Free things to do in India (part 2)

Marvel at the Architecture

Marvel architecture from India’s past empires and rulers can be found all over the country. Both the old and new parts made up of spectacular India’s cities. For example, Mumbai is famous for grand colonial architecture, such as the Gothic looking Prince of Wales Museum, Victoria Terminus railway station, and Horniman Circle buildings. You can also visit the beautifully painted old havelis driving through the Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan and many parts of ancient abandoned cities such as Hampi and Mandu.

Visit Free Monuments and Attractions

The majority of India’s most recognizable monuments are free to visit, including the Gateway of India in Mumbai, the Delhi Gate in New Delhi, the massive open air laundry known as the dhobi ghat, and renowned dabbawalas who are in charge of delivering over 200,000 packed lunches to office workers. If you plan ti visit Kolkata, you can walk across the Howrah Bridge which is the busiest bridge in the world due to the sheer volume and variety of traffic it carries. Besides, you can stroll through the grassy expanse of the Maidan which is across a number of monuments, such as Fort William, Shahid Minar, St Paul’s Cathedral, and Victoria Memorial.

Relax on the Beach

If you’re a beach lovers, there are plenty of incredibly scenic beaches that offer everything from action to solitude, and of course parties. On the east coast, visitors can visit Mahabalipuram near Chennai although the best India beaches can be found on the west coast such as the beaches in Goa, picturesque and popular Gorkana and Varkala or therelaxing and unwind Marari Beach in Karnataka.

Check Out the Nightlife

Female travellers, listen up, you’re in luck! Many bars in Indian organise lady nights during the week, often on Tuesday or Wednesday, where admission and drinks for women are complimentary. You must check out the local entertainment guides as soon as arriving to the city to find these events.