Diwali Destinations in India

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Diwali Destinations in India

Are you bored of celebrating Diwali at home? Here, we list some Diwali destinations where you can enjoy the essence of Diwali and also spend your Diwali holidays fruitfully.

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Diwali Destinations in India

Jaipur is one of the best places in India to experience the glamour and glitter of Diwali. The illuminated markets of Jaipur are a great delight to watch during Diwali. In Jaipur, a competition for the best decorated and well lit up markets is held, and the electricity bill is paid by the government. Thus, you can definitely visit Jaipur with your family during your Diwali holidays.

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Diwali Destinations in India

Varanasi is known to be a sacred city with so many temples residing in its heart. However, the appearance of Varanasi during Diwali is all the more attractive and heavenly. The stream of fireworks and firecrackers going off all night long is an amazing sight. Apart from the fireworks, the other highlights of Varanasi are a special Ganga aarti, procession of Hindu deities through the streets and diyas being floated down the river.

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Diwali Destinations in India

The beautiful Golden Temple in Amritsar becomes all the more beautiful during Diwali. It is well lit and the lights enhance the colour of the temple. Also, the fireworks over the Golden Temple are worth watching. What's more interesting here is that the foundation stone of the Golden Temple was laid on Diwali in 1577. 

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Diwali Destinations in India

Diwali celebrations in Goa are all about the destruction of demon Narakasura by Lord Krishna. The competitions are held in various parts of Goa for making the biggest effigy. The effigies are burnt on Narakasura Chaturdashi, which falls one day before main Diwali. Gambling is also a popular activity in Goa and during Diwali. Goa comes alive on the day of Diwali.

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Diwali Destinations in India

West Bengal: Diwali is one of the main festivals in West Bengal. This day is also observed as Kali puja day. Kali puja is performed to destroy evil powers. Apart from the famous Kali puja, West Bengal is also known for the light decorations and fireworks all night long.

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Diwali Destinations in India

Malls and movies: If you prefer to stay at home during Diwali, then you can just visit malls in your city and watch movies. These days, actors and directors wait for Diwali and Eid to release movies. During Diwali, there are lots of discounts, so if the movie idea does not appeal to you, then you can also go mall hopping and shopping for your favourite things. 

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