Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India

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Diwali is a festival of lights and one of the most celebrated festivals in India. It is a festival about the victory of Lord Ram over Ravana. Ram defeat the Ravana and returns home with Sita so people celebrate their victory and decorates Ayodhya with clay lamps and candles. Diwali is a five-day-long festival with different worships and celebrations. Here we will show you Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India.

You can see decorated houses with candles and lights and so many fireworks which make it a very bright and cracking festival. Diwali celebration takes place in entire India but some places make it more special and different. So here are check out some Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India. Most amazing Indian Festivals.

Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India

Delhi: Delhi celebrates every festival with full of heart and energy. Diwali is also being celebrated in Delhi with lots of joy and fun. Being the capital of India Delhi always offers you everything on a mass level. People from all over India come to Delhi for their butter and bread and settle down in Delhi. These migrated people mix their local traditions with Diwali and makes it special.

So in Delhi, you can experience so many styles of celebrating Diwali at the same time. Delhi also offers so many opportunities for shopping at the time of Diwali. Shopping Malls and brands give a discount and offer on products. You will also find some Diwali Mela organized by Local people do not forget to visit one of them. Check Best Shopping Markets in Delhi.

Around every street corner, you will find some stages to perform Ramleela. Markets full of lights and sweets. Local organized fairs are also must-visit for Diwali special products. In the evening ready to watch some amazing fireworks in Delhi. Delhi is one of the most popular among Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India.

Fire work Diwali
Firework Diwali

Varanasi: Varanasi is one of the best places to celebrate Diwali in a spiritual way in India. Start your day with a bath in Ganga and spend your day exploring the city full of decorated for Diwali. In the evening visit, Ghat (Bank River of Ganga) for Aarti and have a mesmerizing beauty of the bank of Ganga River decorated with clay lamps and candles. Have a Boat ride in Ganga will make it more memorable.

You will also enjoy a sunset in the evening. Try to stay near the Ganga so that at night you can experience amazing fireworks. if you want to see a Diwali in deep traditional style than Varanasi should be your choice among Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India.

Varanasi Ghat Diwali
Varanasi Ghat Diwali

Jaipur: Celebration of Diwali starts here before few days of Diwali. Markets decorate with so many lights and colorful products. People not only decorate their homes even whole markets are decorated. There is a competition for the best-decorated market so people decorate their shops as much as possible to win the competition. Rajasthani women make some special sweets like Mawa Kachori, Gond ke Laddu, Sohan Papri, and Besan Laddu.

Jaipur view in Diwali night
Jaipur view in Diwali night (Image Credit

Amritsar: Amritsar celebrates Diwali in Punjabi style with a lot of decoration and fun. One more reason for a huge celebration is in 1619 6th Sikh Guru Hargobind Ji was released from imprisonment and the foundation stone of Golden Temple was laid on Diwali. You will be mesmerized to see decorated Golden temple. Do not forget to see fireworks in the night behind the Golden Temple. Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India

Golden Temple in Diwali
Golden Temple in Diwali

Kolkata: Kolkata is always being a city of joy. People celebrate all the festivals here on a grand level. before Diwali Kolkata starts celebration for Durga Puja which one of the biggest festivals of Bengal. Durga puja celebration ends with Diwali. Diwali is about pious rituals and boisterous streets in Kolkata. Goddess Kali is worshiped here on Diwali. The city is decorated with lights and candles.

A Festival Pic
A Diwali Pic

Goa: Diwali Celebration in Goa is based on the destruction of demon Narakasura by Lord Krishna. competitions are held in cities and villages for the making of biggest and scariest statues of a demon. Goa is also popular for gambling and Diwali makes is bigger. You can try your luck in the casinos of Goa.

Best Places To Celebrate Diwali in India
Sparkler Diwali

come to India and enjoy the festival. We wish you a happy Diwali in advance.

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Danish Akhtar

Hey, my name is Danish Akhtar and welcome to my website. I have been traveling the world since 2012 and finally decided in October 2015 to make this website to share my experiences around the world. I hope to not only give you tips, tricks and my personal insight for your own travel but save you time and money when you travel next
So a little about my story, I was born in Nagina, a small town in Utter Pradesh India. I Passed out from University of Delhi in 2012 and decided that I needed to get some sort of career in that I can travel the world and could earn some smart amount. So that I m here working as assistant manager in a travel company beside that writing my experience of travelling which can help people.


  1. Galia.Vu0107

    Wow. Golden Temple in Diwali is wonderful. I’ve ever been there. So great to go there soon

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