The most beautiful places in northern India

The most beautiful places in northern India

The best of northern India

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

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Taj Mahal
27.175, 78.042
165 m / 541 ft

#1 Taj Mahal

Symbol of India

The Taj Mahal is the most famous building of India. It is a monumental tomb located in Agra. The Taj Mahal among to the so-called new wonders of the world

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Pangong tso lake
33.947, 78.438
4 250 m / 13 944 ft

#2 Pangong tso lake

Most beautiful lake in India

On the border between India (Ladakh) and China (Tibet), is very beautiful Lake Pangong Tso (4250 m n. M.). It has a very unique shape: is 134 kilometers long and only 4 km wide. For tourists it is easily accessible from the Indian side.

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Parkachik la pass
34.098, 75.977
4 000 m / 13 123 ft

#3 Parkachik la pass

The most beautiful view of Nun and Kun

Directly above the mighty bend of the Suru River is one of the most beautiful prospects which Ladakh offers. This is amazing view of the monumental pyramid of the Nun Mountain. In addition, neither the views downhill, nor the Suru valley are to be missed.

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Amer Palace
26.986, 75.851
473 m / 1 552 ft

#4 Amer Palace

Monumental building near Jaipur

Amer (sometimes written as Amber) is not only a city, but also a monumental palace and above it a rising fortress. It is one of Rajasthan's most significant monuments in India

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Indus River
31.175, 81.252
5 600 m / 18 373 ft

#5 Indus River

Lion River

The Indus River is one of the most important Asian rivers. Its spring is located only a few kilometers from the sacred Kailash Mountain at an altitude of 5,600 meters. From Tibet it goes further to Ladakh. Then it flows further westward to Pakistan, which is the main river. It flows into the Arabian Sea

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Hawa Mahal Palace
26.924, 75.827
443 m / 1 453 ft

#6 Hawa Mahal Palace

The jewel in Jaipur

Hawa Mahal Palace is one of India's most famous buildings. You will find it in the "Pink City" of Jaipur, the capital of the desert state of Rajasthan. The palace itself was exhibited for women from royal families.

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Suru Valley
34.163, 75.946
3 183 m / 10 443 ft

#7 Suru Valley

The most beautiful valley in Ladakh

The valley of the Sur River is considered to be the most beautiful valley of the whole area of Ladakh. It is mainly due to fairy-tale scenery of green fields in contrast to the glacial Himalayan shields. The whole valley is dominated by the Nun.

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Golden Temple
31.62, 74.876
233 m / 764 ft

#8 Golden Temple

The centerpiece of the world for Sikhs

The Golden Temple in Amritsar is the most sacred building for the Sikh religion. It is located at the west end of India near Pakistan

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Zoji la Pass
34.279, 75.471
3 528 m / 11 575 ft

#9 Zoji la Pass

The toughest pass on the way to Ladakh

If you are traveling to Ladakh from Kashmir or vice versa, you will have to crossed the Zoji la pass (3,528 meters asl). The pass is renowned for its vast amount of snow, frequent landslides and breathtaking views of the valley. Rough is mainly part of the Kashmir side of the road.

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Dal Lake
34.122, 74.875
1 581 m / 5 187 ft

#10 Dal Lake

Srinagar gem

Kashmir is famous for its magnificent mountain lakes. The largest and most famous Dal Lake is located within Srinagar. It is famous mainly due to its picturesque hausbots. In the surroundings there are also beautiful Mughal gardens.

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Thiksey Gompa Monastery
34.056, 77.667
3 312 m / 10 866 ft

#11 Thiksey Gompa Monastery

The most famous monastery in Ladakh

Ladakh is renowned for its beautiful Buddhist monasteries. Probably the most well-known and the most visited of them is in Thiksey. On the one hand, it looks like a small Potala, and there is also a huge statue of Buddha. In addition, the views from the roof top to the Indu Valley are breathtaking

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Red Fort in Agra
27.18, 78.021
181 m / 594 ft

#12 Red Fort in Agra

Massive fort in the city center

At Agra you will find one of the largest fortresses in the whole of India. Due to its importance, it was also on UNESCO's list. The most beautiful and well-known view of the fortress is right from its entrance gate, where you will be captured by massive defensive bastions.

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Markha valley
33.957, 77.3
3 436 m / 11 273 ft

#13 Markha valley

Ladakh Trek Classics

In the beautiful Markha River valley, leads perhaps the most famous trek of the entire Ladakh. You will see sharp rocks, original villages and six thousand high mountains. Walking through the Markha valley is one of the unforgettable experiences in Ladakh.

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Zanskar Canyon
34.023, 77.198
3 170 m / 10 400 ft

#14 Zanskar Canyon

The rocky wilderness

      One of the wildest canyons in the Himalayas is the one along the river Zanskar, the largest tributary of the Indus in Ladakh. Above the river rise and steep rocky hillsides and over the summer it is impassable. In winter you can go through across the ice under the famous trek chadar.

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Humayun's tomb
28.593, 77.251
218 m / 715 ft

#15 Humayun's tomb

The most beautiful tomb in Delhi

The most beautiful buildings in Delhi is the monumental Humayun's tomb. Outside, you will find two more smaller tombs in the surrounding pleasant gardens

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Akshardham Temple
28.613, 77.277
202 m / 663 ft

#16 Akshardham Temple

The largest temple in Delhi

One of the newest major attractions in Delhi is the monumental Akshardham Temple. It was only built in 2005, but its architecture is really impressive. The only thing that will you no mind is forbidden of take pictures inside.

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Stok Kangri
33.986, 77.443
6 153 m / 20 187 ft

#17 Stok Kangri

Famous mountain near Leh

Stok Kangri (6 153m above sea level) is perhaps the most famous, though not the highest, mountain of Ladakh. It's not only because of the beautiful view from Leh on it, but also because it is a relatively light six-thousander.

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Jama Masjid
28.651, 77.233
220 m / 722 ft

#18 Jama Masjid

The most important mosque in India

One of the most beautiful Mughal era mosques is located right in the center of historic Delhi. It is Jama Mosque (Friday). It is one of the city's most significant monuments.

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Fatehpur Sikri
27.095, 77.663
214 m / 702 ft

#19 Fatehpur Sikri

City with amazing Mughal monuments

Fatehpur Sikri was the seat of the city of the feared Mughal ruler, Akbar the Great. Here you will find a grand Friday mosque and Panch Mahal Palace. Part of the monuments have survived only in the ruins

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Taglang la Pass
33.508, 77.77
5 328 m / 17 480 ft

#20 Taglang la Pass

The highest point of the road Manali-Leh

Taglang la Pass (5 328 m asl) belongs among the three highest accessible road passes in Ladakh. It is also the highest point of the famous Himalayan road from Leh to Manali.

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Manikarnika ghat Váránasí
25.311, 83.014
73 m / 240 ft

#21 Manikarnika ghat Váránasí

Famous place in Varanasi

There is probably no more famous place in Varanasias than the Manikarnika ghat. Through the whole day the boundaries of wood are built and the dead are burned. The special atmosphere here is mainly in the evening.

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Tomb of Safdarjung
28.589, 77.211
215 m / 705 ft

#22 Tomb of Safdarjung

Beautiful mausoleum

Among the most beautiful Mughal buildings you can find in New Delhi are definitely the Mausoleum of Safdarjung. Together with other important graves in the city is located south of the center

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Jal Mahal Palce
26.953, 75.846
411 m / 1 348 ft

#23 Jal Mahal Palce

Water Palace

Near Jaipur you will find the interesting Jal Mahal palace. This palace is built right in the middle of Lake Man Sagar. It was built in Maharaja in the 18th century. Now it's a favorite tourist destination.

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Kang Yatse
33.747, 77.557
6 401 m / 21 001 ft

#24 Kang Yatse

The Queen of Zanskar

Kang Yatse (6,401m asl) / sometimes written as Kang Yisay / is probably the second most famous mountain in Ladakh after Stok Kangri. Trekkers enjoy the view of it, especially during the famous Markha Trek. Its pre-top, ca. 6,200 meters above sea level, is relatively easy to ascent, so it belongs to the targets for collectors of six thousand "tourist" dimensions.

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