Ten Major Attractions of The India and Neighbouring Countries

India shares its borders with 7 countries Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Burma and Afghanistan,
Sri Lanka and Maldives are the two countries with water borders. Along with the India’s major attractions these neighbouring countries also offers best tourist places to see and explore.

The Ganges and Ghats – India

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The Ganges river is the holiest river in India and a lifeline to millions of Hindu Indians who live along its course and worshipped as the goddess Ganga. Ghats of Varanasi are the one of the must see places in India, on the banks of River Ganges.

Sri Pada – Sri Lanka

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Sri Pada is the Sacred Mountain and holy site by Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims and Christians, located in central Sri Lanka.
Adam’s Peak and Sigiriya are two most popular Buddhist site in Sri Lanka, Sigiriya today is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site.

Kailashnath Mahadev Statue – Nepal

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The Kailashnath Mahadev Statue is the world’s tallest Lord Shiva Statue, situated in Sanga in Nepal. Mount Everest and Pashupatinath Temple of Nepal are other two well known attraction of the country.

Paro Taktsang – Bhutan

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The Tiger’s Nest is called as Paro Taktsang, a prominent Himalayan Buddhist sacred site and temple situated at the cliffside of Paro valley in Bhutan. Paro Taktsang looks so mythical and magical and the best tourist attraction in
the Kingdom of Bhutan.

Kyaiktiyo Pagoda – Myanmar

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The Golden Rock is well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site and also famous tourist attraction, located in Mon State of Myanmar. The Shwedagon Pagoda and the Mahamuni Pagoda are two other most important Buddhist pilgrimage site in Burma.

Filitheyo Island – Maldives

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The Filitheyo island beach located near the capital island Male and one of the newest resorts in the Maldives. Indian Ocean around the Maldives is home of most of the worlds reef fishes species along with dolphin and hawksbill turtle.

Jamuna Bridge – Bangladesh

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The Jamuna Multi-purpose Bridge connects Bhuapur to Sirajganj build across the Jamuna River of Bangladesh. It was the 11th longest bridge in the world at time of opening and 6th longest bridge in South Asia in the current. Another bridge named as Padma Bridge will be the largest bridge in Bangladesh.

Panjshir Valley – Afghanistan

Panjshir Valley Afghanistan

The Valley of the Five Lions is located near the Hindu Kush mountain range in north-central Afghanistan. Panjshir Valley along with Tora Bora Caves are the major tourist attractions of Afghanistan.

Lake Saiful Muluk – Pakistan

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Saiful Muluk Lake is one of the highest lakes in Pakistan,located near the town of Naran in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province. Beautiful lake Saif-ul Malook is amidst the high mountain ranges the Karakorum.

Manasarovar Lake – Tibet, China

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The freshwater lake is situated in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China,Lake Rakshastal and Mount Kailash are located near by. Like Mount Kailash, the Lake Manasa Sarovar is also a pilgrimage site, attracting religious people from India, Nepal, Tibet and the neighbour countries.