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Top 10 Places to Visit in India
Below are the best cities and the places that you need to visit while traveling in India.
1- Places to Visit in Agra
A crowning gem of the Mughal golden era, Agra’s importance in Indian history is unparalleled. Home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World and magnificent architecture, this vibrant city enthralls with its past and present. Agra is also popular for its leather goods, a colorful assortment of handicrafts, Mughal cuisine, and local sweets. Remember to take home a box of “Petha” as a sweet remembrance of your trip!
Taj Mahal is the shining crown of the city, a poem of love and a white marble wonder. The monument was built for Mumtaz Mahal by Shahjahan to fulfill his promise of giving her the most beautiful and magnificent monument as a mausoleum.
The Agra Fort was built first in the year 1565 by Akbar. The large double walls, four large gateways encircle the collection of beautiful pavilions, fountains, gardens, baths, mosques, courts, and palaces that provided utmost security and a luxurious lifestyle to its inhabitants.
2- Places to Visit in Jaipur
If there is one destination no tourist misses on their visit to India is that of the Pink City. Jaipur sees one of the highest numbers of tourists each year regardless of the time of the year. Its proximity to New Delhi and being part of the golden tourism triangle of India visit this city a necessity. Mentioned below are some of the top tourist destination you cannot miss out on visiting while on your trip to the city.
This is one of the first places you will see as this it is located along the road you took to get into Jaipur. Most tour buses start from this location.
Set amid the bustling streets of Jaipur, this monument and piece of art stand gloriously just on the roadside of a busy street. Hawa Mahal is one of the most iconic places of interest in Jaipur.
The most mesmerizing sight in the whole city, the Jal Mahal is a palace set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake, where the palace appears as if it is floating in the middle of the lake.
Amber Fort and Palace-
This will be the last stop on your trail of places to visit in Jaipur. Set the furthest away from the city compared to all the other places of interest, this beautiful and majestic fort and palace stand tall amidst the Aravalli Hills.
3- Places to Visit in Delhi
Delhi, the national capital of India is one of the oldest cities in the world. Delhi is a perfect example of traditions and culture going with seamlessly with modernity. During Sightseeing in Delhi tour, you will have the opportunity to watch ancient monuments of the Mughal and British era with new architectural masterpieces like Akshardham Mandir, India gate, RedFort, Mughal Garden, and Bahai Temple. Situated along the West End of Gangetic Plain, Indian capital city, Delhi, unwinds a picture rich with diverse cultures, traditions, and foods.
Ancient Delhi –
Among the ancient monuments Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s tomb, Jantar Mantar, Safdarjang Tomb, and Lodhi tomb are the most famous tourist spots during Delhi sightseeing. Some of them are included in the list of world heritage sites as well.
Historical Monuments –
Some Government and British era buildings are also very famous among tourists, and that include India Gate, Parliament House, Delhi University campus, and President’s House.
4- Places to visit in Udaipur
Udaipur was the historic capital of the kingdom of Mewar in erstwhile Rajputana. It is a very popular tourist as well as a wedding destination known worldwide for its rich history, culture, exotic locations, and magnificent forts and palaces. The beautiful Lake Pichola, with the majestic Aravalli Hills acting as the backdrop, sets a perfect ambiance for romance.
City Palace –
The City Palace in Udaipur is located on the east bank of the Lake Pichola and is indeed a sight to behold. The architecture of the City Palace is a fusion of the Rajasthani and Mughal architectural styles.
Lake Pichola –
The tranquil and large Lake Pichola is one of the main attractions in Udaipur. This beautiful lake reflects the majestic Aravalli Mountains on its rippling and crystal-clear waters.
Jag Mandir –
The Jag Mandir palace built on an island in the Lake Pichola is a wonderful architectural marvel. It is also called the “Lake Garden Palace”. The mere sight of the magnificent palace surrounded by waters is magical.
5- Places to visit in Varanasi
Varanasi, the beating heart of the whole Hindu universe, is one of the most sacred places in the nation. It is a blindingly colorful, relentlessly chaotic, and splendidly magical city dotting the map of India. Alternatively known as Kashi, which means the city of life, Varanasi is true to its name. It is a sprawling holy city that lives in the never-ending religious milieu.
KaalBhairav Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Nepali Hindu Temple, Tulsi Manas Temple, Sarnath, Banaras Hindu University, Durga Temple, SankatMochan Temple, ManikarnikaGhat, Harishchandra Ghat, ManikarnikaGhat, and Gauri Matha Temple, etc.
6- Places to visit in Jaisalmer
Jaisalmer looks like an enormous heap of mountain and sand from the beginning. The whole town papers in gold! Well not basically, it represents the fantastic yellow-colored surface that characteristics the whole town.
7- Places to visit in Jodhpur
The city of Jodhpur is 2nd big city of Rajasthan which is one of the famous tourist spots in the world. It is also knowns as the “Blue City”. The single blue color attracts travelers to the Jodhpur city.
Mehrangarh Fort –
Mehrangarh fort comes under the Jodhpur city which rises 400ft heights beyond all creations in the city within hilltop area. This historical fort was built almost 500 years ago.
Umaid Bhavan is the new creation of this century palace having 347 rooms which place to the royal family of Rajasthan with an art museum, hotel.
8- Places to visit in Amritsar
The thriving city of Amritsar is one of the most popular destinations in India that attracts thousands of devotees every year. The devout centers, historic sites, and monuments in the city spread their charm on tourists.
Whether you are holidaying for a week or one day, the first thing on your list should be Golden Temple. If you choose to catch the sunrise at Golden temple, a beautiful sight greets you which is far more than just ‘spectacular’.
The place reveals the dreadful memory of the massacre that took place in 1919. Jallianwala Bagh was built as a memorial to commemorate the sacrifice of thousands of people who died on a tragic day. A well and a wall with the bullet marks have been preserved to date, which brings alive the tale of brutality.
Wagah Border is the international borderline between India and Pakistan that is protected by high voltage fencing. Swarna Jayanthi gate is the main entry gate that hosts ‘Beating the Retreat’ ceremony every day to make the evenings charming and colorful.
9- Places to visit in Ooty
The Queen of Hill Stations, as Ooty is known as, has a hypnotic pull on all travelers. Situated in the Nilgiri hills at an altitude of 2,240 meters above the sea level, this is a scenic town amidst lofty mountains, tranquil lakes, and sprawling grasslands.
Here is a look at some of the main attractions in Ooty:
Botanical Garden makes for one of the popular tourist spots that draw travelers from all over the world. It boasts of an exquisite collection of lovely shrubs, blossoming trees, and unique colored lilies. The garden also gives you the chance to view a 20 million old fossil tree.
6th Mile (Shooting Spot)-
The place lies 6 miles from the city of Ooty. The green shooting spot is covered by forests from all sides.
Doddabetta Peak, lying at height of 2,623 meters above the sea level, is the highest peak in Ooty. Doddabetta Peak should be visited for the view of the sunrise in the early morning and sunset in the evening.
Ooty Lake is an artificial lake, formed in the year 1825 by Mr. John Sullivan. Today, it makes one of the favorite places to visit in Ooty for all the travelers.
10- Places to visit in Khajuraho
Khajuraho is a city located near Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh, India. Khajuraho is located 175 km southeast of Jhansi. The ancient names of Khajurahas were Khajurapura and Khajurawika. It is said that there were palm trees at the entrance of this city, due to which it was named Khajuraho.
The Chausath Yogini Temple is located in the southwestern part of Madhya Pradesh in Khajuraho. This temple is dedicated to 64 goddesses. This temple was built in about the 9th century, it is one of the main tourist attractions of Khajuraho. This is a famous temple here.
Bramha Temple is located near Ninora Tal, the largest tank of Khajurahas, this temple has carved idols of Lord Bramha, Vishnu and Hindu deities. This is a small temple of ChokorAakar. This temple is made of granite stones which are about 11 feet high. Amazing carvings have been done around this temple which adds beauty to the temple.
There are many more places in India that can be visited as per your choice.