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20 Must Visit Tourist Places in India

pro51tripiwikicom : 30 Jan 2018
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Tourism India offers all time favorite Destinations to millions of International and Indian Visitors. Indian Tourism is the rapid growing industry. India has a great heritage and culture, unique temples famous for its cultural heritage, various wildlife sanctuaries and it is surrounded by Indian Ocean, Himalayas, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea. States like Gujarat, Rajastan, Madhya Pradesh are know for historical Forts and Palaces. Himalayan states including Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh are havens with beautiful Hill Stations. North East States are filled with Wonderful lakes, Hills and Breathtaking Waterfalls. Western ghats states Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu are home to Ever green forests, Green Valleys, Beautiful Hill stations and Waterfalls.  It has many tourist attractions like waterfalls, Deserts, Famous river bodies like Ganga, Yamuna, and Indus etc.  Following are few of the Must Visit Places in India. 

1 Khajuraho Group of Monuments

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The Khajuraho Group of Monuments are a group of ancient Hindu and Jain Temples with exquisite carvings and beautiful architecture in Chhatarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, India. The Temple of Kandariya is decorated with a profusion of sculptures that are among the greatest masterpieces of Indian art. Known for their breathtaking sculptors and elegance, the magnificent Khajuraho temples present aesthetics at its best. Khajuraho is an UNESCO World Heritage Site located at approx 175km from Jhansi, 376km from state capital Bhopal, 44km from Chhatarpur.

2 Taj Mahal

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Taj Mahal, one of the most beautiful monuments, standing majestically on the banks of River Yamuna in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India is one of the wonders of the world. Taj Mahal was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983. It was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (reigned from 1628 to 1658), to house the tomb of his favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. The purity of the white marble, the exquisite ornamentation, precious gemstones used and its picturesque location, all makes this the one of the must visit place in India and worldwide. Agra is located at approx 231km from Delhi, 234km from Lucknow, 240km from Jaipur.

3 Hampi

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Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near Hosapete in Bellary district of Karnataka, India. It was the Capital city of Hindu Vijayanagara Empire in the 14th century which was the last great Hindu kingdom in South India. It includes "forts, riverside features, royal and sacred complexes, temples, shrines, pillared halls, mandapas, memorial structures, water structures and others". The City was built on the bank of river Tungabhadra. The Vijayanagara Empire was defeated by a coalition of Muslim sultanates; its capital was conquered and destroyed by sultanate armies in 1565, after which Hampi remained in ruins. But the ruins are yet still stand tall, looks stunning and gives the glimpse of the richness and culture of the great Hindu Empire. Hampi is charismatic even in its ruined state. Hampi, also known as Pampa-kshetra, Kishkindha-kshetra or Bhaskara-kshetra, is derived from Pampa, which is the old name of the Tungabhadra River. Virupaksha Temple, Vittala Temple, Hampi Bazaar, Queen’s Bath, Stone chariot at Vitthala temple, Elephant stable, Lotus Mahal are some of the must visit attractions in hampi. One can enjoy the specacular views of the ruins of Hampi from top the of Hemakuta and Matanga hills near by along with sunset and sunrise. Hampi is located at approx 12km from Hosapete, 61km from Bellary, 164km from Hubli, 342km from Bengaluru, 327km from Goa, 371km from Hyderabad, 534km from Pune, 563km from Chennai.

4 Leh Ladakh

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Leh is a town in the Leh district of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir, India. Ladakh is a region administered by India. Ladakh is truly a heaven on Earth with picturesque attractions, fabulous landscapes, amazing people and culture. Ladakh is composed of the Leh and Kargil districts. Leh city of this region is one of the most popular tourist destination because of its beautiful monasteries, picturesque locations, and interesting markets defining the culture of the place. Ladakh regions hosts the 2 major mountain ranges of the world, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram. Leh is a adventure capital of the country. It is approximately 434 km from Srinagar and around 473 km Manali.

5 Jaipur

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Jaipur is and beautiful historic capital city and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan. It's also referred as Pink City due to the distinct color of its buildings and is an is a major tourist attraction in Rajastan, India. Jaipur is home to many hostoric forts, Places and Lakes. Jaipur’s major monuments are Jantar Mantar, Albert Hall (Central Museum), Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort and Nahargarh Fort. Jaipur is located at approx 398 km from Udaipur, 236km from Agra, Uttar Pradesh, 255km from New Delhi.

6 Cherrapunjee

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Cherrapunji also know as Sohra is subdivisional town in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya, India. Cherrapunji holds the all-time record for the most rainfall in a calendar month and in a year. Cherrapunji is one of the most wettest place on Earth, next to Mawsynram currently holds that top place. Cherrapunji home to many spectacular waterfalls, lakes and historical double decker living root bridge. Cherrapunjee is 54km from state capital city Shillong.

7 Mysore Palace

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Mysore Palace also know as Ambavilas Palace, is a historical royal palace located at the heart of Mysore city of Karnataka, India. It is the official residence of the Wadiyar dynasty. Mysore is commonly described as the 'City of Palaces', and there are seven palaces including this. Mysore Palace is now one of the most famous tourist attractions in India, after the Taj Mahal. Mysore offers a variety of attractions like palaces , temples, gardens, dams, waterfalls, forts, museums, zoo etc. All this is accompanied by the serenity of nature, making Mysore a dream destination of every travel enthusiasts. Mysore is also know as Cultural capital of Karnataka. Mysore is located at approx 142km from Bengaluru, 256km from Mangalore, 480km from Chennai, 655km from Goa.

8 Valley of Flowers National Park

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Valley of flowers national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located in Garhwal Region of Chamoli District in Uttarakhand, India. It is renowned for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora found there. Valley of Flowers National Park is spread over 87 square kilometers and is a India's most picturesque and stunning landscape to visit. Located at 311km from Dehradun, 231km from Ranikhet.

9 Ajanta Caves

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Ajanta and Ellora Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. Ajanta and Ellora caves, considered to be one of the finest examples of ancient rock-cut caves and are one of the major tourist attractions of Maharashtra, India. According to UNESCO, these are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art that influenced the Indian art that followed. The Ajanta Caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship-halls of different Buddhist traditions carved into a 75-metre (246 ft) wall of rock. There are over 100 caves at the Ellora, all excavated from the basalt cliffs in the Charanandri Hills, 34 of which are open to public.[3] These consist of 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12), 17 Hindu (caves 13–29) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves. Ajanta Caves are located at approx 102km from Aurangabad, 255km from Nashik, 355 km from Pune, 420km from Mumbai, 413km from Nagpur, 451km from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 368km from Surat, Gujarat.

10 Ellora Caves

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Ajanta and Ellora Caves are a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra, India. Ajanta and Ellora caves, considered to be one of the finest examples of ancient rock-cut caves and are one of the major tourist attractions of Maharashtra, India. According to UNESCO, these are masterpieces of Buddhist religious art that influenced the Indian art that followed. The Ajanta Caves constitute ancient monasteries and worship-halls of different Buddhist traditions carved into a 75-metre (246 ft) wall of rock. There are over 100 caves at the Ellora, all excavated from the basalt cliffs in the Charanandri Hills, 34 of which are open to public.[3] These consist of 12 Buddhist (caves 1–12), 17 Hindu (caves 13–29) and 5 Jain (caves 30–34) caves. Ellora Caves are located at approx 30km from Aurangabad, 175km from Nashik, 255 km from Pune, 341km from Mumbai, 500km from Nagpur, 572km from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, 351km from Surat, Gujarat.

11 City Palace Udaipur

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City Palace, Udaipur, is a palace complex situated in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. Udaipur City Palace is one of the architectural marvels of Rajasthan, located peacefully on the banks of Lake Pichola and is most-visited tourist attraction of Udaipur, Rajastan. It was built over a period of nearly 400 years, with contributions from several rulers of the Mewar dynasty. The Palace has various towers, domes and arches, which add to the flavor of heritage site. Udaipur is located at approx 396km from state capital Jaipur, 236km from Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 379km from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, 247km from Jodhpur.

12 Coorg

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Coorg also know as Kodagu is an administrative district in Karnataka, India is called as the "Scotland of India". Madikeri is the heartland of Coorg region. Misty hills, lush forest, tea and coffee plantation, orange groves, and breathtaking views made coorg an one of the must visit tourist destination in Karantaka, India. Talacauvery, Raja Seat, Abbey Falls , Tadiandamol Hill Station and Dubare Forest are some of the best places to visit in Coorg. Coorg is the largest producer of Coffee in India. Coorg is also famous for trekking activities with peaks like Thandiyandamole, Brahmagiri and Pushpagiri. Elephant rides at Dubare Elephant camp and white water rafting in Upper Barapole River are other interesting things to do in Madikeri. Nagarhole National Park is also one of the places to visit in the region. Madikeri is located at approx 268km from Bengaluru, 118km from Mysore, 138km from Mangalore, 448km from Goa, 363km from Kochi, 586km from Chennai, 246km from Ooty.

13 Meenakshi Amman Temple

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Madurai is a Historic holi city from Tamilnadu, India is know for it's Meenakshi Amman Temple. Meenakshi Temple is a historic Hindu temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort, Goddess Parvati. Temple is located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River and is also called as temple city. It is believed that the marriage of the goddess Meenakshi to Shiva actually took place in Madurai and is still celebrated every summer with great enthusiasm and gaiety. The complex houses 14 magnificent Gopurams or towers including two golden Gopurams for the main deities, The image of Goddess Meenakshi is said to be carved out of a single emerald. Madurai is also once of the cities in india which never sleeps and hence called Thoonga Nagaram. Historically it is also called as the Athens of the East. It is the Pilgrim and Education center of South India and also a modern Commercial and industrial city of Tamilnadu. It is also famous for its trade mark Chungudi cotton sarees, color dyeing ,motifs ,Handicrafts, Brassware. Madurai is located at approx 462km from Chennai, 265km from Kochi, Kerala, 236km from Coimbatore, 434 km from Bengaluru, Karnataka.

14 Mount Abu

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Mount Abu is a hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan,India. Its a only hill station of Rajasthan, its cool atmosphere and lush green surroundings make it a major tourist spot in Rajasthan, India. It is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. The exceptionally intricate architecture of the Dilwara temples are of course the main attraction here. Mount Abu is located at approx 163km from Udaipur, 261km form Jodhpur, 494km from state capital Jaipur, 210km from Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 545km from Indore, Madhya Pradesh.

15 Ooty

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Ooty also known as Udagamandalam is a one of the most popular hill station located in Nilgiri Hills of Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, India. Ooty is often referred to as 'Queen of hill stations'. With it's all year cool weather, green hill stations and tea plantations, makes it one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in India. Ooty was originally a tribal land occupied by the Todas along with other tribes. The toy train, known as Nilgiri Mountain Railway that runs from Mettupalayam to Ooty is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and it is one of the best train rides you will ever have the chance of experiencing. Apart from pleasant weather, Ooty Lake, Botanical Garden, Rose Garden, Wenlock Downs, Pine Forest, and Emerald Lake are the popular near by attractions in Ooty. Ooty is located at approx 85km from Coimbatore, 126km from Mysore, 266km from Bengaluru, 242km from Munnar, 274km from Kochi, 555km from Chennai, 463km from Puducherry.

16 Red Fort

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Red Fort is one the famous attraction in Delhi, Located in the center of the city, also called Lal Kila. REd fort is one of the prominent red sandstone architectures Built By Shah Jahan in the Year of 1648. walls stretch to a distance of almost 2 kilometers, cover a total area of about 254.67 acres. The fort is named as such as it was built from red sandstone which gives the building a red tint.

17 Shimla

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Shimla is beautiful hill station located in the state of Himachal Pradesh and is one of the most famous travel destinations of India. Shimla is well-connected by road network to all major cities in north India, Chandigarh is at a distance of 117 kilometres, Manali at 260 kilometres and Delhi at 343 kilometres. From mid-July to mid-September Shimla is frequently wreathed in cloud, and from January it often gets a carpeting of snow. November is cold but clear with a distant horizon of Himalayan peaks sometimes visible from The Ridge.

18 Sundarbans National Park

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Sundarbans National Park is one of the most popular wildlife tourist destination in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, India. It is a part of the world’s largest delta and home to the largest mangrove forests. Sundarbans National Park is a home to the Royal Majestic Bengal Tigers. The park basically forms the core area of Tiger Reserve, which has been recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the year 1987. The best time to visit Sunderbans is between November to March. The park has many entry points and easily accessible from different parts of West Bengal.

20 Dhanushkodi Beach

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Dhanushkodi Beach is popular beach located in small town called Dhanushkodi near Rameswaram in ‎Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, India. Dhanushkodi Beach is one of the most important and scenic places to visit in Rameshwaram that attract tourist across the globe. Dhanushkodi beach in Rameshwaram is a vast stretch of silvery sand with crystal clear water and age old relics. It is one of the perfect places to spend some serene moments. The peaceful ambience of the place makes you enjoy and relax like never before. In-addition, the amazing view of sunrise and sunset would surely leave you mesmerized. Dhanushkodi Temple is also attraction near the beach . Dhanushkodi Beach is located at approx 13km from Rameswaram, 184km from Madurai, 321km from Kanyakumari, 613km from Chennai, 617km from Bengaluru, Karnataka, 477km from Kochi, Kerala.


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