India is a country that every tourist wants to visit once in a lifetime. The country has different flavors of cultures, languages, food, seasons and above all, a lot of places to visit in India. You can find rivers, beaches, mountains, waterfalls, deserts and a lot more attractions that tourists should visit in India.
Especially the citizens of Europe show a great interest in the top attractions in India. They want to explore a totally different culture in this part of the world where people from different schools of thought live together.
European citizens can easily get Indian visas as tourists. They can apply for an Indian visa online with proper documents. A lot of information is available online about what documents are required to apply for an Indian visa online.
Top Attractions in India
Here I am going to list down a few places that are the top attractions in India for European citizens.
Taj Mahal, Agra
India is known for this beautiful place all over the world. Taj Mahal in Agra. People know this place as a symbol of love as it was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of her beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.
This beautiful white marble building was built by 20,000 workmen and it took almost 17 years to complete from 1631 to 1648.
The Golden Temple of Amritsar
Another great place in India that Europeans might be interested in is the Golden Temple of Amritsar. This is a holy place for the Sikh community that basically belongs to Punjab, India. It was built by Ram Das in Amritsar during the 16th century.
Not only Sikhs but also a lot of tourists from other faiths also visit this Golden Temple. Muslims and Hindus also visit this place and Christians from the European countries also love to visit this holy place of the Sikh community.
Amer Fort, Jaipur
Amer Fort or Amber fort was built in 1592 by Maharaja Man Singh (I) in the city of Jaipur. This fort was built in a safe place on the hills and the purpose of this fort was to provide an escape route. The royal family could use this fort to move to another place in the time of any attack.
You can reach the fort on foot via a steep climb or you can use the shuttle service as well. But if you want to experience the old days, then you can use the elephants as well to reach the Amer fort.
The Beaches of Goa
Goa is a city in India that is a must-go-to place for not only the locals but also for the tourists. It is famous for its beaches along the 60 miles of coastline. Calangute Beach is one of the most crowded and commercially used beaches.
If you are someone who is looking for peace, then Agonda Beach is for you. Mandrem, Morjim, and Ashwem are the beaches for those who love modern and western-like culture.
Shimla Hill Station
If you don’t like the high temperature and want to visit a place where you can feel cool, then Shimla is the place for you to visit. During summers when the temperature is high, locals and tourists visit Shimla that is a famous hill station in India.
To explore the beauty of Shimla you should book a ticket on Kalka-Shimla Railway which is UNESCO World Heritage Site.
In Pakistan, Gilgit Baltistan is a place that every tourist should visit who is visiting Pakistan.
There are a lot more places to visit in India that we will add later here. So, subscribe to this blog and keep visiting to know about more top attractions in India for European tourists.
Myself Aditya and I am from Mumbai, India. As an intern, I joined the local news agency in Mumbai named “The Mumbai News”. Now I am working with various News Agencies and I provide them reports from Mumbai and other parts of India.