Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tourist Attractions in India

India, the seventh largest country in the world, is the home to amazing tourist spots. A number of attractions in India are the real retreat for globetrotters. From hot golden deserts to chill Himalayan mountains tourist attractions in India offers a golden chance for who loves exploring new places. Several Religious Spots are the architectural masterpiece that depict the rich Indian past.

Special Tourist Attractions in India:
Some of the most visited Tourist spots in India are given below:

Tai Mahal:
Taj Mahal is the most famous tourist attraction in India. It is located in the Agra city of Uttar Pradesh. Built by the Mughal King Shahjahan in the memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal, hence It is also known as Epitome of love. Listed amongst the 7 wonders of the world Taj Mahal is an architectural masterpiece.

Hawa Mahal:
Hawa Mahal is a well known landmark and one of the precious gems of Jaipur. This grand Building has proven wrong the famous saying – ''to build castles in the air''. Hawa Mahal is a five - storied building with its 953 windows, from each of which breezy wind passes.

Golden Temple:
Golden Temple is regarded as the most religious place (shrine) of Sikhs. The domes of the main temple structure are gold plated, which is the prime attraction of the temple. Inside it the holy Guru Granth Sahib is being installed.

Vaishno Devi:

Vaishno Devi one of the most preferred as well as the most visited pilgrimages in India. It is the second most visited religious shrine of India, situated in the Jammu and Kashmir state.

Kerala Backwaters:
Kerala also known as God's Own Country is known for its amazing backwaters. These Kerala backwaters are stretched over an area of 1900 km. To take a boat ride in the Kerala houseboats (kettuvalam) in the sparkling palm fringed backwaters mesmerizes every visitor.

Goa Beaches:
Goa beaches are the most sensational tourist attractions in India. Beaches in Goa are the rich blend of golden sandy beaches and lush palm trees. The most famous and must visit out of them are Colva Beach, Palolem Beach, Anjuna Beach, Arpora Beach, Arossim Beach, Calangute Beach, Varca Beach, Sinquerim Beach, Betalbatim Beach, Dona Paula Beach.

Other Attractions in India:
The other famous tourist attractions in India are Red Fort, Lake Palace, Khajuraho Temples, Chardham, Tirupati Balaji Temple, Wildlife Parks etc. Paragliding, Trekking, Rock Climbing, Hot Air Ballooning, Camel Safari, Scuba Diving, Polo are the adventurous Indian tourist attractions.

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