Best Places to Celebrate Holi in India

Posted by Abinaya Reddy
March 13, 2017

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Holi is an ancient and popular Hindu religious festival celebrated throughout India. It is a spring festival, also known as the festival of colors. The colorful festival of Holi is celebrated on Phalgun Purnima which occurs around the month of March. It is the second most widely celebrated festival of India after Diwali.

Holi festival has an ancient origin and celebrates the victory of good over bad. There are several mythological stories behind the origin of the festival. According to one belief, the festival celebrates the killing Holika, the sister of Hrinyakashyapu. Holi festival is also widely associated with the immortal love of Krishna and Radha. The festival also holds significance with respect to the end of winter season and the onset of a summer season.

Here are the best places in India to watch or play the famous Holi festival.

Mathura & Vrindavan
Barsana
Shantiniketan
Anandpur Sahib
Jaipur and Udaipur
Goa
Hampi
Mumbai

 

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