10 Best Places to Visit in India

India is a marvelous place to visit. Here are the 10 Best Places to Visit in India.

India is a beautiful and magical place. It is also becoming a major tourist destination for people all over the world. Here are the 10 Best Places to Visit in India.

  1. Agra

Agra is the most popular place to see in India. It sees the most number of tourists than any other place in India, and it is no wonder why. With the Taj Mahal, the eternal monument of love and one of the seven wonders of the world, as its jewel it is easily the must see place in India. Other places to see in and around Agra are the Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Akbar's tomb, Ram Bagh and Sikandra fort.

  1. New Delhi

New Delhi is India’s capital and like India is a mix of the old with the new. See the old Imperial architecture that is still well preserved, with the Mughal architecture, all mixed in with the new modern skyscrapers lining the skyline. The city is rich with history and culture, with something for everyone.

  1. Jaipur

Nicknamed the Pink City, Jaipur is known for its architecture such as the glorious stucco buildings. Explore the City Palace, Hawa Mahal, and Amber and Jaigarh forts, and walk in the footsteps of royalty. Also visit Udipur and Jaisalmer, both of which are equally famous and located fairly nearby.

  1. Amritsar

The crown jewel of Amritsar is the Golden Temple, which has no other counterpart in the world. Words are not enough to describe the breathtaking beauty of the sun striking the gilded domes. It is a must see site for all.

  1. Goa

Beaches, the sand, the salted water splashing on your feet and a cold beer in your hand; what’s more to say. Goa is one of best honeymoon destinations in India; it is also one with a great nightlife. It is famous for bonfire parties on the beach, as well as its music festivals. Try your hand at the many casinos, or try the or just relax on the beach.

  1. Kerala

Kerala is known for its scenic rivers and its lush forests both lined with its iconic coconut trees. Rent a house boat and float down these scenic rivers, lagoons and marshes, while enjoying the slow scenic route.

  1. Ladakh

Leh and Ladakh are known for their many crystal clear lakes, as well as the mountains and valleys. It was a crucial stop on the historic "Silk Route" from China to West Europe.  See the Stok Range and the Nubra Valley, as well as the many monasteries: Shey, Hemis, Alchi, Thikse and Lamayuru. Leh and Ladakh are also famous a number of adventure activities including mountaineering, white-water rafting and trekking along the Markha Valley.

  1. Kashmir

Kashmir is often called the Paradise on Earth. It is known for its three main lakes, the most famous of which is Dal Lake. Kashmir has lush valleys, sparkling lakes, high mountains and picturesque scenery, which makes it a perfect honeymoon destination or for a family vacation. Other major attractions to see are Gulmarg, Srinagar, Sonmarg, Nagin Lake, Pari Mahal, Shankracharya shrine and Pehalgam.

  1. Bengaluru

Bengaluru, commonly known as Bangalore, is also called the "Garden City" and "The Silicon Valley of India." It is famous as being the IT hub of India with the highest concentration of IT companies in the country. However, in addition to the tech, it also boasts a variety of gardens, museums, natural features, palaces and temples. Some places to see include Vidhana Soudha, Cubbon Park and the Ulsoor Lake.

  1. Mumbai

Formerly known as Bombay, Mumbai is a must see for anyone visiting the country. It is famous for its chaotic streets, for outdoor bazaars and bargains and its people. You will literally see people from all walks of life in Mumbai. Sightseeing options include Marine Drive, Arabian Sea, Juhu Beach, Elephanta Caves, Gandhi Museum, and so much more. Mumbai is also known for its vibrant night life with plenty of clubs, pubs and lounges.

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