Best Fairs in India
1. Kumbh Mela
Kumbh Mela is the biggest and the largest fair of Hindu Pilgrims. This fair was celebrated every twelve years. Kumbh Mela celebrated at four holy places. The four holy places are Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain, and Nashik. This fair event held by rotation on the banks of the river Godavari, Kashipura, Yamuna and the Ganga. Hindus pilgrims celebrated this fair gather at Ganga river for a holy bath. The main attraction of this fair is the procession of Naga Sadhu people also known as the holy man of India. Kumbh Mela is a biggest religious fair of India.
2. Sonepur Mela
Sonepur Mela is also the biggest fair of India. The Sonepur Mela held in November month on the day of full moon in Bihar.
This fair held on the confluence of river Ganges and Gandak. Sonepur Mela is also known as Harihar Chhetra Mela by local peoples.
This fair is one of its kind in the world. Sonepur Mela is one of the major attraction of the fair where elephants are used for sale. There is also another type of animals available for sale in this fair like buffaloes, donkey, and ponies. This is the largest animal fair in Indian attracts peoples from all around Asia.
3. Pushkar Mela
Pushkar Mela is the largest fair of a camel. This fair held in October to November month. This fair held in the Pushkar city which is the oldest city of Rajasthan. This fair also attracts a large number of visitors from all over the world, especially from Israel.
This is the biggest fair if Rajasthan held on the banks of the Pushkar Lake.
Pushkar Mela is also an important tourist attraction. There many types of competitions held in this fair like Matka phone, longest mustache, and the hot air balloon. This is an Experian able fair for tourists.
4. Chandrabhaga Mela
Chandrabhaga Mela is also known as Magha Saptami Mela by local peoples. This grand fair held in the month of February at Bhubaneswar (Orissa). This is an important fair celebrated every year during the full moon at chandrabhaga River. This fair held for seven days. During these seven days, thousands of pilgrims gather bath in the holy river.
There is a famous temple Konarak sun Temple also held near this fair. This is also a large Mela India. This is a festival fair. There are some modes of transportation available for reach Chandrabhaga Mela and experience the Mela.
5. Hemis Gompa Fair
The Hemis Gompa fair is a religious fair and one of the most special occasions for the Buddhist Community in India. The two days Hemis Festival is celebrated with great zeal and devotion. This grand fair held in the month of January and February. It is the world’s famous and biggest Buddhist Monastery located in Ladakh.
The famous Hemis Gompa is surrounded by mountain, rock and concealed inside the Hemis National park. Hemis Gompa festival celebrates the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava. People assemble at the beautiful monastery of Hemis Gompa to witness the colorful celebration of the festival