The significance of India is its multicultural diversity that reflects in every walk of its ciitzens. Every region of the country will have its own way of portraying its tradition, culture and heritage by way of the temples,monumnets and the lifestyles of the people in the respective regions. But, it is highly impossible for anyone to visit all the prominent places of the country at one stretch as they are plenty.
Still, there are some recommendations to be included in your itinerary never to be missed during your trip to India.
Topmost places to explore in India
Taj Mahal- Agra One of the seven wonders in the world, the monument constructed in 1631 by a Mughal King Shajahan in memory of his wife Mumtaj, the premise which has been enchanting the visitors all through the year is the Taj Mahal in Agra. It tells you the tales of immense love and affection the couple had. The fascinating monument built entirely of white marble transforms into blue at the time of sunset which is the best time to visit Taj Mahal.
Meenakshi Temple- Madurai The grandest temple in Tamil Nadu, famous for its architectural finesse is the Meenakshi Amman Temple in the sleepless city Madurai. This is one of the very few temples having entrances on all four sides and Madurai is a well-planned city constructed around the temple.The 14 towers and 985 pillars beautifully carved with figurines, the lotus pond are of historical importance admired by every visitor. The paintings on the ceilings of the corridor proceeding to the sanctum will make you speechless wondering the technology our ancestors had deployed. The huge corridors, gateways towers, beautifully carved sculptures make this complex worth for paying a visit.
Pink City- Jaipurthe tints of the colors used in most of the buildings give the name “Pink City” to Jaipur in Rajasthan. The City Palace and the Hawa Mahal are the important monuments telling you the stories of the Kings who have reigned here for many centuries. The markets, monuments, palaces and the delicious cuisines of Rajasthan make your tour complete.
Mughal City- AgraThe city with number of monuments, palaces and mosques standing as testimony for the architectural elegance of the Mughal Empire is Agra. Though , every one gets reminded of Taj Mahal on uttering the word “Agra”, the city on the whole has a high influence of the Mughal Era. The splendid beauty of the Mughal Arhcitecture can be enjoyed while visiting Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, tombs of the Mughal Kings. The beautiful carvings, gateways, carved pillars and the wall paintings in the monuments in the palaces make your visit to Agra very special and enchanting.
Wonderful BeachesApart from the temples, monuments, World Heritage sites, India is famous for its finest beaches. India is a subcontinent surrounded by oceans on its three sides. The coastal areas of country have the wonderful beaches especially in the southern part of India. Marina Beach in Chennai, the capital of the south indian state Tamil Nadu is the second longest beach in the world. To name a few, Kovalam in Kerala, Aguada in Goa, Vizag in AndhraPradesh, Juhu in Mumbai will mesmerize you with its captivating beauty and you have choices for many interesting activities as well.
Kerala BackwatersThe place never to be missed by any tourist is the God’s Own Country, Kerala, a South Indian state with number of lagoons, canals and rivers everywhere.The cruise on the traditional boat rides in Kerala is the unique feature of tourism in Kerala. Kollam, Kuttanad, Alappuzha, Kozhikode and Kumarakom are the renowned destinations for Backwaters. Your tour will seem to be incomplete without a ride and an overnight stay in the boats.
Hill stationsThe mountain ranges bordering the country encompass many hill stations which are really the Heavens on Earth. From north to south, visiting the hill stations capped with snowy peaks, green valleys, meadows full of flowers, misty woods and beautiful lakes make your tour doubly perfect and the best alternative to go away from the scorching sun in the plains. Darjeeling, Munnar, Shimla, Srinagar, Ooty, Mount Abu, Nainital and Kodaikanal are the prominent hill stations in India attracting thousands of visitors every day.
Within a short span of time, you may not be able to see all the destinations. till, every tourist destination in India has its own color to give you the richest experience.