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* National reserves, sanctuaries [[Thekkady]], [[Muthumala]], [[Yercaud]], [[Kumarakom]]
 
* National reserves, sanctuaries [[Thekkady]], [[Muthumala]], [[Yercaud]], [[Kumarakom]]
 
* Hill Stations[[Ooty]], [[Kodaikanal]], [[Munnar]], [[Gulmarg]], [[Sonamarg]], [[Ladakh]], [[Leh]], [[Kufri]], [[Auli]], [[Narkanda]], [[Kullu]], [[Manali]], [[Dharamsala]], [[Dalhousie]], [[Lahaul]], [[Spiti]], [[Sarahan]], [[Nainital]], [[Mussoorie]], [[Rishikesh]], [[Char Dham]], [[Kumaon]], [[Garhwal]], [[Gangtok]], [[Darjeeling]], [[Zanskar]], [[Nandi Hills]]
 
* Hill Stations[[Ooty]], [[Kodaikanal]], [[Munnar]], [[Gulmarg]], [[Sonamarg]], [[Ladakh]], [[Leh]], [[Kufri]], [[Auli]], [[Narkanda]], [[Kullu]], [[Manali]], [[Dharamsala]], [[Dalhousie]], [[Lahaul]], [[Spiti]], [[Sarahan]], [[Nainital]], [[Mussoorie]], [[Rishikesh]], [[Char Dham]], [[Kumaon]], [[Garhwal]], [[Gangtok]], [[Darjeeling]], [[Zanskar]], [[Nandi Hills]]
* Beaches [[Kovalam]], [[Beaches in Goa]], [[Andaman and Nicobar]].
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* Beaches [[Kovalam]], [[Goa#Beaches|Beaches in Goa]], [[Andaman and Nicobar]].
  
  

Latest revision as of 15:18, 23 June 2007

Cities[edit]

India has many large and famous cities. Below is a list of the most well-known. Other cities are listed under their specific regional section.

Largest cities[edit]

  • New Delhi, the Capital of Ancient Bharat (then called "Indraprastha") and Modern India - The political capital of India
  • Ahmedabad
  • Bangalore - The Garden City, Pub City, Silicon Valley of India, Land of Silk, Gold, Sandal Wood, Incense etc.
  • Bombay (Mumbai) - The financial capital of India, "Bollywood" (Indian Film Industry's hub)
  • Calcutta (Kolkata) - Known as City of Joy.
  • Hyderabad - Pearl city of India, and part of the Silicon Plateau with Bangalore
  • Madras (Chennai) - City of Temples, Home of famous Marina Beach, Automobile Capital of India
  • Pune - Pune is located in the Western India and is Maharashtra's cultural capital.

Tourist destinations[edit]

  • Agra - Home of the Taj Mahal
  • Amritsar - The Golden Temple, Sikh holy city
  • Shimla - The summer capital of former British India is a small jewel in the lush Himalayan foothills.
  • Srinagar - Famous for Dal lake, located in the picturesque Himalayas
  • Varanasi - A sacred Hindu city located on the banks of the Ganges.

Other destinations[edit]


Sacred sites[edit]

As the birth place of several world religions, India is home to many sacred and holy sites:

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