Renowned Tourist Places in Northern India

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Northern Zone of India is full of tourists' delight. There region is full of numerous attractions including heritage & historical sites, historical monuments, magnificent forts & palaces, exhilarating adventure sport options, pilgrimage sites, lush hill stations, terrific temples, etc. There are many famous places to visit and explore in this region which appeal travelers from all over the world. This article provides you brief ideas about some of famous tourist places found in northern India.

New Delhi: New Delhi, the capital city of India, is a blend of tradition and modernity. Worth visits in this city include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Rajghat, Qutub Minar, National Musuem, India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Akshardham Temple and Lotus Temple.

Agra: Agra is a beautiful city located on the banks of Yamuna River in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is ancient and historical city of India and home to world famous Taj Mahal – one of Seven Wonders of the World. Worth visits in this city include Taj Mahal (the Symbol of Love), Agra Red Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daullah (the Baby Taj or the Little Taj Mahal).

Jaipur: Fondly known as the Pink City of India, Jaipur is a prominent tourist place and beautiful well-planned city in Rajasthan and India. It is the state capital of Indian state of Rajasthan. Worth visits in this city include Jantar Mantar Observatory, City Palace Complex, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Musuem, Birla Temple and Amber Fort.

Jodhpur: Also known as the Blue City of India, Jodhpur is the second largest city of Rajasthan after Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan. Worth visits in Jodhpur city include Mehrangarh Fort, Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jaswant Thada Memorial, Clock Tower, Sardar Market, Balsamand Lake & Palace and Mandore Gardens.

Jaisalmer: Fondly known as the Golden City of India, Jaisalmer is a beautiful city and renowned tourist place in Rajasthan which is located in the middle of the Thar Desert. Major tourist attractions of this city are Golden Fort (Sonar Kila), Patwon-Ki-Haveli, Salem-Singh-Ki-Haveli, Nathmalji-Ki-Haveli, Jain Temples, Desert, Sam Sand Dunes, Camel Safari, etc.

Shimla: Shimla is a prominent hill station and famous tourist spot of North India located in the foothills of majestic Himalayas in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Gifted with superb nature beauty and cool & delightful ambiance Shimla is often referred to as the Queen of Hill Stations. The Mall, the Ridge, Christ Church, Scandal Point, Summer Hill, Prospect Hill, Jakhoo Hill & Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Vice Regal Lodge, etc key attractions to visit and explore in Shimla. Shimla is very popular among honeymooners, nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts.

Varanasi: Varanasi is a famous Hindu pilgrimage place and tourist destination of Northern India. It is considered as one of the oldest living cities in the world. Major tourist attractions in this city include Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Ganges Ghats, Banaras Hindu University, Ramnagar Fort, Sarnath Archaeological Musuem, etc.

Manali: Manali is one of the most sought after hill stations and summer hill resorts in northern India. It is located in Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is very popular among nature lovers, adventure enthusiasts and honeymooners. The magnetic charm of this hill town not attracts travelers during summer but also in winter. Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Buddhist Monasteries, Vashisth Village & Temples, Hot Water Springs, Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass are major tourist attractions in Manali, the Switzerland of India. Solang Valley and Rohtang Pass offer spectacular sights of snow-capped mountain peaks of majestic Himalayas.

Kashmir (the Paradise on the Earth), Haridwar, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Ranikhet, Ranthambhore National Park, Jim Corbett National Park, etc are some other famous places which can be visited and explored on northern India travel and tours. The destinations of northern India are very popular on budget travel in India. If you too really interested to explore some of famous places in India you should go on north India tour.

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Manoj Kumar is amateur writer primarily focusing on travel and tourism related topics. He is written many articles on various topics such as Indian Holiday Package, famous places in India, budget tours in India, etc. Currently he is rendering his services to Royal Indian Tour.

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This article was published on 2011/04/21