100 Must See Indian Tourist Places
Top 100 Must See Tourist Places, India
India is a nation of endless wonders. It is a country with so much diversities, but at the same time, it bonds the people by a very strong cultural and historical tradition. The geography, nature, climate as well as culture of India offer amazing and incredible experience to the visitors.
The Top 100 Must See Places of India include places of fascinating scenic beauty, awe inspiring wild life, gigantic waterfalls, the gems of history and culture, colorful festivals, captivating lakes, appealing beaches, forests, places of historical and religious importance, wonderful deserts, spots for trekking and mountaineering, charming hill stations, and the great wonders of India.
It is very difficult to select the top 100 Green Spots of India as thousands of spots of enchanting scenic beauty are competing to be included in this list. There is no doubt that some great places may not be included in this list, but all the places of this list can not be avoided and they are spots that one must see in his lifetime to know the splendors of India, one of the greatest civilization in the world.
Famous Historical Monuments, India
The Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, Madhya Pradesh - It is known as Palace of Winds.
The Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, built during the British Raj.
Bijapur, Karnataka - Islamic monuments
Taj Mahal, Agra
Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur - The second largest pre-modern dome in the world
Qutub Minar, Delhi
Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi
Charminar, Andhra Pradesh – Center of the Hyderabad Old City.
Golkonda Fort, Andhra Pradesh – Largest and 400 years oldest fort.
Nalanda, Bihar – Location of one of the world's oldest university.
Badami, Karnataka – Historical Importance
Aihole, , Karnataka – Historical Importance
Pattadakal, , Karnataka – Historical Importance
Hampi, , Karnataka – Historical Importance
Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh -.his UNESCO World Heritage Site is famous for their sculptures
Famous Waterfalls, India
Jog falls, Karnataka - One of the highest waterfalls in Asia.
Chitrakot Waterfalls, Chhattisgarh
Dudhsagar Falls, Goa
Elephant Falls, Meghalaya
Vazhachal water fall,Kerala
Shadthum Falls, , Meghalaya
Weinia falls, Mehalaya
Athirapally water fall, Kerala
Bishop Falls, Meghalaya
Nohkalikai Falls, Meghalaya
Langshiang Falls, Meghalaya
Wild Life Wonders, India
Kaziranga National Park, Assam - The Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros are protected here.
Manas National Park, Assam - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary, Assam
Kanha, Madhya Pradesh – Wild life and National park
Bandhavgadh, Madhya Pradesh – Wild life and National park
Kuno Palpur, Madhya Pradesh – Wild life and National park
Tadoba wildlife destination, Maharashtra
Koyna Wild Life Sanctuary, Maharashtra
The Valley of Flowers, Uttarakhand - UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Nanda Devi National Parks Uttarakhand - UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Famous Beaches, India
Kilash giri, Andhra Pradesh
Bhimili Beach, Andhra Pradesh
Alappuzha Beach, Kerala
Fort Kochi Beach, Kerala
Gokarna, , Karnataka
Pookalam, Onam Festival, Kerala
Famous Festivals of India
Goa carnival, Goa
Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahrashtra
Onam Festival, Kerala
The Sitalsasthi Carnival, Orissa
Snake Boat Race, Kerala
Famous Religious Places of India
Dharamshala,Himachal Pradesh - Dalai Lama's Abode
Tawang Monestry, Arunanchal Pradesh
Lotus temple, Delhi
Akshardham Temple, Delhi
Gaya , Bihar– Known for Bodh Gaya the place at which Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment.
Kurukshetra , Haryana - Religious and historical importance
Brihadishwara Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
The Airavateswara temple, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.
The Shore Temple, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu - UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The Harmandir Sahib, Punjab
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa
Konark Sun Temple ,Orissa - UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Wonders of India
Ramoji Film City – Largest Film City in the world situated.
Sonepur Cattle Fair – The Sonepur cattle fair or Sonepur Mela, it is the biggest c attle fair of Asia and stretches on from fifteen days to one month.
Great Rann of Kutch, Gujarat – Desert
Thar Desert, Rajasthan
The Nilgiri Mountain Railway,Tamil Nadu - UNESCO World Heritage Site
Majuli - the largest river island
Tezpur - and tea-estates
Famous Mountaineering and Trekking Spots of India
Fort in Chitradurga, Karnataka
Agasthyakoodam, Kerala- It is one of the highest peak of Sahya mountains which is suitable for mountaineering
Vagamon, Kerala - Vagamon is most suitable place for mountaineering.
Ramnagara near Bangalore district, Karnataka
Shivagange in Tumkur district, Karnataka
Tekal in Kolar district, Karnataka
Nandi Hills, Karnataka
Dal Lake, Kashmir
Famous Lake and backwaters of India
Loktak Lake, Manipur
Dal Lake, Jammu and Kashmir
Umiam Lake, Meghalaya
Chilka Lake, Orissa
Pookkode Lake, Kerala
Sasthamkotta Lake, Kerala
Famous Caves, India
Borra Caves, Andhra Pradesh – caves formed 1 million years ago
Ajanta Caves, Maharashtra - UNESCO World Heritage sites
Ellora Caves , Maharashtra - UNESCO World Heritage sites
Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra
Udayagiri Caves, Orissa
Khandagiri Caves, Orissa
Famous Hill Stations, India
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh - hill station,
Manali hill stations,Himachal Pradesh
Kasauli hill stations,Himachal Pradesh
Araku Valley – known as Andhra Ooty near to Vizag City.
ercaud, Tamil Nadu, Hill stations
Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, Hill stations
Ooty, Tamil Nadu, Hill stations