India is a breathtakingly beautiful country with all its wonderful architecture, heritage, culture and natural wonders ranging from dessert to rainforest. While all the 4000 cities in India are appealing in their own way, here is presented the list of the ultimate 10 beautiful cities in India that every traveler must visit in his/her lifetime to die without regret.
Let us see what are the 10 beautiful cities in India to visit in lifetime
James Todd described Udaipur as the most romantic spot in Continental India and it certainly is. It is one of the most favorite wedding destinations across the world. The best places to visit in Udaipur are City Palace, Lake Pichola, Shaliyon-ki-Bari, Sajjangarh Palace, Fateh Sagar, lakei, Vintage Car Museum, Eklingji Temple, Jagdish Tempelo, Musical Garden, Jaisamand Lake etc. Udaipur is a popular location for shooting films also. No wonder it was voted as the Best city in the world in 2009.
The pink city ranks 7 in the best places to visit in Asia. It is the only city in India which was planned according to Vaastu Shatra. Best places to visit here are: City palace, Amber Palace, Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar Observatory, Nahargarh Fort, Jhalana Leopard Conservation Reserve, Water Valley, Jal Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, Chour Ghati, Jaigarh Fort. The popular Rajasthani cuisine comprising of Daal Bati Churma, Bajre ki roti, Bajre k ghat, Laal maas etc. are some of the foods you must try, in Jaipur as well as in Udaipur.
It is a major religious center of India where one can witness the true spirit of Indian culture. Assi Ghat, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, Tulsi Manasa Temple, New Vishwanath Temple, Durga Temple, Kedar Ghat and Banaras Hindu University are must to visit in Varanasi. The evening aarati is a lifetime experience to have here.
Located in Karnataka, Mysore has always been an important city in Indian city. It got the courageous rulers Hyder Ali and Tipu Sultan who fought against the British rulers. Due to its vibrant culture marked by architecture, paintings, music and traditional industries, it is popularly known as the cultural capital of Karnataka. Best places to visit here are Mysore Palace, Brindavan Gardens,Mysore Zoo, Somanathapura Temple, Chamundeshwari Temple, St. Philomena’s Church, GRS Fantasy Park, Talakadu, Jaganmohan Palace etc.
It is an incredible hill station located in Northeastern India. Youu have so many places to visit here: Mawlynnong, Umiam Lake, Elephant Falls,Shillong Peak, Don Bosco Museum, Mawsynram,Ward’s Lake David Scot Trail, Lady Hydari Park, Sweet Falls, Nohsngithiang Falls, Mawphlang etc.
Your India tour will be incomplete if you don’t pay a visit to the city of joy. Kolkata is specially recognized for its grand colonial architecture, several cultural festival held throughout the year, pennyworth mouth watering street foods and above all, the welcoming people. Don’t forget to visit Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Dakshineswar Kali Temple, Indian Museum, Birla Planetarium, Fort William, Belur Math, Marble Palace Mansion, Mother House, Science City, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tajpur and Eden Gardens when you come to Kolkata.
Located at the banks of Jhelum river, with the backdrop of Kashmir valley, with a number of lakes, Srinagar gives the ultimate definition of beautiful city. Apart from the famous Dal Lake and Sonamarg, other spots of tourists attraction are: Mughal Gardens, Hazratbal Shrine, Betaab Valley, Nigeen Lake, Aru Valley, Wular Lake etc.
8) Puducherry :-
It used to be a French colony till 1954. Some people here still speak French or French accented English. The roads and buildings still gives the impression of once being a French colony. Puducherry is also a must visit city for Sri Aurobindo followers. Paradise Beach, Rock Beach,Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Chunnambar Boat House, Auroville Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus are some of the places to visit in Puducherry.
9) Chandigarh :-
Chandigarh, the capital of the northern Indian states of Punjab and Haryana,located at the was designed by the Swiss-French modernist architect, Le Corbusier. Also called the city beautiful or the happiest city, Chandigarh draws a large number of travelers every year. Rose Garden, Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Pinjore Gardens, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Shanti Kunj, The Capitol, Fun City, Terraced Garden, Thunder Zone, Botanical Garden, International Dolls Museum, Leisure Valley are in the must watch list of Chandigarh.
Located at the Himalayan foothills, Darjeeling is famous for toy train, tea gardens and views of Kangchenjunga. Watching sunrise in Tiger Hill is an amazing experience. Other tourist attraction spots are Batasia Loop, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Nightingale Park, Darjeeling Rock Garden, Singalila National Park, Darjeeling Peace Pagoda, Teesta river, Tea Plantations, Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park etc.