Article published by : Jyanti on Monday, January 27, 2014

Category : Destinations

Renowned Tourist Spots in India

India is a country with endless tourist destinations, offering a great opportunity for wonderful sightseeing and tourism. There are numerous tourist spots in India, distributed in its North, South, West and East. Both International and domestic tourists visit, observe, see, enjoy and explore these places every day. This article lists a few of these renowned locations.

Agra – Agra is one of the most visited places in India for its architectural brilliances including the Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Jama Masjid, Sikandra, Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, Emperor Akbar’s Mausoleum, etc. Since Agra is located very close to New Delhi, the capital of India, which is a cultural, commercial, political, and educational centre, those who visit New Delhi for the first time are sure to visit Agra too.

Kerala – Located at the Southern part of India, Kerala has nature’s display at its best. Its beautiful beaches, Ayurvedic parlors and resorts, serene houseboats, lovely back waters, and lush hill stations are simply worth enjoying. Beaches like Varkala, Kovalam, Poovar, Cherai, Beypore, Kappad, Maraikulam, Bekal, Alappuzha, etc are ideal for swimming, tanning, Ayurvedic body massages, and sunbathing. Numerous Ayurvedic spas, resorts, and massage centers to rejuvenate its visitors make Kerala the most sought after site. Serene Backwaters with mobile house boats are enjoyed at Kollam, Kumarakom and Alleppey. Wayanad, Ponmudi, Munnar and Devikulam are the green hill stations to spend your vacations perfectly.

Goa - Goa is another renowned destination with many tourist spots in India, mostly visited for its sunny beaches, ancient temples, authentic cuisine, art and culture, deluxe hotels, multi-fare restaurants, striking Portuguese architecture, etc. Besides, you can also enjoy biodiversity and natural vegetation at the Contigao Wildlife Sanctuary and the Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary which are located here. There are also the Savoi spice plantations, where people visit to explore the plantations. Other interesting tourist destinations include the Goa State Museum, the Central library, the Kala Academy, and the Goa Science Centre. Furthermore, Goa is a wonderful shopping destination for handicraft items like lacquer chitaris, terracotta figurines, brass wares, water color paintings, bamboo crafts, sea-shell jewellery and many more.

Ajanta and Ellora Caves – The Ajanta and Ellora Caves represent India’s rich architectural culture, and are considered as World Heritages by the UNESCO. These manmade caves, cut out of rocks have sculptures and paintings on their walls. These paintings and sculptures pertain to Jainism and Hinduism. Located near Maharashtra, the Ajanta and Ellora caves are frequently visited by heritage lovers from all over the world.


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