Sunday, September 26, 2010

Places to visit in India

Some beautiful places in the country make India a tourist’s paradise on Earth. From mountains, forests, deserts to lakes, rivers, sea and oceans, India have everything. India is a land so unimaginable, a mysterious destination, exotic and enchanting gateways, full of colorful people, varied religions and customs celebrating a number of festivals, mystical and spiritual, a story of a motherland that never fails to captivate the imagination of the visitor with her magic.

India is quite fortunate as some of the best known and world famous cultural and historical monuments are in the country and UNESCO has given the world heritage sites status to a few of the them. Although, there is a long list of places that you must visit in almost all of the states, however, there are a few places which you must never miss, especially in your first visit. The Taj Mahal is one of them.

The following is a long list of some of the best places to visit in India:

  • Ajanta Caves

  • Ellora Caves

  • Ramoji Film City

  • Agra Fort

  • Amber (Amer) Fort and Palace

  • Ranthambore National Park

  • Monkey Temple

  • Old Goa

  • Vivekananda Rock Memorial

  • Corbett National Park

  • Golden Temple

  • The India Gate

  • The Gateway of India

  • The Hawa Mahal

  • Khajuraho temples

  • Mysore Maharaja's Palace

  • Qutab Minar

  • The Taj Mahal

  • Victoria Memorial

  • Red Fort

  • Bodh Gaya Temple

  • The Charminar

  • Shore Temple

  • Jantar Mantar

  • Sun Temple, Konark

  • The beaches of Goa

  • The backwaters of Kerala

  • Nanital

  • Kullu Manali

  • Ooty

  • Bikaner

  • Kashmir valley

  • The Toy Train of Matheran, Mossourie and Shimla

  • Great desert of India, Thar

  • Darjeeling, Mahabaleshwar, Ooty

  • Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshwadeep islands

  • Gir forests

  • Kanha National Park

  • Kaziranga National Park

  • Ranthambore

  • Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary

  • Valley of Flowers

  • Badrinath

  • Kedarnath

  • Hampi

  • Kinnaur

  • Lachung

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