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Ever wondered how rich India is in Heritage and architecture? These are some of the best places to enjoy with family, as per Holiday IQ users. 

1. Jaipur : Land of mighty monument

Jaipur : Land of mighty monument
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Anuradha Manjul shares, “Jaipur Diaries - Hawa Mahal I had been to Jaipur many years ago as a child and had seen the Hawa Mahal from outside while passing through the market then.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Jenifer Sayyed shares, “A day in Jaipur- Pink city of Rajasthan;  Rich in culture, heritage and majestic architecture of Royals. Being an avid wanderer, Jaipur was always on my list. As we had planned to visit Ajmer dargah, we executed Jaipur trip too.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Amit Kumar Das shares, “The Indian version of Chinese wall--Amber Fort; As soon as you leave the Jaipur city and proceed towards the Amber Fort or Amer fort, the landscapes around changes all of a sudden. The plane lands of Jaipur is suddenly replaced by rocky granite hills. ” Read Full Review 

2. Hyderabad : A galore of architectural mastery

Hyderabad : A galore of architectural mastery
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Hardik Patel adds, “Awesome place with rich history and lots of fun. If you are in Hyderabad, Golconda Fort is must see the place. It's 15 min journey from Mehdipatnam. The best time to start is from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm, as the tour will take minimum 3 to 4 hours. It starts with the history of the fort and big gates.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Chavvy Naresh says, “One of the best places in Hyderabad, has historic significance. ” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Dheeraj Kumar adds, “Divine, calm and cool place Located in the city, opposite to Nagarjuna Sagar Lake. A temple made of white marble. Maintained very well. Must visit at least for the view of the city. Divine, calm and cool atmosphere.” Read Full Review 

3. Agra : The place of white marble gem

Agra : The place of white marble gem
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Binay Mohanty shares, “Commutation to Taj Mahal is better, by road from Delhi, the Yamuna Express Highway is a blessing for visitors from Delhi via Noida towards Agra.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Sajad J adds, “Good place to go. We deliberated on going to Fatehpur multiple times as we just had a day and the to/from drive between Agra and Fatehpur itself would easily eat up 2 hrs. ” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Nikhil Chandra adds, “The Icon of India; Having traveled length and breadth of India and living in Delhi for last 15 years, it was unbelievable that I had not yet visited Taj Mahal. This white marble gem is the magnum opus of Mughal architecture. ” Read Full Review 

4. Mysore : The centre of Wodeyar Dynasty

Mysore : The centre of Wodeyar Dynasty
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Ruta Muley says, “Interesting Church; After our visit to Chamundi Hills, we were going to the bus stand to board a bus back to Bangalore; and the twin spires of the church towering over the trees and the houses grabbed my attention. ” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Lokesh Nagaraj says, “Must visit for an entirely different experience. Ever felt like a foreigner in India despite being an Indian!!?? Well then probably you have to visit this place for sure. Bylakuppe a small village placed around 80 km from Mysore en route to Coorg which will take an hour and half time of travel holds a Tibetan settlement within the very small hills.” Read Full Review 

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5. Puri : A place for cherishing sculptures

Puri : A place for cherishing sculptures
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Bineet Nayak adds, “Magnificent Temple with unique architecture 1. Ornately sculpted, a 13th-century Hindu place of worship depicting the vast chariot of Sun God, Surya. ” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abhay Parmar shares, “The marvelous piece of architecture; This is an old 13th-century temple and is the UNESCO world heritage site. The carvings and stone sculptures in the temple are remarkable. ” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Abinash Sahu says, “Beautiful temple with incredible architecture.Temple is awesome with incredible Kalinga architecture, cleanliness of the premises is nicely maintained by Archeological Survey of India. Ticket charge is very nominal. ” Read Full Review 

6. Jodhpur : Land of beautiful carvings

Jodhpur : Land of beautiful carvings
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HolidayIQ Reviewer Saurabh Gupta adds, “This beautiful palace is named after Maharaja Umaid Singh.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Jaidev Lohia says, “Beautiful carvings and architecture. Takes almost 2 hours to cover the whole fort. The fort is filled with beautiful carvings and architecture. Entry fee is applicable and separate camera charges are collected.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Jaidev Lohia adds, “Heritage place filled with royalty. Also called as Jodhpur City palace, its divided into 3 parts. 1st portion is the current owner or should I say 'the royal family's accommodation, which is also the prohibited area. 2nd portion is the accessible area.” Read Full Review 

HolidayIQ Reviewer Kunal Purohit adds, “Jodhpur's pride I would say its definitely better than Jaipur's Amer Palace. From the entrance to exit there was something or the other to watch and explore. Nice architecture. ” Read Full Review

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