India’s Golden Triangle comprises the three most visited cities of the north-west region of India–Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. On a map these three cities look like the three vertices of an equilateral triangle; that’s where the name comes from. Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra are well connected to each other by roads and are full of attractions famed across the world. Besides the usual attractions, there are a lot of hidden treasures en route the Golden Triangle as well. Read on to know about a few of them:

Neemrana Fort En Route Delhi-Jaipur

Settled 110 kilometres away from Delhi on the Delhi-Jaipur highway, Neemrana is an ancient historical town in Alwar, Rajasthan. Neemrana is famed for the Neemrana Fort Palace that was built in 15th Century and was restored in the mid 1980s. It is one of the best heritage hotels to have come up in Rajasthan and has gradually become a famous getaway destination. The fort embodies seven palace wings built in 14 layers tiered into a hill across 6 acres. Boasting the hanging gardens, two cascading pools, breathtaking views, an Ayurvedic spa, and zip-line adventure – it is one of the most unique resorts near Delhi.

Chand Baori En route Jaipur-Agra

The Chand Baori is one of the world’s biggest and most beautiful stepwells situated in the Abhaneri village of Rajasthan. This fascinating structure was built by King Chanda in 800 AD. The precise arrangement of 3,500 steps across 13 floors reflects the grandiosity of the place. On one side of the well there is a pavilion and a resting room for the royals. The sight has also been used as a location in popular movies like The Fall and Batman The Dark Knight Rises. At the bottom of the well, the temperature is almost 5-6 degrees lesser than at the surface

ISKCON Temple En Route Agra- Delhi

Also knows as Krishna Balram Temple locally, the ISKCON Temple is located in Vrindavan, a town in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh. The town is nearly a 75-kilometre drive from Agra and 10 kilometres from Mathura which is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. The temple was established in 1975 by the founder of the world renowned religious society–the International Society for Krishna Consciousness–ISKON.  This beautiful temple is wholly made out of marble and attracts devotees and tourists from all over the world.

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