May 22, 2024, 08:15 PM IST

10 oldest cities of India

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Varanasi: Holiest city on the Ganges, known for ghats, temples, and as a spiritual center for Hindus​

Madurai: Famous for Meenakshi Temple, cultural heritage, and historical significance during the Sangam period​

Patna: Ancient capital of several empires, known for its historical significance and educational institutions

Ujjain: Religious hub with Mahakaleshwar Temple, famous for the Kumbh Mela, a major Hindu pilgrimage site

Ayodhya: Birthplace of Lord Rama, a major religious city with deep roots in Hindu mythology​

Thanjavur: Known for the Brihadeeswarar Temple, a center of Chola art, architecture, and culture

Pushkar: Sacred city with the Brahma Temple and an annual camel fair, a key pilgrimage site​

Delhi: India's capital with historical monuments, political significance, and continuous habitation for centuries​

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports