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Weddings in India are a huge event with traditional rituals, ceremonies, prayers and feast. However, these days, people are opting for a marriage that is an extension of their own personality. The destination wedding, theme wedding, vintage, rustic, dreamy and high drama weddings are the latest trends. And if you are a romantic at heart, then monsoon wedding is for you. India is blessed with some of the most picturesque locations that are perfect for a monsoon wedding. Here is a list of places where you can exchange vows watching the raindrops. Also Read - Pep Guardiola's Mother Dies With Coronavirus

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1. Goa

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Goa, which is probably the most popular tourist destination in India, is also one of the perfect destinations for monsoon wedding. You can either go for a beach wedding or get hitched in one of the old churches. Goa is a popular destination for a wedding, and since monsoon is not a peak season, you will get the wedding planner and venue easily. You will also get special offers and discount if you are planning a monsoon wedding in Goa. The colourful nightlife and the water sports will make the celebration more interesting.

2. Kovalam


Kovalam is the perfect monsoon wedding destination for people who loves the monsoon. With the tropical beach, the rains and the sea, your wedding will be a vacation for your guests. Many hotels and resorts in Kovalam offer facilities for your wedding with the sea in the background. For a dramatic entry of the bride and groom, choose a decorated boat. You can also opt for a houseboat wedding in the backwaters. The serene location, the sea and the rains make Kovalam one of the best monsoon wedding destinations.

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3. Udaipur


Give your wedding a royal touch by tying the knot in Udaipur this monsoon. Lake Pichola is ideal for your monsoon wedding. There are several palace hotels and restaurants that will take care of your wedding preparations. You can just relax and enjoy your wedding.

4. Lonavala

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If you are from Maharashtra, then you don’t have to look far for a monsoon wedding destination. Lonavala tucked away in the mountains of Western Ghats, is a beautiful hill station, which comes alive during the monsoon. You and your guests can enjoy the gushing waterfalls and other tourist attractions like forts and caves in the vicinity. Lonavala is one of the emerging destinations for monsoon weddings. The hotels and resorts in Lonavala are offering wedding packages.

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5. Alleppey


Alleppey, also known as the Venice of the East, is a must-visit place during the monsoon. The houseboat, the serpentine backwaters and the emerald green vegetation will add an exciting element to your wedding. Just imagine getting married on a houseboat, while floating on calm backwaters with the sound of raindrops in the background.


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