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What Inflation? Extraordinary Holiday Spots In India You Can Visit For Just 10 Rupees!


It might not buy you a meal but can give you acess to incredible attractions across the country! HolidayIQ Travellers list down 10 attractions in India you can visit for just 10 rupees. Read on!

1. Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari


HolidayIQ Traveler Thulaseedharan Achary Neelakandan Achary from Punalur says, “The Vivekananda Rock Memorial at Kanyakumari is a must-visit spot for all tourists. The statue of Vivekananda is beautiful. The entire creation on rock is attractive. Entry is through tickets. All arrangements are there for visiting tourists. There is a boat service that operates from the beach to the rock. The sea at this spot is always fierce. The magnificent beauty of the sea can be enjoyed from the top of Vivekananda Rock.”

How to reach KanyaKumari | Where to stay in KanyaKumari

137 Ratings | 101 Reviews | 112 Photos


2. Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

source: flickr - Abhishek Srivastava

HolidayIQ Traveler Sailesh Sarmah from Tinsukia says, “A must visit while in Calcutta. A white monument, which speaks of British India and Calcutta. Surrounded by lush green park and water ponds, it houses some amazing paintings along with some artefacts from the bygone era.”

Did you know: The Victoria Memorial was built during the British Empire in memory of Queen Victoria. The foundation stone was laid down by the Prince of Wales in 1906. Designed by Sir William Emerson, the memorial is a blend of Mughal and European architecture.

How to reach Kolkata | Where to stay in Kolkata

26 Ratings | 13 Reviews | 34 Photos

3. Pondicherry Museum, Pondicherry

source: indiatour4u.com

HolidayIQ Traveler Ashwin from Hyderabad says, ”I would say it is a great attempt to preserve Pondicherry history under one roof. It is not huge like other famous museums but is has enough stuff to keep you engrossed for couple of hours. Entry ticket was very nominal but cameras were not allowed. The volunteers at the museum are very particular about not touching any artefact, so beware. The best thing what I saw at the museum was a huge chart explaining world history and how evolution happened and where are we are today; it was amazing.”

Where to stay in Pondicherry

11 Ratings | 4 Reviews


4. Hawa Mahal, Jaipur

source: flickr - Travis Wise

HolidayIQ Traveler Raj Kamal from Mumbai says, “This place truly represents Jaipur. It was made for the king's harem to check and view the city without them being seen. It is called as Hawa Mahal as this palace has some 950 windows! Indeed airy! Outside, there is a huge market for buying clothes, souvenirs & other items. You must check it out.”

How to reach Jaipur | Where to stay in Jaipur

108 Ratings | 62 Reviews | 29 Photos


5. Mattancherry Palace, Kochi

source: reachkerala.com

HolidayIQ Traveler Urvashi R from Bangalore says, “Also known as the Dutch Palace, this museum has some beautiful murals and also tells you the history of rulers of Cochin. You can also catch interesting insights into the lives of the royal women of that period.”

Travel Tip "Avoid going on the weekends, as it is super crowded."

How to reach Kochi | Where to stay in Kochi

9 Ratings | 7 Reviews


6. Ajanta & Ellora, Maharashtra

source: flickr - Kunal Mukherjee

HolidayIQ Traveler Amitra Kar from Chennai says, “It was a long cherished, well planned, minutely researched and wonderfully traveled holiday experience at Ajanta and Ellora. The murals and sculptures of these two famous World Heritage Sites are just unbelievably beautiful and surprising! What a rich and extraordinary culture we have and what talented craftsmen India had! These rock cut cave temples were constructed during second and seventh century, just by a tool like chisel and hammer. The paintings at Ajanta, even 1500 years later, are a pleasing treat to the eyes and extremely wonderful.”

How to reach Ajanta & Ellora | Where to stay in Ajanta & Ellora

174 Ratings | 111 Reviews | 220 Photos 



7. Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

source: flickr - Ashley Coates

HolidayIQ Traveller Ashwin from Hyderabad says, “Humayun's Tomb is located in the Nizamuddin area. It's a spectacular piece of art. It's a mix of Mughal and Persian architecture. The work on the walls is really beautiful. There is a garden and fountains on the tomb's periphery. People generally come here for picnics and to spend a casual Sunday with family. If you are interested in history or historical palaces then Delhi is certainly a box of treasure for you. Humayun's Tomb is undoubtedly a gem of Delhi.”

How to reach Delhi | Where to stay in Delhi

12 Ratings | 6 Reviews | 2 Photos


8. Elephanta Caves, Maharashtra

source: flickr- Kiran SRK

HolidayIQ Traveler Anshul Kalwadiya from Neemuch says, “ A boat journey from Gateway of India to Elephanta is enough to set you thrilled. You enjoy a view of indian Naval ships from distance. These Tatrakshak are giant and handsome. You feel amazing, exciting and super happy and then, things get better. You can have a toy-train travel from there on to Elephanta Caves. Once you get in there, there's no looking back. There are age-old sculptures of hindu deities in those caves. Not to forget, they are gigantic and auspicious. You must marvel at their artistic brilliance. I roamed and roamed in all those caves. There is a lake and garden too on the Elephanta Island.”

How to reach Elephanta Caves | Where to stay in Elephanta Caves

4 Ratings | 10 Reviews | 36 Photos


9. Qutub Minar, Delhi

source: flickr - Mohammad Usaid Abbasi

HolidayIQ Traveler Hamzah Ali from Jodhpur says, “ It is an old wonderful landmark with an incredible recorded vitality. Remaining close to the Minar, one would ponder over the creativity of the individuals who fabricated this glorious tower. Visit to Delhi would not be finished without seeing this momentous monument.”

How to reach Delhi | Where to stay in Delhi

51 Ratings | 21 Reviews | 10 Photos



10. Khajuraho Temples, Madhya Pradesh

source: hummingnotes.com

HolidayIQ Traveler Rajani P from Hyderabad says, “Excellent temple architecture. There are audio guides availble here too. However, it is worth hiring a guide and talking a guided walk through these structures.“

How to reach Khajuraho | Where to stay in Khajuraho

3 Ratings | 1 Reviews



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