India is a place where people from different cultures and religions have co-existed since time immemorial. Dynasties have come and gone leaving their presence felt in the many resplendent temples and magnificent monuments that grace the country. As a result, India boasts of a rich cultural heritage and promises a memorable experience when it comes to a heritage tour. For those wanting to take such a tour, listed below are the 9 India heritage sites tour to give you a head start.
A Tour of famous Heritage Sites in India:
绝对必须看到的是阿格拉的泰姬陵,Uttar Pradesh. Built in the 17th century by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, the Taj Mahal recognized as the jewel of Muslim art in India is not only a heritage site in India but a renowned world heritage site. The sheer grandeur of the white marble mausoleum and its history make it a universally admired masterpiece.
2. Princely Rajasthan:
3. Cathedrals of Goa:
Goa, one of the famous destinations for holiday revellers is not without its rich culture and heritage. Known as “The Rome of the East”, Goa, namely old Goa is marked by churches, cathedrals and chapels built by the Portuguese that stand as a reminder of their former glory. The most famous church in Goa and one of the oldest in the whole of India is The Basilica of Bom Jesus which is revered for containing the relics of St. Francis Xavier, Patron saint of Goa.
在其文化遗产中响起的是印度的首都。德里充满了历史感兴趣的地方。Humayun’s Tomb built in the 16th century, the red sandstone tower of Qutub Minar from the 13th century and the Red Fort Palace built in the 17th century are living proof of India’s pristine glory, putting them high on the list of heritage sites to visit in India.
In the heart of Karnataka lies the city of Mysore studded with grand palaces and gardens that skirt its boundaries. The city has seen the rule of many Dynaties, most famously that of Tipu Sultan, who have left their mark for the world to see and admire. The City of Palaces as it is known is adorned with several palaces built by various Emperors but the most remarkable of all is the Mysore Palace. Contained within the Palace are several temples and the public halls of Diwan-e-Aam and Diwan-e-Khaas. Most noteworthy is the architecture of the palace that is a mixture of Oriental, Dravidian and Roman influence. The Palace with its illuminated veneer at night is definitely the crowning glory of Mysore.
8. Temples of Tamil Nadu:
泰米尔纳德邦（Tamil Nadu）享有可追溯到4000多年的丰富文化历史，这一遗产通过其无数的寺庙和动画舞蹈形式和美术表现出来。仅该州就包括34000个印度教寺庙，这些寺庙已有几个世纪。位于马杜赖神庙之城的Sri Meenakshi寺庙是整个印度最大的寺庙。它在下面看到的立面雕刻有不同神灵的五颜六色的小雕像。据估计，这座寺庙总共有33,000个雕塑，并且是唯一一个与上帝相比，女神受到更高尊敬的同类雕塑。