TIME’s List Of World’s Greatest Places Of 2023 Is Released And Two Indian Destinations Have Made It To the List

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  • The TIME magazine has released its annual list of the ‘World’s Greatest Places’ for the year 2023 and two Indian destinations have made it to the list. 
  • The list of 50 places includes two Indian places – Mayurbhanj and Ladakh.
  • The magazine said “With its stunning alpine landscape and Tibetan Buddhist culture, Ladakh – the most remote part of northern India is marvel enough.”
  • In 2023, India designated its first dark sky reserve in the village of Hanle, about 168 miles southeast of Leh, the capital of Ladakh. The village has about 270 clear nights in a year, making it ideal for celestial splendor.
  • Famous for its lush green landscape, rich cultural heritage and ancient temples, Mayurbhanj in Odisha is the second Indian destination in the list.
  • The magazine said that it is the only place on earth to see the extremely rare black tiger. Apart from the famous Similipal National Park, there is a lot more that we can do in this district.
  • Last year, Kerala and Ahmedabad were Indian destinations in Time’s ‘World’s Greatest Places of 2022’.

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