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20 College Campuses In India That Are So Beautiful That They Deserve To Be Tourist Attractions!

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Who needs a vacation when you have a college that looks like a dream! HolidayIQ Travellers list down 20 college campuses that are worthy of being tourist attractions. Read on. 

1. IIT Guwahati


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HolidayIQ Traveller Abhiraj Kumar from New Delhi says, “Guwahati is a place worth a visit if you are bored by rush of cities like Delhi. The city is calm. There is less traffic. The Bihu Dance is a must watch. Go to Kamakhya Temple if you want to see some spirituality. IIT Guwahati is the most beautiful IIT campus in India.“


How to reach Guwahati | Where to stay in Guwahati

 

2. IIT Roorkee, Bagdam


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Nested in the heart of Roorkee, one of the oldest cities of India, is located on the banks of the sacred River Ganga. The city has been developed as the most visited destinations in Haridwar district due to its landscapes and proper accommodation facilities for reaching surrounding places like Haridwar and Rishikesh.

How to reach Bagdam | Where to stay in Bagdam

 

3. Forest Research Institute, Dehradun


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HolidayIQ Traveller Zahid Kazi from Bangalore, “Forest research Institute (FRI) of Dehradun is the best place I have ever visited as a nature lover. The structure is overwhelming. It encompasses three museums all dedicated to forest research. Rare collection can not be seen anywhere else. In Dehradun don't miss on it. It is full paisa vasool point. The young as well as the old will spend at least three to four hours seriously studying nature.”

How to reach Dehradun | Where to stay in Dehradun

 

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4. National Institute of Technology, Karnataka


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HolidayIQ Traveller Raj Putra from Mumbai says, “Surathkal has some one of the cleanest and beautiful beaches in the western coast. White sand, a tall lighthouse, a hilltop temple, and the landscaped rocks in the beach makes a great combination. Its a lonely beach but well connected by roads. Its a really awesome beach.”

How to reach Surathkal | Where to stay in Surathkal 

 

5. IIT Madras


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HolidayIQ Traveller Aditya Donepudi from Hyderabad says, “IIT Madras was the place where I stayed. It was an educational institute though very rich in flora and fauna. Deer's running along the roads of institute. Dedication of the students to preserve the and protect them was awesome. Bicycling around the campus in that moist weather was an unforgettable moment of the trip.“

How to reach Chennai (Madras) | Where to stay in Chennai (Madras)

 

6. Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Pauri Garhwal


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HolidayIQ Traveller Salim Khan from Delhi says, “Pauri Garhwal is the best place with a combination of mountains, falls and river. Neer fall, Neelkanth, Laxman Jhula are must-visit places. Go with digital cameras because the views are absolutely stunning.”

The college is located in the Garhwal Himalayas, at a height of 7000 ft above sea level, spread over 169 acres. The college has a quite, congenial, hilly and pollution-free environment.


How to reach Garhwal | Where to stay in Garhwal

 

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7.  BITS Pilani, Goa


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Nesting in the lap of verdant hills, overlooking the Zuari River, the campus is spread over an area of 180 acres. The location of campus is unique in the respect of scenic beauty and panoramic view of picturesque surrounding encompassing Zuari River, hillocks, waterways, forests and landscape.

Where to stay in Goa

 

8. IIM Kozhikode


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The IIM Kozhikode campus is located in Kunnamangalam, Kerala. The campus is spread across two hills which are part of the Western Ghats.

How to reach Kozhikode | Where to stay in Kozhikode

 

9. SSN College of Engineering, Chennai


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The 250-acre, lush green, state of the art campus can stand toe to toe to any IIT campuses in India.

How to reach Chennai | Where to stay in Chennai

14566 Rating | 8101 Reviews | 586 Sightseeing | 239 Photos


 

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10. National Institute of Technology, Srinagar


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Located on the bank of famous Dal lake. Pollution free air, water, serene hills, mountains, rivers, lakes, snow! An Arabic phrase describes it correct ''If there is one place on earth where heaven is, it is here!!'' Top class education from teachers of N.I.T plus scenic beauty gives you an experience of lifetime!

How to reach Srinagar | Where to stay in Srinagar

8967 Rating | 5403 Reviews | 52 Sightseeing | 822 Photos

 

11. IIM Indore


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The 193 acres campus is located at Prabandh Shikhar, close to the Pithampur Special Economic Zone, off Agra-Bombay Highway. The newly added sports complex includes gymnasium, a swimming pool, a squash court and an auditorium.

How to reach Indore | Where to stay in Indore

2672 Rating | 1492 Reviews | 19 Sightseeing | 22 Photos

 

12. IIT Kharagpur


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IIT Kharagpur is located 120 kilometres west of Kolkata. The layout of the present campus and the design of the buildings were carried out by a group of engineers and architects under the guidance of Werner M. Moser, a Swiss architect.

Where to stay in West Bengal

58 Rating | 38 Reviews | 4228 Photos

 

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13. BITS Pilani, Hyderabad


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The campus is located in the vicinity are Genome Valley biocluster and NALSAR Law University. The terrain consists of small hillocks and urban forests, mostly away from major urban centers.The campus is spread over a lush green area of 220 acres.

How to reach Hyderabad | Where to stay in Hyderabad

11922 Rating | 7409 Reviews | 548 Sightseeing | 531 Photos


 

14. IIT BHU


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IIT(BHU),Varanasi has a residential and co-educational campus built on an area of 400 acres within the larger BHU campus, which is spread over nearly 1,300 acres close to the banks of River Ganga.

How to reach Varanasi | Where to stay in Varanasi

2008 Rating | 1179 Reviews | 24 Sightseeing | 182 Photos


 

15. IIT Mumbai


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The IIT Mumbai campus is located at Powai, a suburb in northeastern Mumbai, between the Vihar and Powai lakes. Due to its proximity to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, the campus is yellow and mostly untouched by the pollution of the rest of the city. The proximity of the campus to the national park has also led to occasional sightings of panthers, leopards and crocodiles along the banks of Lake Powai.

How to reach Mumbai | Where to stay in Mumbai

19503 Rating | 11016 Reviews | 906 Sightseeing | 461 Photos

 

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16. Jaypee University of Information Technology (JUIT)


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The campus is spread over 25 acres on the green slopes of Waknaghat. The town of Kasauli can be seen from the university on one side, far on the hill.

How to reach Solan | Where to stay in Solan

309 Rating | 163 Reviews | 26 Sightseeing | 11 Photos


 

17. National Defence Academy (NDA) Pune

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NDA has one of the most good-looking campus. The Academy is located in Khadakwasla near Pune, Maharashtra and the campus spans 7,015 acres (28.39 km2).      

How to reach Pune | Where to stay in Pune

7430 Rating | 4394 Reviews | 492 Sightseeing | 245 Photos


 

18. Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai

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Chennai campus of VIT University is located on southern outskirts of city, on Vandalur – Kelambakkam Road.

How to reach Chennai | Where to stay in Chennai

14646 Rating | 8143 Reviews | 586 Sightseeing | 239 Photos


 

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19. Symbiosis International University, Pune

source: siu.edu.in/

Located among lush hills, Lavale offers a chance to coexist with nature as it stands over a valley surrounded by clouds and painted green in its best season. Powered by solar sources, its eco-friendly functioning makes for a perfect setting for contemplative and incisive study far from the worries and hustle of the city.

How to reach Pune | Where to stay in Pune

7430 Rating | 4394 Reviews | 492 Sightseeing | 245 Photos


 

20. Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal


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The institute is located on a hill that overlooks the Bhadbhada barrage. The barrage controls the overflow of the upper lake or Bada Talab of Bhopal. The spillway for Bhadbhada tails around the IIFM hill, giving it a scenic location surrounded by water on three sides during good monsoons.

How to reach Bhopal | Where to stay in Bhopal

1737 Rating | 1129 Reviews | 131 Sightseeing | 81 Photos

 

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