ICC World T20 2016 is scheduled from 08th March to 03rd April and is being hosted by India. Cricket enthusiasts from all across the globe have booked their flights tickets to see the matches live at the stadiums or are opting for last minute booking deals.  The matches are going to be held in seven Indian cities, namely New Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Dharamshala, Bangaluru, Mohali and Nagpur. All these cities are packed with numerous wonderful attractions. Here’s a quick look.

New Delhi

The matches in New Delhi are going to be held at the Feroz Shah Kotla Staduim. Apart from being the capital of India, New Delhi is also one of the top cultural hubs of the country. From the culinary delights on the streets of Old Delhi to the quest for peace at Lotus temple – the city will leave you with a deeply gratifying experience. Some of the must visit places include the Old Fort, the Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, Hauz Khaz Complex and Qutub Archaeological Area. For nightlife, we recommend Hauz Khas Village.


The second largest cricket stadium in the world, Eden Gardens is the venue. Kolkata is known as the cultural capital of India due to intact age old traditions and a rich cultural heritage. Some of the famous tourist attractions include, Victoria memorial, Dakshineshwar Temple, Indian museum, Howrah Bridge and Fort William.


The famous Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai is all set to host the matches for the ICC World T20 2016. Known as the commercial capital of India, Mumbai is full of famous attractions such as the Hanging gardens, Haji Ali mosque, Tower of Silence, Elephanta Caves, Juhu Beach and Chowpatty. The blend of modern with the past makes Mumbai one of the most singular and enjoyable destination for tourists.


Situated in the higher parts of the Kangra Valley, HPCA Stadium at Dharamshala is the world’s highest cricket stadium. With amazing views of the snow capped mountains, it is also one of the most picturesque stadiums in the world. Dharamshala is full of beautiful monasteries and temples along with vintage bungalows, villas and churches. It is also home to the seat of the fourteenth Dalai Lama of the Tibetan sect of Buddhism.


Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is another stadium which will play host to the T20 World Cup. A wonderful destination, the capital city of Karnataka is home to wonderful lakes, parks, fountains and gardens. It is also home to a number of historical places such as Tipu Sultan’s Lal Baug Summer Palace and a number of interesting parks.


Mohali, home to a number of Gurudwaras with great historical importance, will host the T20 World cup at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium. The city witnesses a large number of devotees and tourists from all across the globe. Some of the attractions include Gurudwara Amb Sahib, Gurudwara Sant Mandal Angitha Sahib, Rose Garden and the cricket stadium itself.


Nagpur, located in the state of Maharashtra, is the 3rd largest city in India and draws a number of nature and history buffs. It is said the city has remained inhabited right since Eighth century BCE and is considered as one of the country’s greenest cities. Prominent attractions include Ambazari Lake, Sitabuldi Fort, Maharajbagh Zoo, Raman Science Centre, and Jama Masjid.

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