India is a country known for its rich and diverse culture and history. Though there are numerous world heritage sites across the length and breadth of the country that reflect different eras of Indian history, here are our top 10 picks:
Taj Mahal, Agra: Standing first in the new ‘Seven Wonders of the World’, Taj Mahal, was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1632 for his beloved queen, Mumtaz Mahal. It is a mausoleum for both.
Qutub Minar, Delhi: Located in the Capital of India – Delhi, it is the tallest minar measuring 237.8 ft, and was constructed by Qutub-ud-din-aibak in the year 1192 AD. The construction was completed by Iltutmish. The famous iron pillar in Qutub Complex was set up by a king named Chandra and was set up as Vishnudvaja. (more…)