Ever experienced the charming regions with rich and distinct culture? Take a trip to the South India to enjoy all these. Where, most of the regions retain its own distinct identity, yet. South India is a complex of intricate temple architecture, historical ruins, hills, and more. Obviously your South India trip is worthy and unforgettable too, because of its varied and interesting attractions. Whether you are passionate about wildlife, adventure, pilgrimage, culture, heritage or scenic beauty, South India offers wide range attractions for you to explore. There you could visit clusters of wonders though, the below listed attractions are really mesmerizing.
Mysore Palace slightly resembles the medieval Mughal mausoleum, which is a blend of greatest architectural styles. This abundant grandeur is visible everywhere of the city and it was designed by British architect Henry Erwin. It is a treasure trove of rare artifacts and exquisite work of art. This huge structure palace is a three storeyed building measuring over 240 feet in length and 150 feet wide with a number of square towers covered with distinct carved domes. There you could visit a gallery Gombe Thotti consist a collection of Indian and European sculptures. Second floor of the palace is eagerly waiting to show the intricately carved ceiling and numerous sculpted pillars and these paintings were done by the great Raja Ravi Verma. You would really stun by watching the fabulous vivid colored ceiling of the hall and it is decorated well. The palace get its life back on the Dussehra Festival. During this festival, the palace is attractively decorated and looks great with a magnificent look.
Kerala is famous for the breathtaking natural beauty. People really love to gather here, to explore the captivating beauty of the backwaters. These interconnected brackish lagoons referred as backwaters are unique to Kerala and serves as one of the main attraction in Kerala tourism. Vembanad lake is the largest backwater stretch in Kerala and the most beautiful backwaters area is the Kuttanad region located in Alappuzha district. The best way to explore this backwaters is hiring a house boat. Hire these boat houses for a day or a week too based on the plan trip. All the boat houses provide various facilities such as sleeping area, with toilets, a dining area and more. These boat houses available in various types as per the number of group members. While in a trip enjoy the grand view of the water surroundings with greenery frame works, coconut groves, banana and yam, flock of ducks and more. Kerala Backwaters is one of the astonishing tourist attractions in South India.
Charminar, One of the must visit attractions in South India. It is famous for its magnificent architecture. This 400 year old monument is really fabulous with square shaped Tazia architectural style. The story behind this great building is the king fallen in love with a Hindu lady Bhagmati and he built this monument at the place where he saw Bhagmati for the very first time. This was constructed by granite and lime mortar combination, which has four sides, facing different directions and also having four towering minarets at each end. Each minaret is 56 mts high and 149 steps led to the top of it. From where you could enjoy the panoramic view of the city. The top floor of the Charminar has been designated to a mosque which has 45 covered prayer spaces and some open spaces for Friday prayers. Since, it attracts everyone attention easily by its alluring architectural aspects.
These are the wonderful attractions in South India.
Featured image courtesy by profmpc