Agra Fort is located in Agra, India. This fort is also known as Lal Qila, Fort Rouge and Red Fortress of Agra. This fort is 2.5 km northwest of the Taj Mahal. This fort can be considered as a castle. Agra Fort is a large red sandstone fort from the 16th century, located about 2.5 km northwest of the Taj Mahal. This vast fortress complex is also known as the Red Fort in Agra and was built by the Mughal emperors when Agra was the capital city. Behind these walls are palaces (Jahāngīr, Khās Mahal, Shsh Mahal), halls and Pearl Mosque. Some of these buildings are paved with pure marble and pietra dura. After leaving the capital from Delhi to Agra, the Lodhi family built this fort with the aim of creating prosperity for their kingdom, starting construction in 1559, the construction of Agra amounted to 1.5 million people in for 8 years. The building was built of red sand and decorated with white marble transported from Rajasthan. By the time of the reign of Shah Jahan, the grandson of
PREPARE FOR TRIP Weather and clothes You should research carefully before planning and preparing clothes to suit the time you are going to go. The following are the best times to travel. November to March: Warm weather, dry climate and nice sunshine, is the most suitable occasion to visit India. April, May and October: The temperature is quite stable, you can still travel if you are not concerned about persistent drizzle. The advantage of traveling at this time is the cost will be much cheaper than not because of the tourist season. June – September: Do NOT go to India at this time because this is the rainy season. Personal items should bring Depending on the time of going, you should prepare clothes accordingly, it is best to choose polite clothes when going to public places because Indians often do not like when others dress too revealing Indian food usually has quite a strong curry flavor, so if you do not like the curry taste, you should prepare food to bring in case you can not eat the food here.
The Indian tourism industry is suffering from the negative impact of the wave of protests against the new citizenship law of the Government. In the past month, protests have been taking place in many cities, prompting several countries to issue warnings of citizens intending to travel to India. Currently, at least 7 countries and territories have issued travel warnings to India after media reported at least 25 people were killed in clashes between police and protesters. At the same time, actions against the new law continue to be complicated. Officials estimate that over 200,000 domestic and international tourists have canceled or delayed visits to the Taj Mahal, one of India’s most famous tourist destinations in the past two weeks. Dinesh Kumar, a police inspector working at a tourist police station near the Taj Mahal temple in Uttar Pradesh state, said visitor numbers had dropped by 60% in December 2019. The police inspector added that Indian and foreign tourists called the police operating rooms to check on security. Although the police guarantee that they will be protected, many still decide to
The diversity of natural scenery, food and weather makes India seem to be a different world than the rest of the country. 1. The world has only 4 seasons while India has 6 seasons Spring in mid-February to mid-April; summer in mid-April to mid-June; monsoon in mid-June to mid-August; Autumn in mid-August to mid-October; Pre-winter in mid-October to mid-December and Winter in mid-December to mid-February. 2. The world has about 8,000 languages while India has 1,600 languages While most countries have only 1, 2 or 3 languages, India has more than 1,600 languages. Of these, about 122 are classified as the primary language. 30 of these are used by more than 1 million people. But don’t worry if you are going to India, because this country has one of the largest English speaking populations in the world, second only to the United States. 3. There is a school that collects rubbish instead of tuition While the world is arguing about rising fees, a school in India came up with the clever idea of collecting plastic waste from students instead of
At Indian bus stations, many book sellers can be found. The tall stacks of books that they walked in the middle of the bustling bus stop filled with honking. India is the country with the highest reading habits in the world. On average, Indians spend more than 10 hours a week reading books. In Southeast Asia, Thailand is a country with very high reading habits. On average, Thai people spend more than 9 hours reading a week. It is not difficult to see images of drunken travelers reading books on crowded trains. Books are not only a treasure of knowledge, it helps us stimulate nerves, stimulate humanity, provide materials about the natural world and people. Books are the shortest way to open doors for people to succeed. Last year, this South Asian country was ranked # 1 by NOP World Culture Score in the survey about the average reading time of the people. Accordingly, an average Indian reading time per week reaches nearly 11 hours (10 42 minutes). Although it is a country with a high level of literacy among
With a long-standing culture, India has many interesting features that make the whole world surprised. From the pilgrimage of hundreds of millions of people, the habit of consuming gold at the top of the bridge to the “living” bridges is hard to find elsewhere. Kumbh Mela is a very important Hindu pilgrimage (worth 80% of the Indian population) held every 12 years. The destination of the journey is also the place where the largest gathering of people in the world takes place. This crowd can even be seen from outer space. It is known that this year’s Kumbh Mela ceremony was held in the city of Allahabad from January 15 to March 4 and it is estimated that there are up to 130 million followers doing this pilgrimage. Sushruta Samhita is a book about ancient Indian medicine written in Sanskrit by Sushruta. Born in the 6th century BC, this work is said to be one of the earliest writings to record detailed studies of remedies and surgery. Even Sushruta Samhita may be the source of modern plastic surgery when the
Since becoming the main seaport connecting the UK and India, Mumbai has attracted many merchants and people to live. Not only is it known as Mumbai’s famous economic and financial center, but it is also the busiest tourist city in India. Here are some essential information you should consult before traveling to Mumbai. The best time to visit Mumbai The best time to visit Mumbai is from November to March next year when the weather is not too hot. If you don’t want your trip to be interrupted by unusual rain or rain, avoid June to October. Because during this time, storms and rain can cause public transport to be paralyzed. If you want to enjoy the extreme heat of Mumbai, then go to Mumbai from April to June. This is also the time you can enjoy countless attractive fruits. Festivals in Mumbai India is known as the country with many unique festival customs. And Mumbai is a city that hosts a lot of festivals with the interest of the people. In March, Holi, also known as the festival of
Not all travelers are brave enough to set foot in India by stereotypes from food safety and food culture, to the most common problem of rape. Jo Stewart is an Intrepid Travel site blogger. When she announced that she was going to India, her friends all felt excited but also full of concern. After the journey to discover the land of the gods, Jo proved to his friends that India is not as dangerous as people think. Here are the confession of Jo’s friends in India and the true story of female bloggers. “I’m afraid I will have diarrhea.” People are often curious about how Jo’s stomach is reacting to Indian food rather than caring about the beauty of the Taj Mahal. In fact, during his trip, Jo tried local dishes from traditional to luxurious restaurants, or sidewalk shops. No one in the group had abdominal pain or had to use emergency diarrhea medicine, only one person had constipation, Jo did not understand why? Of course, Jo’s group used bottled water but they still tried many dishes on the street