India - Interesting Facts About India

Welcome to India, one of the most interesting travel destinations in the world. This beautiful country is located in the southern part of Asia, and it is bordering with Nepal, Pakistan and China. So many different and colorful tourist attractions are settled in this destination. The world's highest mountain chain is found on the north of India. If you look at the southern part, you will see numerous valleys, tropical rain forests, sandy beaches, deserts and plateaus. 



India has astonishing topographical variances, and this gives this country the opportunity to have all types of tourist attractions. You can find anything there. The other interesting thing about this Asian country is the various of cultures and religions. Lots of changes have happened in the past in this land, but they always managed to keep their traditions and it is one of the things that make India a unique country and a travel destination that worth to be visited. 



India posses all kinds of landscape you can imagine. The Himalayas are separating this country from the other part of Asia. That is the highest mountain chain in the world ant they are one of the biggest attraction for tourist that are seeking for adrenalin while climbing the worlds highest mountain hills. This triangular peninsula determines the Bay of Bengal to the east side, the Arabian sea to the west, and the India Ocean to the south side of the country. 



India is a country that offers something for everyone. This beautiful travel destination, with its amazing mountain ranges and mysterious themed parks offer great opportunity for tourist who love trekking as well as for those who enjoy eco- tourism. This country is divided into states, all having their capital cities. The most famous cities in the country are Mumbai and Delhi. Every state is different from the other which gives you the chance to see different traditions and attractions when you go from one state to an other.



One of the most popular tourist attractions in India is the synonym of love and romance, the Taj Mahal. This beautiful building is made of white marble and it is a symbol that attracts between two million and four million visitors annually, including more than 200,000 from overseas. There have been different of myths and stories about this magnificent monument over the past. The thoughts that come into the mind while watching the Taj Mahal of Agra is not just its phenomenal beauty, but the immense love which was the reason behind its construction. However, it is a well kept place, which is sacred to the local people, so they are taking good care of it. There is no traffic allowed around the place which keeps it quite and clean, and provides visitors a time of joy. 



India can be your destination if you are looking for some of the most attractive beaches in this part of the world. They have some of the best sandy beaches around. One of the most popular is the Palolem beach which is located in the southern part of the state Goa. This is a perfect vacation village with a stunning sandy beach. This is one of the most crowded beach in India. There are many backpackers that started coming in the last couple of years, thanks to the good rumors about this vacation village. Not only that, but there are lots of families that are coming here to spend their holiday. It is a perfect spot if you dont mind the crowd. If you do, than you should consider coming here in early October while there are no backpackers. At the end of the month it is already getting crowded. 



One of the most interesting things about India are their festivals and celebrations. They are popular among tourists because of the way they are celebrated here. There are no constrains when festivals or celebrations are in stake. It is not only the family that is celebrating, but all the neighborhoods are joining and that makes the atmosphere more colorful and animated. At most of the festivals, people share delicious sweets among people that are present. It is something you should not miss. Some of the most festivals are Christmas, Diwali and Holi festivals. 



What is very interesting and what you won't see everywhere in the world is the way people help each other during those festivals and celebrations. Neighbors and friends are always here to help when a family is having a celebration. It is one of the things that makes this country unique. The same thing is happening when there is a wedding in a family. Everyone is participating in the preparations and of course it is present at the wedding ceremony and celebration. It is all about the spirit of tolerance, which apparently is very high in there. 



Indian culture is one of the most colorful in the world. People there speak different languages, depends in which state they live, they have so many different types of food, which is very famous, since you are able to see Indian restaurants all over the world. The specific thing about their cuisine are the strong flavors, which are derived from spices and nutritious ingredients. Those ingredients were used centuries ago because of their medicinal quality and this is why their food is one of the healthiest in the world. 

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