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Top 10 Most Visited Tourist Places in India

Every country has got tourist places. India, with its massive diversity has got uncountable tourist hotspots. However there are some of them that are considered valuable from the standpoint of popularity.

It is not to say that these very destinations are the only places to visit in India but yes they are the Most Visited Tourist Places in India in the list of Indian hotspots.

1. Delhi

One of the historic spots in India, Delhi is home to some of the spectacular scenes. This the capital city of India and the most visited by tourist as it is the first destination which tourists visit ever. With some of the choicest places you can explore historical monuments, temples, museums and the most popular markets. Such as India Gate, the Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, Qutub Minar, there is no dearth of other hotspots in the vicinities.

2. Agra

Agra stands atop. As it homes the world’s most beautiful monument, Taj Mahal, it reigns supreme in the list of most visited places in India. This white falls in the list of Seven Wonders of the World. Agra city also includes places such as Fatehpur Sikri, Agra Fort, Akbar’s tomb, Ram Bagh and Sikandra Fort. Must see the sunset and sunrise view of Taj Mahal.

3. Jaipur and Udaipur

Anyone who wishes to unearth the traditional Indian Diaspora must refer to Jaipur and Udaipur. The charming story does not end here as there is no dearth of other fascinating features including geographical locations, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal or ‘Palace of Winds’. One gets wonder struck to witness gorgeous forts and palaces turning into heritage hotels. City Palace and the Lake Place of Udaipur are inevitable stops. There are a number of cities in Rajasthan to visit but the Jaipur, Udaipur and Jaisalmer are the first choice of everyone.

4. Kashmir

It is considered to be one of the indomitably beautiful destinations in the Indian context. With lush green mountainous views, there are snow clad peaks along with amazing waterfalls, flower gardens etc. Indeed, Kashmir is a destination worth millions and its beauty enhances during the winters. The boat ride on Dal Lake is simply unforgettable. Gulmarg, Nagin Lake, Srinagar, Sonmarg, Pari Mahal, Shankracharya shrine and Pehalgam are to name a few of the hotspots in Kashmir.

5. Goa

Though Goa is small in size but its greatness from tourist perspective cannot be undermined. With amazing beaches that renders immaculate sunrises and sunsets, the golden sand and coconut palms adds to the charm. It also renders you yummy seafood with adventure activities such as parasailing, wind surfing and water-skiing. Some places of interest include Alorna Fort, Arvalem Waterfalls, Ancestral Goa Museum, Chapora Fort and Calangute beach. If you want to explore more than Goa then you can look out Weekend Getaways Near Goa.

6. Kanyakumari

What makes Kanyakumari special is the confluence of three great water bodies, Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal. Onlookers specially enjoy the horizons and sunset is simply inevitable. With a spectacular sunrise, things become simply amazing and the place more inviting.

7. Kerala

Kerala is a paradise in the Indian context. The nature has bestowed too much to this beautiful city. To cite an example, the backwaters of Kerala are enchanting. Then there are mesmerizing waterfalls, Temples, captivating hill stations and the serene atmosphere make things more than inviting and worth considering. Some places of repute include Waynad, Munnar, Idukki, Athirapally waterfalls, Varkala beach and Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple.

8. Darjeeling

Popularly considered to be the ”Queen of the Hills”, Darjeeling is at an altitude of 2134 mete above sea level. With the rolling mountains, the audacity of this place is amazing. One finds ample of tea plantations as Darjeeling produces the best teas in the world. There are many resorts making Darjeeling one of the most inviting and worthwhile.

9. Mysore

Karnataka cultural asset, Mysore is located at the base of Chamundi Hills that renders it an amazing view.There are ample of palaces that make this place look inviting and gorgeous. Amba Vilas Place constitutes the most famous tourist attraction. Chamundeswari Temple, Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, St. Philomena’s Church and Brindavan garden are to name a few.

10. Ajanta Ellora

Situated in Aurangabad, the Ajanta Caves constitute 30 rock-cut cave monuments. The best part of this place is the splendid architectural beauty that resides here. One simply love the paintings and sculptures of these caves and that is what makes them all the more inviting and significant from travel point of view.

The Ellora temple caves are located in the Deccan Plateau. With numerous Buddhist, Jain Temples and Hindu places of worship, the ambiance of this place is simply amazing. The rock cut beauties are rampant and one cannot undermine the importance of these natural gems.

About author

Luella Lowe is a veteran journalist who has spent the last 20 years working with newspapers, magazines and websites covering marketing, business, technology, financial services and a variety of other topics.
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