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14 Most Instagrammable Spots in India That Will Make You Fall in Love with the Country

Just a few years ago, I wasn’t even aware of a social media platform named ‘Instagram’.

It was only Facebook I knew, and before that, it was ‘Orkut’ which has now got disappeared in the air.

Anything visual is always attractive and beautiful. Instagram is such a cool social media platform that introduces itself as a “platform to share a series of pictures with the world.”

Over the years, micro blogging platform like ‘Instagram’ and ‘Twitter‘ has become much more popular than Facebook.

Some people are earning in thousands of dollars from ‘Instagram’ only by sharing beautiful travel pictures and promoting. Even, I also follow Instagram more, post my travel pictures and share.

Let ‘s come straight to the point through this article; I will share 14 popular Instagrammable spots in India that are truly beautiful and make you travel to those places. Have a look!

Taj Mahal

The 17th-century Mughal-style most alluring and beautiful monument is worth a visit for all. Who doesn’t want to capture the beauty of Taj Mahal and its aura?

It very much represents the Mughal graciousness and love for art. Now that Instagram is the most lovable social media platform, you will find pictures of Taj Mahal in the Insta feed frequently.

Image of Taj Mahal in India

Hampi

One of the most beautiful and ancient monuments situated in Karnataka and one can photograph the place in different directions resembling its grandeur. ‘Hampi’ is a UNESCO heritage site, and its ruins are its beauty.

It is one of the places that I have added in my travel list and you should too if you haven’t yet.

Image of UNESCO heritage site 'Hampi'

Varanasi

The city Varanasi is situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga in the Uttar Pradesh.

Varanasi is a great travel destination where you can learn more about the developments of Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism. The city’s religious importance is the oldest.

I can’t tell you everything about Varanasi in just a few lines. For that, I need to make another blog post. But travelers love to explore Varanasi, they want to know it’s rich cultural and religious history.

Image of Varanasi Ganga ghat in India
Photo Credit: Thomas Young (Unsplash)

Manali

Manali is a very popular hill station, where each year tons of tourist from across the country go for vacationing.

You can do plenty of adventurous things there like trekking, paragliding, hiking.

Manali has many less explored beautiful places that are comparatively quiet. You can capture amazing photographs and post them on Instagram.

Image of beautiful mountains in Manali, India
Photo Credit: Harshit Guliani (Unsplash)

Hawa Mahal

Jaipur is itself a very popular place among the tourist. Its impressive architecture, colorful buildings, local craft, and Rajasthani culture, is what tourist are attracted towards.

While planning to Jaipur, your list of ‘to-do’ can be extended. As there are several places that you won’t get tired of exploring and the journey will take you to such magical places that you will fall in love with.

And among all the landmarks, ‘Hawa Mahal‘ is one of the most Instagrammable spots in India.

Image of the beautiful Hawa Mahal in Jaipur

Amber Fort

Amber Fort is yet another widely recognizable landmark in Jaipur where tourist love to visit and try to blend in with the local culture and tradition.

The fort is, so there are numerous spots where you can capture amazing architectural details and share that on your Instafeed to gain more followers and likes if you want.

Agra Fort

The historical fort was the main residence of the Mughal Dynasty.

A UNESCO World Heritage site situated about 3 km northwest of the Taj Mahal.

The Agra Fort has a significant history. It is one of the most notable places to visit in Agra.

Image of a UNESCO World heritage site 'Agra Fort'
Phot Credit: Thomas Young (Unsplash)

Pangong Lake

One of the most picturesque lake and most prominent tourist attraction spot in our country is Pangong Tso situated in the edge of Himalayas.

The allure and wide-open sky with mountains, rugged terrain, and blue water is a perfect blend for a fantastic picture on Instagram.

Every traveler in India or a travel enthusiast would dream to go on a bike trip from Manali-Ladakh. The experience is something worth remember throughout your life.

Image of the Pangong Lake in Ladakh, India

Munnar

When I say Munnar, the visual image of scenic tea plantations come across my mind and believe me, it is the only reason Munnar is so beautiful.

Indians love tea. Perhaps the love for tea and love for mountains has driven many tourists to go there.

It is one such tourist place in India that people love to Instagram the most.

Image of the hillstation Munnar in Kerala

Golden Temple, Amritsar

Do I need to say more?

Have you ever heard anyone saying that he/she was in Amritsar and didn’t visit Golden Temple?

You simply can’t miss it.

Let me tell you; it isn’t a temple it is a Gurudwara (holiest place for Sikhs)

Irrespective of caste and creed, Golden temple is for all.

Image of Golden Temple in Amritsar, India
Photo Credit: Ravi Jha (Unsplash)

North Kolkata

I have walked through the narrow lanes of North Kolkata, have done shopping from the flea market, eaten street foods, walked with a group of photographers too.

Those who are from Kolkata, they know what I am talking about.

North Kolkata mainly includes Bagbazar, Shaymbazar, Shobabazar, Maniktala, Kumartoli, Burrabazar and cover a few more areas.

You can see old houses, small narrow lanes, small shops, market areas where you will get everything you just name it.

If you go for a walk early in the morning there, you will get amazing stories for photography.

Image of the roads of North Kolkata in West Bengal
Photo Credit: Souradeep Rakshit

Pondicherry

A place with a series of historical events, exotic blend of French, Portuguese, British and Indian culture, French quarter, colonial architecture and influence in cuisines.

All these elements represent Pondicherry. A popular holiday destination and a lot of spots within the city to photograph.

If you scroll or swipe up and down on Instagram, you will at least see a picture of Pondicherry at every refresh.

Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Sikkim

I believe, almost every destination that we visit is Instagrammable but yet there are a few that gives us a purpose of traveling.

The Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Sikkim is a spot that you will often find on Instagram. The Tibetan culture, their lifestyle, cuisine, the mountainous road everything together is itself unique and adventurous.

Traveling in that altitude will give an opportunity to get yourself near nature.

If I talk about photography? It is definitely a place which will give you ample such themes to photograph like nature, portrait, landscape, and culture.

Image of the Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Sikkim
Photo Credit: Rahul Vaidya (Unsplash)

Jodhpur

The famous blue city of Rajasthan is no less known place for the tourist across the world.

The city is all about representing culture, delicious food, friendly locals, amazing talent in handcraft materials, rich history and fantastic architecture.

Do you need more?

Then I must say go and visit this amazing vibrant place.

Image of the blue city of Rajasthan, Jodhpur

If you want to add any other places, kindly let me know.

I hope you guys have enjoyed reading the article “14 most Instagrammable spots in India that will make you fall in love with the country.”

Thank you.

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Hello, I am Paulomi Dutta stay in Pune, India with my loving husband. I love to read, travel and cook. I have been thinking about blogging for the past three years and now finally all is set to start my World Up Close. I will be writing about places, relationships, good and smart living and lastly, will be writing on money and financial tips. My motive is to help others through whatever knowledge I have and can share with you all. Being an introvert person, two things I love the most painting and writing. Both involve sharing thoughts with the outer world. I hope my little effort to help through my articles will be appreciable and noticed. Thank you.

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