The top 5 places to visit in the land of palaces!

The top 5 places to visit in the land of palaces!
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The red fort, Delhi
The Red Fort, which was first known as Shahjahanabad in 1648, served as the administrative centre of the Mughal Empire in India. Shah Jahan, who also built the renowned Taj Mahal in Agra and went by the name Quila Mubarak, is credited with building it. Quila Mubarak served as the imperial family’s home for almost two centuries.

The Taj Mahal, Agra
The Taj Mahal, which translates to “Crown Palace,” is one of India’s most renowned and magnificent structures. The Taj Mahal, which is situated in the city of Agra, was really constructed as a mausoleum to hold Mumtaz Mahal’s remains, the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s wife. The structure, which was finished in the middle of the 17th century, is renowned for its liberal use of white marble.

The Jaisalmer fort, Jaisalmer
The Bhati Rajput King Rawal Jaisal constructed the Jaisalmer Fort, which is situated amidst the golden sands of the Thar Desert. Prior to the rise in prominence of marine trading centres like Bombay and Calcutta, it continued to be a significant trade centre during the mediaeval era. It is now a significant tourist destination in Rajasthan, recognised for its superb Rajput architecture and natural splendour.

The ruins of Hampi, Karnataka
The former Vijayanagar Empire’s capital was Hampi, which was also one of the richest cities in its era. In addition to being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hampi is known for its stone carvings, temples, and monuments that were constructed in a magnificent Dravidian style and are situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River in Karnataka.

The Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur
The Umaid Bhavan, one of the biggest private mansions in the world and a magnificent example of Indo-European architecture, was constructed in the 1920s. Although the palace received criticism for its lavish architecture, it also provided a means of subsistence for Jodhpur residents during a three-year famine. Umaid Singh, the 37th Rathore King, gave the order.

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