Check out the 7 Amazing Things that India is Famous for in 2023.
India is Famous for: Every Famous Town, City or Country is Famous a reason. It is a rich culture, food, technology, landscape, wildlife etc.
There is at least a thing that makes such a place stand out. For a country like India there is a lot on the list of things that makes India Famous.
1. Indian Culture
From North to South and East to West, there are thousands of different cultures practiced in India. India’s languages, religions, dance, music, architecture, and customs differ from place to place in the country.
This is not very well known, but four of the major religions of the world- Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and Jainism originated in India and almost all the different religions are followed by the people in India.
2. Taj Mahal
The country is home to one of the Seven Wonders of the World- Taj Mahal. Located in Agra, near the country’s capital New Delhi, Taj Mahal is one the most beautifully designed and constructed monuments in the world.
It was built in the seventeenth century by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan for his wife, Mumtaz. It has been called “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage” by UNESCO.
The white monument consists of four long pillars or minars at the four corners of a dome which is actually the tomb and final resting place of Mumtaz Mahal.
3. Flare for Jewelry
Indians take their love for jewelry to another level. India has produced and continues to produce some of the most exquisite and intricate jewelry designs and handiwork be it gold, silver, platinum or diamond, the world has seen. Indian jewelry designs are loved and bought on order all over the world
India is one of the spiritual hotspots of the world. People travel from far off nations to India in search of spirituality. They come to here to give up whatever is happening in their lives and live in ashrams of gurus in order to learn from them and seek enlightenment.
Most of them come seeking ‘the meaning of life’. Some live in these ashrams for years as well. The novel turned movie, ‘Eat Pray Love’ depicts a similar case.
Some also come to visit the spiritual and architecturally mesmerizing temples spread all over the country.
5. Movies (Bollywood)
Earlier, the films produced in Bollywood used to be released and viewed by domestic audiences only, but probably since the last decade, the films have started being released and also praised internationally in many countries.
The film industry has given the world some of the finest actors and film makers. People like Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit and Hritik Roshan started their careers in this industry.
6. Big Fans and Players of Cricket
India has one of the most cricket frenzy populations in the world. The Indian cricket team or the Men in Blue have won three major world championships in different formats of the game.
India has produced some of the finest cricket players in the world, including the likes of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev among many others.
Being a secular nation, India celebrates more festivals than probably any other nation in the world. The country celebrates the festivals of all religions and that too with a lot of enthusiasm.
Some of the more popular festivals include Holi, Diwali, Rakshbandhan, Dussehra, Durga Puja, Christmas, Gurupurab, Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Zuha.
Indians are really serious when it comes to preparations for a festival and that can be seen in the way they celebrate: with open hearts and wide smiles.
People travel from various nations across the globe to join in and experience the celebration of the different Indian festivals.
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