Top 15 Most Famous Tourist Attractions Places In India

1.Goa

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November 28, 2016

Goa is one of the most visited states in India by the number of tourist arrivals.
Goa, the smallest state of India is known for its exotic beaches with amazing sunset view, golden sand and coconut palms playing with the wind.
If having a great time with a dear one is on your mind, Goa is the perfect place for togetherness.
The destination is also known for its Seafood, Surfing, and Water Skiing facilities.
Alorna Fort, Ancestral Goa Museum, Arvalam Waterfalls, Chapora Fort and Calangute beach are some of the popular destinations in Goa.

2.Taj Mahal

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November 28, 2016

Agra’s Taj Mahal is one of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan’s favorite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
It is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world, and one of three World Heritage Sites in Agra.
The building is known for its extensive use of white marble and was completed in the mid-17th century.

3.Kashmir

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November 28, 2016

Kashmir was once called Heaven on Earth, and once of the most beautiful places in the world.
However, in last couple of decades, terrorism has faded its charm – A place home to Himalayan Ranges.
Kashmir’s beauty lies in the beautiful flower gardens, waterfalls, green valleys, snowfall and so much.
Dal Lake is the most visited lake in India.

4.Kanyakumari

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November 28, 2016

Kanyakumari is better known as Cape Comorin.
A spectacular coastline surrounded by three seas, Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and Indian ocean.
Kanyakumari is the perfect destination to see the spectacular Sunrise and Sunset.
Each year, a large number of tourists spend their holiday here to experience the beauty of Kanyakumari.

5.Ajanta Ellora

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November 28, 2016

Ajantha & Ellora are 28 – 30 rock-cut cave monuments created during the first century BC and 5th century AD, containing paintings and sculptures considered to be masterpieces of both Buddhist religious art and universal pictorial art.
The caves are located just outside the village of Ajantha / Ellora in Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

6.Leh / Ladakh

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November 28, 2016

Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state.
Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas.
Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), Overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.

7.Rohtang Pass

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November 28, 2016

Rohtang Pass is one of the very few places in India where you will find snow throughout the year – if you love skiing, you cannot miss this place.

8.Pangong Lake, Ladakh

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November 28, 2016

Pangong Lake is also known by the name of Hollow Lake and appears as a clear symbol of nature craftsmanship.
The brackish water plays with sunlight to produce different effects of light.
One-third part of the lake lies in India while the remaining two-third lies in Tibet, a region controlled by China.
A large chunk of streams that fill the lake are located on the Tibetan part.
The lake is located just 5 hours drive from Leh in the Ladakh region of Jammu & Kashmir.

9.Kerala Backwaters

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November 28, 2016

Keralas backwaters is the most popular tourist attraction of Kerala.
The most interesting area in the backwaters is the Kuttanad region, called the rice bowl of Kerala.
The area is probably the only place in the continent where farming is done below sea level, using a system of dykes and bunds.

10.The Golden Temple

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November 28, 2016

Known by its formal name Harmandir Sahib, The Golden Temple is one of the most revered places of worship for the Sikh community in India.
Located in the pilgrim town of Amritsar in the State of Punjab, Harmandir Sahib is known for its gilded façade and the exquisite architecture that is one of a kind among all other religious places in India.

11.Jaisalmer

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November 28, 2016

Located in Rajasthan’s remote westernmost corner close to the border with Pakistan, Jaisalmer is the quintessential desert town.
Jaisalmer, also known as "The sun city" is a shimmering mirage in the Thar desert and a very important place of tourist interest in Rajasthan.
The city was named after the founder of the city, Maharawal Jaisal Singh.
He was a Rajput king.
The city of Jaisalmer is also known as ‘the Golden City’.
This is because the yellow sand and the sandstone used to make the structures in this city which give it golden yellow appearance.

12.Varanasi

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November 28, 2016

Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites.

13.Darjeeling

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November 28, 2016

Darjeeling is fondly called the Queen of the Hills and is at an altitude of 2134 meters above mean sea level, nestled among the rolling mountains.
Darjeeling produces most popular teas in the world and one can admire clear view of the worlds third highest peak, Kanchenjunga from here.
Darjeeling hosts some of the most popular hill resorts in India and the sight of sunrise is simply spectacular.

14.Shimla

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November 28, 2016

Shimla was once the summer capital of India during the British Raj.
Right now, Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh and the most popular honeymoon destination in India.
Shimla has a lot of beautiful hills, skiing facility and much more.
Besides this, the destination has a Green Valley, Jakhu hill, The Ridge and a lot of attractions.

15.Mysore Palace

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November 28, 2016

Mysore is a tourism hot spot within the state of Karnataka and also acts as a base for other tourist places in the vicinity of the city.
The city receives the maximum number of tourists during the period of the Dasara festival when festivities take place for a period of 10 days.
One of the most visited monuments in India, the Ambavilas Palace (also known as Mysore Palace) is the center of the Dasara festivities.

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