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Major Attractive different Places in India

There are Twenty Eight States and Seven Union Territories in India. based on the diversity in culture and geography of the regions.These Territories administered by the Central government.These Seven Union Territories based on the diversity in culture and geography of the regions. .These Union Territories of India are fast developing into a modern and beautiful belt for Industry and Tourism. With the online revolution of almost everything, travel chacha has been a pioneer in the world of tours and travels with almost all the facilities that are required to move during the holidays and all is available with travel chacha. On planning a tour or holiday, people get the headache of arranging for flight or train tickets and moving to small distances they require solutions from travel chacha and all these are made available by the travel guide of travelchacha. The travelchacha reviews will give a testimony of the facilities that people have acquired in all these years of service by travel cha cha.

Here are some major highlights of different parts of India.

North India:
The main highlight of North India tour is golden triangle tour. The golden triangle is one of the most preferred tourist circuits in northern India covering Delhi,Agra and Jaipur as its destinations. Qutub Minar & Lotus Tempe in Delhi, Taj MahalFatehpur Sikri in Agra, and Amber Fort & Hawa Mahal in Jaipur are key highlights of golden triangle. Varanasi, Jaisalmer, Shimla, Manali, Kashmir, etc are other famous Indian tourist destinations situated in northern region of India.

East India – East India is one of the most fascinating parts of country with tea plantations, verdant hills, rich flora & fauna, wildlife sanctuaries & national parks, Buddhist monasteries, and opportunity for adventure and sport activities. Darjeeling Hill Station, Gangtok (Sikkim), Kolkata, Kaziranga National Park, ManasWildlife Sanctuary, etc are popular northeast India travel destinations. You will love a lot traveling in northeastern part of India.

West India – Mumbai is the most convenient destination for starting tourism and holiday tours in western part of India. Mumbai is itself a major India touristdestination with lots of fascinating and deserving tourist attractions like Victoria Terminus, Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves, etc. Goa is globally famous for its beautiful beaches and magnificent churches & convents. Ajanta & Ellora Caves in Aurangabad are very popular among culture vultures coming from different parts of the world. Whatever corner of India you will travel in, you will have a great tourism and marvelous holiday experience that will last forever.

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Jaipur Travel Guide

Jaipur is 260 kilometers from Delhi and 240 km from Agra and forms the golden triangle of tourism elected Delhi, Agra and Jaipur. It a bustling capital city and a business center with all the trapping of modern metropolis but yet strongly flavored with a historic charm that always surprises the traveler. The old Jaipur painted in Pink can grip any visitor with admiration. The context of the impressive ancient fortresses Nahargarh, Amer, and Moti Jagarh Dungri is dramatic testimonials of the bygone era and a reminder of their lingering romance.

Hawa Mahal

It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, the most recognizable monument of Jaipur Tour. The 5 story stunning monument semi-octagonal windows that had 152 over hanging latticed balconies is a fine piece of Rajput architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities on the street below. Now contains a museum well presented. The display “Jaipur past and present” is the special feature of this new museum of the provision. By measuring the time from 10.00 to 16.30 hours

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Agra Fort History

Agra Fort is believed to be built over the remains of an ancient site known as Badalgarh (The house of clouds). This belonged to the Lodi Dynasty and was conquered by Babur the Mughal Emperor in the famous battle of Panipat in 1526. Babur was the founder of the Mughal rule in India.

The history begins – Lodi dynasty: The beginning of the history of the Agra Fort is from the Lodi dynasty. After the death of Sikandar Lodi in 1517, his son Ibrahim Lodi held the fort. That time the fort was built of bricks.

Agra fort captured – Mughal dynasty: In the famous battle of Panipat in 1526 Ibrahim Lodi was defeated and killed by Babur, the founder of the Mughal rule in India.

Babur sent his son Humayun to Agra and he captured the fort and seized a vast treasure. The famous diamond ‘Kohinoor’ was one of these treasures. Humayum was coronated here in 1530 A.D.

Agra fort occupied – Sur dynasty: Humayun was defeated in another war with Sher Shah Suri from the Sur dynasty and he occupied the fort of Agra. Sher Shah Suri repaired Badalgarh and the Sur dynasty reigned there until 1655 A.D.

Agra fort re-captured – Mughal dynasty: In 1555 A.D the fort was recaptured by Humayun and the power came in the hands of the Mughal dynasty. After the death of Humayun, his son Akbar made Agra his capital and named it ‘Akbarabad’.

Construction of Agra Fort begins: In 1565 A.D. Badalgarh was demolished and the construction of the famous ‘Red Fort’ or the ‘Agra Fort’ began.

The construction done by:
Akbar: The Emperor Akbar started the construction of the Agra Fort with red sand stone. The ramparts and buildings of the fort were constructed by him in eight years from 1565 A.D. to 1573 A.D.

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