India is the world’s seventh-largest country, extending from the Himalayan highlands to Kerala’s tropical beauty, and from the sacred Ganges to the Thar desert’s dunes. Its population of about one billion people is divided into two thousand ethnic groupings and speaks over 200 languages. Moreover, many undiscovered places in India are less travelled by.
India boasts an almost limitless diversity of cultures, landscapes, monuments, and places to visit, despite its size and people. An inexhaustible variety of tourist sites in India will never stop to awe and fascinate the traveller, from ancient ruins to fascinating religious monuments, unique towns, and diversified scenery.
Check out these 7 undiscovered places in India that will swoon you away!
Salem is around the hills and the landscape is littering with hillocks, making it a geologist’s dream. It has a thriving culture that dates back to the ancient kingdom of Kongu Nadu. Salem, as a district, is significant in several ways. The Salem Steel Plant is a large-scale enterprise that began to produce steel using locally available iron ore from Kanchamalai. Mango fruits from Salem are the best and they are sought after, particularly the Malgoa type. Another important cottage industry is rope making.
#2 Rani Sui Lake
Rani Sui Lake is located at a height of 11,154 feet. It is one of the valleys of Kullu’s few high-altitude excursions. Many lovely wildflowers grow in the large grasslands that surround the lake, giving it a paradise-like appearance. It’s a lesser-known hike in the area. Moreover, Rani Sui Lake is in beautiful green meadows with shifting colours and hues of the multicoloured fields below the valley along with a breathtaking view of snow-capped peaks.
#3 Lalji Temple
The Malla ruler Bir Singha built the Lalji Temple at Bishnupur and Shikhara on a raised and square platform. The temple has Bengali architecture with beautiful stucco ornamentation.
In front of the temple, there is a dancing hall. There is also a tower in the west that entirely dedicates to Raghunath. With the help of a wall, the outside and inner yards are separate. In addition, there is a modest Pancharatna temple which dedicates to Kameswar Shiva.
#4 Saraswathi Mahal Library
Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji’s Saraswathi Mahal Library is one of the only handful of libraries in the world holding mediaeval texts. Moreover, it is a rich trove of information that has been meticulously nurtured by successive dynasties of Nayakkas and Thanjavur’s Marathas. Also, it houses a rare and valuable collection of manuscripts, books, maps, and paintings relating to art, culture, and literature.
Mashobra is a paradise for nature enthusiasts, adventurers, spiritual pilgrims, and casual vacationers alike. Additionally, the area is rich in tourist attractions like old colonial buildings, forest reserves and sanctuaries, ancient temples and shrines, all of which provide visitors with a memorable holiday experience.
It has the world’s second-largest Shiva statue. The Shiva statue has been a shining beacon of peace and enlightenment since 2006. Because of its imposing height of 123 feet, it is seen from quite a distance. Moreover, Murdeshwar’s mythology and history are fascinating due to its mention in the Ramayana, an ancient Indian epic.
#7 Shrunga Giri Sri Shanmukha Swamy Temple
Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple is located in Rajarajeshwari Nagar (R R Nagar) in Bengaluru, on a tiny hill known as Shrungagiri (Bangalore). Shanmukha is Lord Subrahmanya’s manifestation here. Also, you might find this temple deviating from Rajarajeshwarinagararch on the way to Mysore road.