India is a country with the most exotic of cultures,
tradition right from the evolution of human history. India is more than just a
country with different languages, religions and cultural differences.
India is known for its cultural integrity along with its
diversity and the places you visit in India gives a feel of the same. Every
place you visit has its own cultural flavor and the traditional tastes.
Food in India is an integral part of the experience and the
more you travel along the length and breadth of the country, you tend to
experience an awesomeness along with relaxation of your mind and soul
Well some of the tourist spots which could enhance your
experience of travelling in india are
Taj Mahal & Red Fort in Agra
The Taj Mahal was built as a mausoleum for the emperor
Shan Jahan’s wife. He was considered the wealthiest man in the world at
the time (early 17th century).
The Taj Mahal is actually a complex not just one
building, you should look around the entire complex which provides impressive
views and structures. Nearby is the Red Fort which is an extravagant
palace of the foreign Mughals (Indian for Mongols) empire.
Mumbai is considered to be the New York City of India and
the most densely populated city in the whole world. It is the cultural,
business and entertainment capital of India. Due to rich historical legacy
there are bountiful museums and endless structures to see. It has a lot of modern Malls and shopping
areas and also known as the city that never sleeps. Home to bollywood, many of
the famous actors like SRK, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan etc live here in
Mumbai. It is also home to the richest man of the world Mr Mukesh Ambani.
You can visit the world famous Kala Ghoda Art Festival
during the month of December-January every year. It’s also known for its
awesome street food like Pav Bhaji, Vada Pav, Bhel Puri, Pani Puri, Ragda
Samosa and so on.
Golden Temple, Amritsar
Golden Temple also known as Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib is
located in city of Amritsar in Punjab. It is considered to be one of the
holiest shrine for the Sikh community. The Gurudwara sahib is made around a man made pool that was
completed by Guru Ram Dass in 1577. In 1604 Guru Arjan placed the Adi Granth in
the Harmandir Sahib. Every year during Gurpurab and Baisakhi, devotees flock to
the Darbar Sahib to offer their prayers and have a dip in the holy sarovar. It
has one of india’s largest mega kitchens offering free food to anyone who
visits the Darbar Sahib by means of a ritual called as Seva or Service. It’s
said that here at the Darbar Sahib no one goes hungry and daily langar seva
happens providing food and shelter to all the devotees visiting the Darbar
Sahib. Just near the Gurudwara, Jallianwala Bagh is located which has its own
painful historical significance known as the Jallianwala baug Massacre. 20 Kms
from Amritsar is the Wagah Border which is the international border between
india and Pakistan and every evening the flag lowering ceremony is a ritual
which attracts crowds from all round the country to witness the extravagance
which fills your heart with patriotism.
Another city known for its history and serene beauty is the
pink city of India which is Jaipur. Jaipur is located in the north western part
of india and is the capital of the state of Rajasthan. The city boasts of its
excellent street shopping experience and its own unique street food experience
like the the Dal Bati Churma, Khichidi & Kadhi, Gol Gappe and so on. It is
known for its serene tourist spots like the Amber Fort, City Palace, Hawa
Mahal and so on. You can also the take
the iconic camel ride and also the elephant ride on Amber Fort to have a feel
of being a maharaja.
New Delhi, India
New Delhi is the capital of India and it is the seat of
power of the government of the country. It is one of the biggest city with a
lot of ethinicity in terms of population. It is also the most populated city in
India. Delhi offers a variety of both the new and old in tandem. Old Delhi also
known as delhi 6 is known for its narrow by lanes and its awesome culinary
experience like Kebabs, Paranthas, Rabdi Faluda, Tikki Chole, Gol Gappe Etc.
Chandni Chowk is also known for its cloth market and the best of them is the traditional
and bridal outfits which are a rage here. Delhi has its share of markets like
Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, Kamla Nagar etc. for shopping awesome stuff in
budget. The main attractions in Delhi are India Gate, Shaheed Smarak, Red Fort,
Qutub Minar, Purana Qila Etc. Delhi also has ultra modern shopping districts
like Select City Walk Saket, MG Road Gurgaon, Ambience Mall Vasant Kunj etc.
The Lutyens are of delhi has the famous govt buildings like Rashtrapati Bhavan,
South Block, Connaught Place etc. Also don’t forget to travel the iconic Delhi
Metro which is the most visible sign of modernity and prosperity of the
Goa is known for its serene beaches and laid back holiday
culture which is the best feeling ever for a tourist visiting Goa. It has an
awesome party scenario with Pubs and Lounges located in abundance. Alcohol here
is absolutely very cheap and most of the beaches have shacks which offer
ultimate experience of a beach party backed up by some water adventure sports
like kayaking, Snorkeling, Banana boat
ride, Deep sea diving, Para Sailing etc.
Best time to visit Goa is between the months of November to
April but if you visit Goa during Rains don’t forget to have a trek to
Dudhsagar waterfalls. Trust me its awesome
Looking forward to your visit to India and hope this article
helps you .