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Most Amazing Places to Visit in Incredible India

Updated on September 5, 2015

India is the southernmost country on the continent of Asia. It is often known as a continent itself instead of a country because it's surrounded by water bodies from three sides of its land mass. The stretch of this country extends from the frozen limits of the Himalayas in the north to warm, moist climate, full of greenery, tropical region of Kerala. It has expansive borders which encompass a wide range of landscapes which is absolutely incomparable, along with rich diversity of people and their cultures. Each and every city in this country is filled with people of several religions, castes and skin color.

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The essence of its rich historical past can still be smelt at every corner of this country. Be it rituals followed at any Hindu temple which holds the significance of those performed by the Egyptian Pharaohs or the huge domed mosques erected in every city much before the existence of the Taj Mahal, this country has it all. Such rich history and diversity of geographical locations make this country an international destination for tourist interest. Some of its most visited places by tourists for gaining an exotic experience are listed below.

1. Agra

One of the most visited and extremely historical cities in India is Agra. This city is famous all over the world because it is the home of the greatest symbol of love and one the Seven Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. The love story behind it is an epic even today. Apart from the Taj Mahal, other famous places to visit in Agra are Agra Fort, Ram Bagh, Sikandra Fort, Akbar’s Tomb and Fatehpur Sikri. All of these places hold huge historical importance.

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2. Kashmir

According to the Indians, it is believed that if there is Paradise on Earth, then it can only be in Kashmir. The scenic beauty of Kashmir is absolutely breathtaking. The peaks which are cladding with snow, full of greenery and lush valleys, flower gardens, cascading waterfalls and the Alpine villages are all major attractions in Kashmir. It is one such destination which is worth visiting at least once in your lifetime. The boat ride can be enjoyed on the beautiful and picturesque Dal Lake. Some other major attractions of Kashmir include Srinagar, Nagin Lake, Gulmarg, Shankracharya shrine, Pari Mahal, Pehalgam and Sonmarg.

3. Goa

Even after being the smallest state in the country, the tourist attractions in Goa are absolutely throbbing. This little place is known for its exotic and beautiful beaches along with golden sand, coconut palms withering and dancing in the wind and amazing sunset view. It is a perfect holiday destination for soothing and relaxation with your dear ones.

4. Kanyakumari

Kanyakumari or Cape Comorin is the place where the three huge water bodies, namely, Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean meets and Arabian Sea. You won’t be able to take your eyes off once you’ll see the darkening horizon and experience an amazing moment of solitude. Watching the sunset here would turn your holiday into something which is absolutely serene.

5. Rajasthan

The idea of the amount of richness in culture and traditions that this state holds can be known once, you’ll visit the great cities of Udaipur and Jaipur. Tourists from all over the world are drawn to the beautiful construction of Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds in Jaipur. The design of the palace resembles the crown of Lord Krishna.

6. Kerala

This state is an absolute favorite destination for tourists in India. Its mesmerizing waterfall, hill stations, serene atmosphere and the enchanting and beautiful backwaters make it an exotic place to visit. Tourists are provided with an exciting and unique opportunity to experience the beauty and greenery of the surrounding area by a cruise in the houseboats.

7. Delhi

When it comes in being the most historical capitals in the world, then Delhi holds the position at the top. The tourist sites, of Delhi are absolutely gorgeous and stunning. Starting from India Gate, the Bahai House of Worship, Lotus Temple, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House, Lotus Temple and Qutub Minar which is declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO, are all situated in Delhi.

8.Darjeeling

Darjeeling is also known as Queen of Hills, which is situated at a height of 2134 meters above the level of the sea. It is the home of the production of the most popular tea in the entire world. Some of the most popular hill resorts in India are situated in Darjeeling.

9. Mysore

Mysore is the capital of Karnataka and holds a lot of historical importance mainly due to the presence of the famous Mysore Palace. Dasara festival celebrated in Mysore in autumn season attracts tourists from across the world.

10. Ajanta and Ellora

The caves of Ajanta and Ellora show the splendid architecture and the rich heritage of this country. All the temples and masterpieces here are made from solid rock.

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