9 Viewing Decks in India that you should visit - With photos & details

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9 Viewing Decks to explore in India

The seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country, and the most populous democracy in the world. A hotpot of languages, religions, numerous cultures & traditions.

BhoothathankettuKothamangalam - Idamalayar Road, Poochakuthu, Kerala 686681, India

Bhoothathankettu means "Fort created by monsters". The legend is that monsters planned to submerge a Shiva temple nearby by making a dam in the area. Their plan was deterred by Lord Shiva by faking approaching dawn, thereby causing the monsters to runaway fearing the arrival of light. The demons were supposed to roll the large boulders seen in the area to the river bed creating the dam.

Cheruthoni DamUnnamed Road,, Idukki Twp, Kerala 685602, India

Third highest concrete gravity dam in India which is 138 metre tall and is constructed as a part of Idukki hydroelectric project along with the two other dams at Idukki and Kulamavu. One of the main Picnic spot and viewpoint in Idukki

Cloud EndMussorie Range, Uttarakhand 248179, India

Surrounded by the Oak and Deodar forest, Clouds End is a landmark to the geographical end of Mussoorie. Located at around 7 km from main Mussoorie city, Clouds End is known for pleasant scenic views of hills with enjoyable climate. A heritage building built by some British in 1838 is also an attraction at Clouds End

Dolphin Nose View PointDolphins nose Rd, Alwarpet, Burliyar, Tamil Nadu 643103, India

This is a huge rock that resembles the nose of a Dolphin. A popular viewpoint in nilgiris.

Mahabalipuram Light HouseMahabalipuram Light House, Mada Koil St, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu 603104, India

It is open to tourists since 2011. It is closed in 2001 due to the LTTE attack. This is one of the  Indias oldest lighthouse.

Marine DriveMarine Drive Walkway, Marine Drive, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Major hangout place in Kochi . Popular site for shopping, urban walk and street food.

Our Lady of Dolours BasilicaErinjery Angady, Pallikkulam, Thrissur, Kerala 680001, India

The church locally called Puthanpalli and is the tallest church in India and third tallest church in Asia. A big tower located at its rear called bible tower having many paintings and nice bible museum.

Sri Chamundeshwari Devi TempleChamundeshwari Temple, Chamundi Hill, Mysuru, Karnataka 570010, India

Named after the goddess Chamundi. This temple situated at the top of the Chamundi hill. The main hill itself features an ancient stone stairway of 1008 steps. We can see the entire Mysuru city from this hilltop.

Vallarpadam BasilicaNational Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam, Kochi, Kerala 682504, India

Vallarpadam Basilica (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Ransom, Vallarpadam) is a major Christian pilgrim center of India. Around one million people visit the Basilica every year, it is the most important Marian Shrine in India. The picture of Mary and Infant Jesus at the top of the main altar was brought by Portuguese merchants under the leadership of Vasco Da Gama in 1524. The two towers has viewing decks that is open to visitors as well.