10 Most Holy Cities In India To Visit Once

Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh - Considered one of the holiest cities in Hinduism, Varanasi is situated on the banks of the Ganges river and is known for its many ghats and temples.

Haridwar, Uttarakhand - Located at the foothills of the Himalayas, Haridwar is another important Hindu pilgrimage site, known for its sacred ghats and the Kumbh Mela festival.

Amritsar, Punjab - Home to the Golden Temple, the holiest shrine in Sikhism, Amritsar is a city of great religious significance.

Bodh Gaya, Bihar - The site where Gautama Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment, Bodh Gaya is a major pilgrimage site for Buddhists from around the world.

Penguins: These flightless birds are known for their playful antics and social behavior, often waddling and sliding around on their bellies.

Ajmer, Rajasthan - Home to the shrine of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer is an important pilgrimage site for Muslims.

Puri, Odisha - Known for its Jagannath Temple, Puri is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and is also famous for its beaches.

Dwarka, Gujarat - One of the four sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites, Dwarka is associated with Lord Krishna and is home to the Dwarkadhish Temple.

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh - Home to the Sri Venkateswara Temple, one of the richest and most visited Hindu temples in the world, Tirupati is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus.

Mathura, Uttar Pradesh - Associated with the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura is an important pilgrimage site for Hindus and is home to several temples and shrines.