India


India, the largest country of the South Asia region and the seventh-largest country in the world by area remains famous for many reasons. India is a mystic land with great diversities in terms of heritage, culture, wildlife, archaeological sites, temples, spiritual beliefs, food, language, and many natural wonders. The Indian population remains extremely diverse, ranking second after China in terms of numbers. India is an exotic country where you can find spiritualism, vibrant culture, historical treasures, and unique wonders under the same bucket list. Undoubtedly, India gives a blazing...

India, the largest country of the South Asia region and the seventh-largest country in the world by area remains famous for many reasons. India is a mystic land with great diversities in terms of heritage, culture, wildlife, archaeological sites, temples, spiritual beliefs, food, language, and many natural wonders. The Indian population remains extremely diverse, ranking second after China in terms of numbers. India is an exotic country where you can find spiritualism, vibrant culture, historical treasures, and unique wonders under the same bucket list. Undoubtedly, India gives a blazing and unforgettable experience to everyone traveling to this magical land of striking contrasts.

Breathtaking landscapes

India is a land of diversified natural treasures like its cultures. Here you find snow-capped mountains like the Himalayas, spiritual and the longest river like the Ganges and lush green forests with wildlife. You also find places with stunning white sandy beaches for a relaxing retreat under the sun. There are places in India like Cherrapunji receiving high annual rainfall, and places like Phalodi of Rajasthan with skin-burning temperature. The list of wonders doesn’t end because in India you find the world’s 9th largest subtropical desert, The Mighty Thar Desert.

Historic Monuments

There is no shortage of history and culture in India. Every single Indian state and city speaks a culture of its own. India was occupied by the British for over 200 years and you can find many historic monuments built during this period. The country has old forts, mystic temples, and many ancient sites that remain a center of attraction for tourists and archaeologists. The Taj Mahal in Agra, The Golden Temple of Amritsar, The Amer fort of Rajasthan and the haunted fort of Bhangarh are an example of some unique historic monuments in India.

Land of Temples

India is a land of temples and mythology. Unbelievable but true, there are over 2 million ancient Hindu temples in the country. Most of the temples remain century old and few located in extreme and unusual places. The Indian temples are not only the places to worship the Gods but remain an example of intrigue sculpture. The temple of Khajuraho is a perfect example showcasing the brilliant artistic skills used behind constructing them millions of years ago.

Diversified cuisines

India was influenced by numerous foreign invasions over the decades. The cuisines are greatly influenced by the traces of the different dynasties that ruled the Nation. Biriyani, the most popular Indian food is a Mughlai Cuisine made popular by the Mughals. You also find over a hundred varieties of delicious traditional cuisines from main course dishes to the desert. Indian food is spicy as the use of tampering and a variety of ground spices are common. From simple hot beverages like tea (Masala Chai) to desert-like rice pudding (Kheer), Indian cuisines remain ambrosial in its taste.

Diversified Religion

India is a country of a diversified culture where people are free to practice their own religion. Other than Hinduism you find people equally practicing Buddhism, Christianity, Jainism, Islam, and Sikhism. This multifaceted religious mix makes the country colorful with a wide variety of religious ceremonies and festivals. Holi, the festival of Color, and Diwali, the festival of lights are two famous Indian cultural events uniting the entire nation together.

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