Top Tourist Destinations, Places to Visit in India

India is still one of the most popular Tourist destinations in the world and attracts millions of visitors naturally, culturally and spiritually. The beautiful and legendary land of India is known for its extremes, history, and tremendous diversity. India is the destination of religious and natural wonders. Most of the places recognizing by north and south India, there are thousands of places to see in South and North India. We have searched and spent lot of time to collect the Top Places to Visit in India. Some of the Top Places to Visit in India listed below.

Munnar

Munnar is one of the highest places in Kerala State at the elevation of 1450 metres above sea level and located in the Western Ghats. Munnar is the Beautiful town in Kannan Devan Hills Village in Idukki district. Munnar is one of the well-known hill stations in India, placed at the merging of three mountain streams – Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. This was once the summer resort of the formerly British Authorities in South India.

View of Green Forest in Munnar

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Manali

Manali is located in the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh, is a hill station located at a height of 2050 meters in the Himalayan range. It is a popular vacations spot for Indians in summer and Snowy place in winter. Some of the attractions are Rohtang Pass, Beas Kund, Solang Valley, Rahala Waterfalls, Rozy Falls, Monasteries, and Temples.

Manali Town

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Hampi

Hampi is the Great Place of old structures that made by the rocks, as it is popularly known today was the gothic capital of the Hindu empire Vijayanagara. Hampi in the Karnataka state is listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Hampi is home to many hills and valley with more than 500 Monuments.

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands

This is the Island in India also the biggest island in India with many places to visit. Andaman and Nicobar are the groups of islands in the Bay of Bengal. These islands are rich in natural diversities and millions of visitors in the year, has many places to visit some of them are Cellular Jail, Baratang, Barren Island, Havelock Island, Mount Harriot. This is one of the popular tourist destinations in India.

Andaman and Nicobar islands

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Darjeeling

Darjeeling is the city in Himalayan range in the state of West Bengal and popular tourist destination in India. Tea Production is the main source of income and prominent scenery, most beautiful valleys in the world situated in Darjeeling. The lush green surroundings, cool weather, and incredible views make an atmospheric and attractive destination. The more adventuresome visitants come here for traveling and river rafting and many others just enjoy scenic walks absorbing the awesome views.

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Mysore

Mysore is the 2nd largest City in the State of Karnataka. It lies 130 kms from the State Headquarters, Bangalore. This is one of the most visited tourist destination in India, the attractions are Mysore Palace, Mysore Zoo, Brindavan Garden, Railway Museum, Chamundi Hill Temple, St.Philomena Church. It is the formerly capital of the Mysore Maharajas, who ruled Mysore State from this royal city. Mysore has even an old world appeal which has not given way to modern conveniences.

Mysore Palace in Mysore

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Shimla

Shimla is the tourist destination and small city on the top of the mountains and it is located in the North West Himalayas and is the capital of Himachal Pradesh. This place is ideal for enjoying cool weather, Mountain views and snowy events in the seasons. There are many spot to see in and around Shimla. It is lying at an altitude of 2,213 meters above sea level.

Shimla town

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Jaipur

Jaipur is the Royal city in Rajasthan state and many rajas ruled this city and built many memorable structures. This city known as Pink city because of its almost buildings and structures colored pink. The Historical Hawa Mahal situated in Jaipur and other are Jantar Mantar, City Palace, Ishwar Lat, Central Museum, Dolls Museum, Jalmahal, Gaitor, Jaigarh Fort, Galta, and Amer.

Jaipur Jah Mahal

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Agra

The Taj Mahal one of the wonder of the world situated in Agra and there are many top Historical Places that built hundreds of years ago. Many tourist interest spots situated in the city of Agra, they are Agra Fort, Ram Bagh, Jama Masjid, Dayalbagh, Mariyam’s Tomb. Agra was one of the oldest city and capital of many dynasties.

Agra Fort in Agra

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Kashmir

Kashmir is the tourist destination in Jammu And Kashmir State and situated high altitude region. Kashmir is situated in the Himalayan Mountains and bordered with Himachal Pradesh and Panjab. Visit to Kashmir is memorable experience of everyone’s in lifetime. This place is wonderful blessed with numerous unmatchable attractions which are admired during the year.

Kashmir

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Ajanta Ellora Caves

This Historical place situated near to the city of Aurangabah in Maharashtra state. There are total of 34 caves in Ellora and 29 caves in Ajanta and rank amongst the top ancient Indian architectural heritage. This place listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Ajanta Ellora is popular destination for Stone carvings and cut out of rocks.

Ajanta-Ellora

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Kerala Backwater

Kerala has turned a popular tourist spot for both domestic and foreign travelers. Kerala Backwaters are the most famous tourist attraction in India. There are dozens of backwaters in Kerala that is becoming famous day by day. The traditionally built boats using bamboos are the main attraction on the backwater that gives visitors awesome experience on the water. Some of the top backwaters in Kerala are Alappuzha, Kuttanad, Kottayam, Kollam, Kochi, Kamarakom, Malapuram, Kozhikode, Kassarkod, Trivendram.

Kerala Backwaters

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Amritsar

Amritsar is the top tourist destination in North India situated in the State of Punjab, also the major cultural and commercial centre. The city is the centre of the spiritual and cultural spot for the Sikh religion. Amritsar has lot of attraction including religious sites.

Amritsar Golden Temple

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Kodaikanal

This is the Hill Station in Tamil Nadu with awesome scenery situated in Palani range in Dindigul district. It is located 7,200 feet above sea level between the colorful Western Ghats of India. Some of the places to visit in and around this town are Berijam Lake, Coakers walk, Bryant Park, Kodai Lake, Pillar Rocks, Guna Caves, Pine Forest, Silver Cascade.

Kodaikanal

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