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10 World Famous Destinations That Should Top Your Bucket-list

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Do you like everything that is world-class? Here are some of the destinations that are home to world-class monuments. 

1. Hyderabad

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Fort | Museum | Monument | History

HolidayIQ Reviewer Mohan Gupta shares, “The Taj of Hyderabad It's a world-famous monument of work in famous science city Hyderabad. Charminar is proof of creativity which shines like star in Eid festival. Overall nice place to visit.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Anshul Jharbade shares, “Salar Jung Museum is a world-famous museum located at Darushifa, Hyderabad....The museum is spread on two floors and has 38 galleries, 20 on the ground floor and 18 on the first floor. It is the 3rd largest museum in India. It contains various Antiques from various parts of the world and all were collected by Nawab Mir Yusuf Ali Khan.” Read Full Review

2. Jaipur

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Fort | Palace | Heritage | History

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sameer shares, “The well known Hawa Mahal, popular Jal Mahal, City Palace, Amer Fort, world-famous Jantar Mantar, Nahargarh Fort, Jaigarh Fort and Zoo are major tourist attractions. We have spent 2 days in Jaipur for city tour stayed at The Raja Mansingh Palace. Amazing 2 days in Jaipur. ...The streets are wide and unusual among pre-modern Indian cities. The city housing system is divided by a systematic network of lanes. ...The Palace quarter is an attractive spot, from the tourist point of view since the Hawa Mahal, palace complex, gardens, and a lake are located here.” Read Full Review

3. Puri

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Temple | Beach | Sea | Religious

HolidayIQ Reviewer Chiranjit Pradhan says, “Konark temple is just 30 kilometers from puri. Lord Jagannath temple is very religious and its artwork is excellent and innovative....Just go for it and one can go at the time of cart festival. Cart festival is a world-famous festival. It is famous as Ratha-Yatra.Read Full Review

4. Varanasi

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Temple | Ghat | Ganga | Religious

HolidayIQ Reviewer Krishna Reddy says, “Varanasi is a world-famous cultured and traditional holy city of Hindus. It has a great history of Hindu mythology....Kashi Vishwanath is foremost of all jyotirlingas and called king of jyotirlingas. A one time visit to Kashi Vishwanath equals to the visit to the rest of the eleven jyotirlingas.Read Full Review

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5. Amritsar

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Golden Temple | Religious | Peace | Peaceful

HolidayIQ Reviewer Tajinder Nagpal shares, “It is considered to be cultural and spiritual center of Sikh religion as it houses the world famous golden temple which as per stars attract more visitors then the famous Taj Mahal of Agra not just the religious part this city is famous for its link with the freedom fight for independence as this city also houses the famous Jallianwala Bagh where a massacre took place in 1919.Read Full Review

HolidayIQ Reviewer Alok Pandey adds, “A world-famous pilgrimage destination for Sikh community which is visited by people all over the world irrespective of caste and religion. It's four gates symbolizes the welcoming of humans of various caste and religion.Read Full Review

6. Agra

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Fort | Monument | Architecture | History

HolidayIQ Reviewer AS shares, “The world famous Agra!...we went to Taj Mahal which is the trademark of India. Agra attracts maximum tourist because of these two monuments and famous sweet made up of pumpkin called petha. Don't forget to carry few packs for friends and family.Read Full Review

7. Udaipur

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Palace | Temple | Boating | Museum

HolidayIQ Reviewer Rizwanuddin Rafiq adds, “Fateh Prakash Palace was built by Maharana Fateh Sigh as it is situated close to the Lake Pichola....It has a Darbar Hall Sabhaghar also known as Minto hall, Satkar hall, viewing of Pichola lake known as Pichola Darshan, Surya Darshan Bar and the world famous crystal galleries with exquisite chandeliers. For its luxurious facilities, excellent services and Royal hospitality and attention attract the guest from all over the world.Read Full Review

8. Madurai

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Temple | Architecture | Religious | Museum

HolidayIQ Reviewer Ramasastry Patnala adds, “We must travel this place to experience divine presence of Lord Siva, Parvathi, and Lord Vishnu. We have visited world famous Meenakshi Devi temple with exquisitely carved sculptures everywhere. The temple is in the heart of the city and we entered through West gate and had great darshan of Goddess Meenakshi Devi and Lord Sundareswara(Siva). It is an architectural wonder and we can not miss even an inch of the premises. It is filled with not only sculptures but also excellent paintings on the roofs.Read Full Review

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9. Jodhpur

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Fort | Palace | Museum | Heritage

HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta adds, “Umaid Bhawan Palace is a world-famous palace. This beautiful palace is named after Maharaja Umaid Singh. ...It is a huge and magnificent palace that can be seen from many places of Jodhpur city. It is constructed on a highly elevated place, which makes it visible even from far off place. The major attraction is the palace external view.Read Full Review

10. Thanjavur

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Temple | Architecture | Heritage | History

HolidayIQ Reviewer Payalgangwal says, “It is a huge and beautiful temple I have seen ... the temple was build by Raja Chola, the king of Chola dynasty. It's the perfect example of Dravidian architecture ... The art and cutwork on temple wall include ceilings was marvelous and awesome. ...This temple is world famous and also included in UNESCO the world's heritage list. Very beautiful ancient temple with beautiful architect must visit.” Read Full Review

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