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20 Best Places to Visit in India

20 Best Places to Visit in India

  • 2022-09-08T09:54:48.797Z

Given its location, India is home to an abundance of natural variety. India has such a diverse range of seasons since it is the only country in the world to experience them all. It rains a lot, and the winters and summers may get rather cold and hot, respectively. They are all trailblazers for India's aesthetic. The values of beauty, variety, and solidarity are emblematic of our great nation. This blog may be useful in compiling a list of the top 20 cities in India, a country with a wide variety of attractions. The list is as follows: 

1. Gulmarg Gondola

Gulmarg Gondola is in Gulmarg, which is situated in the Jammu and Kashmir region. It is Asia's largest and the world's second-highest cable car project. A Gulmarg journey without a cable car is incomplete as it is the best place to visit. This Gulmarg must-do is excellent for families, couples, and adventurers seeking the best skiing (in winter). The Gulmarg Gondola offers stunning views of Nanda Devi, LOC, and Pir Panjal. The gondola can transport 6 passengers at once and 600 each hour. Phase 1 of Gulmarg Gondola transports people to Kongdoori Station (middle station). It rises 400 m from 2,990 m. Every hour, it transports 1500 people to 3100 m, where there are easy ski runs. Gulmarg Gondola Phase 2 connects Kongdoori and Apharwat Peaks. The cable car climbs 1,330 vertical meters and carries 600 people every hour. From the station, the peak is a 30-minute hike. Here, the LOC is visible Tourists can enjoy horseback 

riding and snow skiing in the Himalayas.

2. Pangong Tso Lake

This most amazing lake is in Ladakh which is a tourist destination that grabs a lot of visitors on per daily basis. There are over 160 kilometers of water in this lake, but only about 25 per cents of it is in India. The rest of it is in Tibet. Located at an elevation of about 4300 meters, this lake is a sight to behold. The seemingly fresh blue waters are brackish or saline, meaning no marine life can exist in them. One of the world's highest altitude lakes, Pangong Lake (also known as Pangong Tso) is renowned for its water that changes color from blue to red and green. From camping to the lakeside campfire, a wide variety of activities can be enjoyed here. The frozen lake is a beautiful sight in its own right throughout the winter months which draws major attention to the annual Ice Skating Festival.

3. Kasol

Kasol is located in the Parvati Valley of Himachal Pradesh. It is called 'mini-Israel' for its location and population. It is the best place to visit in Himachal Pradesh. Many of the residents are Israelis, not Himachalis or other foreigners, hence the name continues. It offers beautiful valley and mountain vistas. Increasing numbers of hikers and explorers looking for quiet retreats have boosted Kasol's popularity. It is a village 42-km-away from Bhuntar airport. This place is a feast for the mind and soul. You'll be amazed by the great friendliness of the peasants and inhabitants in Old and New Kasol, separated by a tiny bridge. Plan a visit there, it will never fail to displease you. 

4. Golden Temple

India's Golden Temple which is situated in Amritsar is a religious temple. The "Golden Temple" is also called Sri Harmandir Sahib. This temple's golden color and 67-footsquare marble mesmerize visitors. It's a two-story temple. The temple's architecture is stunning. Amritsarovar increases the shrine's beauty. In this Golden Temple's holy pool, devotees bathe. Before entering, visitors must wash their feet in a separate pool. In the Golden Temple's holy pool, devotees bathe. Before entering, visitors must wash their feet in a separate pool. Peace and serenity of a unique variety await you here.

5. Ambrai Ghat

Everyone in Udaipur knows that Ambrai is one of the city's most beloved locations because its residents lavish their love on places they believe would bring them eternal nirvana which makes it the best tourist destination. This Ghat, formerly known as Manjhi Ghat, has, without a doubt, secured a spot in the hearts of many, especially the younger generation. Through the narrow alleyways of Udaipur's "Old City," where you may reach Ambrai Ghat, you can have a delightful experience. Starting at 5:30 in the morning and ending at 6:30 in the evening, Ambrai Ghat hosts a total of six aartis. Those interested in visiting Ambrai Ghat can do so between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Udaipur's Nagar Parishad has done a good job of looking for Ambrai Ghat.

6. Guru Shikhar

Mount Abu’s best place is Guru Shikar as you can have a complete view of Mount Abu city, which is an eternal place to visit. It is Rajasthan’s one of the most visited places by tourists. Guru Shikar is the highest summit of 1722 meters in Mount Abu in the Aravali range. The vista from the peak is worth the climb. It is natural for you to get lost in the tempting plot amidst the wonderful surroundings. Pack food and drinks, but no alcohol as the area is sacred. Here is Dattatreya Temple. Guru Shikhar is 15 km from Mount Abu. Natural beauty and woodlands surround the top. From this peak, you can see Mount Abu and its peaceful environs. The mountain has a Dattatreya temple. Dattatreya is an incarnation of Vishnu in Hindu mythology. 

7. Lakshman Jhula

This one makes its place in the top 20 places to visit in India. You will cross this iron suspension bridge in Rishikesh. The 450-foot-long Lakshman Jhula bridge connects Tehri and Pauri districts. It offers a glimpse of the Ganges and temple-filled Rishikesh. In honor of lord Lakshmana, a 284-foot-long hanging rope bridge was called Lakshman Jhula. On both sides are markets selling idols, semiprecious stones, and other trinkets. The 13-story rayambakeshwar Temple is nearby. There you will feel a sudden outpouring of religious fervor. When you acknowledge the Ganga aarti, you'll feel more at peace and closer to God because of the area's spirituality.

8. Red Fort

The Red Fort in Delhi is an impressive symbol of India's fight for independence. Mughal fort in Old Delhi, India; variously written as Lal Qalah, Lal Kila, and Lal Qila. In the middle of the 17th century, Shah Jahan constructed this palace, which is still the best place to visit. Although Delhi is well-known for many other things—including India Gate, nightclubs, and pubs still the country's capital also has historical and political significance. Red Fort is one of the best places to feel a strong sense of patriotism. In 2007, UNESCO added the fort to its list of World Heritage Sites. Within the fort's towering red sandstone walls, which rise to a height of 75 feet (23 meters). On Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India traditionally raises the national flag 


9. Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, northern India which is the most popular tourist destination. When you arrive at the Taj's outer walls, it's as though every hustler and hawker in Agra is waiting to peddle replica Tags of every size and price. It was erected by Mughal emperor Shah Jahn to honor his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died in childbirth in 1631. You can't understand the beauty of the Taj Mahal unless you stand in front of it. As you approach the Taj Mahal, you realize it's a fantasy that comes to life. It's India's most famous building, located in the city's east on the Yamuna River. The building itself is stunning, and the history and romance around it are both grand and touching.

10. Statue of unity

The Statue of unity is the world's highest statue, in honor of Indian independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is located in Sadhu bet, Near Sardar Sarovar Dam, Garudeshvar weir, Narmada district, Gujarat, India. It is 182 meters tall architecture guided by Ram Sutar. The area around the statue has been created into a three-day family-friendly tourist destination. Not only the statue is popular. An entire ecosystem has been constructed, based on the ancient Indian concept of Purush and Prakriti —balancing man and nature. Aarogya Van, Jungle Safari, river rafting, cactus garden, and Children's Nutrition Garden. 7 p.m. Light and Sound Show is the highlight. The Statue of Unity is lit with lasers. The Statue is the story's screen. Jets flying above the statue captivate the spectators.

11. Palolem Beach 

Palolem Beach, in Canacona, southern Goa, is a beautiful expanse of golden sand interspersed with swaying palm trees and colorful beach shacks which makes it the best place to visit. You can partake in a variety of exciting water activities, go shopping at flea markets, and dine at coastal restaurants. This mile-long, semi-circular beach is well-known for its stunning scenery and wild party atmosphere. In general, the tides are less dangerous on the northern side of the beach. However, the southern section of the beach is where you want to be if you have an insatiable appetite for excitement. In any case, you can reserve a shack if you'd rather relax than participate in any activities. The huts on Palolem Beach are surprisingly plush and come equipped with 

all the comforts of home.

12. Lonavala Lake

Lonavala Lake which is an 1876-built lake fed by the Indrayani River mesmerizes visitors with its beauty and serenity. It is 2.5 kilometers from Lonavala Station. Lonavla is well-connected by train and bus to local towns like Khopoli, Karjat, Talegaon Dabhade, etc., and Mumbai (82 km) and Pune (65 km). The lake is called the monsoon lake because it fills during the monsoon and dries throughout winter. It’s the time when birds of different sorts and animals can be sighted. Besides bird watching, visitors can swim, fish, and hike. Mumbai's vada pav, smoked corn, shaved gola, chaat, and hot ginger tea match the weather. 

13. Howrah Bridge

Located in Kolkata, the Howrah Bridge is a symbol of the city itself. It crosses the Hooghly River in West Bengal, India, and is a balanced cantilever bridge. The pontoon bridge that once connected Howrah and Kolkata was replaced with this concrete structure, and the bridge was initially titled the New Howrah Bridge when it was commissioned in 1943. As the world's busiest cantilever bridge, it carries a daily traffic of over 150,000 pedestrians and over 100,000 cars. When it was built, the Howrah Bridge was the third-longest cantilever bridge in the world; today, it ranks sixth. Many films have used it, including those in Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Tamil, and many more languages. Movies like Gunday, Barfi!, Love Aaj Kal, Aadhavan (in Tamil), Calcutta News (in Malayalam), and the City of Joy (in English) by Roland Joffé were all filmed in India.

14. Konark, the sun temple

un Temple is a Hindu temple in Konark, Odisha, India, dedicated to Surya. The temple in Konarak is a gigantic portrayal of the sun deity Surya's chariot. Its 24 wheels are ornamented with symbolic motifs and it is led by six horses. One of India's most famous temples of 13th-century Brahman sanctuary. The Sun Temple has three sections: a primary shrine, an entry and prayer hall, and a pillared dance hall. Seven galloping horses once pulled the chariot, but just one remains. Lower temple reliefs have two friezes with passionate couples, dancing females, and nymphs. Like many Hindu temples, this one is elevated to emphasize its sacredness. The entry hall's pyramidal roof structure remains, but the building was filled with stone and sand in the 19th century to prevent collapse. The significance of this place makes it one of the most visited tourist destinations. 

15. Adiyogi Statue

It was inaugurated in 2017 in Tamil Nadu, southern India, near the Velliangiri mountains and Coimbatore. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Adiyogi monument at Isha Yoga Centre on 24 February 2017. Soon after, Guinness World Records named the 112.4-foot-tall Shiva monument the world's tallest bust sculpture and an Incredible India attraction. This place also makes an entry in the list of tourist destinations. This structure has drawn many curious visitors. Despite the name, this is a non-religious destination to visit. All sects and religions are welcome and encouraged to attend here. one would expect to see predominantly Tamils from adjacent villages and towns. Groups of traditional Marwari ladies wearing dupattas and huge bangles are regularly spotted. 

16. Sunset Point

If you want to see a stunning sunset against the massive ocean, visit Sunset Point in Kanyakumari. The sunset on India's southernmost coast is beautiful. Kanyakumari straddles the Indian, Arabian, and Bay of Bengal oceans. It's the only area in India to see both sunrise and sunset. Sunbeams glistening on the sea are fascinating. The golden sky casts a magical spell. At Sunset Point, the sinking sun and rising moonlight intertwine, especially during full moons. Sun, moon, and oceans exchange red, white, and blue vows. The kind of beauty it holds is pleasing to the eyes. 

17. Promenade Beach

It's a must-see in Pondicherry. This beach is dubbed Rock Beach, Gandhi Beach, and Promenade Beach due to the rocks beside it. This beach is called Pondicherry beach because it's near the city. This beach is bustling early and late. This beach is accessible from several city neighborhoods. It's a long, rocky beach with benches and a large pavement for strolling. It also has famous restaurants serving traditional meals and the popular Le Cafe, making it a paradise for fish lovers. Near Promenade Beach, hawkers sell handicrafts and street food.

18. End point of India, Dhanushkodi

India's cleanest beach which is 20 km from Rameswaram, is India's terminal point. 1966 tsunami abandoned Dhanushkodi. This land border between Sri Lanka and India is one of the shortest towns in the world at only 50 yards in length. About 15 kilometers separate it from Sri Lanka. There is an abandoned train station and church, as well as the spot where Lord Rama promised to create Vibhishan king of Lanka. The endpoint is incredibly scenic, with the sea on all sides except the direction you came from. It’s a must-see tourist destination. The city of Dhanuskodi is accessible from Rameshwaram through jeeps and buses.

19. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

One of India's 12 Jyotirlingas, Mahakaleshwar Temple is situated in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh. This temple's Mahakal lingam is considered to be Swayambhu (self-manifested), drawing power from within itself. Mahakaleshwar is a Maha Shakti Peetha. The Mahakaleshwar idol is Dakshina Mukhi, facing south, unlike the other Jyotirlingas. Bhasma-Aarti of Mahakaleshwar Temple is a Hindu pilgrimage. According to the scriptures, the temple was grand. Stones formed its foundation and platform. Temple pillars were wood. Kalidasa called this temple 'Niketana' in Raghuvansam. King's palace was near the temple. Kalidasa describes the Mahakala temple in Meghadutam (Purva Megha).

20. Minicoy 

Minicoy island often called Maliku, is in the Arabian Sea. This island's beauty is worth visiting. This Island is Lakshadweep's second-largest and is all about having fun. It is one of the few inhabited islands in Lakshadweep. It has white sand beaches and coral reefs in the Arabian Sea. This island's coconut trees make it a great place to visit. Winter and summer are the best times to visit Minicoy Island. It's a good time for sightseeing and exploration. Its remote setting makes it famed for tranquility. Spending time on virgin, unspoiled beaches surrounded by palm and coconut palms is unforgettable. Kayaking on 

traditional boats is a terrific method to explore coral reefs. Scuba diving and snorkeling are very popular. This scenic area is popular due to tuna canning, tuna fishing, and palm-fringed beaches