Top Best Places To Visit in India

The top best places to visit in India list which are their in India is presented into a full list. India has a wide variety of places to visit which includes from historical to religious or spiritual to beautiful forests to natural beauties of nature like mountains, beaches and desert both hot and cold. These are the main USP of the country.

Historical places include Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Taj Mahal, etc., Religious places include temples like Akshardham Temple, Golden Temple, Mahabodhi Temple, etc. There is wide variety of mountain ranges from Himalayas to Aravalli Range to the eastern and western ghats. The top best places to visit in India make the county grab a unique place in terms of tourist attraction. If you are a citizen of India, then you must have to see the top best places to visit in India at least once.

There are many top best places to visit in India from north to south and from east to west. There are many beaches in our country which includes Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshwadeep Islands, Goa etc. The desert include Thar Desert in the Rajasthan and white desert in the Leh-Ladakh. It has a wide variety of diverse culture and tradition to see which varies from one state to the other. This makes this country different from other countries. It has wide variety of religions which are Hindus, Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Jains, Buddhists, etc. Due to the different religion that exist in the country the living culture of the people varies and that could be seen by visiting in there. Hence, so as to make the traveler work easy our team has worked on this and has made a list of all the top best places to visit in India.

 

Here is the full list of top places and a must visit for traveling in India:

1. The Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal is one of the seven wonders of the world. It was created by Mughal Emporer Shah Jahan in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It was completed in mid 17th century. The USP of the world famous Taj Mahal is its white marble shinness which is still shining brightly after so many years.

 

Taj Mahal

Taj Mahal (ताज महल)

2. Red Fort, Delhi

Red Fort is one of the marvelous creation built by the Mughal Emporer Shah Jahan in the 17th century. It was the home for the Mughals for nearly 200 years. Every year, Prime Minster of the country does the flag hosting ceremony at the Red Fort.

 

Red Fort

Red Fort (लाल किला)

3. Old Goa, Goa

Old Goa is the historical city in the Goa, which tells us about the history of the city. It is located in the northern district of the Goa city. Goa city was under Portuguese rule in the 16th century.

 

 

Old Goa

Old Goa (पुराना गोवा)

4. Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Jaisalmer Fort is one the famous fort in the state of Rajasthan. It is situated in the Jaisalmer city of Rajasthan. It is been said that the Jaisalmer Fort was been buit up in the 12th century.

 

Jaisalmer Fort

Jaisalmer Fort (जैसलमेर किला)

5. Pangong Lake, Ladakh, Jammu and  Kashmir

Pangong Lake is also known as Pangong Tso in the Himalayas of the country. A part of this lake lies in China. The broadest point of this lake is 5 km in width. This is one of the largest lakes in India.

 

Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake (पांगोंग झील)

6. Ghats at Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Varanasi is a city of Uttar Pradesh which is famous for its ghats. The city has almost 88 ghats. Most of the ghats are used for various pooja ceremonies and some of them are used for cremation purposes. All the ghats have their own unique names. It is a popular tourist attraction as it is famous for boating purposes.

 

 

Ghats at Varanasi

Ghats at Varanasi (वाराणसी के घाट)

7. Valley of Flowers, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers is a national park which is in the northern district in the state of Uttarakhand. It is very much famous among the tourists as it has a wide variety of Fauna in it. Also it has many wild animals. A visit to this place would make the trip to Uttarakhand complete.

 

Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers (फूलों की घाटी)

8. Ruins of Hampi, Karnataka

Ruins of Hampi is located in the Ballari district of Karnataka. It is the eastern part of the state. It was built in the 14th century. They are spread over a very much larger area. It is a religious place for the people of south India.

 

Ruins of Hampi

Ruins of Hampi (हम्पी के खंडहर)

9. Umaid Bhavan Palace, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Umaid Bhavan is located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan. It is so called after its Maharaja Umaid Singh. This palace is known for its charm and beauty. It is one of the biggest residences of the our country. It was built in the 20th century. This palace is a must visit to the visitors who are visiting Jodhpur.

 

Umaid Bhawan

Umaid Bhawan (उमाद भवन)

10. Akshardham Temple, Delhi

Akshardham Temple or Swaminarayan Akshardham is well known temple for the worship of God Buddha. It is similar in built to the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat.  Akshardham Temple is a well known temple for worship of God Buddha. The temple displays all the facts related to the Hindu mythology, culture and tradition.

 

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple (अक्षरधाम मंदिर)

11. Ajanta and Ellora Caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra

These caves are located in the central zone of Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. These are the temples of Hindu mythology which are made in the form of caves.These temples were built in the 600-1000 BC era as per history surveyed by the historians. These caves have many temples sites of which all are not open for the public. These caves displays the history of art in our country India.

 

 

Ajanta and Ellora Caves

Ajanta and Ellora Caves (अजंता और एलोरा गुफाएं)

12. Charminar, Hyderabad, Telangana

Charminar is a monument which is located in the city of Hyderabad is a unique tombstone in the city. It is the famous and antique sculpture which marks the beauty of the city. The sculpture is almost 400 years old and it has been enclosed by markets all around. It is a highlight of the city as it displays the eternal beauty of the city’s history.

 

Charminar

Charminar (चारमीनार)

13. Blackwaters, Kerala

Kerala backwaters is a water body which lies parallel to the Arabian Sea in the coast line of India. The land is famous for its beauty. It is a place which is spread over a large area which displays the uniqueness of the southern city of India. There are many unique flora and fauna species which are found in the area. This uniqueness created unique vibes in the city of Kerala.

 

Blackwaters

Blackwaters (काला पानी)

14. Shri Harmandir Sahib Golden Temple, Amritsar, Punjab 

Shri Harminder Sahib Golden is the full name of the popular Gurudwara which is known as Golden Temple by everyone. The famous monument is located in the Amritsar city of Punjab. This is the most biggest religious pilgrimage of worship of Sikh religion. The Gurudwara was built in the 16th century. The Gurudwara is surrounded all around by the pool.

 

Golden Temple

Shri Harmandir Sahib Golden Temple (श्री हरमंदिर साहिब स्वर्ण मंदिर)

15. Rashtrapati Bhavan, Delhi

Rashtrapati Bhavan is the home of the President of India alloted to him till his rein period which is of five years. It is located at the end of the Rajpath. The Rashtrapati Bhavan has both living space as well as office premises and along with party space with has guests rooms as well. Along with the presidential spaces their is also a garden which is known as Mughal Garden attached with it.

 

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan (राष्ट्रपति भवन)

16. Meenakshi Amman Temple, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Meenakshi Amman Temple also known as Meenakshi Temple is located in the Mudarai district of Tamil Nadu. This temple is the oldest landmark in the city which has the sculptures which tells us about the history of our country India. The temple was built around the 14th century but it was rebuilt in the 17th century.

 

Meenakshi Amman Temple

Meenakshi Amman Temple (मीनाक्षी अम्मान मंदिर)

17. Old Bombay, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Old Bombay is located in the southern part of the city. It is known by the name Old Bombay as the city is surrounded by the seven islands. The term Old Bombay was used earlier by the residents their and now it is not so much used. It is only used by the residents of South Mumbai.

 

Old Bombay

Old Bombay (ओल्ड बॉम्बे)

18. Amer Fort, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Amber Fort is one of forts which is their in the city of Jaipur, Rajasthan. It was built in the 967 BC by the Meenas community but later it was ruled by Raja Man Singh. The Fort also has a lake in the front of it, which is the only source of water of the palace.

 

Amber Fort

Amer Fort (आमेर किला)

19. Elephanta Caves, Elephanta Island, Maharashtra

Elephanta Caves are the famous archeological site which tells the history of the religious culture of our country India. The caves are located in the Mumbai in the east district of the city. The temples have the sculptures of various Gods of the Hindu era. The Archeological Survey of India takes maintains and takes care of the site.

 

Elephanta Caves

Elephanta Caves (एलिफंटा गुफाएं)

20. Jama Masjid, Delhi

Jama Masjid is the largest mosques in India, which is situated in the central part of the capital of India. It was built by the Mughal Emporer Shah Jahan in the 17th century by more than 5000 workers who worked on it. The uniqueness of the place is the architecture of it which is made by the red sandstone and white marble.

 

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid (जामा मस्जिद)

21. Mahabodhi Temple, Bodh Gaya, Bihar

Mahabodhi Temple is a historical heritage site which is located in the city of Bodh Gaya, Bihar. It is the temple of Buddhist pilglimage  and is very much old in terms of its creation. The temple was built in 7th century but majorly recreated in the 19th century.

 

Mahabodhi temple

Mahabodhi temple (महाबोधि मंदिर)

22. Khajuraho Temple, Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh

Khajuraho Temple is situated in the Chattarpur area of Madhya Pradesh. The temple is known for its well built sculpture which has its own uniqueness in its creation. There are almost 85 temples in the area. It has temples related to Hinduism and Jainism religion.

 

 

Khajuraho Temple

Khajuraho Temple (खजुराहो मंदिर)

23. City Palace, Jaipur, Rajasthan

City Palace is a palace complex which is located in the heart of the capital city of Rajasthan. The palace was built in 18th century by the  Sawai Jai Singh II who was the ruler of Amber. The architecture of the City Palace is made by the red and pink sand stone which is unique in itself.

 

City Palace

City Palace (सिटी पैलेस)

24. Rani Ki Vav, Patan, Gujarat

Rani Ki Vav is constructed in the shape of step well in the city of Patan in Gujarat. It has many sculptures related to the Hindu mythology which includes God Vishnu sculptures inside it. The crafting and designing of the pillars of this monument is done in a unique and exclusive way. This monument is said to have been built in 11th century.

 

Rani Ki Vav

Rani Ki Vav (रानी की वाव)

25. The Ridge, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Ridge is the area which is all covered with snowfall due to which all the area under it appear to be white. Shimla is one of the famous tourist attraction in the winter season as the season’s best snowfall occur in that period only. There are wide variety of trees which are found their which includes firs, pines, the Himalayan oak and carmine rhododendron trees.

 

The Ridge

The Ridge (रिज)

26. Chaturbhuj Temple, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Chaturbhuj Temple is situated in Orchha city of Madhya Pradesh. The name of the temple indicates a meaning in which Chatur means four and bhuj means arms which conveys the full meaning as the one who has four arms and thus associates with Lord Vishnu. Thetemple is said to be constructed in the 16th century.

 

Chaturbhuj Temple

Chaturbhuj Temple (चतुरभुज मंदिर)

27. Gwalior Fort, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior Fort is situated in the Gwalior city of Madhya Pradesh. The Fort was built in the 10th century as per the survey results. The fort was administered by different rulers as per the time. It is major tourist attraction for the traveler visiting Gwalior city. The Fort has many museums inside it which tells us about the history of existence of the fort.

 

Gwalior Fort

Gwalior Fort (ग्वालियर किला)

28. Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha

Jagannath Temple is located in the city of Puri which lies in the Odisha state. The name specifies that the temple is dedicated to Lord Jagannath, who was the form of Lord Vishnu. This temple was based fully on the Hindu mythology. The temple is said to be built in the 12th century. Many major festivals are celebrated in this temple.

 

Jagannath Temple

Jagannath Temple (जगन्नाथ मंदिर)

29. Tso Moriri, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir

Tso Moriri Lake is the lake which lies in the Valley area of the city of Jammu and Kashmir. The length and width of the lake is 19 km and 3 km respectively. The lake lies at a very high altitude. There are various springs which are their alongside the Lake. The lake gets freezes in the winter due to the temperature drop in the area. The lake is a must visit for the visitor visiting Ladakh.

 

Tso Moriri

Tso Moriri (त्सो मोरीरी)

30. Qila Mubarak, Bathinda, Punjab

Qila Mubarak is situated in the city of Bathinda of Punjab and is one of the oldest fort that is their in the city. The fort has its unique charm and embrace. It was built in the 6th century. Raja Dab along with emperor Kanishka had build the fort. This fort tells us about the history of India under the rein of kings.

 

Qila Mubarak

Qila Mubarak (किला मुबारक)

31. City Palace, Udaipur, Rajastahan

City Palace is situated in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan. This fort construction was completed in the 16th century. The fort is situated on the east of the banks of Lake Pichola and it has beautiful palaces inside it. The owner of the palace is Maharaja Mahendra Singh Mewar.

 

City Palace

City Palace (सिटी पैलेस)

32. Lake Palace, Udaipur, Rajasthan

Lake Palace is a beautiful palace and a hotel. The specialty of the palace is that it is made fully of white marble walls. The palace is surrounded by the Lake Pichola all around it. The palace has its own motor boats which take the guests from the shore to the palace. The palace was said to be built in the 18th century.

 

Lake Palace

Lake Palace (झील पैलेस)

33. Bhimbetka Rock Shelters, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh

Bhimbetka Rock Shelter lies in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh. The Shelters are famous for the prehistoric cave paintings and they are said to be 30,000 years old. The paintings contain pictures of animals, hunters and other people. These paintings tell us about the lifestyle of the people in that era.

 

Bhimbetka Rock Shelter

Bhimbetka Rock Shelter (भीम्बेटका रॉक आश्रय)

34. Tawang Monastery, Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

Tawang Monastery is located in the west district of Tawang city of Arunachal Pradesh. It is biggest monastery in the country. The Monastery is multi-storey building and is very much famous among local people. The monastery also has a library which tells us about the history and origin of the city.

 

 

Tawang Monastery

Tawang Monastery (तवांग मठ)

35. Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab

Jallianwala Bagh is a type of garden which is located in the Amritsar city of Punjab. It has all the memories related to the massacre that took place on 13th April 1919. Jallianwala Bagh is in close vicinity to the Golden Temple of Amritsar. The place has many museums related to the weapons and rifles that were used at that time.

 

Jallianwala Bagh

Jallianwala Bagh (जलियांवाला बाग)

36. Kaziranga National Park, Golaghat, Assam

Kaziranga National Park is situated in state of Assam which is in the north-east district of India. The wildlife sanctuary was established in 1905. This place has wide diversity and species of animals.

 

Kaziranga National Park

Kaziranga National Park (काजीरंगा राष्ट्रीय उद्यान)

37. Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri is a the name of the town which is near Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Their are many antique palaces inside it which are Buland Darwaza, Jama Masjid, Tomb of Salim Chishti, Ibadat Khana, etc. The city was built under the supervision of Akbar.

 

Fatehpur Sikri

Fatehpur Sikri (फतेहपुर सीकरी)

38. Havelock Island, Great Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Havelock Island is the largest island that are their in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located in South Andaman. It was named after British general sir Henry Havelock.

 

Havelock Island

Havelock Island (हवेलॉक द्वीप)

39. Mysore Palace, Mysore, Karnataka

Mysore Palace is situated in Mysore which is in the southern part of the city. It is the residence of the Wadiyar dynasty of the Kingdom of Mysore. The palace was built in the year 1912.

 

 

 

Mysore Palace

Mysore Palace (मैसूर पैलेस)

40. Venkateshwara Temple, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Venkateshwara Temple is a temple which is situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chitoor, Andhra Pradesh. The temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateshwara. The elevation of the temple is 853 metres.

 

Tirupati

Venkateshwara Temple (वेंकटेश्वर मंदिर)

41. Palitana Temples, Bhavnagar, Gujarat

The Palitana temples are located in the Bhavanagar district of Gujarat. The Palitana temples are basically temples of Jainism religion. There are 863 Palitana temples which are all carved with marbles.

 

Palitana Temples

Palitana Temples (पलिताना मंदिर)

42. Kesaria Stupa, Kesaria, Bihar

Kesariya Stupa is a Buddhist stupa which is located in Kesariya, Patna. The construction of the Stupa dates back to the 3rd century. The height of the Stupa is 104 feet. The circumference of the Stupa is almost 400 ft.

 

Kesaria Stupa

Kesaria Stupa (केसरीरिया स्तूप)

43. Sun Temple, Konark, Odisha

Konark Sun Temple is located in the coastline of Odhisha in the north east district. The temple was built in 13th century CE. The temple is dedicated to Hindu God Surya.

 

Sun Temple,

Sun Temple (सूर्य मंदिर)

44. Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi

It is a tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun and is located iat Nizamuddin East in Delhi. The tomb was built in the year 1570 by the Bega Begum who was the first wife of Humayun.

 

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb (हुमायूं का मकबरा)

45. Lingaraja Temple Complex, Khurda, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Lingaraja Temple is a temple which was built in 11th century CE and was dedicated to Hindu God Lord Shiva. It is located in the Khurda district of Odhisha. The creator of the temple is Jajati Keshari.

 

Lingaria Temple Complex

Lingaria Temple Complex (लिंगरिया मंदिर परिसर)

46. Jantar Mantar, Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jantar Mantar is monument which is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan and was a place where ancient people used for estimating the time in that period. It was built by Rajput King Sawi Jai Singh II and was built in the year 1734.

 

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar (जंतर मंतर)

47. Agra Fort, Agra, Uttar Pradesh

Agra Fort is situated in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh and was built by Mughal ruler Shahjahan. The Agra Fort was the main residence of Mughal dynasty till the time they shifted capital to Delhi. It is similar to the Red Fort in New Delhi.

 

Agra Fort

Agra Fort (आगरा किला)

48. Cooch Behar Palace, Cooch Behar, West Bengal

Cooch Behar Palace is situated in the Cooch Behar city of West Bengal. It is also known by the name Victor Jubilee Palace and is similar in built to the Buckingham Palace in London. The construction of the palace had began in the year 1887.

 

Cooch Behar Palace

Cooch Behar Palace (कूच बिहार पैलेस)

49. St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kolkata, West Bengal

St. Paul’s Cathedral is a church which is located in the capital city of West Bengal. It was built in the year 1847. The architects of the Church were Major William Nairn Forbes and C.K. Robinson. The height of the church is 201 feet.

 

 

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul’s Cathedral (सेंट पॉल कैथेड्रल)

50. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya was built in the year 1922 in Mumbai. It was also known by the name Prince of Wales Museum. The museum is built in the area of 3 acres. it is surrounded by plantation all around.

 

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya (छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज वास्तु संग्रहालय)

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