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Diwali is one of the biggest festival being celebrated all over India. Diwali is a festival when everybody gets into the festive spirit with religious rituals, sweets, gifts, celebrations and of course bursting crackers.

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Diwali is the time for families come together in the celebration of life and triumph of good over evil. This Diwali try and witness the grandeur with which this auspicious occasion is being celebrated in the cities in different parts of our country. Below are the few cities to be mentioned.

VARANASI

Varanasi is famous for its Dev Deepavali. Experience the celebration of Diwali at grand scale here at Varanasi. As you reach Varanasi take the holy dip in river Ganges. After that roam around the bustling  bazaars and have look on the traditional clothes taste the sweets for which Varanasi is famous for. Take a Sunset boat ride view the glimmerings lamps against the backdrop of religious and recitals chants by the river side. This festival is celebrated with superb display of fireworks. If you stay for some more time at Varanasi, can also participate in Diwali of gods that is Dev Deepavali which is being celebrated here as iconic Ganga Mahotsav festival. Here at Varanasi one can stay as there are several budget hotels available.

AMRITSAR

Amritsar is another holy place to visit during Diwali festival.  It is being celebrated together with as Bandi chor Diwas. This is one of the biggest festival of Sikhs which commemorates the return of Guru Hargovind singh ji from imprisonment. He was the sixth guru of Sikh sect.      There are special prayers kirtans are held in through the city. Golden Temple is being illuminated by lights all over. The cool weather in those days is to enjoy. You can enjoy the mustard fields and hospitality of locals.

The finger licking local cuisine is to be relished. This holy city has got many tourist attractions to be enjoyed. Number of budget hotels available here at Amritsar to stay.

JAIPUR 

Jaipur is also called as pink city of Rajasthan. Here you too can experience breathtaking celebrations starts a day earlier Diwali festival that is called as Dhanteras. The amazing lights all over the city provides a rare view. The Nahargarh fort and other landmarks are worth watching. Market places are brim with musicians playing the folk music. The fireworks and local Marwari cuisine is to be relished.

KOLKATA

The city of joy lives up to the name during Diwali which concludes with the famous kali puja here. The entire city is enlighten and come alive with dazzling Diyas, candles, lamps. Amazing firework is to be viewing experience

GOA

Famous for Narka Chaturdashi procession.  A wonderful place to visit during Diwali. During Narka Chaturdashi procession people decorate their doors and windows with lanterns. Locals burn the effigy of Nakasur filled with firecrackers. This makes the celebrations beholding. You can have the great time here too.

Although there are many more places to visit during this festival season. Just try some of the destinations to enjoy the festival.

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