Holi Special: Where To Witness The Majestic Hues Of India

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Holi Special: Where To Witness The Majestic Hues Of India

The one word that perfectly sums up our country is its ‘Diversity’. India’s diverse landscapes, diverse rituals, diverse festivities, and the rich legacy that it is bestowed with, all make for a journey through the mainland replete with all imaginable hues of the rainbow, and a sight to behold! Below is the list of places where you can witness the majestic hues in India.

The Divine Hues: Meenakshi Amman Temple

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Photograph by prasanna_devadas




It is a UNESCO World Heritage site in the temple town of Madurai, and its vibrantly coloured gopurams consisting of various sculptures renders an aesthetic appeal to the air of divinity present here.

The Floral Hues: Flower Market, Madurai

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Photograph by prasanna_devadas

While we are on the topic of Madurai, it is hard to not mention the very famous symbolism Madurai is known by-the malligai poo or jasmine flower. Witness various flowers in different colours and types in the Flower Market at Madurai.

The Artistic Hues: Rock garden, Chandigarh

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Photograph by tpsdave

A sculpture garden where every art is made completely out of scrap and waste materials, such as bangles, tiles, glasses and bottles. The sheer ingenuity of its founder-Nek Chand, attracts scores of tourists every day.




The Sublime Hues: Pondicherry

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Apart from a landscape painted in the colours of sand and sea, Pondy has various mansions in vibrant hues like yellow, which are reminiscent of French architecture.

ALSO READ: A Foodie On The Loose In Pondicherry

The Spicy Hues: Khari Baoli

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Photograph by Liliane Rausch  

Asia’s largest wholesale spice market is a treat for all the senses, with the vibrant colours of dry fruits and spices stacked in heaps forming a backdrop against the crowd, and the aroma of the spices filled in the air.

The Floral Hues : Valley of flowers, Yumthang Valley, Lachung, Sikkim

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Home to over twenty-four species of the rhododendron, the state flower, visit this floral wonderland to witness the spectrum of colours of the flowers in full bloom.

ALSO READ: Sikkim, Rhapsody Of The Soul

The Festive Hues: Rann Utsav

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Photograph by BANITA tour

This festival in Kutch is the time when one can witness a striking contrast between stretches of white salt land and the varying hues of the festivities and activities.

-Written By Vinita Srinivasan

 


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Best Places To Celebrate Holi With Utmost Ardour In India

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Holi – “The Festival of Color” is a religious Hindi festival that marks the victory of good over evil. Holi is celebrated all over India with zeal and enthusiasm. The celebration varies from city to city ranging from traditional temple prayers to modern parties with music, water, bhang, and a lot of colors. Every year this festival is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima which occurs in the month of March and is the second most widely celebrated festival in India.




Holi is celebrated all across India but there are some places where this festival is celebrated with spectacular way and rituals. Trippindian takes a great pleasure to bring you the list of best places that are known for their Holi celebration, so that you can travel there to make your Holi a little more festive this year.

Mathura and Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh

Mathura – Place where Lord Krishna was born, and Vrindavan, where he spent his childhood, are the most popular places for their Holi Celebration. Bothe places come alive with music, holy prayers, bhang, colors and zeal for a whole week during Holi. One can experience the most colorful sights and tourists from all around the world. A weeklong celebration is organized at Banke – Bihari temple in Vrindavan.

All those who want to experience the culture of Uttar Pradesh and want know the history of Ancient India, this is the best time to do so.


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