The most exultant festival is just around the corner. Diwali in India is celebrated with great zest and enthusiasm in different cities, and in the most diverse ways. We got you top 5 cities that celebrate the grandiosity of Diwali, like no other. By Nitya Malik

1. Jaipur

Diwali is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the Pink City. The local markets are adorned with lights, lamps and decorations. Shopping festivals and cultural shows are held during this time. The city looks alluring and all lit up during this festive time.

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2. Mumbai

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Nobody celebrates Diwali like people in the city of Mumbai. The best spot in the city to celebrate and enjoy Diwali by becoming its part is Marine Drive. Get ready to enjoy some spectacular fireworks on the eve of Diwali.

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3. Varanasi

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The enduring city, which lies on the banks of Ganga celebrates Diwali with uncontainable enthusiasm and joy. The age-old tradition of floating colourful diyas on River Ganga in Varanasi lightens up the sacred river. The exuberant fireworks on the banks with the magnificent Ganga Arti is an experience you can’t miss.

4. Goa

Embrace the festivities of the festival of light with some fun gambling. Large effigies of Narakasura are burnt to embark the victory of Lord Krishna over the devil. Take part in the cool festivities in Goa with multiple casinos celebrating the spirit of the season with special offers and deals.

5. Amritsar

Relish the culinary delicacies of the city while experiencing the mesmerising tranquility of Kirtan in Golden Temple. Diwali is celebrated on the same day as Sikh celebrates Bandi Chhor Divas, commemorating the return of their Sixth Guru, Guru Hargobindji from Mughal imprisonment. Witness the captivating beauty of the city with an illuminated Golden Temple and floating diyas on the Sarovar.