Varanasi – Oldest city in the world
Mark Twain says “Benares is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together,” and right he is! Varanasi is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. Situated gloriously on the banks of the sacred river Ganga, Varanasi in Banaras is believed to be apx 3000 years old. Legends say that the city was created by Lord Shiva 5000 years ago. If you come to India, Varanasi should top your Bucket list.
Lonar Lake in Maharashtra was formed by a meteor
Lonar is a hidden gem in Maharashtra. The Lake was hit by a meteor in about 52.000 years ago. The lake sits in a form of circle and is located 4 hr drive from Aurangabad. Astronomical buffs should definitely visit this place one!
The statue of unity – Gujarat
World’s tallest statue is located on the banks of Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat opened on 31 October 2018. The monument of Unity in India is 182 meters high, making it the highest statue in the world. The statue depicts Indian statesman and independence activist Vallabhbhai Patel, who was the first deputy prime minister and home minister of independent India. The man who united al Indian states and formed a great nation.
One man Voting booth of Banej
The country is never a disappointment when it comes to the elections. As the largest democracy in the world, Indian people and their democratic spirit is far too high. This one man voting booth I am talking about is in the middle of a forest in Gir, Gujarat. Banej is a small village where Mahant Bharatdas resides. He is the only citizen of that place with a voter ID!
Chail Cricket Ground is the highest cricket ground in the world
Indians and our love for cricket! The chail cricket ground located in Himachal Pradesh is the highest play ground for cricket. It was established in 1893 by Bhupinder Singh Maharaja of Patiala who owned a summer-retreat in Chail. The ground is located at 2444 meters above sea level making it the highest cricket ground in the world.
World’s largest milk producer
Yes! Indian culture has always given the status of a mother for the cow and they are very sacred in India. The largest milk producer in the country is AMUL in Gujarat. Overall the country produces more than 155.5 million tonnes of milk.
Chenab Bridge is the world’s highest railway bridge
The Chenab bridge in Jammu and Kashmir in the height of 1,178 feet over the Chenab River is the highest in the world. The bridge is said to be about 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower and is a breath taking sight to watch and experience.
Highest motor able road in Ladak
Located at an elevation of over 19,300 feet above sea level, Khardung La, the world’s highest motorable road. Take on the world on two wheels in an adrenaline filled road trip in the heist motorable peak!
It snows in South india
Yes! You heard it right. The Lambasingi village in Andra Pradesh has been seeing minor snow fall in recent years. the place registers zero degrees Celsius and minor snowfall due to its elevation. Located at the height of 1000 m above sea level, this quaint village has scenic natural beauty. It is also called as the ‘Kashmir of Andhra Pradesh’.