ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Best Places to Visit in India

Updated on March 29, 2012
Coorg Hills
Coorg Hills

India is a land of diversity in terms of language, food, economy, historic sites, and people. People around the world refer to this beautiful subcontinent as a land of “Unity in Diversity.“ The best places to visit in India are steeped in history. This beautiful land is home to many sacred places, ancient temples, and beautiful hill stations. And last but not the least, India has the Taj Mahal which is one of the seven wonders of the world.

The following are a few of the best places to visit in India:

Kashmir:

This beautiful place is located at the peak of India which can be called heaven on earth. After visiting Kashmir, the tourists don't have any words to describe the beauty of Kashmir which is surrounded by the Himalayas. The landscape of Kashmir is enhanced with fresh water streams, apples orchards, ice-capped mountains. Fresh non-polluted air and the beautiful landscapes make this place a best place to visit in India.

Goa
Goa

Goa:

Goa is the smallest state in India, but the size does not deter it from attracting over two million visitors every year. It attracts that many visitors because of its tasty seafood, churches, water sports, and beautiful beaches. Anjuna and Baga are the most beautiful beaches that attract a lot of visitors to Goa.

Kerala:

This state in India is called the "gods' own country" because of its natural beauty, ayurvedic health centers, backwaters, magical festivals, and white sand beaches. Houseboats that navigate in the backwaters provide the visitors with amazing views and a sense of peace that rejuvenates their body and mind. Some places to see along the backwaters include the largest fresh water lake called Astamudi, the scenic beauty of Valiyaparambu, and the Kumarakom bird sanctuary.

Rajasthan:

If the people travelling in India are looking for a place that can transport them to a bygone era, then Rajasthan is the best place for them to see. The must-see places in Rajasthan are the lakes, Udaipur palace, Bikaner deserts, and Mt. Abu.

Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal

Agra:

Three of UNESCO’s world heritage sites are located in Agra. It is located at the banks of the river Yamuna and is 200 kms away from the national capital, New Delhi. This city is filled with buildings that are built beautifully based on the Mughal Architecture. One of the wonders of world, the Taj Mahal, is located in Agra which should be seen if possible while travelling in India.

Kodaikanal:

Kodaikanal, which is situated 120 kms away from Madurai, is one of the most popular and peaceful hill stations located in India. In the local language Tamil, "Kodaikanal" refers to "The Gift of the Forest." Wherever you go in Kodaikanal, you can see scenic beauty and amazing waterfalls. A few of the most popular places are the star-shaped, man-made Kodaikanal Lake, Coaker’s walk, Bear Shola waterfall, and Guna Caves.

These are just some of the best places to visit in India. Other than the above mentioned places, there are many other tourist attractions in India which include Meenakshi Amman Temple, the Thanjavur Peruvudaiyaar Temple built by the mighty Chola king Raja Raja Chola, and the region of Ladakh.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • reviewne profile image

      reviewne 

      6 years ago from Bangalore, India

      India is indeed a beautiful country. These are really the most popular hotspots in India. The northeastern states of India are also great places to explore ethnic cultures and traditions. https://hubpages.com/travel/The-Hornbill-Festival-...

    • acewebdesign profile image

      acewebdesign 

      6 years ago from Adelaide, South Australia

      Also visit the Northern side of Punjab and Himachal to experience the true India.

    • Bob Zermop profile image

      Bob Zermop 

      6 years ago from California, USA

      Helpful brief summary of India. Interesting to read; thx!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)