10 Most Beautiful Cities in India That You must Visit Once in Your Life Time
India is a god’s land with enticing diversity, beauty, and blends of unique culture and tradition. You must visit most beautiful cities in India to witness the vividity and uniqueness of this great country.
If you want to visit the whole world, just visit India and its different parts. You can witness the vividity of the world in just one country.
India is blessed to have all the four seasons on its soil.
You can witness extremes of summer where temperature sometimes even reaches to 50 degree Celsius by visiting deserts of Rajasthan and great Rann of Kutch in Gujrat. From April to July is the hottest period in many of northwestern India.
You can witness extremes of winter by visiting parts of Leh, Ladakh province where temperature goes down as low as -50 degree Celsius sometimes. There are many cold places in India like Musorries, Kulu-Manali, Shimla, McLeodganj, Chamba etc with most beautiful scenic beauties. In India usually the season of winter last from December to March
You can witness extremes of rainy season by visiting the North Eastern region of India. The scenic village Mawsynram of East Khasi Hills in Meghalaya state is the wettest place on Earth. Cherrapuni usually witnesses 11.77 of average rainfall. The season of monsoon or rainy season usually last from July to September
The most beautiful Autumn season usually begins in the month of September – October in many parts of India and last up to November – December. The winds from Himalaya flow southwest region of India resulting into mostly a very clear sky and pleasant weather. The average temperature during the season ranges between 28 to 34-degree Celcius.
In view of the above briefed different season, Most Beautiful Cities in India have acquired their fame.
The 10 Most Beautiful Cities in India that you must certainly visit at least once in your lifetime and that you should never miss are discussed in brief in the following paragraphs.
Most Beautiful Cities in India
On pronouncing India which houses the most beautiful cities in the world, many start frowning upon. It takes time to convince people that in parts of the world it is propagated about India as a bad or dangerous country by some vested interest group is entirely wrong. And it is, in fact, the most lovable and enticing place to visit.
The incredible heritage site in India with its thriving culture and tradition will just delight your mind.
Don’t worry about rogue elements as said by a few. They are everywhere in world and India there is a democratically elected government with an excellent human rights records to protect you.
The list of cities is below.
Why did I begin with Delhi? Well, it is the capital of India and has many things for your enticement.
When you visit Delhi you can definitely feel rule of law and existence of palpable government there.
There are many places of Interests for you to visit in Delhi as one of the most beautiful cities in India.
You can visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Kutumb Minar, India Gate, Lotus Temple etc among the major tourist attraction of Delhi. There is a beautiful story behind the naming of the city Delhi.
The Chandani Chowk areas near the Jama Masjid which is a vibrant market will satisfy your shopping instincts and you will be lured to test various foody and sweet items usually sold on the street.
If you are a fan of Paratha, the famous India bread, then please don’t forget to visit ‘Parathe Wali Gali’ to taste and have an everlasting memory of it.
The New Delhi area is the seat of all the three branches of government namely the Judiciary, Legislative and Executive.
Your visit to Old Delhi will give you a feel of ancient India, the Mughal Sultanate and how the world existed during those times.
Varanasi is the oldest most beautiful, historical and spiritual city. It is yet another one of the Most Beautiful Cities in India.
This ancient place is also called by other names such as Banaras and Kashi.
Varanasi is said to be one of the oldest places of the world which was inhibited by the human population. The history dates back as old as 11th century BC.
The serene Ganga on whose bank this city was developed is in mythology said to be founded, Lord Shiva.
Varanasi is regarded as one of the seven ‘Sapta Puri’ i.e the holy cities that can provide Salvation or ‘Moksha’.
Scientific excavations of the city artifacts have dated the city as old as 800 BCE whereas some of the adjoining areas are as old as 1800 BCE.
With rapid industrialization during the ancient times, the city became famous for silk fabrics, perfumes, sculpture, and ivory works.
It is also said that the Buddism religion was founded by Lord Buddha in 528 BCE through his first sermon at this place only.
The most serene and religious book of Hindus ‘Ram Charit Manas’ was written by Tulasidas while sitting at the bank of river Ganga.
Varanasi is a famous pilgrimage site for Hindus and they often visit the city to be blessed by Lord Shiva for salvation.
It has been the cultural head center of Hindus for many years. It has been the hub of classical music.
Famous places of tourist attraction in the city are watching Maa Ganga Aarati in the evening on Ganga ghat, visiting the Kashi Vishwanath temple of Lord Shiva, the famous Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple, and Durga temple.
Jaipur is cognized as the first planned city of India.
It was built in the eighteenth century by the king Sawai Jai Singh and after his name, the cities name was given as Jaipur.
it is the largest city of Rajasthan and is a place of major tourist attraction.
Jaipur is one of the most beautiful cities in India and is for its beauty is famously known as Pink City as the color of its building is distinctly colored in pink.
Jaipur is a part of famous Golden Triangle tourist endeavor along with Delhi and Agra.
Famous places of attraction in the city include City Palace, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Amber Fort, Govind Devji Temple and Birla Temple.
Mumbai was earlier known as Bombay. The name Mumbai was given in 1995 to honour mother goddess Mumbadevi.
Mumbai has been ancestrally the home of Koli tribes who had migrated from Gujrat.
It is now famous as the commercial capital of India. It is one of India’s cosmopolitan metropolis and economically the richest city.
Bombay is a conglomeration of seven islands situated on the Konkan belt, which joined together to form the city.
Bombay is definitely one of the best most beautiful cities in India that everyone should visit at least once in their lifetime.
It is one of the world’s most populated city, yet the life there is so organized and vibrant.
It provides business opportunities to thousands of people who migrate to the city searching for their livelihoods.
You can be lucky to visit the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Elephanta Caves and Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus by visiting Mumbai.
Other famous tourist places in Mumbai include the historical Walkeshwar Temple of the 10th century, Jogeshwari Caves of 500 periods, the famous Gateway of India and Haji Ali Dargah.
If you have not visited Agra and not seen the famous Tajmahal in your lifetime, certainly you have missed something in your life.
Tajmahal is one of the seven wonders of the world and is a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is situated on the bank of river Yamuna.
Apart from Tajmahal, you can also visit Agra Fort and the famous Fatehpur Sikri.
Unfortunately, the city has been polluted by smogs and the litters by their inhabitants and mismanagement of the managing bodies of government has added to the woos.
Touts and swarms of hawkers harassing the visitors have also brought a bad name to the city. However, the government has woken up to the worsening situation and slowly things are getting better and better by each passing days.
If you are fond of lush greenery and prefer to stay in a pollutionless chanting peace environment, do not forget to pay a visit to this city.
Bangalore is yet another one of the most beautiful cities in India that you should visit in your lifetime. It is popular as the ‘Garden City of India’.
Lately, with the revolution of IT sector in India, the majority of the IT conglomerates have shifted their offices to Bangalore and now this city is famously known as the ‘Silicon Valley of India’.
Bangalore has been recently re-named as Bengaluru and is the capital city of the state Karnataka in India.
The famous places of tourist attraction apart from the city itself are Nageshwara Temple, Bangalore Palace, Cubbon Park, Ulsoor Lake and Bannerghatta National Park where you will get to see white tigers.
Srinagar is one of the most beautiful cities in India which attracts lots of tourist from India and around the world.
It is said that this place is heaven on earth because of its serene beauty and chanting scenarios.
You will be just mesmerized by its colorful gardens, limpid lakes, houseboats and Shikraras swimming in it.
You can visit Kupwara, Lolab Valley, and Sheikh Baba Behram to witness the feel of the thriving meadows and alpine mountains.
Lately, the place has been marred by the turbulence of political unrests. However, the place still counts on one of the best tourist attraction in India.
Deriving its charm and fame of old historical city, Hyderabad has become famous as the most happening city of India.
It is certainly one of the most beautiful cities in India in terms of many places of attraction, the Nizami culture, distinct attire, and cousins.
With emphasize on digital India and development of IT sector, after Bangalore in Karnataka state, the city of Hyderabad became another destination of IT sector in the state of Telangana.
Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana, located on the bank of Musi river and on the Deccan Plateau.
Whenever one talks about Hyderabad, he/ she cannot talk without a mention of another city named Secunderabad.
Hyderabad and Secunderabad both are the twin cities situated near the famous Hussain Sagar Lake.
With the formation of the state of Telangana, which was mainly carved out by pulling the surveyed land from erstwhile Andhra Pradesh, many adjoining areas were merged together to form the Greater Hyderabad.
The tourist spots in and around Hyderabad includes the famous Charminar, Mecca Masjid, Golconda Fort and Nizam’s Museum.
Panaji is certainly one of the most beautiful cities in India with old restored Portuguese villas, red-tiled roofs, churches, and numerous seafood eateries.
The name of Panaji is derived from the Portuguese name ‘Pangim’ hence Panaji is also known as Panjim.
The famous Mandovi river encompasses Panaji, which is also the capital city of the state Goa. The picturesque view of hilly terrain will just mesmerize you with their sheer beauties.
If you look across the Mandovi river your eyes will catch hold on several floating cruises and casinos, which are the places of joy and entertainment for many.
The famous places of tourist attraction in Panjim, Goa includes beautiful beaches like Calangute beach, Anjuna beach and Miramar beach which are very popular among the tourist.
Other places of tourist interest in Goa are the ‘Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church’, Goa State Museum and the Kala Academy. They are very popular amongst the visitors.
In recent few years, Rishikesh has been popularly known as the Yoga Capital of the World.
On a visit to Rishikesh, one may find lots of thriving Hindu pilgrimage temples, Ashrams, and the Yoga Kendras. You can acquire Yoga training from experts and learn to lead a peaceful lifestyle.
Rishikesh is the adjoining city of Haridwar and is famous among the Hindus who visit the place in search of gaining spiritual connections with the almighty.
Rishikesh undoubtedly is one of the most beautiful cities in India. It provides religious solace to many on the cleanest form of river Ganga.
By bathing in the river Ganga on the ghats of Rishikesh, you can wash away the sins because of the purity and historical importance of the place.
If you are planning to visit Rishikesh, I will advise you to tune up your mind to spend few days on learning yoga and taking bath in river Ganga apart from roaming and exploring different areas at the place.
The famous places of tourist attraction at Rishikesh and Haridwar are the famous Ram and Laxman Jhula, Geeta Bhavan, Parmarath Niketan Temple, the Beatles Ashram, Triveni Ghat and the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple.