Ten Most Visited Tourist Destinations in India

There are numerous tourist destinations in India. With the diversity in culture and geographical wealth; each destination is a new experience in India. This article talks in detail about ten top tourist destinations in the country that you ought to visit.

1. Agra

The main reason for Agra being one of the top most visited destinations in India is Taj Mahal. Its architectural beauty, museum and garden attract a lot of tourists every year. Since it is the symbol of love, many honeymooners also visit this monument. Apart from these; Agra also has other attractions like Agra Fort, Sikandra Fort, Ram Bagh, Akbar’s tomb and many others.

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2. Ajanta and Ellora Caves

This is a collection of caves with awe inspiring Buddhist monuments and temples that were built in 600 AD by Buddhist monks. This is an exciting destination for people who love exploration, sightseeing, photography, culture, art and also an important pilgrim spot. The most important part of this destination is Kailas temple in Ellora caves. This used to be an important tourist destination for British viceroys while India was under their control.

Ajanta Cave

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3. Goa

There are more than 30 beaches in Goa. You can find almost all kinds of water based activities here. Apart from beaches, you can find spice plantations, nightlife and places for sightseeing. Starting from hot air ballooning to water skiing; you can find a lot of tourist activities here. Top places to enjoy are Calangute Beach, Arvalam waterfalls, Goa museum, Alorna fort, Chapora fort and many others.

Calangute Beach Goa

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4. Kanyakumari

This district marks the southern tip of the country. The tri coloured sea with Vivekanada rock memorial and Tiruvallur statue is the most important tourist attraction here. Apart from this, you can enjoy nature, water based activities, temple visits, farm life and many others. Thousands of tourists visit this beach every year to enjoy sunset and other water based activities. You ought to buy some shell based souvenirs from here for your friends.

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5. Jaipur

Jaipur is famous for numerous forts, palaces, museums and others. Starting from Hawa Mahal to Amer Fort; you can find a lot of architectural beauty in this place. This place is called as the City of Palaces. Apart from these, you can find a lot of temples, wildlife attractions and others here. It is an important tourist destination in Rajasthan.

Hawa Mahal, the Palace of winds

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6. Kerala

This is the God’s Own Country. Kerala is also called as the Venice of East because of its enchanting networks of backwaters that make this place one of the top honeymoon destinations and family tourist spots in the country. There are beaches, lagoons, architectural marvels, palaces, temples, forts, churches, hill station and others in this state. Top attractions to enjoy in Kerala are Munnar, Athriapally falls, Thekkady, Varkala beach, Wayanad, Padmanabhaswamy temple and many others.

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7. Delhi

Delhi is the capital of the country. It is an important destination in the country and also a part of the Golden Triangle Tour. Top attractions to enjoy in Delhi are Lotus Temple, India Gate, Rashtrapathi Bhavan, Qutub Minar, Jama Masjid and others. Apart from these architectural marvels, there are a lot of natural attractions in this city for people to enjoy. Shopping and metro life attractions like malls are other important magnets of tourism in this city.

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8. Darjeeling

If you are looking for honeymoon destinations, Darjeeling should be in your bucket list. It is famous for the scenic beauty and natural attractions. It is a cliché hill station with stunning view, pleasant climate, hill resorts, sunrise view, little architectural beauty, plantations, tourist activities and others. You ought to try the tea of this place. Do not forget to visit Kanchejunga, third highest peak in the world.

Darjeeling

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9. Mysore

Mysore is an important destination in Karnataka. Starting from Mysore Palace to Chamundi Hills, this place has a lot of attractions for all kinds of tourists. Mysore Palace is the second most visited monument in the country after Taj Mahal. You ought to visit Mysore during Dusshera celebration. Other top attractions to enjoy in Mysore are Chamundeswari Temple, Brindhavan gardens, St. Philomena Church, Chamarajendra Zoo and many others.

Mysore

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10. Kashmir

Kashmir is known for its natural beauty with snow covered mountain peaks, green valley, refreshing waterfalls, gardens, alpine villages and many others. Starting from boat ride in Dal Lake to paragliding, there are numerous outdoor activities to make your adrenaline peak up. Top attractions to enjoy in Kashmir are Nagin Lake, Srinagar, Pari Mahal, Gulmarg, Shankracharya shrine, Pehalgam and many others.

Kashmir

Though these are the top ten attractions to enjoy, there are a lot of other important destinations like Udaipur, Mahabalipuram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Assam, Ladakh, Mount Abu, Mumbai and many others. India is a diverse land that will give you immense amount of experience and excitement.

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