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5 Places to Celebrate Holi in India

Holi is a festival of colours, happiness and sweets. It is a spring festival and this signifies the victory of good over evil. On this day, people forget the sadness and spread love.

Some of the best places to celebrate Holi in India are given below.

Visit and spread colours and love..

1. Barsana – Lathmar Holi

This type of Holi is extremely famous and celebrated by the woman of Barsana. It shows that not always Indian men rules! During this woman of Barsana village which is near Mathura beat men of Nandgaon village with sticks and this celebration is known as Lathmar Holi celebrations.

Barsana – Lathmar Holi
(Pic Source : DNA India)

2. Mathura and Vrindavan Traditional Holi

Mathura, place where Chitchor Krishna, was born and Mathura, where Lord Krishna spend his childhood. In both the places, Holi is celebrated with colours and flowers. It has to be noted, that Holi celebrations start 40 days before the Holi day. On this day, Mathura and Vrindavan is flocked with visitors.

Mathura and Vrindavan Traditional Holi
(Pic Source : Maa Durga Wallpaper)

3. Shantiniketan, West Bengal

The celebration of Holi as Basanta Ustav (Spring Festival) in Shantiniketan and this was founded by the famous poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. On this day, students dress up in the traditional wear and a huge cultural programme takes place, which includes dance on the Tagore’s songs.

Shantiniketan, West Bengal Holi
(Pic Source : pinterest)

4. Holi in Anandpur Sahib – Hola Mohalla

Experience the Holi in the Sikh way at the Anandpur Sahib, which is foundation of Sikhism.

Holi in Anandpur Sahib – Hola Mohalla
(Pic Source : 4 to40 )

5. Udaipur : Royal Holi

On the evening of Holi,(12 March,2017) people light the bonfires and it is known as Holika Dahan. It is marks the victory of good over evil and for the unforgettable experience, join the royal mewar family for this ritual and celebrate with splendour.

Udaipur : Royal Holi
(Pic Source : Media India group)

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