The most beautiful places in northern India

The best of northern India

Petr Liška
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The most beautiful places in northern India
Inserted: 27.07.2018
Author: Petr Liška ©

North India offers great architectural jewels and mountain scenery. Come and see the most beautiful places you can see and visit there

Taj Mahal

Symbol of India

| Altitude: 165 m / 541 ft

The Taj Mahal is the most famous building of India. It is a monumental tomb located in Agra. The Taj Mahal… continue reading

Pangong tso lake

Most beautiful lake in India

| Altitude: 4 250 m / 13 944 ft

On the border between India (Ladakh) and China (Tibet), is very beautiful Lake Pangong Tso (4250 m n. M.). It… continue reading

Tso Moriri Lake

Beautiful lake on Changtang plateau

| Altitude: 4 522 m / 14 836 ft

Lake Tso Moriri (4,527m asl) is a large lake on the Changtang plateau stretching from Tibet to Ladakh. The… continue reading

Parkachik la pass

The most beautiful view of Nun and Kun

| Altitude: 4 000 m / 13 123 ft

Directly above the mighty bend of the Suru River is one of the most beautiful prospects which Ladakh offers.… continue reading

Amer Palace

Monumental building near Jaipur

| Altitude: 473 m / 1 552 ft

Amer (sometimes written as Amber) is not only a city, but also a monumental palace and above it a rising… continue reading

Indus River

Lion River

| Altitude: 5 600 m / 18 373 ft

The Indus River is one of the most important Asian rivers. Its spring is located only a few kilometers from… continue reading

Hawa Mahal Palace

The jewel in Jaipur

| Altitude: 443 m / 1 453 ft

Hawa Mahal Palace is one of India's most famous buildings. You will find it in the „Pink City“ of Jaipur, the… continue reading

Suru Valley

The most beautiful valley in Ladakh

| Altitude: 3 183 m / 10 443 ft

The valley of the Sur River is considered to be the most beautiful valley of the whole area of Ladakh. It is… continue reading

Golden Temple

The centerpiece of the world for Sikhs

| Altitude: 233 m / 764 ft

The Golden Temple in Amritsar is the most sacred building for the Sikh religion. It is located at the west… continue reading

Zoji la Pass

The toughest pass on the way to Ladakh

| Altitude: 3 528 m / 11 575 ft

If you are traveling to Ladakh from Kashmir or vice versa, you will have to crossed the Zoji la pass (3,528… continue reading

Dal Lake

The most famous lake in Kashmir

| Altitude: 1 581 m / 5 187 ft

Kashmir is famous for its magnificent mountain lakes. The largest and most famous Dal Lake is located within… continue reading

Thiksey Gompa Monastery

The most famous monastery in Ladakh

| Altitude: 3 312 m / 10 866 ft

Ladakh is renowned for its beautiful Buddhist monasteries. Probably the most well-known and the most visited… continue reading

Red Fort in Agra

Massive fort in the city center

| Altitude: 181 m / 594 ft

At Agra you will find one of the largest fortresses in the whole of India. Due to its importance, it was also… continue reading

Markha valley

Ladakh Trek Classics

| Altitude: 3 436 m / 11 273 ft

In the beautiful Markha River valley, leads perhaps the most famous trek of the entire Ladakh. You will see… continue reading

Zanskar Canyon

The rocky wilderness

| Altitude: 3 170 m / 10 400 ft

      One of the wildest canyons in the Himalayas is the one along the river Zanskar, the largest tributary… continue reading

Humayun's tomb

The most beautiful tomb in Delhi

| Altitude: 218 m / 715 ft

The most beautiful buildings in Delhi is the monumental Humayun's tomb. Outside, you will find two more… continue reading

Akshardham Temple

The largest temple in Delhi

| Altitude: 202 m / 663 ft

One of the newest major attractions in Delhi is the monumental Akshardham Temple. It was only built in 2005,… continue reading

Stok Kangri

Famous mountain near Leh

| Altitude: 6 153 m / 20 187 ft

Stok Kangri (6 153m above sea level) is perhaps the most famous, though not the highest, mountain of Ladakh.… continue reading

Red Fort

The famous fortress of the Mughal sovereigns

| Altitude: 217 m / 712 ft

The castle and palace in one was the Red Fortress for the Mughal rulers in the 16th and 17th centuries. Today… continue reading

Jama Masjid

The most important mosque in India

| Altitude: 220 m / 722 ft

One of the most beautiful Mughal era mosques is located right in the center of historic Delhi. It is Jama… continue reading

Fatehpur Sikri

City with amazing Mughal monuments

| 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

Taglang la Pass

The highest point of the road Manali-Leh

| Altitude: 5 328 m / 17 480 ft

Taglang la Pass (5 328 m asl) belongs among the three highest accessible road passes in Ladakh. It is also… continue reading

Manikarnika ghat Váránasí

Famous place in Varanasi

| Altitude: 73 m / 240 ft

There is probably no more famous place in Varanasias than the Manikarnika ghat. Through the whole day the… continue reading

Tomb of Safdarjung

Beautiful mausoleum

| Altitude: 215 m / 705 ft

Among the most beautiful Mughal buildings you can find in New Delhi are definitely the Mausoleum of… continue reading

Jal Mahal Palce

Water Palace

| Altitude: 411 m / 1 348 ft

Near Jaipur you will find the interesting Jal Mahal palace. This palace is built right in the middle of Lake… continue reading

Kang Yatse

The Queen of Zanskar

| Altitude: 6 401 m / 21 001 ft

Kang Yatse (6,401m asl) / sometimes written as Kang Yisay / is probably the second most famous mountain in… continue reading

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