharajas of Jaipur family.
There are still plenty of places to visit in India, but these five places represent the most popular .

Still not convinced to want to visit? I advise you to read this article on the must-see places to visit in India.

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