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Top Tourist Places In India With Diverse & Timeless Beauty

Last updated : May 7, 2016

India is the land of the spices, the land of the old cultures, the land of colors and the land of yoga. When in India you will see diversity at every nook and corner and only in India you will see such a beautiful coastline and the majestic Himalayas. India is filled with such beautiful an incredible places like the imposing and royal forts of Rajasthan, the backwaters of Kerala, the cold and beautiful hill stations of Himalayas and off course the symbol of love The Taj Mahal. Here is a list of 15 incredible places in India that you can visit.

15 Incredible Destinations to Explore the Best of India


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Srinagar –Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar is the capital of Jammu and Kashmir and one of the best Indian destinations you must go in 2015. The city was discovered by King Asoka in the 3rd century BC and the evidences can be seen through the various stupas. Sri Nagar is a happening summer resort and visited by the tourists from all parts of India and world. The city is also called as the Lake City settled on the banks of the Jhelum River make its spectators hypnotize with its majestic beauty with the picturesque landscape, stunning gardens, calm weather with the flower decorated shikaras floating on Dal Lake an unforgettable valley to be in.


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Nainital- Uttarkhand

Nainital is another place where people die to be in. this is one of the major hill stations of India settled amidst the Kumaon Hills surrounded by the mighty Himalayas. The city has some very soothing valleys that make its gorgeous honeymoon destination and an elegant summer resort with the spellbinding natural landscape. The name of the city has been set after the Naina Devi temple and the Naini Lake which flows by the city and make it an ultimate holiday destination for all through the year. The main attraction of the city is the Tiffin Top, Sher-Ka-Danda Ridge, Sariyatal, Guano Hills, Naini Lake and Naina Devi temple.


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Goa is a state located in the Western Coastal part of India and a major tourist destination that is mostly visited by international tourists. People visit Goa to see some of the lovely beaches and the churches those who are also stated under UNESCO World Heritage Site. Goa is a city which is a mix of both urban city scape and rural areas but the city is really exclusive and special for its awesome beaches that drives people from all over the world and also for its food which are lip smacking and loved by the tourists who visit here.


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Stated as God’s own Country people can visit this state of India for many reasons. The state is true treasure of nature and known for its backwaters and line up coconut grooves. The valleys, spice gardens, temples, forts and many other places of interests are there for the tourists and tourists can see them from roaming to many of its cities. Kerala is also known for its marvelous spas and medicinal treatments parlors where people from all over the world come for treatment for both their soul and body. The Western Ghats and the rice paddy fields make this city a photogenic one.


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Jaipur- Rajasthan

Jaipur is the capital city of the Royal State of Rajasthan and also named as the ‘Pink City of India’ because of its pink buildings all over. The city is also the largest city of Rajasthan and known to be the planned city by Raja Sawai jai Singh in the 18th century. Some of the major places to visit in the city is the City palace, Birla Temple, GovindJi Temple, Amber Fort, Jaigarh Fort, Nahargar Fort, Chandra Mahal and many others. The palaces and forts used to be the residences of the Royal Rajput Kings and people can see the exclusive architecture through them.

Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

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New Delhi

The capital city of India also a major tourist destination of India.The city is also known as Delhi was the main seat of the Mughal Kings visit and most of the people want to visit Delhi during the winters as the winters are considered as the most thrilling time of the year. New Delhi has some major tourist destinations such as Red Fort, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid, Lodhi Gardens, Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham temple, PuranaQila, Parliament House and many others. Delhi is also famous for its markets that are famed nationwide for their charm. Tourists can also visit ChandniChowk, Connaught Place, South Extension, Greater Kailash, Khan Market and many others.

Fort Rajwada Jaisalmer

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Jaisalmer- Rajasthan

Jaisalmer is a major city of the Royal state of Rajasthan. It is mostly known for its Jaisalmer Fort which is also known as the Golden Fort. The city is also known for its closeness to the Thar Desert and the city an apt place to enjoy the golden sand dunes and for exclusive camel safaris. People from all over the world come to this city to enjoy the boat rides of the Gadisar Lake, and there is the Patwaon Ki haveli of the Ranas and the Kings. The city is also a great place to enjoy the best Rajasthani food that includes both veg and non-veg delicacies.


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Udaipur, Rajasthan

Udaipur is the capital city of the district of Mewar located in Rajasthan- The land of the Rajputs. The city is Udaipur is a gorgeous city and people from all over the world love this city and consider this place for their wedding venue as it is the home to some majestic palaces, forts, temples and gardens. The main attractions of the city is the Udaipur City Palace, Sheesh Mahal, Rang Bhawan, Badi Lake, Pichola Lake, FatehSagar Lake and many other places. Markets, Puppet Shows, museums, temples and many other places that the tourists can opt in Udaipur.


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Bengaluru- Karnataka

Bengaluru or Bangalore is the capital city of the state of Karnataka and also known as the Garden City of India and also known as the pensioner’s paradise. Bengaluru was voted as the cleanest city of India and the city is also known as the Silicon valley of India. The city is also known as the Information technology hub of India but not only the IT companies but the city has many attractions such as ISCKON temple, Tipu Sultan’s Palace, the bell temple, Lord Shiva temple and many other places. Bengaluru also possess various prestigious educational institutes of India and it is an important education hub of the nation.


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Hyderabad- Telangana

Hyderabad is known as the city of Nizams is a city that is the capital of the newly formed state of India-Telangana. The city is one of the important metropolis of the country and is recognized through the iconic structure of Charminar. The city is also known for its forts such as the Golconda Fort, Falaknuma Palace, Chowmahalla palace, Mecca masjid, Birla Mandir and many other museums that are known for keeping some of the ancient remnant of the royal kings and rulers of India. Not to forget Hyderabad is also known for its relishing food, most importantly- Biryani.

Taj Mahal In Agra

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Agra – Uttar Pradesh

Agra is a city of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It holds the UNESCO heritage Site and one of the seven wonders of India- the Taj Mahal. The city gets millions of visitors every year who visit the taj Mahal and see the glorious epitome of the Mughal Empire and there are many other places to visit in city are the Agra Fort, FathepurSikri where the tourists visit along with the Taj. The market of Agra is also a unique place to visit and people can have the famous “Pethas” here.

Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

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Kolkata- West Bengal

The city of Kolkata is the capital of the state of West Bengal and the major tourist destination of East India. The city is a popular metropolis after Mumbai. The city was discovered in the British Era, and is having many places of interest including Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Fort William and many others. The city is settled on the banks of Hoogly River and also have many markets to shop for and Kolkata is also famous for its food especially street food and sweets. Kalighat temple, Ramakrishna Mission are some of the other places to visit in the city.


Ladakh- Jammu and Kashmir

Ladakh is an independent district of Jammu and Kashmir but it used to have the capital city of Leh is an awesome place to see the Himalayas from very close. The city is an awesome place where you can find some very serene places such as the Buddhist monasteries, and the Shanti Stupa, some gorgeous trekking and hiking trails and the picturesque backdrops that are located in front by the iconic Himalayas. The city is having a close proximity to Tibet and that is why it can be seen and felt in their culture and food. People can have fun in the city especially during the winters.

Gateway of India

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Mumbai- Maharashtra

A beautiful city and the capital of Maharashtra and people can have the best of their tours in the largest city of India. The town is settled on the beach of Arabian Sea which provides an awesome view to its tourists and people can have the best sea views over here. The city is known as the financial capital of India. Another places to visit is the Marine Drive, Juhu Beach, Ajanta Ellora Caves, Gateway of India, Haji Ali and many others. Mumbai is also known for its film industry named as Bollywood and the residences of the Indian film stars.

Little Rann sanctuary

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Kutch- Gujarat

Kutch is a major district of Gujarat where people come here to see Rann of Kutch which is popular for its white sands. The capital city of Bhuj was demolished in the earthquake of Gujarat in 2001. But the city has recovered drastically and is visited by the tourists every year in huge numbers. There are various Mahals and most importantly people from all over the country and abroad visit the city to see the very popular Kutch Mahotsav or the Kucth Festival which has its own significance.

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