5 Awesome Places You Should Go On Diwali-Long Weekend!

5 Awesome Places You Should Go On Diwali-Long Weekend!
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A festival that could be a representation of cultural amalgamation across India with all enthusiasm has to be Deepawali. Each city adds a unique feature to the festivities and makes it all unique in their own way. Legends have it that Diwali was made a festival as a commemoration to mark Lord Rama’s return to Ayodhya after spending 14 years in exile. Now, if you’re wondering how can you make your Diwali weekend extra special this time we can help you with that! Let’s take a look at the best places in India to celebrate Diwali feels: 

1.    Varanasi 

A true BLUE Diwali celebrations are one thing that Varanasi best at and you should not miss it. Begin your day with millions of lights and millions of people with the Ganga Snan (a bath in the Ganges) ritual, followed by exploring the bustling street markets selling sweets and brightly colored clothes. 

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2.    Jaipur 

The festivities culminate in loud and colorful firecrackers being set off in every little lane of the city. The celebrations in Jodhpur starts on grand grounds from Dhanteras, the first of the five-day celebrations. Popular sights like Nahargarh Fort offers mesmerizing after-dark views of the festivities, including stunning glimpses of the illuminated walled city. 

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3.    Amritsar 

The beating heart of Punjab is all shimmery and lively throughout the festive season and especially Diwali. Golden temple, the highlight of the city is a treat to eyes and soul during this festival. Basically, Deepawali happens to coincide with the Sikh celebrations of Bandi Chhor Diwas. This Sikh festival has marked the return of the Sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind, from Mughal imprisonment. 

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4.    Kolkata 

Diwali occurring around the same time as the Kali Puja adds up to the enthusiasm to the commemoration amongst all. So, a day before the majestic puja, the entire city is lightened with candles and colorful lights which simply adds up to the liveliness and happiness of the festivities.  

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5.    Udaipur

The magnificent view of Udaipur’s awesome lakes adds perfectly to the Diwali vibes. The reflections that cast by the palace light and fireworks never fails to leave its spectators awestruck. The Marwadi delicacies for a family dinner and Rajasthani ethnic souvenirs are the best way to bring out a fantastic change for your Diwali.

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