As we all know India for its scenic beauty, incredible culture, and tasty cuisine and heritage sites. We are going to show you here some of the most beautiful cities country-wide with stunning great urban landscapes, and a developing cultural scene which you should definitely visit.
This city is mainly known as the ‘Pink City’ due to its stunning creativity and buildings which were originally painted in pink color with the intention of reflecting the beautiful Mughal cities’ typical in the red sandstone creativity. Jaipur comes in the one of the biggest city in the state of Rajasthan, and its capital. Together with Delhi and Agra, It is also a part of the famous Golden ‘Triangle’ which really attracts the thousands of international and Indian tourists every year. The most-visited places include the Birla temple, a couple of great architecture Rajput forts and the many temples and mesmerizing
City full of history
Jaipur is renowned all over the world for its colored gems. The capital city of Rajasthan links the charm of the ancient history with now it’s developing as a big metropolitan. The emerging modern city of Rajasthan is one of the best known three corners of the golden triangle that consist Jaipur Delhi, and Agra.
The story goes to when in 1876; the Prince of Wales visited the tour of India. Since the pink color was symbolic of hospitality and then Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur had painted the entire city pink. The pink that colors the city makes for a marvelous spectacle to behold. Jaipur rises up majestically against the backdrop of the forts Garh Ganesh Temple and Nahargarh, Jaigarh.
Jaipur touch back its origins to 1727, Jai Singh he was the one who established. The king of Amber Fort He shifted his entire capital from Amber to another new city because of the reason of very fastly growing population and an increasing in the water scarcity. And the architecture Vidyadhar Bhattacharya used the fixed principles of Vastu Shastra to build up the city.
Varanasi is one of the most historical, beautiful, and spiritual cities in Northern India. It is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. It is a blessed place to both Jains and Hindus. Varanasi is also a home to a varied range of sadhu, vendors, priests, entrepreneurs, families, and pilgrims. What brings them together is their dependence and deference to the stunning river Ganga. The scenes of devotion that you can witness in the river of Ganga set against the backdrop of some of the most creative and stunning temples. specially at the sunrise, are certainly one of the most impressive in the world.
Short history of Varanasi
Varanasi is almost more than 3000 years old and it is famous because of temples. It is also known as the hub of the temples. It has varied culture and religions of mostly Hindus and Janis. Varanasi is also called as the holy city of India. It is also known by the name of Banaras and Kashi. Kashi, is the city of Moksha for Hindus since centuries, and it is known for ‘paan’, its fine-quality silks, and Avimukta of the ancient days and Benaras Hindu University. Varanasi is the most popular crusade point for the Hindus. And it is from one of the seven holiest cities in India, Varanasi city is also one of the twelve Jyotir Linga and one the Shakti Peethas sites in India. In Hinduism, it is also believed that those who die and gets cremated here will get an instant gateway to the liberation from the cycle of births and re-births.
It considered as the home of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is situated on the banks of the River Ganges. Which is believed by the people to have the power of washing away all of one’s sins is has so much power in the river. As pandits here can tell you, whatever is chanted and sacrificed here or given in the charity take in its fruits even thousand times more than those the good deeds performed at other places because of the power of that place. It is also believed that the three nights of fasting in the holy city can take you rewards of many thousands of lifetimes of asceticism!
The Cultural life of the Bangalore city is very closely related to the diversity of the population. More or less every corner and every nook of India have their own representative in multi-cultural spirit and Silicon Valley can also be witnessed during any of the festivals when the folks iron out the religion, region, caste barriers, class, and take in part heartily. However, Bangalore has its own greatly known traditional festivals like Dussehra, Bangalore Karaga, Deepavali, Makara Sankranti, Ganesh Chaturthi, and Ugadi.
Other festivals like Vaikunta Ekadashi, Sri Ramanavami, Varamaha Lakshmi Vrata,Holi, Ramzan, Christmas and Bakrid Sri Krishna Janmastami, are also celebrated with equal enthusiasm and spirit.
Delicious food of Bangalore
The food habits of a Bangaloreans vary from person to person. Poori, Idly, Dosa, Rice, Sambar, and Bisibelebath is also preferred by the Kannadigas. The North Indian style, Kerala style, Andhra Style Italian, Chinese, Indonesian, Persian, Lebanese, Mexican, Sri Lankan cuisines can also be found in Bangalore city. However the existence of the South Indian people and South Indian hotels and the restaurants serving regional food illustrate people have kept their traditions intact.
Since most part of the population of the city is engaged in the software professionals working in multinational firms and outsourcing companies; the city has also witnessed the influence of the Western culture.
Lifestyle in Bangalore
The nightclubs and the Pubs have become a part of a Bangaloreans life. It has also opened up the way and bring up the very latest culture known as the ‘Pub culture’. That is why the city has a lot more than 200 Pubs and clubs in addition to the bars together with a great dazzling nightlife.
When it comes to the medium of communication. English is spoken with the great fluency in the Bangalore city and many people speak other languages especially Kannada, the local language.
The Bangalorean people are also sports lover particularly loves cricket. And the Chinnaswamy Stadium (Karnataka State Cricket Association) is one of the well-known and international cricket stadiums of India. When it comes to Cricket, the Bangalore city has given so many talented international cricketers. Syed Kirmani, BS Prasanna Anil Kumble, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Joshi, and Javagal Srinath, are few of them.
Bangalore city is the also center of the Kannada film industry (it is also known as Sandal Wood) where the above almost fifty films released in every year. Dr. Rajkumar is one of the most popular known actor of Kannada film industry circle. Apart from sandalwood, this city houses classical performances and many concerts of veteran artists. The Parallel cinema of the Bangalore city and theater are also very much alive in the culture of the Bangalore city.
A city earlier known as the Bombay, Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and one of the largest city in India. Mumbai initially was the collection of 7 islands on the Konkan coastline. Which with the passage of time combined to form island the city of Bombay. It further combined Salsette islands in the neighborhood to form the Greater Bombay. The city got its name from Bom Bahia, which means “Beautiful Bay”, and it is given by a Portuguese. This was later known as Bombay state by the Britishers. The current name of the Bombay is Mumbai. More so, many say that the Mumbai happens to be its actual and original name. Which is coming and derived from “Mumba”, a local Hindu Goddess named “Mumbadevi”, and “Aai”, means “mother” in the Marathi language. However, its name was later on the records changed from Bombay city to Mumbai city in 1995.
Business Bay Of India
Mumbai apparently is the business capital of India and one of the important and major port cities in the country. Mumbai has a very diverse nature and the multi-cultural lifestyle. On one hand, this city is also the hometown of the Bollywood, and on the other, this city also has India’s largest slum population. With the huge inflow of migrant’s people, this city welcomes everyone with open arms. The city developed its actual identity from the communities that are settled in here. The culture here is a very fine mixture of religions, festivities, food, music, and theaters. Mumbai is said to have most active and dazzling nightlife in comparison to the other cities.
Festivals of Mumbai
This city celebrates almost every festivals of every caste and religion with grandeur and fervor. The popular festivals celebrated in Mumbai are Holi, Diwali, Christmas, Good Friday, Eid, Navratri, Moharram, Dussehra, Durga Puja, Maha Shivratri and Ganesh Chaturthi. Fests and Fairs add-on to the glitter of the city; Kala Ghoda Arts Festival is famous because it is an exhibition. It displays the works of various renowned and popular artists in the fields of dance, music, films, and theater. Also, the Bandra fair is one of an annual fair that begins every time on the next Sunday after September 8 every year. This city has great things to offer in terms of attractions, Hospitality, for those who want to explore this vividly beautiful and colorful place
Hyderabad consists of 2 kinds of people – the immigrants and the locals
If you actually know something about the History of Hyderabad then you will surely know that it came under Muslim rule for almost 600-700 years, and from about the 1300 AD to 1948 AD. That means a notable Muslim population and most of which is focused in the old city. These people speak mostly Urdu and Hindi.
Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh, a state of South-India with a mostly Telugu-speaking people everywhere. This results in a large Telugu-speaking populace in the Hyderabad city, forming a great majority (and they are mostly all Hindus). An important division of that is the pepole from the rest of the state who’ve came lookout for wealth and career in the capital which has also always been now the biggest business hub. They are along with the Muslim circle described as above, these people come broadly from the locals.
Immigrants people in Hyderabad city are people mostly comes from the rest of the country. Most of whom have come in as primarily after the software boom in the city of the late 1990s and the early 2000s. They people speak mostly Hindi, English, and any other language with their mother tongue other than these. Their presence keeps a very big part on lending the Hyderabad its cosmopolitan image in the country
Typically, you will see that all women in the Hyderabad city regardless of faiths, cultures, and religions wear either the salwar kameez or the traditional Indian sari, the latter is also increasingly becoming popular, especially with the younger generation. The traditional garb for women in the Hyderabad city, however, is the, a standing veil, the salwar kameez, Khara dupatta, for the male, sherwanis there to wear.
The Indian culture refers to combined with thousands of unique and distinct cultures of all caste, communities, and religions present in India. The western culture has been started in India in these cities they won’t disappoint you in any terms. There are so many festivals which you will cherish if you visit the cities. These cities consist of all the different religion and caste from rest of the country. You can get to know about every culture and religions and a combination of the variety of different languages too.
Different variety of food in every corner and nook of the city offers you their specialty. That will definitely make you feel alive with their taste.
So in this article, we have shared the five top most cities of India. Which has a lot to offers you in terms of hospitality, attraction, food, music, theaters and here you will find the variety of different cultures and religions. There is a lot more to explore than you think.