Holi is the festival of colors which will be celebrated across the World especially in India. Holi is the national festival of India and there will be Government holiday on that day. Do you wants to make your holiday special by celebrating Holi at best places in India ? Then we have provided here list of best places to celebrate Holi in India. In various places, celebration method is different. At some places, Holi will be celebrated with traditional aspects. While at some places, it will be celebrated with DJs, party and modern celebration style. So, let’s see best places to celebrate Holi 2016 in India.
Holi 2016: 6 Best Places to Celebrate Holi in India
1. Lath Mar Holi of Barsana, Uttar Pradesh
Lath Mar Holi is the most popular place to celebrate Holi in India. In Lath Mar Holi, women use stick to hit men who want to play Holi with them. It is a very old tradition in the town to celebrate Holi. A large number of people from other towns and cities visit this place to see the unique celebration style.
2. Mathura, Uttar Pradesh
Mathura is the birth place of Lord Krishna. It is just 183 km far away from Delhi and takes only 2:30 hr to 3 hrs. Special holi celebration is also arranged, 40 days before the main holi celebration takes places. Mathura is also popular religious sacred place for Hinduism followers.
3. Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh
Vrindavan is also 2nd most popular destination in India to celebrate Holi festival. This is the place where Lord Krishna has spent his childhood. It is only 181 km far away from Delhi which takes about 2:30 hr to 3 hours. Various travel agents and companies provides special packages for Holi celebration in Mathura as well as in Vrindavan.
4. Purulia, West Bengal
Purulia district celebrates Holi in a traditional way. The city is just 246 km far away from Kolkata and it takes about 5 hours to reach destination. Villagers in the district arrange special Chau dance, Darbari Jhumur, Natua dance and many other activities for three days. Purulia is the most popular destination in West Bengal for the celebration of Holi festival in India.
Delhi is the capital of India and one of the best Holi destinations in India to celebrate Holi in modern style. In some of the places/areas, it is difficult to away from colors because a lot of people will throw colors on you. Every year, Holi Cow Festival is celebrated in Delhi with modern style. It is the private Holi festival, we requires to purchase tickets. This festival will have modern DJs, bands, Bhang, street food and colors.
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6. Mumbai, Maharashtra
Mumbai is the financial capital of India as well as the political capital of Maharashtra. Mumbai’s people love to celebrate Holi in a traditional way as well as in modern style. There are also Holi parties arranged in the city. Area wise party celebration is different in Mumbai. So, it depends on you where to celebrate Holi. Safety is the main concern in the public places in Mumbai for the Holi celebration.
Article last re-published on February 20, 2016.