India’s most preferred tourist circuit the Golden Triangle circuit covers each and every aspect of the diverse nation including its heritage, tradition, and culture. The Golden Triangle cities are Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur where the different architectural style, culture, and heritage are reflected in the historical monuments and lifestyle. Agra the former capital city of Mughals, Delhi the vibrant capital city of India and Jaipur the third pillar of Golden Triangle Tour also known as Pink city reflect the blend of Rajput and Mughal architectural style where all the three cities show the Mughal architectural style whether in amalgam or whole same.
Agra on the bank of River Yamuna was one of the most powerful cities of Mughals and they invented many architectural marvels like Taj Mahal built using pure white marbles, massive Agra Fort lying parallel to River Yamuna where Shah Jahan was held prisoner by his son and sprawling Tomb of Itmad-Ud-Daulah also refereed as Baby Taj due to its architecture resemblance. Delhi is home to Red Fort, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar and many other where the Mughal architectural style is reflected in some of its facades
Jaipur is dotted with many historical monuments like Forts, Palaces and splendid temples that echo the rich, glorious past and living tradition. Amer Fort that served as the royal capital situated on hilltop overlooking Maota Lake offers picturesque vista of the city, City Palace reflecting the grandeur and royal lifestyle of Rajas, Hawa Mahal known for its many small sized windows with lattice work and Jantar Mantar an astronomical observatory.
The Mughal architectural style was developed by the Mughals in the 16th, 18th and 19th century. The Mughal architectural style is blend of Islamic, Persian, Turkic and Indian architecture. The pattern of the architecture style can be seen in the domes, halls and the large gateways. The norms and the traditions of the era is clearly reflected in the architectural style of Mughals. Magnificent forts, palaces, gates, water well and many formal gardens with running water were built by Mughals in their architectural style.
One can Know History of Mughal Architecture in Golden Triangle Tour as all these cities gives glimpse of the Mughal architecture in its artifacts. Get on the tour in knowing the architectural style by booking the tour from the best tour operators and the holiday packages can be customized as per the needs.