Nowadays People like to Travelling as they want to explore the world and watch everything. And India is one of the popular tourist destinations in Asia. India has so many places to visit and it’s a great opportunity for tourism. So here are some of the best places to visit in India. We should know about India first. As we know India is the oldest civilization world with a rich cultural heritage. India is the most populous democracy in the world. India has the largest Hindu population in the world. It’s is the busiest city where everyone is running after fulfilling their dream.
So, let’s start to know about the places we were waiting for!
01. Taj Mahal
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/6XArgY8LBf96jmMG8
One of the 7 wonders of the world Taj Mahal is one of them. This building has no companion anywhere in the city. When you looking at the Taj Mahal, you can see the beauty of Indian architecture tradition. Taj Mahal is undoubtedly a beautiful architectural masterpiece that is not found in any part of the world. The best time to visit Agra is in the winter season Between November to March when the weather is perfect for sightseeing.
Entry Fee: INR 45+ additional INR 200 to see the main mausoleum (for Indian)
INR 535+ additional INR 200 to see the main mausoleum (for SAARK and BIMSTEC)
INR 1050+ additional INR 200 to see the main mausoleum (for Foreigners)
Free (for Children below age 15)
Regular tickets are available in front of three gates.
Timing: 6am to 7 pm every day.
02. Victoria Memorial
Location: Victoria Memorial, Museum in Kolkata, India
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/mX4jsW6Nq22JDWRd6
Victoria Memoria is the most beautiful place in India. It was built in 1906 and this Museum was designed by Sir William Emerson. It’s over an are 64 acres. Victoria Memorial is the largest marble building in Kolkata and this marble was made for Makrana marble from Rajasthan. The structure of this Museum was built in the memory of Queen Victoria and that’s the attraction of the visitors. In the museum, you can see the painting from the era, weapons, maps, stamps, coins of those times.
Entry Fee (for garden): Rs4/- per person
03. Red Fort
Location: Red fort, Fort in Delhi, India
Red Fort was constructed by famous Mughal emperors Shah Jahan. Its area around 254.67 acres. This beautiful Red Fort is built by Ustad Ahmed Lahori. It has style Islamic & Mughal architecture and this architecture work was a masterpiece. The light and sound show is one of the most attractive things in Red Fort and It shows a 1-hour audio video for the history of Delhi and the Red Fort. It also shows and explains the good deeds of the emperors who have internal love for the city.
Entry Fee: Rs35 for Indians and Rs 500 for foreigners.
04. Kamakhya Temple
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/KZjfdhFXFoi9J3V26
Kamakhya Temple is a very well-known Temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It’s one of the oldest Temple of the 51 Shakti Pithas and it’s located on the top of the Nilachal Hills. Kamakhya Temple attracts thousands of tantra devotees known as the Ambubachi Mela. Durga puja and Manasha puja is also celebrated there. The Durga Puja at Kamakhya Temple is celebrated during Navaratri and this five days festival attracts the visitors most. It’s the most enjoyable festival for Hindus. Kamakhya Temple is located in a place where is full of natural scenic beauty. October to April best time to visit Kamakhya Temple. But If you want to enjoy the Ambubachi festive then you would have to visit in the month of June.
Entry Fee: There are no entry fees in this temple but to visit the temple visitors need to stay in a long queue. There are entry fees for the VIP pass. The VIP pass entry fee is 501 Rs.
Timing: 08:00 to 13:00 and then from 14:30 to 17:30. But if you want to avoid rush you must go to visit in the afternoon.
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/HKnY3wThhqCY9npP6
Rishikesh is one of the most interesting ancient places in India and it’s the perfect destination for a short holiday. To visit this place is all one needs to rejuvenate oneself. The sacred Ganga River flows through the mountains of Rishikesh. Being a holy pilgrimage site Rishikesh celebrates all major Hindu festivals like Holi, Diwali, Vasant Panchami, Dusshera. The best place in India can only be Rishikesh for river rafting. River rafting attracts half a million adventure seekers every year. Ganga Arati takes place at sunset and the Ganga river set alive by millions of twinkling-leafed lamps. That’s the best part of Rishikesh.
River Rafting fee and Timing: 600 per person. River rafting is from 9 pm till evening 5 pm. March to May and September to November is the perfect time for visit this place.
So never forget to visit this place.
Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/L4jU6kzWrzDwDBZD9
Varanasi is the oldest living city in the world. Its regarded as sacred by Hindus, Buddhists, and Jains and Its Population is 1.21million (2011)
Varanasi is important to Hindus because of its dedication to the god Shiva. It’s built on the banks of the River Ganga and they believe that bathing in the Ganga will help purify them. The most beautiful scene in Varanasi in the evening time of Varanasi Ghats. And the arati is always carried out facing the river Ganga. The arati is always accompanied by different songs sung while raising the Ganga and that’s very peaceful.
7. Rann of Kutch
Location: Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/Wt1Bx5m2HhqkCAWr7
Rann of Kutch is a salty land and It’s the largest salt desert in the world.
Rann of Kutch is a beautiful variety of desert that you must see in India.
The best thing about Rann of Kutch is the festival. The festival is attractive because of its activities but the festival is seasonal and a little expensive. The most interesting about this is the camel ride. And it’s a very good place for photography.
In Rann of Kutch, the sunrise and the sunset and the moon of Poonam night is very beautiful that you would experience If you will go this place.
Location: Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu, India
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Kodaikanal is a hill station which is located in Tamil Nadu, India. Its area 2068 sq. km. Kodaikanal is famous for its natural scenic beauty and makes it a popular romantic distinction for newlyweds. October to June is the best time to visit Kodaikanal. Kodaikanal is the most colorful in summers and most picturesque in monsoons.
9. Gateway of India
Location: Gateway of India Mumbai, India
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The Gateway of India is the most beautiful arch monument built in India. Its hights almost 85ft and its constructions started on 31 March 1913. The gateway was designed by architect Wittels and it’s built with yellow basalt stone. The most famous event that takes place in The Gateway of India is the Sails Regatta. In this event, a number of sailboat races are held.
Entry Fee: Free for all
Timing: Available 24hhrs
10. Qutub Minar
Location: Qutub Minar, New Delhi, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/PeYd3xf7pxeZAhAM9
Qutub Minar is the most famous Minar all over India. It was built over the ruins of the Lal Kot and its highs 72.5 ft. Qutab-ud-din Aibak built Qutub Minar (1192). Qutub Minar is Islamic architecture and its the greatest masterpiece of architecture. Qutub Minar is a complex with a few structures. The beautiful five-floor tower of Qutub Minar is impressed everyone for sure.
The best time for visiting this place must be winter.
Timing: All days all the week 7 am to 5 pm.
Entry Fee: 35 for Indians,550 for foreigners.
11. Elephant Caves
Location: Gharapuri, Maharashtra 400094, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/Acsd5XPuL1W9e6Sh8
Elephant Cave is the third caves in the world and that’s very impressive. In this cave, It has the 6 meters (20ft) high Trimurti sculpture and its very famous sculpture. It tells the story of the ancient history of India and that’s very attractive for tourists. There are very beautiful statues of Lord Shiva. November to the end of February are the best time for visiting Elephant Caves.
Entry Fee INR 40 for Indian, INR 600 for Foreign (Free for children below age 15).
Location: Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India
Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/p5B9xk4YoHDwZnzR8
Ooty is a popular hill station. Its original name Udhagamandalam and its are 36sq km. Ooty is one of the best places for shooting in India. The photographer always wants to capture the scenery and beauty of nature in the photographic camera. One of the most important parts of every Ooty tour is that there is indeed the place to visit like Ooty Botanical Gardens, Deer park Kalhatty Waterfalls, Ooty toy train, and so on. Every nature lover people should visit this place in their life.
Entry Fee: 13 per person.
Timing: 9 am – 6 pm at any time.
13. Hawa Mahal
Location: Hawa Mahal, Jaipur, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/pJtmFd1SPDevtCsm6
Hawa Mahal is the beauty of the heart of Jaipur, India. Hawa Mahal is also known as the “Palace of the Winds”. India’s famous tourist attraction is Hawa Mahal. It’s almost 50 feet. Its architected by lap Chand usta and it built-in red and link colored sandstone. Hawa Mahal is a worth visiting place and landmark building of Jaipur because of its architecture. It has 953 windows for royal women and lots of small or tiny and big sizes Windows all over the place. It would be a waste to skip this kind of place. Such a beautiful place it is. If you visit Hawa Mahal, early in the Moring You will see the main beauty of Hawa Mahal…This time the environment is quiet and calm. October to March is the best time to visit Hawa Mahal.
Entry Fee: Rs 50 for Indian, Rs 200 for foreign.
Timing: every day 9.30 am to 5.00 pm.
14. Humayun’s Tomb
Location: Mathura Road Opposite, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Mathura Rd, Nizamuddin, Nizamuddin East, New Delhi, Delhi 110013, India
Google map: https://g.page/HumayunsTomb
Humayun’s Tomb is one of the greatest examples of Mughal architecture. Humayun’s Tomb has the perfect charbagh garden and it has never been seen in India. It’s very nice beautiful and well maintained and the old trees have their own beauty and it makes the place more aesthetic. Actually, If you visit this place, you will feel a heavenly experience and this place is so much peace and cleanliness.
Entry Fee: INR 35 FOR Indian and INR 550 for foreigner.
15. India Gate
Location: New Delhi, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/JuwcpJciGMn13FNe8
India Gate is the most important monument of this city. It’s a built-in commemoration of those soldiers who were killed during the World War and more than 80000 Indian soldiers were killed. India Gate is designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and it’s almost 138 feet. India Gate is the most visited tourist destination because of its architecture. It’s just wonderful.
Entry Fee: Free
Timing: Morning till evening every day.
16. Ranthambore National Park
Google map: https://g.page/RTRSWM
Ranthambore National Park is the most renowned park of this city and it’s the biggest park in India. Ranthambore National Park is a major wildlife tourist attraction and it has the attention of wildlife lovers and photographers. Huge of wild animals are there and it’s home to a rich variety of birds. A Jeep Safari is conducted on a 6 seated vehicle.
Entry fee: Rs 100 for Indian and Rs 30 for Indian students.
Location: chandratal, Himachal Pradesh, India
Google map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/yupEq5VN1Kx
Chandratal is a beautiful lake which is located in Himachal Pradesh in India. It’s also known as simple moon lake and its height 14100 feet. The beauty of Chandratal feels like Heaven. The breathtaking atmosphere and the view of blue water were awesome. If your seat there for a while and take a deep breath and feel nature that must be the best thing and it feels like the peace of our soul. In the night the sky is so good this view everyone should be experienced. During the month of September is the best time for a visit there.
18. Golden Temple
Location: Golden Temple Rd, Atta Mandi, Karta Ahluwalia, Amritsar, Punjab 143006, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/tdxtYcDeEJEz3e3w9
Golden Temple is the most historic place for the Sikh religion. This temple is made out of marble which is gold plated with real golds and that covers most of the outside portion. The other name of this temple is Harmandir Sahib. Golden temple is a very famous tourist spot as well as a religious place. You must be very happy when you reach there and it feels very peaceful and pleasant. Golden Temple is a very spiritual place where you can felt, seen, and admired the presence of God. The scenery of evening time is very peaceful.
19. Shree Badrinath Temple
Location: Badri to Mata Murti road, Badrinath, Uttarakhand 246422, India
Google map: https://maps.app.goo.gl/enVjntF3N9FqcDDd7
Hindu temple Badrinath is dedicated to maternal and Narayan. Its located on the Garhwali hill track. Badrinath is one of the most ancient temples and its heavenly beauty. Everyone believes that Lord Vishnu sat in penance on this mountain. When you reach the top floor of the Temple you can see the natural scenic beauty and its very peaceful.
Entry Fee: Free.
20. Sunderbans National Park
Location: Kolkata, West Bengal 743370, India
Google map: https://goo.gl/maps/gUN6bQrTnTGWC5ie9
Sundarbans national park is a famous park for Tiger Reserve. Its area 1330.10sq. km. Honestly, The scenery of this place depends on your luck. Because sometimes it’s good or sometimes it’s not. If you are a wildlife lover you must visit this place. It’s also good for wildlife photographers.
Entry fee:60 rupees for Indians and 200 for foreigners
I have put the best places in India in front of you. I hope you like these.
Best of luck.