Indian history has always been a point of intrigue for tourists, be it domestic or international ones. Most of the history can be witnessed in the architectures of India like, historical monuments, forts, palaces and much more. To promote the tourism and cultural heritage of India, the Government has planned many entertaining ways to tell you the history about the place and construction of monuments. Amongst all, the light and sound show is one of the entertaining ways to know about monument or place. If you wish you explore the cultural heritage of India and its many spectacular cities, then read on to this article where we have listed the most interesting places to enjoy holiday in India along with wonderful light and sound shows.
City Palace, Udaipur
The City Palace of Udaipur in the state of Rajasthan is not only a royal gem but also host the famous Mewar Light and Sound Show. The show which is conducted every evening at the Manek Chowk revives back the rich history of the Mewar and attracts many foreign as well as local tourists similarly. This magnificent show is considered to be first such show in India organised by non-governmental private organization. The duration of shows is 1 hour and are shown both Hindi and English language.
Brindavan Gardens, Mysore
The beautifully landscaped Brindavan gardens are truly a treat to eyes during night. The garden has stunning fountains that makes it even more serene and mesmerizing to look at. The sound and the light begin here by 7:00 PM in the night. The visitors can enjoy the view of dancing fountains in the background of the beautiful garden. The most interesting thing about this show is that the fountain sways along the tune of the music and lights.
Cellular Jail, Port Blair
This massive structure has been known for being the most treacherous of inhumane atrocities borne by the convicts is one-kind-of unique jail. Many of India’s freedom fighters have been lived and experienced the inhuman punishments here. Today, this jail is considered as a National Memorial and dedicated to the nation. In this show, you will get to see the story of brave freedom struggle with spectacular light and sound. It is organised daily inside the jail compound at 6:00 PM (in Hindi) and 7:15 PM (in English). In addition, you can visit the museum in jail, a photo gallery and an art gallery (which remains open on all days except Monday and public holidays from 8.45 AM to 12.30 PM and 1.30 PM to 5.00 PM).
Amber Fort, Jaipur
Amber fort of Jaipur is not only popular for its enchanting beauty but also for its incredible light and sound show. The show is played in both English and Hindi language for travellers. The gallery can easily hold up to 300 guests at a time. The show is of 1 hour and musical extravaganza acknowledges tourists to the local legends and history of Rajasthan.
Gwalior Fort, Gwalior
The famous architecture in Gwalior, the Gwalior Fort has one of its kinds of silence during morning time while the same place becomes energetic at night with the light and sound show. This beautiful show attracts a large number of local and foreign travellers alike. The show is organized at the man mandir palace of the Gwalior Fort and provides amazing glimpses of Gwalior and this fort to travellers.
Golconda Fort, Telangana
The Golconda Fort is one of the most important tourist attractions in west of Hyderabad, Telangana. The tourists can hire a qualified tour guide to explore the history related to this fort. During evening, the light and sound show is a must thing to watch. The show is a musical extravaganza that usually begins from 7 PM (during summer season) and 6 PM (during winter season). The shows are closed on Monday. Visitors can enjoy the show in three languages namely Telugu, Hindi and English, which are organised on different days of the week, so visit the fort on your preferred language.