Best Places to Visit in India

India being an extremely diverse country has a plethora of temples, monuments, palaces, mosques, beaches and festivals to see. Thousands of tourists visit this country every year. Here’s a list of best places to visit in India.

1. Jaipur

The largest city and capital of Rajasthan, a state in India, Jaipur was founded by the ruler of Amber Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II in 1727 and is one of the best places to visit in India. Also known as the Pink City, Jaipur is known for its famous elephant rides and for its traditional and contemporary style jewellery.

Jaipur

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2. Goa

Goa is a state in India with a unique mixture of Portuguese and Indian architecture and culture. Once a Portuguese colony, Goa has a total population of 1.4 million. Goa is famous for its charming beaches, temples, churches, wild life and water sports and is one of the best places to visit in India.

Goa

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3. Kerala

One of the most popular tourist destinations in Asia, Kerala is known for its unique geographical features such as lush green plantations,, tranquil backwaters and serene beaches. Tourists flock to this Indian state to enjoy ayurvedic healing, exotic wildlife, sprawling fields, waterfalls, cultural and historic monuments and magical festivals.

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4. Varanasi

Varanasi is famous for being a cultural hub of India as well as being particularly important for the Hindu pilgrims. There you can sense the real India, witness the local traditions, customs and lifestyles. Several impressive temples prove the particularly religious ambience that is difficult to avoid yet is interesting for every visitor who is open to learn something more about the everyday life in Varanasi.

 

Varanasi

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5. Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer, the Golden City has a dream-like ambience all with the beautiful sandcastle fortresses made of golden sandstone and the narrow alleyways. Jaisalmer is home to magnificent palaces, ancient temples, popular hotels, Indian restaurants serving spicy food and interesting shops selling Rajasthan clothes.

Jaisalmer

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