Culture of India
Ever wondered at the diversity in Culture of India? The
enticing unity represented by the people of the country who display a wide
range of religions, culture, customs and languages. The rich and varied
heritage happens to be one of the many sources of pride of the nation. The
mysterious ways of the people, their lifestyles and the inseparable culture
of India cannot be done solved in words but can surely be enjoyed with
In case you are planning for a holiday, the idea to explore the heritage of
culture in India will be an excellent option. The diversity of the land is
immense to make us realize the number of years that have gone into
beautifying each aspect of culture. The Culture holidays in India are an
effort to pick up the best possible flavors of the land and offer them to
the tourists in a package.
The land of the kings, Rajasthan, promises to be an experience of a
lifetime with its wealth of culture and traditions.
The arts and crafts, music and dance, architecture and people all are
instances of the culture and its rainbow of India. The trip to Rajasthan
offers unique sights like the architectural magnificence of the forts and
palaces. Joy rides on elephants cannot be compared to the ride in the BMW.
The women from Rajasthan in brightly colored clothes, wearing tons of
jewelry and the huge turbans adorned by the men are examples of the
diversity of culture in India. The picturesque dunes, the enigma of the
beautifully built palaces and the atmosphere of the cities of Rajasthan are
few features of the culturally astounding state.
The pure white elegy of love, Taj Mahal, if viewed on a full moon night
leaves a mark in the memory so does the masterpiece in red stand stone the
Red Fort. The tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula is another spot to be visited by the
tourists for its design.
Down south Culture of India in each city is associated with a specialty.
The port city of Mahabalipuram is renowned for its rock-cut monuments,
structures in a single stone and bas-reliefs besides its beaches. The
Kamakshi Amman temple and the Varadaraja Perumal temples in Kanchipuram are
must a visit for the travelers to the cultural destination. The beauty and
elegance of the silk saris available need no mention. The silk industry
happens to be centuries old, and famed the world over. Make sure to pick up
the Kanjivaram saris for gifting purposes to your family and friends from
the strech of silk shops along the Gandhi Road. The trip to trichy reveals
the beauty of the ancient culture of India through the architecture in its
temples and monuments. The Rock Fort temple, with exclusive rights of
'darshan' to the Hindus and the temple complex of Ranganathar are amongst
the many places of interest in the city. The view of the river Kaveri is
another mesmerizing experience.
The most happening culture of India in the south happens
to be the city of Madurai. The city situated on the banks of the river
Vaigai is famed for the Meenakshi temple. The temple is dedicated to Lord
Shiva one of the trinity. The other places of the interest for culture in
India include the Thirumala Nayak palace, an example of the architectural
heritage. Close by is Tanjore or Thanjavoor, famous for its paintings and
arts. The visit to the Brihadeshwara temple will complete the trip to the
marvel of the Chola architecture.
Besides the pious travelers and admirers of architectural beauty, the trip
down South will be unforgettable for the nature lovers. The wildlife
sanctuary at Periyar happens to be a tiger reserve too. It is a haven for
the terrestrial, aquatic and arboreal animals besides the rare flora and
While experiencing the diversity of culture in India, one cannot miss the
destination of Cochin. The port town offers a range of tourist spots. Right
from the island palace of Bolghatty to the St. Francis church. The town
boasts of the Chinese fishing nets, unique throughout India. Besides the
nets, the Chinese tiles and the Belgian chandeliers are major attractions at
the Jewish synagogue. The St. Francis church besides being the oldest church
built by the Europeans is a travel spot because of being the burial site of
the great explorer Vasco Da Gama. The fast changing and happening city of
Bangalore and the royal city Mysore are other places displaying the richness
of culture of India.
So, next time you need a break, remember the potpourri of culture in India
has to offer and then opt for the tourism package offered by us.
Copyright © 2009 Saarc Tourism.