5 Old Towns in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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5 Old Towns to explore in India

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AmbajiAmbaji, Gujarat 385110, India

This is a census town in the Banaskantha district. It is known for its historical and mythological connections with sites of cultural heritage. Ambaji is an important temple town with millions of devotees visiting the Ambaji temple every year. It is one of the 51 Shakti peethas.

TharangambadiTharangambadi, Tamil Nadu 609313, India

Tharangambadi is a town in the Nagapattinam district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu on the Coromandel Coast. It lies 15 kilometres  north of Karaikal, near the mouth of a distributary of the Kaveri River. Tranquebar was established in 1620 as the first Danish trading post in India. King Christian IV had sent his envoy Ove Gjedde who established contact with Raghunatha Nayak of Tanjore.

UmrangsoUmrangso, Assam, India

Umrangso is an industrial town and a town area committee in Dima Hasao district in the state of Assam, India. It is located at the border of Assam and Meghalaya states some 112 km from Haflong, the district headquarters of Dima Hasao district of Assam.

Vijaya Vittala TempleHampi, Karnataka 583239, India

Ancient monument which is well known for its exceptional architecture and unmatched craftsmanship. It has so many beautiful stone structures.This is one of the largest and  famous structures in Hampi

YuksomYuksom, Sikkim 737113, India

Yuksom is a historical town in Geyzing subdivision of West Sikkim district in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. It was the first capital of Sikkim established in 1642 AD by Phuntsog Namgyal who was the first Chogyal of Sikkim. The coronation site of the first monarch of Sikkim is known as the "Throne of Norbugang". Yuksom is where there is the Norbugang Chorten near the Norbugang throne, the place Namgyal was crowned and several monasteries and a lake.