11 Best Tourist Places To Visit In India

Surely India is one of the most wonderful lands to explore. From majestic mountains and pristine beaches to top tourism sites & culture, Indian cities have countless incredible places that you are looking for your perfect vacation. If you have some time to spare, browse the list of best places to visit in India which is way better than other international destinations. 

1) Agra
Every year Agra receives millions of visitor around the globe just to see the symbol of love, Taj Mahal. Agra has a spectacular history of Mughals and finest architecture all across the world. Besides all of those incredible monuments and marble work, you can see some of the splendid artworks in nearby district Fatehpur Sikri. This tourist place is for sure a gem for travelers.

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Top Sights - Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Akbar's Tomb, Tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah, Mehtab Bagh

2) Ooty
India has amazing pristine hills and Ooty is one of them, no doubt it is called as "history of hill station". Tall mountains, beautiful landscape, hilltop grasslands and enjoyable weather makes it the most romantic place in India. It is an excellent honeymoon destination with a lot of tourist attractions for couples who wish to spend time with loved ones. This place is a must visit for all whether family or couples.

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Top Sights - Ooty Lake, Doddabetta, Botanical Gardens, Nilgiri Mountains

3) Hampi
Hampi is a UNESCO world heritage site and continues growing its popularity among travelers all across the world. The magnificent remains of the great palaces, the creativity of builders and gateways calmly describe the tale of the prosperous realm of the 14th century. This place is a delight for backpackers and pilgrims who wish to visit a warm and quiet place with temples, architectures and lesser known history. Best time to visit Hampi is October to February.

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Top Sights -
Virupaksha Temple, Matanga Hill, Achyutaraya Temple, Sunset Point, Sanapur Lake

4) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Enchanting beaches, spectacular landscapes, water sports, historical monuments make this island perfect destination for couples, families or solo travelers. It is a perfect destination for a short or long beach break. This destination is quite affordable and offers accommodations according to the varying budget which gives enough reasons to add this to your bucket list. You can reach here by boat or flight. 

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Top Sights - Ross Island, Viper Island, Elephant Beach, Forest Museum.  

5) Ladakh
Leh-Ladakh road trip is one of the fantasy images of traveler. Located at high altitude, riding through cold arid deserted hills and valleys can be the adventure of your lifetime. It has unspoiled natural beauty and breathtaking sights of Himalayan ranges which will seize in your heart for always. Along with jaw-dropping panoramas, it offers various challenges like tapered roads, fuel difficulty, atmospheric conditions. The best time to visit here can be confusing, however, starting of April get convenient with tourist motion. This is a place you must visit once in a lifetime with your friends.

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Top Sights - Pangong Tso, Thiksey Monastery, Hall of Fame, Hall of Fame, Kargil

6) Jaipur
Pink city is fascinating Indian city and has become a top attraction for tourists around the world. Beside gigantic forts, local crafts, robust architecture and royal heritage one can feel the spirit and vibrant history of Rajasthan. If you prefer history and have an inclination towards art crafts and foods this destination is a must visit.

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Top Sights - City Palace, Amer Fort, Jal Mahal, Nahargarh Fort, Hawa Mahal

7) Munnar
Munnar is a most exotic destination in India moreover houseboat experience in backwaters makes it exceptional. No travel in India is complete without visiting god' own country Kerala. Rich culture and tradition, exquisite arts, music and dance forms, crazy wildlife experience make this destination most unique. The pure mountain air, the mist-clad slopes and panoramic picture make it worthy of a vacation.

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Top Sights - Pothamedu, Mattupetty, Devikulam, Attukal Waterfalls, Tea Gardens

8) Dharamshala
Being home to Dalai Lama, this place has the soul of Tibetan art and culture. Scenic landscape, colorful temples, monasteries, amazing lake, museums, waterfalls this place has everything if you are looking to relax and discover peace. Surrounded by dense coniferous woods this destination is popular with tourists and pilgrims. Encounter the best what nature has to offer.

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Top Sights - Tsuglagkhang Complex, Namgyal Monastery, Kareri Dal Lake, Bhagsunag Temple, Bhagsunag Waterfalls

9) Gangtok - Darjeeling
Gangtok is an attractive tourist destination tucked around Himalayan snow peaks. The majestic beauty of mountains, crisp air and breathtaking views makes Gangtok rugged and beautiful. Since most of the tourist attraction can be visited in less time one can plan a combined trip to Darjeeling and Gangtok. This is primarily because of the closeness of two places and easy access. Amazing weather, warm and friendly locals, beautiful sights, sunrise and greenery are few of the reasons to visit this place.

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Top Sights -
Enchey Monastery, Tsomgo Lake, Rumtek Monastery, Ganesh Tok and Hanuman Tok, Nathu La

10) Chamoli District
Chamoli entertains a variety of tourist interests and pilgrim destinations. Despite every place in Uttrakhand has scenic beauty but this place has eye captivating ability be it valleys, water edges, florist feature, beautiful panoramas or the climate. Visiting this place can make you feel the existence of god. It is said that Kalidas wrote many of his literary masterpieces in Chamoli. Chamoli is also known for winter sports, camping and mountaineering, Auli is a ski destination in Chamoli district. 

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Top Sights - Hemkund, Valley of Flowers National Park, Badrinath Temple, Pathar Nachuni

11) Mumbai
The city of dreams reported as one of the top cities in the world, Mumbai is always in action. With its attractive streets and markets, colorful atmosphere, colonial-era buildings, locals, Parsi cafes, festivals and Bollywood this city has much more to offer. You get everything here even the things you don't need, people here know how to make most of it. No doubt you will generate affection for this city, as it welcomes everyone with an open heart.

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Top Sights -
The Gateway of India, Bandra-Worli Sea Link, Marine Drive, Shree Siddhivinayak, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, Mount Mary Church

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