10 Unknown Places Of India Which Are Worth Visiting At Least Once
You might be already aware of the popular places in India. But are you aware of some of the unknown places of India which are worth visiting at least once? We have put together for you the absolute must-see places in India which are skipped by the travelers.
Here are places you must have a look:
1. Rakhigarhi, Haryana
Rakhigarhi is also one of the unknown places of India. It is a village in Hisar district of Haryana. In 1963, archaeologist declared it as the largest city in the Indus Valley civilization. Although the site was excavated for three winters since 1997. It was stopped due to a CBI investigation for claimed mis allocation of funds.
2. Rama Setu, Tamil Nadu
Rama Setu, Tamil Nadu was also known as Adam’s bridge is a chain of limestone shoals connecting the Dhanushkodi in India with the Mannar Island in Sri Lanka. The only sad thing about one of this unknown places in India is that the Sethusamudran Shipping Canal Project by the Indian government is threatening the existence of this natural wonder.
3. Chiktan Castle, Jammu & Kashmir
Chiktan Castle, Jammu & Kashmir is located in the Kargil region and is not exactly a tourist spot. But if you get a chance to visit this one of the unknown places of India then feel the beauty of the castle designed by the craftsmanship of the builders from Baltistan (in Pakistan) in the 16th century.
4. Dechen Namgyal Monastery, Jammu & Kashmir
Dechen Namgyal Monastery, Jammu & Kashmir was built by the Ladakhi King Sengge Namgyal with assistance from Tibetan priest Stag-Tsang-Ras-Pa. This one of the unknown places in India is on the Ladakh trade route in the 17th century. It’s difficult to reach but the 10 monks who pray there do what they can to keep it standing with help from the locals in Hanle village.
5. Kothi at Qila Mahmudabad, Uttar Pradesh
Kothi is also one of the unknown places of India, located in Mahmudabad town in Sitapur district in Uttar Pradesh. It was built in 1677 under the rule of Raja Mahmud Khan, a descendant of the first Caliph of Islam. It is one of the other four Indian structures on WMF’s endangered list.
6. Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan
Jaisalmer Fort, Rajasthan is a pride of the Rajputs in India and was built in the 12th century. Several families still live within the premises of this one of the unknown places of India. It is also a major tourist attraction.
7. The Western Ghats
The Western Ghats along the west coast on India is a home to various kinds of animals and plant species. This one of the unknown places in India is a home for many Adivasi people living there for more than hundred years.
8. Balpakram Forest, Meghalaya
It also comes in the list of the unknown places of India. Balpakram Forest, Meghalaya is located in the southern part of Meghalaya. It is a home to the local Garo tribe since years. This region is abundant with wildlife, such as wild water buffaloes, red pandas and various species of wildcats.
9. Coral Reef, Lakshadweep
Coral Reef, Lakshadweep is famous for the amazing the coral reefs. These Islands are naturally decorated with white coral sands and large coral boulders in places are also seen. This one of the unknown places of India is a beautiful place to visit at least once in your lifetime.
10. Majuli, Assam
Majuli, Assam is one of the most diverse wildlife regions in India. This one of the unknown places of India is home for different kinds of birds, elephants, tigers, deer, rabbits, snakes, and buffaloes.