8 Most Colourful Cities In India That Should Be On Your Instagram

by Suchismita Pal
8 Most Colourful Cities In India That Should Be On Your Instagram

The diverse cultures, the delectable cuisines, the people, the historic structures, the traditions and even Bollywood draw people to our motherland from far and wide. One lifetime might fall short to explore every nook and cranny of the 29 states of India. Every state and every city in India has some kind of uniqueness that can leave a thousand hearts spellbound. And when you visit them, why not keep the memories of the places safe in the form of some photographs and videos? And yes, these vibrant destinations will also add spark to your Instagram. Here are 8 most colourful places in India, perfect for your Instagram:

1. Jaipur

The Pink City, Jaipur is home to a large number of marvellous forts, gorgeous palaces and magnificent temples. These historic architectures, along with the vibrant culture of Jaipur, attract tourists from all over the world. Be it the 300-year-old Hawa Mahal, the grandiose Amer Fort, the City Palace or the Nahargarh Fort, each and every place within the city will leave you mesmerized. The pink-hued buildings, the local markets and the mouth-watering food options in the city are Insta-worthy in true sense.

2. Pondicherry

The pretty French Quarter in Pondicherry can be astounding for your Instagram. The quaint houses in warm pastel colours, the clean alleys and the charming cafes out here will win your heart for sure. You can even pose with your trendiest dresses on the beautiful streets in the backdrop or relax on the Promenade beach.

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3. Lachung

If you’re searching for a destination similar to Iceland in India, it definitely has to be the town of Lachung in Sikkim, along with its neighbouring hamlet Lacheng. Stretching from nearly 2600 to 2700 metres, the snow-capped expanses of Lancheng and Lachung look like a white wonderland during the winter months. And how about putting on your sassy winter cap and jacket and posing in the heart of the breathtaking snowline?

Colourful Cities In India4. Shillong

Shillong, the Scotland of the East, is known all over the world for its breathtaking scenic beauty. Thanks to its rolling mountains, echoing green flora, lively streams, magnificent caves, terraced plantations and more, this north-eastern hill station in Meghalaya, India has been on the bucket list of every nature lover. The splendour of Shillong will not only add zing to your Instagram feeds but will also give major travel goals to others.

 Also Read: I Lived In Shillong For 20 Years And These Are The Hidden Gems I Discovered!

5. Kodaikanal

Popularly known as the princess of all hill stations, Kodaikanal is definitely one of the best hill stations in India. The lush green tea plantations, pillar rocks, forested valleys can bowl over your Insta followers. Bring out the shutterbug in you and take plenty of snaps at the Palani Hills, the Bear Shola Falls and the iconic Kodai Lake to grab those extra likes, shares and comments.

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6. Delhi

The capital city of India, Delhi, is profoundly gorgeous, thanks to the spectacular monuments of Mughal architecture like Humayun’s Tomb, Agrasen ki Baoli, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Qutb Minar, Jamali Kamali Mosque and more. The temples in the city like the Lotus Temple and the Akshardham Temple are equally intriguing. Other tourist spots like the Presidential complex and the India Gate are no less mesmerising. What’s more, in Delhi, we get to binge on the best street food in the whole of India. No wonder, Delhi has always caught the attention of hundreds of travel bloggers and photographers.

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7. Srinagar

The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, is a popular tourist destination due to its exceptional scenic beauty. Srinagar is home to one of the most beautiful floating markets in the world, that overlooks the captivating Himalayas. There is a rarefied serenity even amid the hustle and bustle of this market, which will linger on your mind for a lifetime. Other beautiful places around Srinagar include Pari Mahal and Chashme Shahi. Also, Srinagar has second-largest tulip garden in the world, after Uttarakhand.

8. Kolkata

There’s every reason to call Kolkata Instagrammable. From the trams, the yellow taxis, the age-old colonial buildings, the Howrah Bridge to the banks of Ganga, the lane of Kumortuli and the street food, everything about Kolkata can create the perfect frames for your Instagram feeds. Every snap captured at the city of joy literally exudes a different kind of bliss.

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