Rajasthan is the largest state in India. The northern state is known for its fortresses, a desert, and the people that put color on the Country of Princes. It is in this state where you can find the legendary Taj Mahal.
If you’re planning to go on a journey to India soon, consider starting from the top. You can enjoy kosher riverboat cruises along the Yamuna and pace through the best places in Northern India. When you get there, make sure to check out these places.
A Walk Among The Camels
If you get to Rajasthan by November, you might want to head over to the Pushkar Camel Fair. This 10-day fair is a gathering of the local tribes of the state. They gather around and make a spectacle of their camels for the tourists to enjoy. Everything is full of color and endless fun.
The fair showcases the best and popular breeds of camels and other animals. Some camels are even dressed in jewelry and colorful clothing.
Can’t Say No to Delhi
The capital city of India is also located in its northern state. The very symbol of modern development in the country is waiting to be discovered.
Head over to their largest mosque, the Jama Masjid. Check out the old architectural wonders of Northern India. Spice up your afternoon by heading to the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk.
The city has preserved what was left of the ancient cities that date as far back as 2500 BC. Make sure you pass by Rajpath, The India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, and the President’s House, Rashtrapati Bhavan. You can go anywhere, just don’t miss the Judah Haim synagogue. It was mentioned in the Talmud!
And Of Course, Agra
The city where the Taj Mahal lives is a paradise of living color. Experience a white moonlit night, and wake up to pink dawn. You’ll see yourself lost in the wonder while the Taj Mahal just stands there and takes your breath away.
There are not enough words to describe Agra and the Taj Mahal. You just have to experience the magic first-hand. Hours after stepping into Agra, and you’ll know why some of India’s greatest emperors chose this city as their residence.
Today, most of the Jewish communities in India made Aliyah to Israel. Nevertheless, the impact the Jews created in the country can’t be denied. The history of the Jewish people in India is unique.
It is the only place outside of Israel without any history of major opposition from the anti-Semitism movement. That fact alone should be enough to take India on the top list of the world’s best Jewish heritage tours. All that and every element that makes India a great country makes this place worth traveling to.