Rejoice people! Jammu and Kashmir bags the best Romantic place award


It’s not that anyone is oblivious of the beauty of Jammu and Kashmir, but their is another reason to boast about our splendid homeland. The crown of India has literally proven true to it’s name after it has been crowned with the “Best Romantic Place” award. Yeah! people, you read that right. Leading travel magazine, The Lonely Planet recently came up with a list of must-visit destinations for the travel buffs and surprise surprise!, while, Switzerland is a well-known romantic destination in the world, Jammu and Kashmir has been awarded the best Romantic destination in India. The magazine also released a list of winners falling under different categories at the Lonely Planet Magazine Travel Awards 2016.

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The awards aim to cater to the travel lovers across the world, by providing them on platter the next go-to destination as per their inclinations. The nominations for the same are shortlisted by an expert panel, who later choose the winners on the basis of reader and traveler votes. While J&K was the chosen Romantic destination, Delhi and Rajasthan were the best shopping and relaxation destinations in India respectively.

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Best destinations for:
CULTURE (International): Jordan
CULTURE (Indian): Uttar Pradesh
ADVENTURE (International): New Zealand
ADVENTURE (Indian): Himachal Pradesh
VALUE (International): Turkey
VALUE (Indian): Goa
ROMANCE (International): Switzerland
ROMANCE (Indian): Jammu & Kashmir
SHOPPING (International): Dubai
SHOPPING (Indian): Delhi
WILDLIFE (International):
South Africa
WILDLIFE (Indian): Madhya Pradesh
FOOD & DRINK (International): Singapore
FOOD & DRINK (Indian): Mumbai
RELAXATION (International): The Maldives
RELAXATION (Indian): Rajasthan
FAMILY (International): The United Kingdom
FAMILY (Indian): Kerala

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Feeling proud yáll? Spread the word and make all your friends staying outside the state go green with envy 😛 😛