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India’s Golden Triangle essentials

Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure through India’s iconic Golden Triangle? I put together a curated list of movies, books, and apps that will not only enhance your pre-trip knowledge but also enrich your experiences as you explore these mesmerizing destinations.

This magnificent route connects the culturally rich cities of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur, offering a kaleidoscope of history, architecture, and vibrant traditions.As you prepare for your travel journey, part of the excitement lies in immersing yourself in the region’s culture and history even before your trip begins!


Augtraveler is an award-winning, augmented reality-based travel app designed to explore the cultural heritage of India. It uses AR/VR, geolocation, multimedia, and analytics to interpret and promote World Heritage Sites.
The app aims to preserve tangible and intangible cultural assets and offers personalized travel experiences, enhances tourist experiences, and supports local communities by linking them to travelers.
It also includes an educational series for students, making heritage sites more interactive and educational.
The platform is scalable and aims to cover all 32 Cultural World Heritage sites of India! So keep an eye on that if you’re an India lover!
Augtraveler and DRONAH’s collaboration led also to the creation of the Chowkri Modi Khana heritage trail. This trail showcases the architectural diversity of the old city, ranging from Rajput/Mughal styles to Colonial and Art Deco themes.
It further includes augmented reality (AR) tours of prominent attractions like the Amer Palace Fort, the Jantar Mantar historic observatory, and the famous Hawa Mahal, offering visitors a comprehensive experience of the Jaipur’s rich heritage


Here is my top movie suggestions that will take you on a cinematic voyage to the Golden Triangle, each film painting its unique portrait of these iconic Indian places.

P.K. (2014)

This film depicts the story of an alien's journey on Earth. Featuring scenes in Connaught Place and Old Delhi

Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

Set in Jaipur, this British comedy-drama it was praised for its humor

Monsoon Wedding (2001)

This film is a colorful depiction of a wedding in New Delhi, filled with family drama and romance.

Delhi 6 (2009)

Named after a postal code in Old Delhi, this film captures the essence of the city's old neighborhoods


For those who prefer to experience the Golden Triangle of India through the written word, here are five books that bring these historic and vibrant cities to life. Clic on the title of the book to discover more

This novel provides an enlightening insight into the life of a young woman navigating the contemporary social landscape of Delhi.

An explorative travelogue that takes the readers on a intriguing journey through Delhi, uncovering its diverse and vibrant aspects on foot.

A Man Booker Prize-winning novel that offers a darkly humorous perspective on India’s class struggle, with a significant portion of the story set in Delhi.

This novel reimagines India Epic ‘The Mahabharata’ from a female perspective, capturing the grandeur of ancient India.

A historical work detailing the end of the Mughal era in Delhi during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

Tech in India adds a new dimension to travel. Before your trip, immerse yourself in the Golden Triangle's essence through Augtraveler, movies, and books, blending digital depth with cultural exploration.

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