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Historical Destinations in India

From the poetic Taj Mahal to the stimulating Khajuraho temples, there are historic monuments, palaces and forts all over India. Come on a journey and discover the ancient historical places of India.

Mandu Madhya Pradesh Essential Travel Guide
Mandu in Madhya Pradesh is sometimes referred to as the Hampi of central India because of its treasure trove of ruins. This travel guide will help you plan your trip there.

India's Top 5 Historical Destinations
India is a diverse country steeped in history. Its past has seen a melting pot of different religions, rulers and empires – all of which have left their mark on the countryside. These popular historical destinations shouldn't be missed.

History and Architecture Vacation Planner - Where to Visit in India
Interested in India's diverse history and architecture? Check out these amazing destinations for some ideas about where to visit.

Best Historical Places in India
There are plenty of historical places in India, but which ones are really worth seeing? Share your favorites here and find out the favorites of others.

Taj Mahal Travel Guide
The Taj Mahal is India's most recognized monument and has a rich history.

Hampi Travel Guide
Hampi is renowned for its captivating ruins, intriguingly intermingled with large boulders that rear up all over the landscape. It was the last capital of Vijayanagar, one of the greatest Hindu kingdoms in India’s history.

Khajuraho Travel Guide
If you want proof that the Kama Sutra originated in India, Khajuraho is the place to see. There are over 20 temples abounding in erotic sculptures. However, more than that, they show a celebration of love, life and worship.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves Travel Guide
Astonishingly hand carved into hillside rock in the middle of nowhere are the Ajanta and Ellora caves. While the Ajanta caves are rich in paintings and sculpture, the Ellora caves are renowned for their extraordinary architecture.

Fatehpur Sikri Travel Guide
Fatehpur Sikri was once the proud capital of the Mughal Empire in the 16th century, but now stands deserted as a well preserved ghost town. You can almost feel yourself being transported back to medieval times.

A Photo Essay of Some of the Ancient Ruins of India
Some of the world's most ancient religions were born in India, and some of the world's most lovely architectural ruins may be found there.

Shekhawati Rajasthan Travel Guide
Visiting Shekhawati Rajasthan? Find out all you need to plan your trip to see the Shekhawati havelis, known as the world's largest open air gallery, here.

3 Sacred Orissa Buddhist Sites and Attractions
You could be forgiven for not knowing about the sacred Buddhist sites in Orissa (Odisha). After all, they've only been excavated relatively recently and are largely unexplored.

Top 12 Palaces and Forts in India

10 Kochi Attractions and Places to Visit
Traveling to Kerala? Don't miss these top 10 Kochi attractions and places to visit. Most of them are located in atmospheric and historic Fort Kochi.

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