Top 10 cultural places in India

Top 10 Cultural Places in India

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1. Varanasi

The place reflects the very culture of India. It’s a famous destination all over the world. It has numerous temples that are extremely ancient. You can spot sadhus wearing orange clothes which represents pure Hindu tradition. It’s a beautiful place and in Diwali the beauty escalates to another level with all the diyaas line over the edges of the road!

2. Jaipur

Located in the state of Rajasthan, no doubt it’s a beautiful one. Rajasthan has several ancient monuments designed according to the Indian traditions by the Kings and Queens of the ancient times.! Jaipur is the capital of Rajasthan and is termed as ‘Pink city’ due to the pink-ish colour of the buildings and havelis. ‘Hawa Mahal’ is the major attraction of Jaipur City.

3. Bhopal

Since India is a country of many religions, hence many traditions! Bhopal represents the Muslim culture with all those beautiful carved mosques dating back to the times of Mughal Empire.

4. Delhi

The capital of the country has to offer much more than just ruling powers all over the country! You can roam around in those small streets and discover things that you can never find on TV’s or the internet. The ‘Jama Masjid’ offers a perfect example of culture with other monuments like Red Fort, Lotus Temple.

5. Mysore

It’s a beautiful city located in the state of Karnataka. It has history that dates back to thousands of years. There is a beautiful monument built by Tipu Sultan who was the ruler of Mysore named as ‘Tipu Sultan’s Palace’ which is a pride of Mysore.

6. Dwarka

A beautiful small city located in the state of Gujarat with many temples and religious places. The city is considered to be holy. The name ‘Dwarka’ is a Sanskrit word which literally translates to ‘door (to heaven)’. It’s believed to be the home of ‘Lord Krishna’

7. Agra

It is the most visited city in the India. It homes the beautiful ‘Taj Mahal’ and other moments like ‘Agra Fort’ and ‘Fatehpur Sikri’ which are also included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites.

8. Mumbai

Mumbai is also known as ‘The city of dreams’ which is the biggest city of India having some major Ports. Mumbai is famous around the world for its Hindi entertainment ‘Bollywood’ culture which is running since a long time now. You can visit historical museums and many other countless attractions that just won’t end.

9. Kolkata

A beautiful city where many gardens, historical buildings and colleges from British regime still stand. It’s country’s cultural capital. You can spot the historical ‘tram’ running in between the roads and the only tram available in India running since 1902!

10. Gwalior

This city is in the state of Madhya Pradesh and is rich in culture because of the different dynasties ruling them. The Tomars, The Marathas and the Marwahs all ruled Gwalior. The Fort of Gwalior is an epic example of the culture of India. Besides there are numerous temples like ‘Saas-Bahu’ temple that are famous countrywide!

Naveed Dumasia
A blue-sky engineer with a pneuma of writing. An animal lover, food experimenter and a happy-to-go bloke who loves to travel and discover himself. A staunch F.C Barcelona & Lionel Messi votary! A non-staff lensman on the side.