Monday, February 14, 2011
In this world cup India is one of the hosting country along with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. There will be total 29 matches to be played in the 8 cities of India, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Mohali, Nagpur and Ahmedabad.
One can catch the real excitement of this world cup only at the Wankhade stadium in Mumbai, as the final will be played here. So after the world cup ends go on a tour of this amazing city. Here you can watch Gateway of India, Sidhi Vinayak temple, Bandra, Juhu beaches, Haji Ali Mosque, Chattrapati Shivaji terminus and many other interesting places.
Sardar Patel stadium ( also known as Motera) located in Ahmedabad, one of the most colorful cities of India will also witness the rising pulses of the ardent cricket lovers. After the thrilling match you can go for a relaxing sight seeing of this city. Jama Masjid, Ahmed Shah tomb, Bhadra fort, Hathesing temple, Akshardham temple situated in Gandhinagar just 30 km from this city are the most famous tourist places of Ahmedabad.
Chennai is known for temples so when you are here for the match(M A Chidambram Stadium), do make it a point to visit the beautiful temples in and around the city. The Kapaleeshwar temple, temples of Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. The last one is famous for it silk fabric. While in Chennai, do not miss a visit to the Marina beach and Fort St George as well.
Bangalore (Chinnaswamy Stadium) is the Silicon valley of India but is also known for the Bangalore Palace, Lal Bagh, Jawahar Lal Nehru Plaenatarium and the Cubbon park.
Other venues of world cup in India are:
Mohali Stadium ( Mohali)
VCA Stadium ( Nagpur)