Top 7 Wonders of India for Your World Travel Bucket list
India has always been a place of rich culture. It has been considered holy land since medieval times. Not only this country was considered a holy maiden but it is also believed to be home of many gods. There have been excavations that the early civilization used to have chariots (that was very advanced at that time). Then there is RAMA SETU (a bridge made by floating stones) that is considered to be a bridge connecting India and Sri Lanka.
India is a place that not only treasures mythical places but it is also a place that holds some of the world-famous monuments. These monuments are one of its kinds, you can find a similar monument all over the world.
In this article, I am going to talk about Top wonders of India. Some of the monuments are still a part of the 7 wonders of the world.
7 wonders of India
India is a place that has witnessed several dynasties. From the Hindu to the Mughal, from Mughal to the Britishers. Every dynasty has left its mark in the history in form of monuments that are now considered important historical places.
Millions of tourist’s flocks in India to visit these ancient old monuments and experience the rich culture that India has to provide them.
Let’s get down to the list of the 7 wonders of India that you should mark in your to-do list for the next time when you are traveling in India.
- The Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. It is considered a symbol of love. It is made by the famous Mughal king Shah Jahan for her late wife Mumtaz Mahal. If you are planning to visit India then the Taj Mahal is a place that is must visit the place.
The Taj Mahal is located in Agra, which was once the capital of the Mughals. This place is not only famous for The Taj Mahal, but it also treasures the Mughal era cuisine, living lifestyle and the Mughal engraved monuments that are itself diamond in an archaeologist’s eye.
- Statue of Unity
If you have never heard of the Statue of Unity then you are not keeping a tab on what is going on around the world. It is a 192 meters statue of the Indian statesman who was a former prime minister and home minister of Independent India, Sardar Valla Bhai Patel.
This is fairly a new construction that started in 2013 and was completed in 2018. It is a matter of time it may hold a place in the new 7 wonders of the world. So, before this place starts becoming overcrowded, you can visit it while it is spacious.
Hampi was once a flourishing city of ancient times. It was a place where everyone lived in prosperity and harmony. Now, it has nothing more than ruins. The old city has lost to never stopping time.
This city still holds its archaeological importance. If you ever plan to visit this place, you will be thrilled with the architectural beauty it has in store. It has a majestic view of the hills and rivers that can ease your mind and comfort your soul.
UNESCO has recognized this place as the heritage site that needs protection.
Nalanda university is one of the oldest universities in the world. People from all over the world used to travel here to gain knowledge. People from China, Tibet, Greece, Arab, etc., are some of the places that sent their scholars to Nalanda University to gain more knowledge.
Famous people like Mahavira and buddha has also visited this university in the 5th and 6th centuries.
This university is now in ruins. But it still boasts about its architectural importance. The attraction that includes in the Nalanda are the temples, museums, monasteries, living quarter of the student and teachers, study places, etc. this place also shows that how to advance the people were during that time, as you will be able to see arranged pathway any and the building construction.
- Konark sun temple
This temple is built by the Urashima I, Konark sun temple is located in Odisha and is a place of high architectural importance. This temple is still standing strong since the 13th century. If you look closely you will able to see that there are 6 pairs of wheels on the bothy side of the temple. It is considered that this temple is made by keeping the sun god chariot in the mind.
This temple was once considered a holy place, people visited this place from all over the world. But today, this temple stands in ruins. This temple is open for the tourist from the sunrise top of the sunset. The highlight of this temple is that there is 3 sun god that reflect the light of the sun in the morning, afternoon and in the evening.
If you are planning to visit the sun temple, I would like to advise you that you spend the whole day there and witness the majestic view for yourself.
- Golden temple
This temple is a symbol of the Sikh. it holds it place in the list of the most religious places in the world. If you are facing problems or your mind is at slumber. Just visit this place once and feel all the worry leaving your mind.
This temple is the embodiment of the Sikh guru Holy Grant Sahib. The construction is all about marble, copper plate and of course gold plating. This place needs to be on your list while you are planning to ever visit India.
If you are thinking of Khajuraho, then let me clear out something first. This temple is one of its kind as it is one temple that is a complex combination of the Hindi and Jain temple. This temple was built in the 9th century and is located in the Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh.
This temple was a part of the Chandela dynasty. If you tour around you will come across a range of time all around.
Wrapping it up
All the places that I have mentioned above are all part of my list, which I consider to be the best amongst the rest. These are the places that I have visited and had experienced something that cannot be explained in words. So, I want you all to visit and experience the same thing that made me put these places ion my 7 wonders of India’s list.