Tourism in India
Tourist places in India
General information about India
India is located in southern Asia. The seventh largest country by geographic area in the world, the second in terms of population, and the most populous democracy in the world.
It is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the south, the Arabian Sea to the west, and the Bay of Bengal to the east, and India has 7,517 kilometers (4,700 mi) of coastline.
7,517 km (4,700 mi) bordered by Pakistan to the west; The People’s Republic of China, Nepal and Bhutan to the north, Bangladesh and Myanmar to the east. India is located near Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Indonesia on the Indian Ocean.
Culture and history
India is the cradle of the Indus Valley Civilization and the region of the historical trade route and many empires. The Indian subcontinent was known for its commercial and cultural wealth for much of its long history.
Four major religions arose out there: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, while Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam arrived in the first millennium AD, and these religions and cultures shaped the cultural diversity of the region.
Gradually India was annexed to the British East India Company in the early part of the eighteenth century, then colonized by the United Kingdom from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, and India became an independent country in 1947 after the struggle for independence movement that was marked by Wide range of non-violent resistance
Indian cuisine is characterized by a great diversity of regional styles and the meticulous use of herbs and spices. The staple foods in the region are rice (especially in the south and east) and wheat (mostly in the north).
Spices, such as black pepper, which are currently consumed around the world, are native to the Indian subcontinent. Chili peppers, introduced by the Portuguese, were also widely used in Indian cuisine.
The traditional Indian dress varies across regions in its color and shape and depends on various factors including the climate. The famous form of the dress includes decorated clothes such as sari for women and dhoti or lungi for men, in addition to stitched clothes such as salwar kameez for qurq women and European attire of trousers and shirts for men is also popular .
Tourist areas in India
Darjeeling is a city located in the Mahabharat Range near Himalaya in West Bengal, India. It is from the natural destination and the most wonderful. Darjeeling is also known as the Queen of the Hills.
Kashmir is the northwestern region of the Indian subcontinent. Kashmir differs with famous attractions such as Gulmarg, Srinagar, Sonmarg, Nagin Lake, Bari Mahal and other places to spend your special vacation with your family as well as taking trips and excursions.
Shimla is the capital of Himachal Pradesh which is located in North India. Shimla is one of the most famous summer destinations in India. Kali Bari Temple is the famous temple in the heart of Shimla. The best time to visit Shimla is from October to June
And T. Ooty
Ooty is one of the most Queen’s hill stations in southern India. Ooty is famous for its movie shooting district. Ooty Lake has a view of the Botanical Gardens and Tea Farms, which is one of the most attractive places in Ooty.
Mahabaleshwar is a city in the Satara District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Which is located on an area of 115 km from Pune. Mahabaleshwar is a beautiful hill station with a historical place. Mahabaleshwar is very popular for holidays and honeymoon.
Mussoorie is located in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand. Mussoorie hill center is also located in the foothills of the Himalayas Garhwal. It is also called Queen Hills. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
It is a city in the East Kesian Hills in the state of Meghalaya. It has many attractive destinations such as Nokrik National Park, and Nohkalikal Waterfalls.