Thanks to India’s rich history and cultural and geographical diversity, it has become one of the most popular destinations for exotic vacations. From temples to beaches, monuments to markets, there are countless destinations to visit. Take a look at the top seven must-see places around India.
When most people imagine paradise, chances are, they are actually just thinking about Goa. The smallest state of India is home to a number of exotic beaches with their golden sand and coconut palms. There are many water activities and seafood restaurants to keep you busy before relaxing under breathtaking sunset views.
6. Golden Temple
The mystical city and home of the Golden Temple, Amritsar, was founded in 1577 by Guru Ram Das, the fourth guru of Sikhism. This is the spiritual capital of the Sikhs with its name meaning “Holy Pool of Nectar” thanks to the water around the Golden Temple. Unless you hit the jackpot on jackgold.com, you’ll probably never again see anything as beautiful or as golden as this temple.
The remote state of Kerala is home to a number of lagoons and lakes which lie parallel to the Arabian Sea. Thanks to the enchanting waterfalls, hill stations and tranquil atmosphere, this has become one of the most popular tourist destinations.
Formerly known as Cape Comorin, Kanyakumari is a must see place because it is here where the Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal meet up. The serene beauty of this town is a must-see.
Many tourists are rather unhappy thanks to the crazy hustle and bustle of India’s capital city, Delhi, but don’t let the crowds frighten you.This historic city is home to many mosques, monuments and forts. The crumbling ancient city of Old Delhi is also a mesmerizing area to explore.
2. Taj Mahal
Agra, home to the greatest symbol of eternal love, The TajMahal, is the most visited city in all of India. The white domed marble mausoleum is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, and a definite must-see in India.
1. Ajanta and Ellora Caves
These caves are without a doubt one of the most magnificent architectural wonders and portrayal of India’s rich heritage. The Ajanta Caves are made up of thirty rock-cut cave monuments, filled with paintings and sculptures of Buddhist religious art. The Ellora Caves consists of numerous Hindu, Buddhist and Jain temples, all of them made from solid rock.
By Jason Swindon