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20 Incredibly Colourful Places in India That'll Blow Your Mind

By Akshtha Vinayak

A travel around some of the most colourful places is a visual treat in India. It is not just Holi that makes India look colourful but there are a number of destinations that're just vibrant.

We definitely love to experience such picturesque spots as they're soothing and exciting to look at. A travel around our country will introduce you to some beautiful places that're worth your time.

Let us make a virtual tour!

Holi – Rejoicing the Colours

Holi – Rejoicing the Colours

You won't find any other place more colourful than India during Holi! You'll see the people drenched in colours and the streets that look like rainbows. If you want to experience Holi at its best then head to Mathura or Vrindavan!

Photo Courtesy: Sreeram Nambiar

Forever Blue

Forever Blue

Do you know Jodhpur is called as the 'Blue City' in Rajasthan! The houses around Mehrangarh Fort are painted in vivid-blue and that makes it one of the most colourful places in India.

Photo Courtesy: Tom Maloney

Flowers Own this Valley

Flowers Own this Valley

Valley of flowers is one of the nature's gifts in Uttarakhand. Flowers cover the mountain slopes with its magic. Fortunately, there are 5 such valley of flowers in India! It is nothing less than a visual treat.

Photo Courtesy: Alosh Bennett

In the Name of Hornbill

In the Name of Hornbill

The Hornbill Festival is as vibrant as the Great Indian Hornbill! The tribes come together in their traditional costumes and proudly showcase their culture.

Photo Courtesy: Roderick Eime

Floral Carpets

Floral Carpets

You should definitely visit Kerala during Onam festival. The Pookalam ( a design of flowers) are made in front of every household. It is believed that their ancient king Mahabali visits them during Onam. The Pookalam looks beautiful with different shades of flowers!

Photo Courtesy: Sandeep Bhaskar

Go Apple Picking

Go Apple Picking

Do you like the unique red colour of Apples? Apple orchards are famous in Himachal Pradesh. Shimla is one of the popular places for apple orchards. A visit to these fruit gardens will be very soothing for your eyes and exciting for your taste buds!

Photo Courtesy: Ashish Gupta

The Grandeur of Mysore Dasara

The Grandeur of Mysore Dasara

The Dasara Festival celebrated in Mysore of Karnataka is world famous. The grand 10 days festival attracts thousands of people. Elephants dressed in costumes, dance performances and the grand procession makes it one of the most colourful places in India.

Photo Courtesy: Navrooz Singh

Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake

The blue shade of high altitude lakes is unique and most alluring. Pangong Tso Lake is one such undescribable beauty in Ladakh.

Photo Courtesy: solarisgirl

Watching the Sunset

Watching the Sunset

The mix of orange and yellow ball drowning into the vast blue sky is a mystical sight. There are various spectacular sunset points in India and among the sunset in Agumbe is one the famous ones. A view of sunset is unarguably the most colourful sight.

Photo Courtesy: Magiceye

Soothing Emerald Green

Soothing Emerald Green

There is no competition when it comes to nature's beauty. A view of tea estates covering the mountain slopes in Munnar is very soothing, definitely colourful!

Photo Courtesy: Liji Jinaraj

A View of Pink

A View of Pink

An aerial view of Jaipur shows that 'pink' colour forms the major part of the city. Hence, it is popularly known as the 'Pink City'. Surely interesting right?!

Photo Courtesy: Pedro

A Show of Flowers

A Show of Flowers

Lalbagh is a famous garden in Bangalore. Its bi-annual event Lalbagh Flower Show is very famous. The beautiful replicas of different architectures are made out of varieties of flowers. A visit to this event is a must if you come to Bangalore at that time.

The Saffron Town

The Saffron Town

Saffron is one of the expensive spices in India. It's unique colour and taste is an exotic ingredient in the Indian dishes. Pampore is popular for Saffron farms and hence the name 'Saffron Town of Kashmir'. Definitely one of the colourful places in India.

Photo Courtesy: Partha S. Sahana

Folk Art Procession

Folk Art Procession

You'll be surprised by the vibrant and glittering costumes of folk art forms in Kerala. Onam is one such time when a procession of different folk art forms happen. Of course, there are many festivals where you can witness similar events but Onam is a famous one.

Photo Courtesy: Bobinson K B

Italian Indian

Italian Indian

Lavasa is a new city and a hill station near Pune. It is modelled after an Italian town, Portofino. Lavasa City with its interesting infrastructure and a vibrant ambiance is a must visit.

Photo Courtesy: Nishanth Jois

The Red Which Brings Fortune

The Red Which Brings Fortune

A visit to Kolkata during Durgotsav or Durga Pooja is a dynamic sight. It is one of the largest festivals in Kolkata. You'll see beautiful Durga idols seated in pandals. Music and dance all around. Most of all the married women playing 'sindoor-khela' (women smear verimilian powder on each other). Even the red and white saree (traditional Bengali saree) wore by women will enchant you.

Photo Courtesy: Jonoikobangali

The Toy Town

The Toy Town

Toys are surely one of the most colourful things. Channapatna in Karnataka is known for making the wooden toys which are world famous. It is a traditional craft which has attracted many across the country. So, the name 'Gombegala Ooru' ( Toy Town). Ofcourse, it will be a colourful experience.

Photo Courtesy: Pratheepps

 Choodi Bazaar

Choodi Bazaar

The Laad Bazar or the Choodi Bazar is a bangle market in Hyderabad. It is an old market where you can find varieties of bangles and artificial jewelry. The whole area look lively with glittering bangles.

Photo Courtesy: Abhinaba Basu

Enthralling River Ghats

Enthralling River Ghats

The Ganga river ghats in Varanasi is known to be picturesque. It is one of the best places to go on photography tour. The gushing Ganga river and the city next to it is dynamic to look at.

Photo Courtesy: Dennis Jarvis

Golden Temple

Golden Temple

The Golden Temple in Bylakuppe is one of the colourful monasteries. A nice ambience invites you to this temple complex.

Photo Courtesy: Sahyadri H S

A view of blue buildings at Jodhpur in Rajasthan, Valley of flowers in Uttarakhand, etc. will make you appreciate India even more.

The famous festivals like Dasara in Mysore, Karnataka should never be missed. They're the ones which display the rich culture and traditions of our country.

A scenic tour is a must to witness the colourful places in India.

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