7 Historical Cities In India You Should Visit On Independence Day

Independence Day

Independence Day is a day when people in India pay tribute to their leaders and those who fought for India's liberty in the past. Independence Day is a time when main government offices and buildings are flourished with lights and the tri-color flutters from homes.

Now let’s see 7 Historical cities in India where you can visit and get a feel of patriotism in your nerves.


Delhi is the hub of historical palaces, the are various places where you can visit to celebrate the Independence Day.

 Red Fort is a historic fortification in the capital of New Delhi. Situated in the middle of the city, it was the focal residence of the rulers of the Mughal reign. It was constructed by Shah Jahan in the year 1939 as a result of a capital modification from Agra to Delhi.

Qutub Minar is the largest distinct tower in the world and second tallest monument of Delhi. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is situated in Mehrauli and its edifice was started in 1192 by Qutb Ud-Din-Aibak, the originator of Delhi Sultanate.

India Gate is situated along the Rajpath in New Delhi. The magnificent structure of India Gate is an overwhelming sight and is often equated to the Arch de Triomphe in France, the Gateway of India in Mumbai and the Arch of Constantine in Rome.

Rashtrapati Bhavan is the sanctioned residence of the President of India. It was formerly built with the intent of ration as the Viceroy's House.

2- Amritsar

Jallianwala Bagh is a communal garden that also houses a memorial to commemorate the massacre of peaceful celebrators by the British armies. Jallianwala Bagh is linked with one of the miserable days in Indian History when thousands of innocent people were murdered on the command of General Dyer as they gathered for a peaceful celebration of Baisakhi. There is a memorial tablet at the arrival which serves as a record of history. The heart-rending incident left a deep wound on the country, and a memorial was created post the independence for the innocents who lost their lives in this disturbing incident.

Wagah Border symbols the limits between Indian and Pakistani borders. It rounds along the Trunk Road between Amritsar in Punjab and Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan.


Agra City was founded by Sikandar Lodhi which is developed on the bank of river Yamuna. It has a population of about 1.7 million and it is among one of the most popular cities of Uttar Pradesh. Agra has a semiarid climate and features. Tourists from all over the world visit Agra. Agra has identifications of Mughal era, monuments of Mughal.

Taj Mahal is situated in the historic city of Agra. It was built by the Mughal Monarch Shah Jahan as a commemorative for his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

Agra Fort was constructed by King Akbar in 1573. It is, in fact, a gigantic fort located on the right bank of the River Yamuna in Agra, Uttar Pradesh and is made fully of sandstone.


Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan, with its flamboyancy is attractive since ages. The city has the art of welcoming its visitors with open arms. This beautiful city shows a reflection of the past.

The colossal structure of Hawa Mahal stances at the juncture of the main road in Jaipur, Badi Chaupad and was built by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh in the year 1799.

Amber Fort In the City of Jaipur, embraced on the top of the Aravali Hill lies the Amer Fort, one of the most glorious palaces in India. Also generally known as the Amber Fort, this royal building with its maze-like passages.

Nahargarh Fort is sited in the Pink City of Jaipur and is one of the many myriad palaces and attractive historic buildings that express the magnificent and rich history of this city.


This beautiful city is surrounded by hills from all sides is the glorious Fort City of India, Gwalior. Home to various palaces, temples, and monuments, the city has a glorious history and a vast culture to offer.

Gwalior Fort is one of the most impermeable citadels located in the total northern and southern India and is a place you must visit. Situated on the top of an enormous rocky mountain near Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh in central India

Tansen Tomb, One of the exciting musicians of India and famous vocalist in the courts of Akbar in the feudal period, Tansen was also among one of the nine trinkets of the Mughal court.


Hyderabad, the City of Pearls, has a rich legacy and royal past. The magnificence and whizz of its historic monuments is a window to those historic times when they ruled over Hyderabad. These historical places in Hyderabad are a slice of history and jewels of archaeology.

Charminar is the most protuberant landmark situated right in the core of Hyderabad. The monument was established by Quli Qutub Shah to indicate the establishment of Hyderabad.

Qutub Shahi Tombs are the assembly of small and big mosques and tombs constructed by the rulers of the Qutub Shah family. The tombs are all erected on a raised platform and have a dome-shaped building.

Salar Jung Museum is situated at Darushifa and is one of the greatest charms of Hyderabad. It is one of the three national museums in the country and also amid the largest at 10 Acres and 2 Floors.


Mumbai, or Bombay, have their origins with the pact of the Treaty of Bassein between Sultan Bahadur Shah and the Portuguese, who were presented the seven islands that fabricated Bombay by the Sultan. Through history, Bombay was enormously active in the politics during India’s independence struggle and was part of the Quit India Movement & the Royal Navy Mutiny in the 1940s.

The Gateway of India is one of the most widespread traveler hotspots of Mumbai. Sitting proudly on the Apollo Bunder, it oversees the Arabian Sea.

Haji Ali Dargah is situated on a small isle that is off the southern coastline of Mumbai near Worli. People from all walks of life and beliefs come here to seek benedictions. The Dargah can only be visited during the low tides via a walkway that is enclosed by the sea on all sides.

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