Popular Cities in India

Top cities in India, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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New Delhi #1 most popular location
Ah, Delhi. There can be few places that inspire such impassioned debate and, at times, forthright hatred amongst travelers. You see it’s just so hot. The touts are everywhere, and they lie.…
3,458travelers 257reviews 307blogs
Bengaluru #2 most popular location
Bangalore, now officially known as Bengaluru is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in India. It is also known as the Silicon Valley of India since it is the hub of the Indian IT industry. T…
1,780travelers 63reviews 34blogs
Mumbai #3 most popular location
Always in the news for everything from the extraordinary screenplay of Mumbai-based movie Slumdog Millionaire to a series of vicious terrorist attacks on its train stations and its most impre…
3,005travelers 133reviews 107blogs
Jaipur #4 most popular location
The capital of the amazing desert state of Rajasthan, Jaipur is the kind of place where you’ll find camels strolling down the road, markets specializing in heaps and heaps of spices and abu…
420travelers 86reviews 106blogs
Agra #5 most popular location
Wide, distantly River in the back side. Taj Mahal is considered to be one of the seven wonders of the world. Taj Mahal is located adjacent the Ya Mu Na river in Argra city. Taj Mahal is…
283travelers 107reviews 97blogs
Chennai #6 most popular location
Chennai is the fourth largest city in India. Formerly known as Madras, the city borders the Bay of Bengal on the North Eastern tip of Tamil Nadu State. The main backpacker areas are Egmore st…
898travelers 34reviews 39blogs
Udaipur #7 most popular location
Udaipur, sometimes referred to as The City of Lakes, is a popular tourist destination in Rajasthan. Historically, it was once the capital of the Rajput kingdom of Mewar and the city's main a…
69travelers 43reviews 57blogs
Gurgaon #8 most popular location
Gurgaon lies in the Indian state of Haryana, and is one of Delhi's four major satellite cities and is part of the National Capital Region, hence derives a lot from the Indian capital. Over…
263travelers 29reviews 5blogs
Hyderabad #9 most popular location
Hyderabad is considered to be the second technology capital of India second only to Bangalore. With it's high desert terrain, Hyderabad in central India has a fairly dry climate similar to N…
814travelers 14reviews 6blogs
Kolkata #10 most popular location
For years it was known simply as Calcutta, until 2001 when the name changed back to the Bengali version, Kolkata. Situated on the banks of the River Hooghly in eastern India, this is one of l…
810travelers 36reviews 47blogs
Jaisalmer #11 most popular location
Located on a sandstone ridge looking out from the heart of the Thar Desert in the western portion of the Indian state of Rajasthan sits Jaisalmer, known to many as “The Golden City”. Domi…
39travelers 48reviews 64blogs
Jodhpur #12 most popular location
Jodhpur is situated in the Thar Desert and it is the second largest city in Rajasthan. Often referred to as "The Blue City", Jodhpur is famous for the many tightly packed city buildings with…
66travelers 38reviews 34blogs
Pune #13 most popular location
Pune, the second largest city of Maharashtra state, is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra. It is an old city with a population of over five million people. Today it is a bustling …
671travelers 22reviews 11blogs
Varanasi #14 most popular location
If you only visit one place in India, many would argue Varanasi – or Benares, if you prefer the old-world name – is the one you should drop in on. There’s no doubting that the city is a…
136travelers 29reviews 85blogs
Calangute #15 most popular location
Calangute is one of the most visited beaches of Goa, situated in North Goa. This beach was once said to be one of the golden beaches of Goa. Still popular with tourist and attracts large crow…
8travelers 14reviews 1blogs
Kochi #16 most popular location
Kochi is a city in the district of Ernakulam of state of Kerala, India. Formerly known as cochin. One of the port cities of India on west coast. Indian Navy's south command setup is in Kochi.…
167travelers 13reviews 6blogs
Goa #17 most popular location
Goa, a medley people, culture and festivals. A land of scenic beauty, pristine beaches. It is the smallest state of India with and area 3.702 Square Kilometers and lies along the western coas…
855travelers 77reviews 40blogs
Manali #18 most popular location
Manali is the northernmost village/city of the Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh. Its located at 2050 m altitude, surrounded by 4000 m+ peaks. Manali is a main tourist attraction, for backpack…
104travelers 16reviews 11blogs
Munnar #19 most popular location
Munnar is nestled in Western Ghats of India, and one of the most popular hillside regions in the state of Kerala. The nearest large city is Kochi which is 5 hours drive by road. The road cond…
29travelers 28reviews 13blogs
Amritsar #20 most popular location
Amritsar is a city in the northwestern part of India and is the administrative headquarters of Amritsar district in the state of Punjab, India.Amritsar is 32 kilometres (20 mi) east of Lahore…
80travelers 30reviews 32blogs
Srinagar #21 most popular location
The Kashmir valley sprawls scenically at 1730 meters above sea-level between two majestic mountain ranges; the Great Himalayan Range to the south and the Pir Panjal Range to the north. Srinag…
76travelers 8reviews 13blogs
Mysore #22 most popular location
Mysore could be considered the cultural capital of Karnataka state. Mysore is famous for the Mysore palace and surrounding structures from the Wodeyar dynasty and Tipu Sultan's empire. Mysore…
109travelers 20reviews 17blogs
Rishikesh #23 most popular location
Rishikesh is a pilgrimage place near Haridwar in Uttaranchal, ganges flows in from the heart of this city. The city has many ashrams (Holy Place for Hindus where people live) for staying, Hot…
105travelers 22reviews 22blogs
Pushkar #24 most popular location
Pushkar is a town in the state of Rajasthan in India near Ajmer, about 11 Kilometers away, and is an important tourist destination. Pushkar is famous for the Pushkar Lake and the 14th century…
19travelers 18reviews 38blogs
Shimla #25 most popular location
Shimla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh. In 1864, Shimla was declared the summer capital of the British Raj in India. A popular tourist destination, Shimla is often referred to as the …
93travelers 4reviews 8blogs
Ahmedabad #26 most popular location
Ahmedabad, also called the walled city has a lot to offer. It is perhaps one of those Indian cities which is a unique blend of Muslim and Hindu cultures. For the ones fascinated by heritage a…
261travelers 18reviews 3blogs
Alleppey #27 most popular location
Alleppey also knows as Alappuzha is a city in the district of Alappuzha of state of Kerala, India. One of the important tourist destination in India with canal, backwaters, beaches and la…
15travelers 8reviews 15blogs
Candolim #28 most popular location
Candolim Beach is located in North Goa. This beach is largely visited by foreign travelers. The beach itself is not the cleanest Goa has to offer and has a large rusting hulk of an old tanke…
3travelers 7reviews 5blogs
Gangtok #29 most popular location
Gangtok (meaning the 'Hill Top') is the largest city and the capital of the Indian state of Sikkim. The soaring Mt. K2 (Kanchenjunga) is seen from most parts of the city. This splendid cit…
31travelers 1reviews 18blogs
Darjeeling #30 most popular location
Darjeeling is a hill station popular with Indian tourists escaping the heat of the plains, international tourists, and tea enthusiasts. The town is known worldwide for its tea industry a…
60travelers 16reviews 35blogs
Trivandrum #31 most popular location
Trivandrum, now known as Thiruvananthapuram, is the capital city of the state of Kerala. It is located on the south western tip of the country - very close to Kanyakumari, which is the southe…
108travelers 7reviews 8blogs
Leh #32 most popular location
Leh is the capital of Ladakh, now the Leh District in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Leh is at an altitude of 3,500 meters. Leh has for centuries been an important stopover on trade r…
192travelers 17reviews 24blogs
Mussoorie #33 most popular location
12travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Ooty #34 most popular location
Ooty is a very popular hill station located in the Nilgiri Hills. A small town and is the district capital of the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu in India. This is the summuer vacation destin…
34travelers 5reviews 7blogs
Kovalam #35 most popular location
Kovalam is Kerala state's most famous beach and a major tourist attraction, situated about 16 kilometers from Trivandrum, capital of Kerala state in India. There are three beaches named Sa…
13travelers 8reviews 11blogs
Anjuna #36 most popular location
Anjuna village, famous for it's beach is located in North Goa. It's claim to fame until the late 90's used to be it's relative in-accessibility and seclusion which led to it's reputation as a…
8travelers 12reviews 21blogs
Chandigarh #37 most popular location
Chandigarh it is a union territory of India, that serves as the capital of two states, Punjab and Haryana. The name Chandigarh translates as "The Fort of Chandi". The name was coined from an …
302travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Naini Tal #38 most popular location
A quiet hill town in North India, with a beautiful lake and good hiking trails and places. Summer is a good time to visit. From New Delhi there is an overnight train. Compared to some other t…
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Khajuraho #39 most popular location
The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. Located 620 KMs south east Delhi and accessible via train and Bus. This temple complex is a UNESCO W…
20travelers 12reviews 15blogs
Panaji #40 most popular location
Panaji is the capital city of Goa state in India. The city has some decent beaches like Miramar and Dona Paula which are usually picnic spots. There are lots of things to do when in the Panaj…
10travelers 6reviews 14blogs
Haridwar #41 most popular location
Haridwar is regarded as one of the 7 holiest places to Hindus. Legend says that after the Samudra Manthan (churning of the sea), Haridwar along with Ujjain, Nasik and Allahabad is one of the …
29travelers 1reviews 8blogs
Aurangabad #42 most popular location
Aurangabad derives its name from the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. It is indisputably renowned for the magnificent Ajanta and Ellora caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These ancient Bu…
17travelers 10reviews 10blogs
Hampi #43 most popular location
Hampi, in north Karnataka, India is the site of the once-magnificent capital of the Vijayanagar Empire. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Ruins and still standing magnificent carved…
47travelers 15reviews 31blogs
Cochin #44 most popular location
Cochin now known as Kochi is a city in the district of Ernakulam of state of Kerala, India. One of the port cities of India on west coast. Indian Navy's south command setup is in Kochi. Kochi…
175travelers 28reviews 23blogs
Kodaikanal #45 most popular location
17travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Bikaner #46 most popular location
Bikaner is one of Rajasthan's desert city, lying nearby the Thar Desert. It's most beautiful side is Junagarh fort with it's beautiful rich interiors. Bikaner is very nice to visit because it…
17travelers 8reviews 8blogs
Varkala #47 most popular location
Varkala is a small beach town in the state of Kerala in South India. It lies about an hour north of the state's capital city - Trivandrum (also known as Thiruvananthapuram) Although the be…
16travelers 8reviews 11blogs
Madurai #48 most popular location
Madurai, also known as the 'Temple Town' is the third largest city in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is perhaps one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Hence, one of…
65travelers 12reviews 18blogs
Puri #49 most popular location
Puri is a coastal town sitting on the Bay of Bengal near Bhubaneswar in the state of Orissa. The nearest airport is in Bhubaneswar but Puri can be reached by train and bus with Calcutta bein…
4travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Indore #50 most popular location
104travelers 4reviews 4blogs
Lucknow #51 most popular location
143travelers 4reviews 7blogs
Corbett #52 most popular location
1travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Sawai Madhopur #53 most popular location
Sawai Madhopur is the city junction in Rajasthan for visiting the Ranthambore Wildlife Park, one of the better parks to see wildlife, including tigers... start early at dawn for the best chan…
1travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Kumarakom #54 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews
Pondicherry #55 most popular location
Pondicherry (now known as Puducherry) is part of the Pondicherry union territory of India. An old French occupied colony which was aggregated into India later, and now a laid back town. Pondi…
74travelers 14reviews 11blogs
Puducherry #56 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews
Lonavala #57 most popular location
Lonavla or Lonavala (Marathi: लोणावळा) is a hill station in Pune district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is about 64 km away from the city of Pune and 96 km away from th…
11travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Thekkady #58 most popular location
Thekkady is a district in Kerala famous for its spice gardens. Blessed by two separate monsoons spanning 7 months, flanked the western ghats on both sides and a sub-tropical climate, the are…
1travelers 6reviews 2blogs
McLeod Ganj #59 most popular location
Resting in the shadows of the snow-capped Dhauladhar Mountains in the background, and home to the government-in-exile of Tibet, McLeod Ganj is known by many as the Little Lhasa. Viewed by mos…
19travelers 13reviews 45blogs
Abu #60 most popular location
6travelers 8reviews 3blogs
Vagator #61 most popular location
Vagator Beach is located in North Goa. This beach is divided into 2 sides, Vagator and little Vagator. It is famous for the rock carvings on the little Vagotor side and the Fort on the Vagat…
1travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Dharamshala #62 most popular location
58travelers 3reviews 38blogs
Colva #63 most popular location
3travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Bandhavgarh #64 most popular location
3travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Vadodara #65 most popular location
73travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Canacona #66 most popular location
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Kanha #67 most popular location
4travelers 1reviews
Dalhousie #68 most popular location
The place is an untouched, un-commercialized, less-frequented hill spot - as compared to most of the north Indian hill stations, and has kept its beauty intact for the tourists to see. Th…
13travelers 5reviews 5blogs
Noida #69 most popular location
112travelers 1reviews 7blogs
Coimbatore #70 most popular location
131travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Delhi #71 most popular location
Delhi is probably the most colorful and loud place you could visit in Northern India. It has a population of about 16.3 million and is the place for National Capital Region. It is the third l…
383travelers 8reviews 21blogs
Dehradun #72 most popular location
Dehradun is the capital of the newly formed mountain state of Uttaranchal in the northern regions of India. It was previously a part of the state of Uttar Pradesh. About a five hour drive …
103travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Nagpur #73 most popular location
Nagpur, also called the 'Orange City' is one of the cleanest, greenest and least crowded metropolitan cities in India. It is the second capital of Maharashtra state. Right in the center of …
75travelers 6reviews 1blogs
Port Blair #74 most popular location
Located in the eastern coast of South Andaman Island, Port Blair is the capital of the Indian Territory, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The place was named after Lieutenant Archibald Blair of t…
26travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Katra #75 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Nashik #76 most popular location
Nashik is one of the important Administrative districts in the State of Maharashtra. In the old days it was a pilgrimage town which drew itself the crowd of the holiest and most religious. It…
19travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Mathura #77 most popular location
8travelers 9reviews
Bhubaneswar #78 most popular location
67travelers 15blogs
Bodhgaya #79 most popular location
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Orchha #80 most popular location
1travelers 6reviews 9blogs
Tirupati #81 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews
Bhopal #82 most popular location
Bhopal or the City of Lakes is the second largest city of Madhya Pradesh. Travel to Bhopal Bhopal is dotted with a number of tourist attractions. Ranging from the historical ones to the most …
85travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Wayanad #83 most popular location
14travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Ajmer #84 most popular location
Ajmer is surrounded by the Aravalli Mountains. It is a popular Muslim pilgrim city for the shrine or Dargah of the Sufi Saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. It is also the base for visiting Pushka…
18travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Mandawa #85 most popular location
Manadawa is a town in the Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India and part of the Shekhawati region. Located just 190 km off Jaipur, this little town of only 20,000 inhabitants is famous for…
6reviews 4blogs
Mangalore #86 most popular location
Mangalore is a chief port city of the state of Karnataka, about 350 kms from state capital Bangalore. It lies on the windlward side of the Western Ghats, hence subjected to moisture laden win…
97travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Mahabalipuram #87 most popular location
Mahabalipuram is a temple town in Kancheepuram district of Tamil Nadu in India and one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The famous Shore Temple, built from dress stone and Pancha Ratha…
4reviews
Kanyakumari #88 most popular location
Kanyakumari is a famous Indian tourist destination and located 85kms from the state capital of Kerala in India. Exuberant scenes of the sunsets, the sunrises and full moon days leave a specia…
13travelers 6reviews 10blogs
Ladakh #89 most popular location
Ladakh is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tib…
180travelers 9reviews 10blogs
Havelock Island #90 most popular location
Havelock Island is the most popular beach destination in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This secluded island is just 57 km away from the capital Port Blair and has some of the most amazing whit…
2travelers 12reviews 6blogs
Bharatpur #91 most popular location
Bharatpur is famous for it's Unesco World heritage-listed Keoladeo Ghana National Parc, a wetland and significant bird sanctuary. Apart from the parc Bharatpur has a few historical builings/s…
4travelers 3reviews 6blogs
Ramnagar #92 most popular location
1reviews 2blogs
kanpur #93 most popular location
It is the eleventh-most populous city in India and the major industrial hub with in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the oldest industrial townships of North India. It has a metropol…
36travelers 3reviews
Guwahati #94 most popular location
76travelers 2blogs
Surat #95 most popular location
60travelers 6reviews 2blogs
Allahabad #96 most popular location
37travelers 2reviews 16blogs
Kerala #97 most popular location
312travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Madikeri #98 most popular location
Madikeri is the capital of Coorg district. Coorg is known for the people who have inhabited it for ages now. Coorgies are known to be warriors and hunters who have huge ancestral lands and a …
2travelers 2reviews 5blogs
Thanjavur #99 most popular location
5travelers 1reviews 4blogs
Rajasthan #100 most popular location
Rajasthan is the largest state in India by area size and is located in the north west bordering Pakistan. Other states that border Rajasthan are Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, and H…
95travelers 7reviews 13blogs