Do You Know These Top 15 Rated Tourist Attractions In India?

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    India is a vibrant land of startling contrasts where both the traditional and the modern world meet. The world’s seventh largest nation by area and the population, India boasts a rich heritage that’s the result of centuries of different cultures and religions leaving their mark. Visitors to this exotic country will discover a trove of spiritual, cultural and historical treasures.

    Here is a quiz to help you make the most of your time in this amazing country. Let’s begin. Shall we?

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      The holiest of India’s many Sikh shrines, visitors are often impressed with its beautiful gold decoration and the temple’s spiritual atmosphere –

      • Harmandir Sahib: The Golden Temple of Amritsar
      • Nanak Jhira Bidar Gurudwara
      • Kalgidhar Sahib Gurudwara, Jammu
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      A major pilgrimage center for Hindus, has long been associated with the mighty Ganges River. It boasts more than 100 ghats, the largest being Dasashvamedh Ghat and Assi Ghat –

      • Allahabad
      • Bodh Gaya
      • The Holy City of Varanasi
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      The best time to visit is either at dawn or dusk when the atmosphere is brilliantly altered by the change in lighting. Perhaps India’s most recognizable building, it is named after Mumtaz Mahal –

      • Jal Mahal
      • The Taj Mahal
      • Hawa Mahal
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      So named for the yellow sandstone used in most of its buildings. It is an oasis of splendid old architecture that rises from the sand dunes of the Thar Desert –

      • Kanchipuram
      • The Golden Temple
      • The Golden City
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      Named after the stunning red sandstone used in its construction. Higlights include its two largest gates Lahore Gate and Delhi Gate –

      • Red Fort
      • Qutab Minar
      • Humayu Tomb
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      Taking its name from the bricks above the central gate that were brought here from Mecca –

      • Mecca Masjid
      • Jalan Masjid
      • Jamek Masjid
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      Was built by Maharaja Man Singh I and has long served as capital of Jaipur –

      • Nahargarh Fort
      • Amer Fort
      • Jaigarh Fort
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      Long known within India as the ‘go-to’ destination for those seeking a great beach holiday –

      • Paloma Beach
      • The Beaches of Goa
      • Puducherry
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      One of South India’s most popular tourist attractions, is located in Madurai. Be sure to stop at one of the many nearby spice, tea, or coffee plantations for a tour –

      • Konya Wildlife Santuary
      • Corbett National Park
      • Periyar National Park and Wildlife Santuary
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      The fort is entered through Amar Singh Gate with its low outer wall and dogleg desigh built to confuse attackers. Once inside, you’ll see two large interlinked sandstone buildings –

      • Agra Fort
      • Taj Mahal
      • Jaigarh Fort
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      Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, this remarkable collection of 34 carved monasteries, chapels and temples – 12 of them Buddhist, 17 Hindu and five belonging to the Jain faith –

      • Ajanta Caves
      • Ellora Caves
      • Borra Caves
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      The Fort was built to safeguard the people of the famous ‘Blue City’. Access is via one of the seven splendid gates, including Jaya Pol and Fateh Pol –

      • Mehrangarh Fort
      • Nahargarh Fort
      • Gwalior Fort
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      Completely rebuilt in 1897 after a devastating fire, the main attraction of the sprawling city of Mysore –

      • Brindavan Gardens
      • Lalitha Mahal
      • Mysore Palace
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      The temple is built next to the very spot where Buddha came to enlightenment and formulated his philosophy of life –

      • Vishnupad Mandir
      • Mahabodhi Temple
      • Dhamekh Stupa
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      Standing an impressive 26 meters tall and overlooking the Arabian Sea, the monument was constructed in 1924 entirely with Yellow Basalt –

      • The Gateway of India
      • Taj Hotel
      • Bombay Castle

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