Best Places to Explore in India

What attracts people from around the world to visit India is its magnificent history, wide variety of cultures as well as its exciting cities and stunning landscapes. Many places in India provide an opportunity for a unique adventure and memorable experiences. There are a few places in India everyone should see to believe.

Agratajmahal

Any visit to India would not be complete without seeing the historic and stunningly beautiful TajMahal. It was constructed by Shah Jahan who was a Mughal emperor. He built the structure in memory of Mumtaz Mahal, who was his third wife.

Construction took over twenty years and used the skills of thousands of craftsmen and artisans. The structure with the white dome provides its visitors with beautiful relaxing gardens that are over 300 meters in length. The interior of it is complete with spectacular intricate designs. There are also a wide range of other fascinating buildings around it.

Kodaikanal

Nestled in the Ghat Mountains is a lovely and charming town called Kodaikanal. When the name of the town is translated into English it means “the gift of the forest.” Its wilderness is extremely beautiful and attracts travelers and tourists seeking an outdoor adventure. Visitors can enjoy seeing exotic birds as well as flowers and fauna unique to the area.

People are able to hike as well as rent bicycles and horses to explore the area. Lovers of nature can go there and see the Kodaikanal Lake as well as waterfalls, wooded slopes and rocky scenery available for all to see and enjoy.

Mumbai

This metropolis was at one time known as Bombay, and is the most densely populated city in all of India. It is loud, hectic and suffers with significant pollution. It is also a place of extremes. There are a wide range of religions, cultures, wealth as well as poverty. Mumbai is the place where Indian cinema got its start, so there are many theater box office lining the streets. It is home to the world’s largest IMAX dome theater. It has an impressive skyline and a variety of colorful bazaars as well as modern malls and a vibrant nightlife.

Darjeeling

There are many places to visit and things to see when in Darjeeling. One of them is the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute. This is a place all mountain climbers want to visit at least once. It provides mountaineering museum as well as a boarding school for students of mountaineering. A popular activity is to watch the stunning view of a sunrise located on Tiger Hill, the highest point in the area. One of the best places to see a 360 degree view of the peaks surrounding the area is from Observatory Hill. Here the Mahakal Temple is located and it is popular for welcoming people of all faiths.