India is an incredible country and the festivals which are celebrated in India makes it more incredible. You will find many different festivals celebrated in different states but festivals like Diwali and Holi are celebrated across India.
Holi is one of the most celebrated festivals in India. Holi is a festival of two days with “Holika Dahan” and “Dhulandi”.
Holika Dahan is celebrated as a symbol of victory over evil.
Dhulandi is celebrated by applying colors (abeer or gulal) to each other.
Holi is played with the most enthusiasm. On the auspicious festival of Holi people gather together to play with colors. The roads are filled with colors. From kids to adults all are completely covered in colors.
Nowadays many events are organized to play Holi. These events have DJs, Food and games.
Apart from these events, India has many places which are famous for their Holi celebration.
We have made the list of the places which have the best Holi celebration in India.
So if you are looking for the best places to celebrate Holi 2020 then you might visit one of these places.
Holi in Barsana
The main attraction of Holi in Barsana is “Lathmar Holi” and “Ladoo holi”.
The lathmar holi is celebrated one week prior to the Holi. In lathmar holi the females of Barsana and Nandgaon beat men with sticks.
In Ladoo Holi sweets are thrown as the blessings of God at the Shriji Temple.
Holi in Mathura/Vrindavan
Mathura & Vrindavan are the places where Lord Krishna was born and spend his childhood. Phoolon Wali Holi is the main attraction of the Banke Bihari Temple in Vrindavan.
Holi in Shantiniketan
Holi in Shantiniketan was started by the famous Bengali poet and Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore. It is celebrated as Basant Utsav here. Events like folk dance, music festival, puppet shows and much more are conducted throughout the city.
Holi in Purulia
In Purulia, West Bengal Folk dance, Nauta dance, Chau dance, and Darbarijhumur are performed throughout the place on the festival of Basant Utsav or Holi.
Thousands of people gather at Bandhar Deul Temple early morning to celebrate Holi.
Holi in Anandpur Sahib
Hola Mohalla is the festival of Sikhs which is celebrated in Punjab on the day after Holi. Sikhs perform wrestling, martial arts, mock sword fights, acrobatic military exercises, and turban tying. It was first organized by Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.
Holi in Udaipur
Join the celebration of Holi in Udaipur with Udaipur's Mewar royal family at the City Palace. See the Holika Dahan and processions on decked up horses, court dancers, and traditional folk music performances.
Holi in Delhi
Join the rowdy Holi of Delhi in the Holi Moo Festival. And you will be entertained by more than 40 Indian and international performers along with music, parties, stage shows, etc.
Holi in Goa
Celebrate Holi on the beaches of Goa. Music, colors, and water all that you need for your perfect Holi.
Holi in Hampi
The “city of temples” celebrates Holi with full enthusiasm and joy. Vijayanagar Empire is full of visitors, colors, music, and drums.
Holi in Pushkar
Pushkar which is one of the scariest towns of Rajasthan holds a special name in the list of the best places to celebrate Holi in India. The “kapda faad” Holi in which people tears clothes of others are what the main attraction of Holi in Pushkar.