6 Destinations In India That Are Unique
By: Kratika Fri, 22 July 2022 1:07:39
The country has umpteen numbers of tourist destinations with each presenting a unique experience. The list of the destination is endless. Few of the destinations that are quite popular are:
A trip to India is India is incomplete without visiting Agra. The city in the state of Uttar Pradesh boasts of world famous Taj Mahal. One of the New Seven Wonders of the world and one of three World Heritage Sites, Taj Mahal is the mausoleum of Mugal Emperor Shah Jahan’s favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Shah Jahan built Taj Mahal. It construction was completed in 1653 which took 22 years (1630-1652).
This symmetrical structure made up of white marble was a result of hard work of more than 20,000 workers, masons and jewellers. The beauty of the monument is unmatched to any other and makes for a memorable experience. The city of Agra has many other monuments as well. Fatehpur Sikri and the Agra Fort will also amaze you with their sheer beauty and architectural excellence.
# Jaipur / Udaipur
Popularly called as the pink city, Jaipur is the capital city of Rajasthan. The city was called the same after it was painted in the colour of pink to welcome the Prince of Wales in the year of1853. It is famous tourist destination and if you want to have a glimpse of royal India and its rich history, Jaipur is one of the best places to visit.
There are many monuments and forts standing beautifully and luring many tourists to such an extent that tourism has become one of the most important sources of the city’s economy.
Goa presents a strikingly unique picture of India unlike other cities or state. The state has been one of the major tourist destinations amongst both domestic as well as international tourists.
Pristine beaches of Goa are the main reason for its popularity. Once you are in Goa, you will realize the hype is all worth, the place emanates beauty and calmness. The lifestyle and culture of the place also creates a hassle free environment where tourists can just relax and enjoy themselves.
# Jammu and Kashmir
A paradise on Earth, Kashmir is a place everyone must visit at least once in their lifetime. The beauty of the land is not unknown to any. Snow clad mountains, refreshing lakes, open clear blue sky and a soothing atmosphere welcomes you one of the most memorable vacation.
There has been a drop in its tourism because of the few on-going issues in last decades. But with the help of Government, the place is again popularity amongst nature lovers. There are many important tourist spots. Some of these are Raghunath Temple, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Mansar Lake, Bahu Fort & Gardens, Gulmarg, Mughal Gardens and Pahalgam, etc.
In the famous words of Mark Twain, Varanasi is “older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend”. The city presents a spiritual and religious picture of India in a unique way.
Not just for religious tourists, the city of Varanasi located in the state of Uttar Pradesh presents a memorable experience for each and every one. The city has high mythological importance in the Hindu religion.
Sun rays shimmering across the holy Ganges early in the morning, the temples and shrines by the banks of the rivers filling the air with holy chants and hymns and positivity along with the aroma of incense makes the morning in Varanasi unforgettable.
# Ajanta Ellora
While talking about must-visit spots of India, no one can forget the famous Ajantha & Ellora. These are 28 – 30 rock-cut cave monuments which were created during the 1st century BC and 5th century AD. These monuments are consisted of paintings and sculptures which have been widely acknowledged as the artistic masterpieces.These are mostly Buddhist religious art.
Located in the state of Maharashtra, outside the village of Ajantha & Ellora in Aurangabad district, the caves present exceptional architecture which has been crafted by hand, with only a hammer and chisel. Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983, Ajanta & Ellora Caves offer tourists with amazing paintings and sculpture.