Planning to visit India and are in search of beautiful places that will do your Instagram followers covetous. Obviously. In the time period of social networking biz, employing the correct hashtags are one way to accomplish this objective, but the secret to winning hearts is always sharing stunning and amazing pictures with your audience. We’ve got you covered. From the glorious Mughal empire heritages into the combination of natural calmness and day-to-day life, India doesn’t shy away from showing you the many instagrammable beauty she offers. Get ready to be spoiled for choice with regards to photo opportunities.
If you’re a hardcore follower of those two things, then it could turn you into a star among your Insta family. However, to do so, you need to get an eye to see the world throughout the lens and know about the places that provide the best view. To assist you with it, Shoes On Loose has come up with a list of 10 Instagrammable places in India. Take a look!.
Quite simply one of the most spectacular wonders of the world. It is the most famous symbol of love on the planet, a mausoleum of a king’s undying love for his queen. It is the most loved and most photographed building in the world. Which in turn means it’s really hard to get a decent photo of it without a huge crowd in your shot.
You can clearly see the Taj from across the river bank. One such place with a view to remember is Mehtab Bagh, the “Moonlight Garden”. This 25 acre Mughal garden complex is situated directly opposite the monument and was actually built before the Taj, by Emperor Babur (the founder of the Mughal Empire). It fell into ruin but has been beautifully reconstructed. The entry cost is 200 rupees for foreigners and 15 rupees for Indians, and it’s open until sunset. Alternatively, you can get a close-up view of the Taj Mahal for free by walking down the side road until you get to the river bank.
Fatehpur Sikri is near Agra and once was the capital of Mughal Emperor Akbar. Mughal Emperor Akbar founded the city in 1569 and made it his capital from 1571 to 1585. The construction of the city took around 15 years where courts, palaces, mosques, and other structures were built. Previously, it was named Fatehabad where Fateh means victory. Later the name was changed to Fatehpur Sikri. Nine gems from his courtiers were selected here. The construction of the city was completed in around 15 years and included, palaces, harems, courts, and other structures.
The final resting place of the great Mughal Emperor, Akbar, Tomb of Akbar is an important architectural masterpiece of the Mughal era. Located in Sikandra, a suburb of Agra, the tomb is believed to have been built between 1605 and 1618. Although the tomb is the place where one of the greatest emperors of India is buried, the Mughal gardens around it present a beautiful and cheerful facade.
Built-in 1734 AD by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Nahargarh Fort along with Amer and Jaigarh forts used to form an important defense ring for the city. Located on one of the oldest hills of Aravalli, this fort offers breath-taking views of the Pink City.
Patrika Gate, Jaipur
The entrance of Jawahar Circle is through the Patrika gate, which has been designed beautifully. If you ever feel the need to get back in touch with the traditional side of Jaipur but are scared to go to the crowded walled city because of the traffic, this is the place to visit. This gate has been made keeping in mind the other 7 gates which are present in the walled city.
Located at a stone throw away from the commercial center of Pink City, Hawa Mahal is considered as the landmark of Jaipur. Known as the ‘Palace of winds”, this five story building was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. This palace is decorated with 953 windows or ‘Jharokhas’ which are adorned with intricate designs. There’s a small museum within the complex of Hawa Mahal, which houses famous items like miniature paintings and ceremonial armor.
The Qutub Minar is a towering 73 meter high tower built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1193. The tower was built to celebrate Muslim dominance in Delhi after the defeat of Delhi’s last Hindu ruler. This tower is the highest tower in India, complete with five storeys and projecting balconies. The first three storeys of the Qutub Minar are made of red sandstone and the last two are made of marble and sandstone.
Not far from the Lodhi Gardens is the tomb of Mughal Emperor Humayun. Built in 1570, it was later used as an inspiration for Taj Mahal in Agra. The monument and the surrounding gardens are an excellent place for photography. The beauty of this world heritage site has inspired many budding photographers.My favorite shot of the monument is from the corner, capturing impressive symmetry and intricate details of the walls.
‘Akshardham’ signifies the perfect home God. It is hailed as an everlasting spot of commitment, virtue, and harmony. Swaminarayan Akshardham at New Delhi is a Mandir – a dwelling place God, a Hindu place of love, and a profound and social grounds committed to the dedication, learning, and agreement. Immortal Hindu otherworldly messages, dynamic reverential customs and old engineering all are resounded in its specialty and architecture. The mandir is an unassuming tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan (1781-1830), the symbols, devas and extraordinary sages of Hinduism. The generally styled complex was initiated on 6 November 2005 with the favors of HH Pramukh Swami Maharaj and through the committed endeavors of gifted craftsmen and volunteers.