7 Best Places To Celebrate Festival Of Holi In india


Mathura and Vrindavan are considered the birthplace of Lord Krishna. As such, they are major pilgrimage centers and come alive during Holi.


The week-long celebrations here are legendary, with events like Lathmar Holi (women playfully chase men with sticks) and Phoolon wali Holi.


Holi in Shantiniketan is a more traditional and artistic affair. Here, the festival is known as Basanto Utsav and is celebrated by Rabindranath Tagore's Visva.


Hampi, the erstwhile capital of the Vijayanagara empire, celebrates Holi in a unique way. Here, the festival is called Kambala and involves colorful processions.


A small town near Mathura, Barsana is famous for its unique Lathmar Holi celebrations. Here, women playfully beat men with sticks.


The Pink City paints itself even more colorful during Holi. Jaipur celebrates the festival with immense joy, with elephant rides.


Udaipur offers  royal experience of Holi. Here, the celebrations are centered around City Palace, where  Mewar royal family throws colors.