Tourist places in and around India

There are many historical sites in India associated with tragedy and death. Many tourists are interested in visiting these. These places are a reminder of the suffering of the people, the dark past filled with blood. Tourists are trying to find out the stories behind these and find answers to many questions. Some people think that travel means visiting and enjoying beautiful places. But not everyone is like that. Places to visit here offer a great opportunity for those who want to have different experiences than regular tourism. If you are also interested in getting such tourist experiences then take a look at these places in India.

Andaman Nicobar Jail

Skeleton Lake, Uttarakhand

Roop Kund Lake, located at an elevation of 16500 ft above sea level in Uttarakhand, is popularly known as the Skeleton Lake. Skeletons were first unearthed here in 1942. A British forest guard noticed a large number of human skeletons floating along the edge of the lake, confused here. These skeletons are believed to have been Japanese soldiers killed during the war. But there are also conflicting notions on these views. A skeleton found here dates back to 850 AD.

Jallianwala Bhag, Amritsar

The name Jallianwala Bhag in Amritsar is reminiscent of a horrific event. It provokes anger and helplessness. It was one of the most tragic events of the Indian independence movement. On April 13, 1919, British troops opened fire on a gathering at Jallianwala Bagh on the orders of General Dyer. Thousands of unarmed people, including women and children, were massacred during the incident. If you visit this place now you can see holes formed by bullets on the walls, a well. Many people jumped into this well to save their lives.

Gandhi Smriti, Delhi

Gandhi Smriti is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. He spent the last 144 days of his life here. The place is actually owned by the Birla family, an iconic Indian businessman. But now it has become home to the Gandhi Multimedia Museum. The museum houses many articles on Gandhi’s life and his death. You can also see the room used by Gandhi here. If you are interested in learning about the lifestyle of the famous freedom fighter of India, be sure to visit this place.

Bhuj, Gujarat

Bhuj in Gujarat suddenly became famous in 2001. But this is not for good reason. The area was hit by a massive earthquake at the time. Millions of people lost their lives due to this unexpected natural disaster. Thousands became homeless. Bhuj is about 20 km from the epicenter. But the devastation it caused cannot be put into words. If you look at this place you will understand how brave the people there were in the face of the bad times imposed by nature.

Cellular Jail, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

The cellular prison known as Kala Pani is a colonial prison located in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. The British used it specifically to hold political prisoners. In fact this remote archipelago was considered the best place to punish the freedom movement activists. Prithvi Singh Azad, Bhai Paramanand, Baburam Hari, Savarkar, Pulin Das, Pandit Paramanand and many other freedom fighters were captured here. The complex is now a national monument. It also has photos of freedom fighters and an exhibition gallery.

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