Top 10 most famous tourist places 

India is the largest country in South Asia in the Indian subcontinent. This is a land of a variety of destinations like, hill stations, beaches, spiritual places, cultural, world heritage site. this country also known as worldwide for its full-time cuisine.  Therefore antitra presenting a stories on Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

This is 7th largest country in term of Geographical and 2nd largest in terms of population. There are number of tourist destination from Jammu and Kashmir to Kanyakumari and Gujrat to Manipur. This is also presenting a historical places in india. which is following..

Varanasi

Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Dashashwamedh ghat

Varanasi is a famous city of Uttar Pradesh in India. This city is also known as Kashi and Banaras. This city is one of the oldest cities in the world and the oldest city in India. Varanasi city is situated on the banks of River Ganga and varuna. Varanasi city is one of the most holy cities of Hindu religion. City is also a holy place for Buddhism and Jainism. This town is also called an uncharted territory.

Varanasi city is an integral part of  cultural and all religious activities of the Maharaja of Kashi. This city’s culture has an unbreakable relationship with the Ganges river and religious significance. This city is a cultural and religious center of northern India. Varanasi is a city of many philosophers, poets, writers and musicians. This city is known by many names, which is as follows’ City of Temples’, ‘India’s Religious Capital’, ‘City of Lord Shiva’, ‘City of Ghats” ‘City of Deep’ ‘,’ Knowledge city ‘etc.

Banarasi silk sari, handicrafts and Banarasi Pan are worlds famous. Kalakand is also a famous sweet of varanasi. Sarnath is one of the four holy places of pilgrimage related to Gautama Buddha and Buddhism in varanasi. This town is situated on 84 Ghats built on a 6.5 km long coast. Many Ghats were built during the period of Maratha empire.

Five of them are considered to be very holly, which includes Assi Ghats, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Harishchandra Ghat, Panchganga Ghat Ghat and Manikarnika Ghat. Therefore, varanasi is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India

there are lots of tourist place in varanasi and around, like Ramnagar Fort,Old Vishwanath Temple, Shri Vishwanath Mandir,Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, ashoka piller,Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple,Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple,Durga Mandir,Annapurna Temple, Parshvanath Jain temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir and Bharat Mata Mandir.

Bodh Gaya

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
mahabodhi temple1

Bodhgaya is a small town in gaya district. this is 15 km away from Gaya (Gaya district). This town distance is 125 km from Bihar’s capital Patna and 251 km from Varanasi. Bodh Gaya is the place where Gautam Buddha had attained the knowledge by doing penance under the Bodhi tree. After attaining knowledge Gautam called Lord Buddha. Since then, this place is very important for Buddhists and Buddha’s followers. 

Mahabodhi Temple and Bodh Gaya were declared the World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2002. According to historians, Gautam Buddha (Rajkumar Siddhartha) leave his house in search of knowledge. Gautam buddha reached on the banks of Phalgu river in bodhgaya. he reached bodhgaya, nearly 500 BCE. after reaching bodhgaya, he began doing meditating under Bodhi tree. Gautam Buddha spent three days and nights during meditating at this place and received knowledge.

After acquiring knowledge, he spent 7 weeks meditating at different places in bodhgaya. after getting knowledge, he began to be called “Buddha” from “Gautam Buddha”. gautam buddha leaved bodhgaya and reached sarnath for promoting the religion. Those who followed Buddha began to come to bodhgaya and place where Buddha had acquired knowledge on the day of full moon in Vaishakha. later this place was called “Bodhgaya”.

According to people, Buddha’s statue in Mahabodhi temple is related to Lord Buddha. This place is one of the most important pilgrimages for Buddhists because of Buddha, Mahabodhi Temple and the statue of Buddha. At this place, people come to pray in Buddha temple and keep praying in different monasteries.

This place begins to be known from the 18th century. In old time bodhgaya place became known as Sambodhi, Vaasarsana and Mahabodhi. Therefore, bodhgaya is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India

Khajuraho

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Khajuraho Temple

this temple is a group of monuments and temples of Hindu and Jainism. This monument is in the Chhattarpur region of Madhya Pradesh in india. this is located at a distance of about 175 kilometers from Jhansi in south-east and 376 kilometers from Bhopal, as well as 215 kilometers from Kanpur and has been declared the UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Most of the statues in the temples are of erotic art. This statues are set in a nude state on different part of khajuraho temple. Most of the temples here were built by Chandel dynasty between 950 and 1050 AD.There are 85 temples in Group of temples. this old temple were established in the 12th century.

It is spread over 20 square kilometers of area. Today only 25 temples are left over, spread over 6 sq km area. Railway Station is well connected to all majora railway station in india like form Delhi, chennai, jhansi and Varanasi.

This town  is also connected by air route to Delhi, Varanasi, Agra and Kathmandu. Khajuraho Airport is three kilometers away from the Khajuraho town.There are lots of tourist destination in Khajuraho and around like Castle of Kalinger and Ajaygarh, Jain Museum and Waman Temple. Today lots of foreign tourist coming to watch this Khajuraho and group of monuments. Therefore, Khajuraho is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

Hampi

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
hampi pic

this city has situated in Bellary district of Karnataka in india. This city is situated on the banks of Tungabhadra river. during medieval period, this city was the capital of the Hindu kingdom of Vijayanagar empire. But today remains only in the form of ruins.  this is  UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites. therefore, this is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

This city was established by Harihar and Bukka. This city is full of pilgrims and tourists throughout the year. It is famous as the city of temples in India.  Due to architectural and texture is famous in all over the world. there are lots of tourist destination in hampi like Vithala temple,Famous rock carriage and many more.

Jaisalmer

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Jaisalmer fort

This is a major tourist destination in the northwestern state of Rajasthan in India, near the Pakistan border.There are lot’s of  UNESCO World Heritage 
tourist destination like, Jaisalmer fort, Jain heritage site, Thar Desert, Jaisalmer War Museum.  Baari haveli culture centre and 450-year-old haveli Is also a tourist destination in jaisalmer the fort. therefore, this is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India

Jaisalmer is a major city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. This is an integral part of India’s history because many of the history’s colonists have seen and experienced, includes About 300 years of the Sultanate period, About 300 years in the Mughal empire and From the establishment of English state in India to the end.

Here the narrow streets, high-rise, palatial buildings and havelis are reminiscent of the medieval monarchy. jaisalmer also known as The Golden city of india. Jaisalmer also known for typical Rajasthani cuisine in india and serving style. you ca n visit any time to jaisalmer because whenever you will go, find something different experience from other season.

Darjeeling

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Darjeeling Station

This is a city of West Bengal in india. It is located in the small Himalayas in the Shivalik ranges. This city was built during the British Raj due to temperate climates. British residents used to come to Darjeeling to get rid of heat during the summer season. Darjeeling is world famous for its UNESCO World Heritage Site and Aromatic Tea.

Darjeeling is one of the most beautiful hill stations in Eastern part of India. You can find mesmerising sunrises, the old-world charm of the past and the untouched beauty of the hills. Darjeeling also known by name of “The Queen of Hills”. Darjeeling stands at the height of 2,042.2 meters above sea level, thus boasting of cool climes all year round. therefore, darjeeling is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

From top point of town, you can view Kangchenj unga mounten, the world’s third-highest mountain. the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This is also a popular tourist destination in India and foreigner tourist. this is also a perfect getaway for a romantic honeymoon and is 650 kilometres far from Kolkata. Darjeeling tea is internationally recognised and most popular black teas in the world. How to reach- by road by railway by flight.

Agra

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Taj Mahal

Agra is a metropolitan city of Uttar Pradesh state and most of the bigger cities in North India. It is situated on the bank of the river Yamuna. This is a  world heritage sight.  This is Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world’s, Taj Mahal . It is the third largest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This city was founded by Sikandar Lodi in 1506 AD.

Agra city is known mainly for the Mughal period in the country of India. In agra there are many Mughal-era buildings like Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This city included on the Golden Triangle tourist circuit.

Due to Taj mahal,  popularity and features makes top 50 most popular tourist destinations in the world. the city also famous for foodies and stuff, including the famous Agra ka Petha and amazing chaat and Lassi. therefore, Agra is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

Tirupati

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Venkateswara Temple

Tirupati is located in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, one of India’s most famous Hindu pilgrim centers. In this temple lakhs of number of devotees come here every year from the corner of Vishva along with India. This temple is situated on the hills of Tirumala at an elevation of 3200 feet above sea level.

The biggest attraction of this temple is the Shri Venkateswara Temple. Tirupati has many heritage sites, ancient temples and monuments, which is why this city is one of the oldest cities in India and it is mentioned in ancient texts. The idols of Lord Venkateswara and Padmavati are made from sandalwood in this temple. Tirupati is known for artists who write their names on rice granules. Coins are also sold in Tirupati temple with a picture of Lord Venkateswara.

There are many other temples in Tirupati too that you can visit, including Venkateswara Temple,Padmavathi Temple,Govindaraja Temple, Kapila Theertham, Kodandarama Temple, Tataiahgunta gangamma Temple, Kalyana Venkateswara Temple, Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Parasurameswara Temple, Agatheeswara Temple, Parasareswara Temple and Radha Govindha Mandir(ISCKON).

Tirupati is also famous for its unique geological wonder includes Silathoranam(Natural arch) at Tirumala Hills, Tirupati Zoo or Sri Venkateswara Zoological Park is Asia’s Second largest Zoo with an area of 5500 acres,science centre and Kapila Theertham water falls near kapileswara temple.

 Tirupati has summer throughout the year, but in the hills of Tirumala, the atmosphere is cold, therefore, the exact time to arrive here is between September and February. therefore, tirupati is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

Ellora caves

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Ellora caves

Caves is an archaeological site located 30 km from Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state in India. This Caves is famous for its memorial caves and is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO.  Rashtrakut dynasty has built this Ellora cave. These caves are an unmatched example of Indian stone architecture.

Ellora is a collection of 34 caves where the cave temple of Hindu, Buddhist and Jainism is built. All the caves of Ellora were built in the fifth and tenth centuries.therefore, this is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.  These 34 caves contain 12 Buddhist caves, 17 Hindu caves and 5 Jain caves. All these caves have been around, which reflect the religious harmony of their construction period.

The 34 monastery of Ellora is spread over an area of 2 km, they are constructed in the period 600 to 1000 AD after cutting the walls of the high basalt rocky walls. It performs the life of its ancient Indian civilization. There are lots of tourist place in Ellora included, The Vishvakarma Cave,Rameshwar temple,The Kailasa temple, The Dashavatara, Chotta Kailasha, The Indra Sabha and The Jagannatha Sabha. 

Ajanta caves

 Top 10 most famous tourist places in India
Ajanta caves

This caves are located in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India. It is located near the village of Ajanta. It is a Buddhist monument caves made of cuttings of 29 rocks, which were built in the 2nd century BC. There are 29 cave by cave in ajanta .

The caves  provide excellent specimens of illustration and craftsmanship related to Buddhism. It has been declared UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. The caves of Ajanta surrounded by dense forests, the Horse Nal shape is inhabited in the valley. The height of these caves is 35 to 110 feet from the river.

The monastery of Ajanta Caves is related to different stages of Buddhism. These caves are a unique model of architectural, carving and painting. This cave were built between 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE. After Ellora Caves, Ajanta is one of the major tourist attractions of Maharashtra and most popular caves in India and all over the World. therefore, this cave is one of the Top 10 most famous tourist places in India.

Caves is about 104 kilometres from the city of Aurangabad,350 kilometres east-northeast from Mumbai and 100 kilometres from the Ellora Caves. Ajanta Caves have been carved and painting into a massive rock of the Deccan plateau.Lots of tourist from different part of worlds and india coming here. This caves has been discovered in nineteenth century by europeans Richard Cohen. therefore 

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