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The most beautiful cities of North India

The best of the cities in North India

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful cities of North India
Inserted: 17.09.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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Due to overcrowding, ubiquitous dirt, stink and fumes, Indian cities cannot be said to be „beautiful“ from the classic definition of the term. In this selection we take the cities that have the most beautiful historical monuments and are therefore the most interesting from a tourist's point of view to visit.

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Agra

City of Taj Mahal

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Agra is a relatively large city located on the Yamuna River in Uttar Pradesh. It is famous for being the most… continue reading

2.
Delhi

Capital of India

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| Altitude: 224 m / 735 ft

Delhi is the capital and second largest city of India. It is a tourist gateway to the northern, mountainous… continue reading

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Varanasi

Holy city on the banks of the Ganges river

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American writer Mark Twain wrote about Varanasi: “Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older… continue reading

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Jaipur

The pink city of Rajasthan

Altitude: 443 m / 1 453 ft

Jaipur has a population of more than five million, and by Indian standards it is a large city. It is the… continue reading

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Fatehpur Sikri

City with amazing Mughal monuments

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| Altitude: 214 m / 702 ft

Fatehpur Sikri was the seat of the city of the feared Mughal ruler, Akbar the Great. Here you will find a… continue reading

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Léh

The capital city of Ladakh

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| Altitude: 3 520 m / 11 549 ft

Leh (3,520m asl), the capital of Ladakh, lies above the Indus Valley on a tactical former trade route over… continue reading

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Srinagar

Center of Kashmir

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Srinagar (1,590 meters above sea level) in the very fertile Kashmir Valley is the center of this former… continue reading

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Amritsar

The most sacred city of Sikh

Altitude: 230 m / 755 ft

Amritsar is the second largest city in the Indian state of Punjab. It is also the holiest city of Sikh with… continue reading

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