4 Best Places to Celebrate and Enjoy Holi

Posted by Ankit Srivastava | Posted on March 12, 2016

Holi is one of the best opportunities to experience India at its craziest. It is called the festival of colors and it is celebrated in all over India. The best places to celebrate Holi in India completely depend on what kind of fun you want to have. Before all the things you should read about its significance.

The Significance of Holi: Holi is one of the major festivals of Hindu religion, but it is celebrated by different religions peoples also. On this day there will be public holiday always. It is a festival when old enemies can also be friends and can celebrate Holi together.

You can easily hear some popular lines which is sung by almost all the peoples during Holi.

Holi Khele Raghuveera Awadh Mein…

Rang Barse Bhige Chunar Wali…

sara ra ra holi hai…

You’ll find activities taking place almost all over India. But don’t rush to throw yourself into this hilarious festival of colors which is also known for its craziness. Every year thousands of Foreigners come India to celebrate Holi. If you also want to enjoy Holi in India then this blog will be very helpful for you. First of all set your mind that which type of Holi you want to celebrate because it varies from place to place.


Here is the list of 4 best places to celebrate Holi in India:

Lath Mar Holi of Barsana Village (Mathura, Uttar Pradesh): Lath Mar Holi is one of the most unique ways to enjoy Holi in India. During the festival, men with shields are beaten up by women with bamboo sticks. These men are not allowed to fight back but they can only try to keep them off by sprinkling colors on them. It takes place around a week before the main day of Holi.

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Vrindavan: Vrindavan is the place where Lord Krishna spent his childhood (According to Hindu Tradition). Here Holi celebrations get underway on Vasant Panchami (end of winter season), approx 40 days before the main Holi day, in the temple towns of Vrindavan.


Holi Elephant Festival in Jaipur (Rajasthan): You can also say it Royal Holi. If you love animals especially elephants then the best place to celebrate Holi will be Jaipur for you. Brightly decorated elephants adorned with scarves, embroidered head-plates, velvet parasols, ear danglers, gold embroidered rugs and large anklets parade through the streets.

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Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh): Another place where you can enjoy Holi festival in full mood is Varanasi. Here all the folks play with colors and drink “Bhang” and dance in stupid ways. Here you can go to Ganga River Ghats to celebrate the colorful festival.

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Holi Safety Information

Single women should avoid going out alone in public places during Holi, as some uncultured and criminal minded people often pose a safety threat.

Ankit Srivastava

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Ankit Srivastava is a Digital Marketing Strategist by profession & Blogger by passion. He loves writing on various topics as per his interest. Apart from blogging, he is a big foodie & love clicking pictures of his favorite food items. Whenever he gets free time from all this, he goes to explore different places of India. Read more


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  • Shruti Arora

    good information… and thanx 4 sharing dis !!!