Top 10 Cities in India

Top 10 Cities in India

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List of Top 10 - Popular Cities in India

1. New Delhi: New Delhi is one of the most popular and fastest growing cities of India, located in India’s Capital State - Delhi. New Delhi is a true bustling metropolitan city, filled with exciting sounds and smells. The city has deep rooted rich and glorious History, which dates back to 5,000 years. New Delhi Houses major Tourist attractions of India like Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, India Gate, Red Fort, Jantar Mantar, Birla Mandir, Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid & Chandni Chowk. 

Top 10 Popular Cities in India

2. Hyderabad: The capital city of Andhra Pradesh - a prominent Indian State, Hyderabad is a sprawling, bustling and vibrant city. Often described as the "City of Minarets" or "City of Nizams" or "City of Pearls", Hyderabad occupies a pivotal position in the heart of the country. Hyderabad-Andhra Pradesh is well known for its IT companies in India and lately it acquired the status of "Cyber City" or "Cyberabad". The City is known for hospitality and friendly people. People from every walk of life - rich and poor, orthodox and modern, made the city as their abode. All the religious groups, Hinduism, Islamic, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, are all found here. Hyderabad, the city with high profile, has a garrulous history.

Charminar Hyderabad

3. Bangalore: Bangalore which is popularly known as Bengaluru - "Garden City" is the capital city of Karnataka, India. It is one of the most prominent metropolitan cities in the country, situated in the south-eastern part of the state. Bangalore is the third most populous city in the country with a higher density rate of population. The city is well known as the "Silicon Valley of India" as it is home to some of the most prestigious multi-national software companies and their training centres, making it to be the top contributor in the IT exports of India.
Bangalore Palace

4. Mumbai: Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra is the most popular & largest City of India. The city contributes largest share in Revenue. Mumbai is the fast paced commercial, financial, industrial and celluloid City of India. The city is popular for commercial and Fashionable life. Marathi, Hindi & Guajarati are the most spoke languages of Mumbai. 
Juhu Beach, Mumbai

5. Kolkata: Kolkata – known as Calcutta till 1991 - is the Capital City of West Bengal State in India. Positioned at 22°33′N  88°20′E coordinates , it is located in the world’s largest River Delta – the ‘Ganges Delta’- also known as the ‘Sunderbans Delta’, the ‘Bengalla Delta’ and the ‘Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta’ which stretches between River Hooghly on the West and River Meghna on the East. The city of Kolkata rests on the east bank of River Hooghly as India’s third most populous metropolitan area and the world’s thirteenth most populous urban area with 14.2 million people residing in its urban core and suburbs. Kolkata is a City of Palaces - owing to the numerous palatial mansions dotting the Kolkata cityscape – most constructed during the British colonial era in Bengal when Kolkata was made the Capital of British India. 
Victoria Memorial, Kolkata

6. Chennai: Chennai - formerly known as Madras is the largest city situated in the southern Part of India in Tamil Nadu State. Chennai is the 4th most populous metropolitan area & the 5th most populous city in India. The city is located on the south-eastern Coromandel Coast off the Bay of Bengal and the vibrant metropolis serves as a gateway to the culture of South India. Chennai city is gifted with the rich heritage of art and culture and is a major hub of cultural, commercial & education in South India. Carnatic Music & Bharatanatyam are the best and biggest cultural exports of Chennai - Tamilnadu. A major Part of India's car manufacturing industry is based in and around the city. Chennai city is India's second largest exporter of software - information technology (IT) and information-technology-enabled services (ITES). 
Top ten Cities in India

7. Ahmedabad: Ahmedabad, which is locally called as Amdavad is the city of Gujarat-India. Ahmedabad city is one of the Major & fastest growing cities of India - popularly known as the Manchester of the East as it is famous for its textile Industries. The city is located on the banks of Sabarmati and is closely associated with the Mahatma Gandhi.  Gujarati is the main language spoken here in the city Ahmedabad.  Best time to visit Ahmedabad is between November-February i.e winters.

8. Pune: Pune is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra. Placed 560 meters above sea level on the Deccan plateau, at the convergence of the Mula and Mutha Rivers, it is the administrative capital of Pune district and the 8th most populous metropolitan area in India. Pune city serves as the perfect amalgamation of the modern and the traditional. Here, history has brilliantly blended with the contemporary lifestyle. Pune's history dates back when certain Copper Plates found designated when the Rashtrakutas governed the place in 758.

9. Gurgaon: Gurgaon is the popular city located in the Gurgaon district of Haryana state. Gurgaon city is the district headquarters of Gurgaon district of Haryana State and is the state’s second largest city. Gurgaon derived its name from the ancient Mahabharata times. The city is believed to be associated with the Mahabharata epical Guru – Guru Dronacharya. Gurgaon is also a place for sports activities such as football, hockey and golf. A Gurgaon Tourism Fair also known as the Gurgaon Shopping Festival was organized in Gurgaon in 2010 by the famous Indian and International Tour and Travel organizations for 3 days (27th September – 29th September).

10. Shimla: Shimla is one of the most visited tourist place of the country. Shimla earlier known as Simla is the capital city of Himachal Pradesh state. Shimla is named after the very popular local Goddess Shyamala Devi (an incarnation of the Hindu Goddess Kali). It was declared as the summer capital in 1864 during the British rule in India. Shimla has always been a tourist place for its hills and was called as the "Queen of Hills" by the British. The agricultural crops of the place include wheat, corn and barley, cauliflower, cabbage, tomato, French beans, peas and the most popular Apples.
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Keywords :- New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Gurgaon, Shimla
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