Here we will be looking at the top tourist attractions in India. A country located in South Asia is the seventh-largest country by area and the second-most populous country in the world.
Been a large country by landmass, the country has some unique landscape, and with its great population, they have some beautiful cultural and religious heritage which has brought people from over the world. We will list all the best tourist attractions in India that you should visit.
Top Tourist Attractions in India
We have listed some of the most popular tourist places in India that you must visit;
10. THE GATEWAY OF INDIA IN MUMBAI
The Gateway of India is a colossal architectural masterpiece located in Mumbai, India’s megacity. The Gate was constructed in 1924 to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay (Mumbai).
This gate faces the majestic Taj Mahal and on the other side, it overlooks the Harbour where ferries to Elephanta Island which is a cave temple sculpted out of rocks and also UNESCO designated World Heritage Site.
9. HUMAYUN’S TUMB IN DELHI
This is a renowned UNESCO world heritage site which was built by the emperor’s wife, Haji Begum, in 1570. The architecture is located in the capital city of India, Delhi which is also known as the historic city that dates back many centuries ago.
8. BEACHES OF GOA
The beaches here are along the famous Arabian sea. Goa was a former Portuguese colony. It is known for various attractions but mainly for it palm-fringed beaches. Making it one of the best tourist attractions in India.
7. THE PALACE OF WINDS (HAWA MAHEL) AT JAIPUR
This unique five-story structure with small latticed windows (called jharokhas) was built in 1799 and is a blend of Hindu and Islamic architecture. Originally designed for the royal ladies to watch and enjoy the processions and other activities on the street below, it now houses a well laid out museum.
6. THE HOLY CITY OF VARANASI
Want to see the India of your imagination, then this is where to begin. It is a fascinating place where very tough and highly spiritual rituals take place. It visited by religious people from different part of the world who come here to wash away their sins. Varanasi is known to be the oldest city in the world, the mystic place is filled with preist, pilgrims, people who wish to die here, and people who come to cremate their loved ones. The City is located along the banks of the holy river Ganga. It is not for the faint-hearted and therefore you must be prepared to see such a place.
5. THE CITADEL OF JAISALMER
It is situated on the heart of Thar Desert and close to the India-Pakistan border, Jaisalmer. The place is known as the “Golden City” because the ground is filled with the golden color sand, then almost every house is built with the yellow stone. Why it makes it to our list of best tourist attractions is because it is an ancient city that still houses an age-old aura of valor and royalty. Bold Rajasthani attires and the golden landscape of the city form a distinctive contrast.
4. THE HIMALAYAN SCENERY OF LADAKH
Ladakh is a heavenly beautiful place and it has a rustic color of the earth. To be more appealig, it has the Himalaya situated in it. The area’s most popular tourist attraction is Thiksey Monastery, a dramatic monastery in the vicinity of Ladakh’s capital Leh, built-in 1430 AD, which houses several shrines. The region most majestic natural beauty spot is the mountain-hemmed Ladakhi Buddhist valley of Zanskar, famous for its extraordinary mountain scenery, challenging trails and Tibetan-style Buddhist monasteries
3. ROYAL BENGAL TIGERS AT RANTHAMBORE NATIONAL PARK
This is a private game reserve by the Family of Jaipur. Ranthambore Nationa Park is one of India’s best know wilderness. Here you can spot the famous tigers and apart from this, other fascinating wildlife animals such as Indian Fox, cheetah, bear, jaguar and many others.
This park can be accessed through rail, and by road from Delhi.
2. THE PALACES AND LAKES OF UDAIPUR
Udaipur is known as the romantic city in India because of its picturesque lakes, elevated hills, and the beautiful lakes make a picture-perfect of the city’s historic buildings. The city is also known as “the city of lakes” or “Venice of the East” making it the most sought after tourist place in the state of Rajasthan.
1. THE TAJ MAHAL IN AGRA
This is another Ancient city in India called Agra. It is by the bank of River Yamuna. It is known for its Mughal architecture and is the home to the Seven wonders of the world, Taj Mahal.