08 Oct The top travel destinations in India
India is a fascinating and unique country, however, with its incredible size sometimes almost too big. For getting to know this country, you would probably need more than one human life. Unique places and regions are waiting for travellers in this country. A foreign culture with completely own traditions and rituals and a very deep faith. Religion and spirituality are very important in India and you can find witnesses for this on almost every corner.
There are endless attractions, and this places here could not only fill an article, but several books. We have picked out some of the most popular travel destinations in India which can help you for your plans for the next trip.
Bangalore – actually officially named “Bengaluru”, it is not only known under “garden city” but also under “Silicon Valley of India” and is a true paradise for tech lovers. If you want something different from technology, there are numerous gardens, museums, palaces and temples which are spread all over the whole city. Visit the Vidhana Soudha, the Cubbon Park and the Ulsoor sea of Bangalore, known for its magical environment and wonderful boat trips. In addition, Bangalore is an important centre of India for art and culture, and welcomes travellers with a vivid and modern night life.
Goa – When thinking of India, you are probably not thinking of a beach holiday, but the sandy coast of Goa is perfect to relax on the sea. In the old town of Goa there is the beautiful Basílica do Bom Jesus which is not only a great example of baroque architecture but also a UNESCO heritage site. Visit Goa on Christmas and discover an incredible mixture of far eastern and western cultural diversity.
Jodhpur- Surrounded by a huge fortress wall with bastions, the impressive blue buildings of Jodhpur are making up a strong, great contrast to the adjacent desert Thar. The palaces, fortresses and temples are able to impress every visitor and generate an exciting time on the footprints of the history. On the historic basars we can find many handmade art items as well as beautiful textiles, embroidered leather goods, lacquerware, antiques, carpes as well as dolls and figures. Jodhpur is a very popular tourist destination and perfect starting point for excursions to the surround region.
Varkala – The cliffs at the beach of Varkala with its breathtaking views on the ocean will invite you to relaxation and spending time here. This particular steep cliff formations you will only find in Varkala, as the other coast of Kerala is rather flat. In addition, Varkala is an important hinduistic pilgrim destination due to its 2000 year old Janardana-Swami temple. It is said that the water on the beach near the temple has holy powers and can make you free from sins.