India, a subtropical country in the south Asia is world famous for it’s rich and varied culture. People who live there and the people who have visited the country have a lot of great things to say about its beauty and culture. Although, India as a travel destination, has started to gain popularity not a long time ago, Traveling to India has taken a stroll and it is a totally great and safe place to travel to. With the sheer beauty, tranquility, beaches, mountains, food; India is well known for its culture and traditions.
If you want to travel to India or is enthralled by its cultural background, these 5 places will be perfect for you to embark a pleasant journey in India.
The largest state of India is famous for its beautiful forts and palaces built by various Rajputana Princes, Rajasthani cuisine and deserts. Rajasthan’s capital Jaipur or the Pink city has so much to offer to its tourists like Jal Mahal, Lakshmi-Narayan Temple, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall Museum,etc. Besides Jaipur, there are so many other historic cities in Rajasthan that can be visited to gain knowledge about historic Indian cultures are Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, Udaipur, Ajmer etc.
Hyderabad, nicknamed as City of Pearls, is known for its Arabic and Mughlai influences and after visiting, that is not difficult to recognize. Hyderabad is famous for its aromatic biryani and no one would be able to resist it. Hyderabad is an urban area with ancient cultures and traditions that has been passed on. Charminar, Hussain Sagar, Golconda fort, Modern Skyline, Chowmahalla Palace, Birla Mandir are some places of interest. Hyderabad will surely give you a royal feel.
Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal is a place with complete blend of ancient and modern architecture. From colonial architecture to modern housing complexes, from trams to Metros, kolkata is a truly diversified place. Kolkata is also known as the City of Joy and it truly is. Victoria Memorial, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Howrah Bridge; that depicts a great example of British engineering, city tram lines etc are some of the places to visit in Kolkata.
Known as the Spiritual capital of India, the city of Varanasi holds a great history as the archaeological remains shows that the area was inhabited by the vedic people. Varanasi is as ancient as Rome and it offers great sights to tourists especially the ones on foot. From the dip in holy Ganges to the evening time aartis, Varanasi has about 2000 temples and some of the famous temples are the Kashi Vishwanath Temple and the Tibetan temple in Sarnath.
Capital of the Odhisa state, Bhubaneshwar has a history that goes way back in the 2nd century BC. Along with Chandigarh and Jamshedpur, it was the first ever planned city of India post Independence. It is nicknamed as the city of temples. Bhubaneswar is a home to more than 700 temples and is prominent hub of culture, art and sight seeing. Bhubaneswar places of interest includes Jaydev vihar, Rajpath, Dhauli, Ram mandir and Lingaraja temple.
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