Top 10 Peaceful Places to Live in India

Let us take a look at the peaceful places to live in India that have maintained a balance and stabilized their speed when it comes to growth.

  1. Dehradun
  2. Coorg
  3. Champawat
  4. Goa
  5. Coimbatore
  6. Mount Abu
  7. Shimla
  8. Gwalior
  9. Calicut
  10. Pondicherry

1. Dehradun

Peaceful Places to Live in India - Dehradun

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Amidst the water bodies that define purity, peace and harmony, and the gorgeous Himalayan Mountain range, lies the resplendent city of Dehradun. Dehradun means ‘low lands at the foot of a mountain range’. The significant city has River Ganga and River Yamuna (most important rivers of India) on either side. The city is rich with temples, parks caves, and natural beauty. On the other hand it is also abundant with shopping malls and hangouts. Although the city is modern enough it features a peaceful background with the bliss of nature. If you’re not living here, you’re missing out on a lot of goodness. This is the reason we have added Dehradun as the first peaceful place to live in India in our list.

2. Coorg

a peaceful hill station in India- Coorg

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Hill stations have always won the tug of war when it comes to visiting exciting places, and Coorg is a level above. The glorious destination has plenty to offer by itself. Trekking trains, gorgeous picnic spots, forests, wildlife, green valleys, woods, and many other marvels of nature can be witnessed here. You could easily say that this is the best peaceful place to live in India after retirement as there is nothing you wouldn’t find here except for the over crowded cities.

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3. Champawat

Champawat - peaceful place to stay in India

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Champawat is one of the best and peaceful places to live in India. The scenic beauty and tranquility the city offers is a class apart. The city is surrounded by water on 2 sides and a mountain range on the third. The rolling hills are ideal for hiking while the waterfront makes for tranquilizing evenings. The climate of Champawat is pretty balanced too. Once you visit here, there is no going back.

 

4. Goa

Goa: peaceful place to stay in India

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The entire state has always flaunted its lifestyle, and mesmerizing beaches. However, because of the same reason the state ends up getting densely populated with tourists every year. South Goa in that case doesn’t face the weary of huge crowds. The beaches here are secluded enough, clean, and calm. On the contrary this part of Goa doesn’t compromise on an enthralling nightlife and street shopping, however; everything seems to be pretty balanced here. The best part of living here is of course the sumptuous beaches and the finger licking food. The state of Goa can be used as a holiday or a home according to convenience.

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5. Coimbatore

peaceful city to live in India - Coimbatore

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Nestled in the lush green mountain ranges, Coimbatore serves as a top Indian holiday destination. The city is a blend of the old and the new. The population here is low and so is the cost of living. Land rates and cheaper too. The health care and infrastructure of Coimbatore is referred to as the best in India today. The city is rich with natural beauty and with all the other perks; there is no reason why you wouldn’t want to live here and enjoy peaceful life.

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6. Mount Abu

peaceful place to live in Rajasthan - Mount Abu

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The only way to beat the heat of Rajasthan is by living in the only hill station in the state, Mount Abu. The hill station is rich with history and features plenty of temples, shrines, and spiritual places. Mount Abu hosts a summer festival as well that is full of fun activities like boat races, firework displays, and music events. The quaint and calm peaceful place in India offers the best of Rajasthan.

 

7. Shimla

cool place to live in India - Shimla

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The fashionable city wouldn’t fall short of anything to offer. Shimla is quite a modern city with historic importance. You have a blend of bazaars and malls here. The snowy peaks and snow carpeted streets are a real treat to especially Indians as there are hardly any places in India that see snow. The city is a lovely place to live in, as it has a piece of almost everything to enjoy. This is definitely a peaceful place to live in India.

8. Gwalior

The best peaceful city to live in India - Gwalior

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Gwalior is rich with historic sites and hence is connected to the ancient times of India. The city possesses intricate art and architecture and has more or less kept up to its originality. People therefore love living here in harmony with history while keeping up with modern times.Perfect blend of heritage and peaceful living can be found in India at this destination.

9. Calicut

Calicut - Peaceful places in India

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Kerala is renowned for its breathtaking sceneries, gorgeous backwaters, scrupulously clean beaches, and Munnar plantations. Calicut, in Kerala also features beaches, museums, and waterfalls. The city is quite busy; however, the nature conveniently makes up for peace and tranquility. You’d therefore definitely wish to settle down here.

 

10. Pondicherry

Pondicherry - peaceful place to live in India

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Now referred to as Puducherry, Pondicherry is a town with a coastline of 32 kilometers. The mesmerizing town features backwaters, fishing villages, palm-fringed beaches, beach resorts, the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, the international city of Auroville and a lot more. There are well maintained cobbled streets here as well. The city is extremely beautiful and you wouldn’t mind living here forever. And this iw why Pondicherry is our list of Peaceful places to live in India

While India took a huge leap to modernization the metropolitan cities became a fad. But man always returns home after a long day and hence we today are in search of peace amid the hectic routine of our lives. However fast we move in the race called life, the old, peaceful days will always be cherished.

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