Tourism in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer the tourists with exotic-looking beaches and pristine islands. These beaches offer wonderful opportunities for adventure sports like snorkeling and sea-walking. In Port Blair, there are many places to visit. These include Cellular Jail, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, Andaman Water Sports Complex, Chatham Saw Mill, Mini Zoo, Corbyn's Cove Beach, Chidiya Tapu, Wandoor Beach, Forest Museum, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, Naval Museum, Ross Island and Viper Island. Other places include Havelock Island which is famous for Radhanagar Beach. Neil Island is famous for Scuba diving and snorkeling. Cinque island, Saddle peak, Mt Harriet and Mud Volcano are the another popular destinations here. The southern group of Nicobar Island is mostly inaccessible to tourists.
Tourism in Chandigarh
Chandigarh includes the Rock Garden which is located very near the foothills of Shivalik Hills. Rock Garden is situated in the middle of the Capitol Complex. Sukhna Lake is located here. Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, or simply Rose Garden, is named after the former President of India, Zakir Hussain. Parrot Bird Sanctuary is a bird sanctuary which is located in sector 21 Chandigarh. Leisure Valley, Pinjore Gardens, Morni Hills, Nada Sahib, Kasauli and Chhat Bir Zoo are the other tourist delights.
Tourism in Daman and Diu
Daman and Diu is the abode of various buildings and monuments with Portuguese styled architecture. The nearest railway junction is Veraval, which is 90 km from Diu.
Tourism in Lakshadweep
Lakshadweep is a popular tourist attraction among the Indians. Bangaram and Kadmat islands are the cynosure here. Bangaram is projected as a major destination for international tourism. Marine fauna are plentiful. The water sports activities such as scuba diving, wind surfing, snorkeling, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, water skiing, sport fishing, yachting and night-voyages into the sea are quite popular activities among tourists.
Tourism in Puducherry
Puducherry is one of the most popular tourist spots for national and international tourists. Puducherry was the residence of Sri Aurobindo (1872-1950) and the Sri Aurobindo Ashram still operates from Puducherry. While the rocky beach, sandy beach and the Auroville are the popular attractions here. Puducherry is connected by a railway branch line from the five-way junction at Viluppuram and Chennai. The plan of the city of Puducherry is based on the French grid pattern and features perpendicular streets. The town of Puducherry is divided into two sections: the French Quarter and the Indian quarter. There are many streets that retain French names, and villas in French architectural styles are a common sight. In the French quarter, the buildings are typically in colonial style, with long compounds and stately walls. The Indian quarter consists of houses lined with verandas and with large doors and grilles which are inspired from post Mughal and South Indian architecture.
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