FAMOUS TOURIST PLACES IN INDIA
This mausoleum built in Agra by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.
Tea Plantations, Beautiful Valleys and the Serenity of the hills make this place a tourist hot spot. Munnar is famous for paragliding and trekking to Anaimudi.
Khajuraho Temples-Chhatarpur (M.P)
The 20 temples at Khajuraho built of sandstone depict erotic sculptures and wall frescoes. This is also among the World Heritage Sites in India and a popular tourist destination.
Hampi is the capital of the Vijaynagar. The 14th-century ruins feature around 500 monuments, their planning, public baths and other advancements of the era.
This southern state of India has the largest chain of interlocking canals, rivers and lakes forming the beautiful stretch of backwaters.
The Holy shrine of the Sikhs, the Golden Temple Complex includes the Hari Mandir, the Amrit Sarovar, the large dining hall and the Central Sikh Museum.
Dilwara Temples-Mount Abu
Dedicated to the Jain Tirthankaras, Dilwara Temples (five in number) are magnificent work of marbles architecture. Each of the temples is unique work of art.
A number of lakes, the Aravalli Hills, Islands of Fateh Sagar Lake and the beautiful Lake Palace are among the top tourist attractions.
Jaipur is popular for its majestic Mughal and Rajput era monuments, havelis and forts. The Hawa Mahal, Amer Fort, Amber Palace to the cities glorious past.
Shanti Stupa-Leh Ladakh
A prominent Buddhist pilgrimage place, known for its century-old monasteries and gompas, Leh and Ladakh is also a haven for adventure tourists.
Kullu Manali-Himachal Pradesh
Manali is a small hill station around 53km from the town of Kullu. The Manikaran, Gurudwara and Hadimba Devi Temple are popular attractions.
Nalanda was a large Buddhist Monastery in ancient Magadha. It was a religious Centre of learning from the fifth century. The complex was built with red bricks and its ruins occupied by an area of 14 hectares.
Mahabalipuram has rock cut monuments reflecting the Dravidian architecture. Thirukadalmallia Temple and the Pancha Rathas are important structures here.
Hyderabad is a tourist hot spot for its trade in pearls, the authentic Mughal and Arabic cuisine, Charminar, Chowmalla Palace and the Golconda Fort.
Part of the Nicobar Island, Havelock is a popular spot for adventure tourists who indulge in snorkelling and scuba diving.
Coorg called the Scotland of India for the large sandalwood forests, tea and coffee plantations. The Iruppu Falls and the Bramhagiri Hill are two other places of interest.
Another Hindu pilgrimage site in Andhra Pradesh and the Sri Venkateshwara Temple here is dedicated to Lord Balaji.
The Princess of the Hill Stations, Kodaikanal is situated in Tamil Nadu. The Kodaikanal Lake, Bryant Park and the Bear Shola Falls are top places of interest.
Varanasi is on the banks of River Ganga. The popular classical form of Banaras Gharana had evolved here. It is home to the Vishwanath Temple and several other places of worship and culture.
Kanyakumari is the confluence point of the Indian Ocean, the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. The ferry ride to the Vivekananda Rock will be a memorable journey.
The capital of West Bengal, Kolkata is truly the City of Joy with several avenues of entertainment, multicuisine restaurants, the Victoria Memorial and Alipore Zoo.
The Mysuru Palace, Mysuru Paintings, Mysuru Pak (Sweet) and the Silk Sarees draw tourists to this city.
Popular as the paradise of India, Kashmir Valley is one of the beautiful places to visit in the world that is surrounded by the Pir Panjal and the Himalayan range.
Ajanta & Ellora Caves
Situated in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. Ellora has around 34 caves and Ajanta 29. They depict extraordinary work of sculpture, painting and architecture.