10. Delhi - The capital city of India, Delhi is a bustling metropolis with a rich history and culture. Some of the must-visit places in Delhi are the Red Fort, Qutub Minar, and India Gate.
9. Hampi, Karnataka - Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is famous for its ruins of the Vijayanagara Empire. It is also known for its intricate stone carvings and temples.
8. Darjeeling, West Bengal - Darjeeling is known for its tea plantations and the scenic Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It is also a popular destination for trekking and hiking.
7. Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir - Ladakh is a high-altitude desert known for its stunning landscapes, Buddhist monasteries, and adventure sports like trekking and river rafting.
6. Jaisalmer, Rajasthan - Jaisalmer is known for its golden sandstone buildings and the Jaisalmer Fort. It is also famous for its desert safari and camel rides.
5. Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - Varanasi is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world and is considered to be the spiritual capital of India. It is famous for its ghats (steps leading to the river) and the Ganga Aarti.
4. Goa - A former Portuguese colony, Goa is famous for its beaches, nightlife, and seafood. It is also known for its colonial architecture and churches.
3. Kerala - Known as "God's Own Country," Kerala is a popular tourist destination for its serene backwaters, lush greenery, and beautiful beaches. Some of the must-visit places in Kerala are Munnar, Alleppey, and Kovalam.
2. Jaipur, Rajasthan - Also known as the "Pink City," Jaipur is famous for its palaces, forts, and vibrant culture. Some of the must-visit places in Jaipur are Hawa Mahal, City Palace, and Amer Fort.
1. Taj Mahal, Agra - A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Taj Mahal is one of the most iconic landmarks of India, and an architectural marvel. It is a mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.