India is one of the largest countries with some of the richest history and unique cultural traditions. It still remains one of the most popular cultural tourism destinations in the world. Make a trip to India and it will undoubtedly become one of the most memorable events in your life. Here, we will give recommendations of cultural cities to travel/enjoy in India.
Agra is known primarily as the city of the Taj Mahal. Agra has always been attracting people from all over the world, who come here to visit the architectural wonder that is Taj Mahal.
Tourists love the city for its mountain resort that is located in the northwest of India and surrounded by a unique view. It is also used for transit on the way to Himalayas.
Besides multiplicity of beaches here, you can take part in a magnificent three-day carnival which is held since 1800. During these unforgettable days you will see the Indian culture in all its glory with dances and music. And don’t forget to try local food – it’s delicious.
The city is the birthplace of Indian cinema and there are a lot of cinemas to watch films. By its architectural features, Mumbai includes colonial buildings, colorful bazaars, and stylish bars.
- Bodh Gaya
This is a small town in the state of Bihar in India. It is a world known historical centre. Bodh Gaya is famous for its temple complex which attracts many tourists. It is the most important centre for Buddhist pilgrims.
A unique state with a vast desert, stunning culture and collection of forts, castles and other historical monuments. A trip to Rajasthan can be connected with a visit to the Golden Triangle.
- Golden Triangle
It comprises of the three cities – Agra, Delhi and Jaipur, a program which all tourists should visit at least once. The cities are at a distance of about five hours by car. In five days you will see a National Park and the erotic temples of Khajuraho. Fans of history and religion can take a trip to the Golden Temple in Amritsar (transfer by train or plane), or to the sacred city of Rishikesh and Haridwar (by train or car).
Another great sightseeing place full of churches and temples. Also, if you want to relax after a long day of walking you can visit one of the many beautiful beaches here, as well.