Outstanding cultural features in India (Part 1)

India is a country with a long history. The world sees India as one of the most flourishing cultures of human civilization. 

1. SPECIAL ARCHITECTURE

Famous buildings in India such as the Taj Mahal and the Islamic influential structures are a legacy of the Mughal dynasty. These are considered popular tourist destinations in India with special architecture, this is the result of a tradition of uniting all elements from every part of the country. This particular architecture has created a special Indian culture.

2. THE LAND OF FAIRS AND FESTIVALS

India is the land of fairs and traditional festivals, at least every day of the year there are fairs. Fairs and festivals have enriched the social life of Indian people.

Some important fairs and festivals such as Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan, Mela Crafts Fair in Surajkund, Holi Fair in North India, Pongal in Tamilnadu, Onam in Kerela, Baisaki in Punjab, Bihu in Assam, the dance festival in Khajuraho and Mamallapuram, etc. Pooram festival in Kerala, India.

3. GREAT FOOD

Asians often use chopsticks to pick up food, Western Europeans use knives and spoons, Indians use their hands. This is a feature of Indian culture that creates a unique feature that attracts tourists to explore the land here.

Half of the Indian population is vegetarian and has a lot of religions (there are more than 2 million gods in total), so Indians abstain from a variety of meats.

Drinks are very popular in India, especially beer, gin tonic and whiskey. High-class people sometimes don’t drink alcohol. Do not use alcohol with meals.

Spicy foods and sweets are very popular in India.

4. INDIAN TRADITIONS

Characteristics in Indian culture that have a lot of special features from the traditional costume in India also have great differences by region of color and appearance, and depend on many factors, including temperament.

Traditional costumes include traditional sari for women and traditional dhoti for men.