FAMOUS TOURIST PLACES IN INDIA

Taj Mahal-Agra

This mausoleum built in Agra by Mughal EmperorĀ  Shah Jahan is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.

Tea Plantation-Munnar

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.

Stone Chariot-Hampi

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.

Backwaters-Kerala

This southern state of India has the largest chain of interlocking canals, rivers and lakes forming the beautiful stretch of backwaters.

Golden Temple-Amritsar

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.

City Palace-Udaipur

A number of lakes, the Aravalli Hills, Islands of Fateh Sagar Lake and the beautiful Lake Palace are among the top tourist attractions.

Hawa Mahal-Jaipur

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-Patna(Bihar)

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.

Shore Temple-Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram has rock cut monuments reflecting the Dravidian architecture. Thirukadalmallia Temple and the Pancha Rathas are important structures here.

Charminar-Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a tourist hot spot for its trade in pearls, the authentic Mughal and Arabic cuisine, Charminar, Chowmalla Palace and the Golconda Fort.

Havelock Island

Part of the Nicobar Island, Havelock is a popular spot for adventure tourists who indulge in snorkelling and scuba diving.

Iruppu Fall-Coorg

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.

Venkateshwara Temple-Tirupati

Another Hindu pilgrimage site in Andhra Pradesh and the Sri Venkateshwara Temple here is dedicated to Lord Balaji.

Bryant Park-Kodaikanal

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.

Vishwanath Temple-Varanasi

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

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.

Victoria Memorial-Kolkata

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.

Brindhavan Garden-Mysuru

The Mysuru Palace, Mysuru Paintings, Mysuru Pak (Sweet) and the Silk Sarees draw tourists to this city.

Kashmir Valley

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.