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10 Most Visited Tourist Attractions in India

India, land of festivals, the birthplace of several cultures and religions and a history of more than 30,000 years, with the world’s 7th country by geographic area and 2nd largest in terms of the population exceeding over 1.252 billion people.

With many kingdoms and dynasties ruled over India leaving their marks as top tourists attractions in India, the world knows today like the “The Taj Mahal, Agra” The Red Fort, New Delhi both build by Emperor Shah Jahan. This country hosts many Tourists attractions that person can imagine such as mountains, beaches, jungles, tropical islands, temples, spectacular monuments and some registered as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, But the history of all Best Places in India has its own mystery.

Tourists can explore the ancient ruins, exotic cities, historic places, and much more. Here we choose the best Tourists Attractions in India for tourists to experience the cultural rich diverse country.

Top Tourists Attractions: Best places to Visit in India

1.  The Taj Mahal, Agra



The “Crown Palace” known as the Taj Mahal, is one of marvelous beautiful monument ever built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan for his Beautiful favorite Wife Mumtaz Mahal, after her death in 1631.

This stunning monument of white marble constructed between (1632 to 1653) in the memory of his late wife, it is the symbol and power of love, “a teardrop on the cheek of eternity” Taj Mahal is one of the famous historical masterpieces of India and must visit place and tourists spot in Agra India. And Don’t miss other attractions near Taj Mahal, Agra.

Attractions Near Taj Mahal, Agra

  • Agra Fort
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Tomb of Mariam-uz-Zamani
  • Jama Masjid
  • Musamman Burj
  • Guru ka Tal
  • Moti Masjid
  • Ram Bagh
  • Tomb of Itimad-ud-daulah

2.  Spirituality: Varanasi

Varanasi India


Varanasi top spiritual places in India, also known as the Kashi and Benares are the Holy city of India. Located on the banks of the Ganges River, it is said that the Inhabitants are continuously inhabited since the 11th century BC. This city is also famous for its Ghats that were built during the 18th century. It attracts many tourists around the world to its amazing historic temples.

3.  Harmandir Sahib: The Golden Temple in Amritsar

Harmandir Sahib The Golden Temple of Amritsar


Located in the City of Amritsar is the Historic Symbol of Sikhism, Sri Darbar Sahib or Harmandir Sahib is the holiest Place of Sikhs, the Golden Temple is founded by “Guru Ramdas Ji” forth Guru of Sikhs in 1577. It attracts a large number of visitors from India and around the world because of its exquisite architecture. It’s a must visit attraction in India for learning the culture of Sikh community.

4.  Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer city in Rajasthan India


Jaisalmer city in Rajasthan is a desert town known as the Golden City because of its yellow sandstone walls rises from the Famous Thar Desert. There are countless attractions in Jaisalmer for you explore like the Jaisalmer Fort, a 12th century Fort rise above the town, and many Palaces like the “Maharaja’s Palace”, Jain Temples, and also check the one-thousand-year-old library “Gyan Bhandar” Jaisalmer is the Royal Princely State of Rajasthan.

5.  The Red Fort, New Delhi

The Red Fort, New Delhi India


It is famous by many names in India and around the world, like “Quila Mubarak” “Lal Quila” and most famous name “the Red Fort” located in the heart of New Delhi, constructed by the Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648 and it Shahjahanabad capital of Mughals empire. It has two major gates one is the main Lahore Gate and Second the Stunning Delhi Gate. It’s an Indo-Islamic architecture designed by Ustad Ahmad Lahouri one of the famous Architect who also designed the most famous attraction of India the Taj Mahal.

You can also visit the mina bazaar in Chatta chowk New Delhi, where you can shop from jewelry to silk garments, souvenirs, and food items, and much more.

6.  The Gateway of India, Mumbai

The Gateway of India, Mumbai


When visiting the Mumbai India, it’s a must-see attraction of India because of its history and design architecture, the Impressive 26ft tall stunning monument of Mumbai is built in the British Rule for the arrival of their king and queen “King George V” and the “Queen Mary” in 1911. You can also visit the luxury 5-star hotel in Mumbai for high tea In Taj Mahal Palace.

7.  Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad

Mecca Masjid, Hyderabad India


One of the finest architectures of Qutub Shahi dynasty, the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad was founded by the 5th ruler of Qutub Shahi dynasty, Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah. It is oldest in India and one of the largest Mosques in the world. The bricks of central Arch were imported from the Mecca and that why it named as Mecca Masjid. It can house over 10,000 worshippers.

Some of the Highlights of Mecca Masjid:

  • Main gateway
  • Huge plaza
  • A big manmade pond
  • Hair of Prophet Mohammed
  • Arches and Doors (inscriptions written from Quran )

8.  Amer Fort, Jaipur

Amer Fort, Jaipur India


The principal tourist attraction in the Jaipur Rajasthan state of India, Amer Fort is a Royal Palace build by Maharaja Man Singh I in 1592, sitting high atop a hillside. The stunning architecture of the fort is a blend of both Hindu and Rajput Styles. You can easily access it by Foot or take a 4WD Drive or also you can enjoy a ride on an elephant from the town. Amer Fort is also famous for Mirror Palace, a pure glass ceiling Room for the queen to view stars before she sleeps.

Highlights of the Amer Fort, Jaipur:

  • Jaleb Chowk (first courtyard )
  • Shila Devi Temple (goddess of war )
  • Diwan-i-Am (Hall of Public Audience )
  • Sukh Niwas (Hall of Pleasure )
  • Jai Mandir (Temple of Victory )

9.  The Beaches of Goa

Palolem Beach Goa India


Beaches of Goa is the most visited places in India and are now honored by many travelers around the world, because of its breathtaking beautiful 60 miles western coastline that houses one of the loveliest beaches In the world. It is known as the “Go-to” destination in India, and tourists paradise because of its infinite list of entertainment features such as the Museums, Music Festivals, beach party, Cuisine, Carnival, and its night is amazing.

Popular Beaches of Goa India:

  • Agonda Beach
  • Calangute Beach
  • Mandrem Beach
  • Morjim Beach
  • Ashwem Beach
  • Palolem

10.  The Ellora and Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad

The Ellora and Ajanta Caves, Aurangabad


The magnificent Ellora and Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad are a must visit place and most popular tourists attractions in India, dating back to 1st century BC and 5th century AD, there are 28 to 30 rock-cut cave monuments of  Buddhist, Hindu temples, and Jain caves. It attracts many tourists from India and around the world to explore the ancient history and architectural designs of Ellora And Ajanta Caves.

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