places to visit delhi

Places to Visit in India

Places to visit in Delhi, India are as varied as the city’s culture and population. To the south lies the capital city of India, New Delhi, an old residential region, now a bustling commercial center. In Old Delhi, there stands the imposing Mughal-style Red Fort, with its massive ancient fortification, housing the famous Red Fort Palace. Next to it is Chandni Chowk, which once served as a busy bazaar, now has scores of sweets shops, fruit stalls and food carts. To the east are the Kashmir valleys; to the west are the Jalandhar mountains and the Havelis of Rajasthan.

North Delhi has always been a favorite among tourists and is visited by many a visitor. Here you will find the Qutub Minar, the national icon of India. Next to it is Jama Masjid, India’s biggest mosque. JK Maidan, which is also the tallest building in Delhi is another landmark worth visiting.

Agra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains the beautiful Taj Mahal, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his dear wife. To the south is the Agra Red fort, a wonderful example of Mughal architecture. If you are a shopping freak, then you should head to Old Delhi’s Birla Temple, to see some of the finest handicrafts in India.

Moving on, we come to Varanasi, the holy Hindu holy place. Varanasi is the largest city within the state of Himachal Pradesh. It is here that the Lord Krishna spent his last days before he went to heaven. Some of the most popular places to visit there is Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Ghats, Swarga and Jain Temples.

Another state in South India is Tamil Nadu. It is home to the charming hill station of Tamil Nadu. There are several popular spots here like the Kumarakom Lake, Kumarakom Fort and Thiruvallar lake. Alappuzha and Yayamakad are holy places of Tamil Nadu.

Western India or the Western part of India is home to places like Kerala or the God’s Own Country. It is famous for its backwaters, beaches and hill stations. A popular beach in Western India is Kovalam in Kerala. To the north is the picturesque and charming state of Himachal Pradesh.

The North East India is also known for the beauty of Jammu and Kashmir. There is the Valley of Flowers in Kashmir. It is an international park with its own wildlife reserve. Other places to visit there are Gulmarg and Srinagar.

Dotted with lakes, the backwaters of Kerala are one of the finest tourist attractions of Kerala. Water gliding over the emerald paddy fields, fishing and yummy food are the main attraction of a tour to Kerala. Tourists can also enjoy a romantic honeymoon in the lovely backwaters of Kerala. Its natural beauty is just enough to lure couples from all around the globe.

The North West India has the grandiose and magnificent Taj Mahal. It is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in the world. One can also go for some exciting safaris to explore the attractions of North West India. Ranthambore National Park, Sariska Tiger Reserve, and Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary are some other places to visit in the North West. A holiday in this amazing land of India will certainly be a memorable experience for all.