5 Extraordinary Places to visit for Holi Celebration in India
The most awaited festival is a week away and the level of excitement is already high. It’s time for the festival of colors, yes you are right it’s ‘Holi’. Holi is one of the most extensively celebrated festivals in the month of March. Marking the beginning of the spring, Holi permeates the atmosphere of unlimited Joy. Holi is of course a festival of colors but it’s incomplete without delicious food and dance. Many of you don’t want to celebrate Holi at home. The best place to celebrate Holi in India, The choice of place is up to you what kind of experience you are looking for. India is a diverse country so some of the activities and Holi traditions may vary but the preparation and celebration set each apart.
So this Holi-day let’s celebrate this Holi in some of the best places in India.
1. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
Holi in Mathura is much glorified for its obvious reasons. After all, why won’t the place be famous? The place is known as the birthland of Lord Krishna. The place bears the evidence of his miracles. In Mathura, a large number of tourists arrive at the time of Holi, not just Indian but tourists from outside India. Temples in Mathura hosts special events to celebrate the festival. It’s a lifetime experience to be a part of these festivities. Do visit Mathura to witness the beauty of the Indian Festival.
2. Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
Vrindavan holds a different place in the heart of Lord Krishna’s devotees. This place is known as the playland of Lord Krishna, It is highly admired by Hindus. Banke Bihari temple is the epicenter of the Holi celebration in Vrindavan. It’s a weekly celebration that begins with splashes of flowers or ‘phoolon ki Holi’, proceeded with the widows Holi, and concluded with riots of colors. So Don’t miss out to visit this marvelous sight and do visit Vrindavan for such an amazing experience of the Holi bash!
3. Udaipur, Rajasthan
If you want to witness the Holi celebration in royal style then do visit Udaipur. The celebration begins with Holika Dahan, where the royals lits the bonfire this Holi is known as Mewarik Holi. the local people perform ‘Gair’ a folk dance around the bonfire. The celebration proceeds with a royal music band and the place serves cocktails and dinner to its guests. Concluded the celebration with amazing fireworks.
4. Jaipur, Rajasthan
Holi festivities in the pink city, Jaipur are mostly dominated by glittering elephants, led by the Maharaja. But now event like these has been banned due to concerns over animal welfare, but Jaipur remains the hotspot for the Holi celebration. The event starts with Traditional Rajasthani folk music and dance performances, along with decent ‘Gulal play’. This is an eco-friendly celebration as Bollywood parties also follow the same trend.
5. Hampi, Karnataka
It is a common myth that Holi celebrations are only confined to the north region of India. If you are a nature lover then the Holi celebration in Hampi is the perfect destination for you. Here temples and other locations resonate with the festivities of Holi. If you live in the North region of India then please add this place at the top of your list. The festival starts with Holika Dahan, included with songs and dance around the bonfire. What makes this place more dynamic is obviously the food! And echo drum dance.
So, select your favorite destination to celebrate joy with colors and tint your souls with pure happiness. No matter where you choose to go, every destination has a special experience.
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