United Nation estimates India’s population which is 1,346,473,816 as of Thursday and India is equivalent to 17.74% of the total world population. With this data, it is sure that the country is one of the most crowded places in the world. And it gets more crowded during festivals and in busy city market areas. And in case, you don’t know which are the most crowded places in India, then scroll down and have a look at the places.

So, These Are The 9 Places Which Are Called India’s Most Crowded Places 

1. Chandni Chowk, Delhi

Chandni chowk

Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan established the city and old Delhi where Chandni Chowk is situated. It’s a crowded market area which showcases few traces of its past glory. Chandni Chowk sells everything from wedding attire to spices, at bargain prices.

2. Ganesh Festival, Mumbai

Ganesh festival

Visiting Mumbai during Ganesh Festival is a thing next to impossible. The last day of the Ganesh festival in Mumbai sees the frenetic and wild dancing, loud music, and the throwing of colored powder in the procession of bidding adieu to the Lord.

3. Maha Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, Ujjain, Haridwar, Nashik

Maha Kumbh Mela


It is largest religious gathering in the world. It takes place on a rotational basis in four places in India which are Nashik in Maharastra, Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, Haridwar in Uttarakhand, and Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

4. Jama Masjid, Delhi 

Jama Masjid

India’s one of India’s largest mosques, Jama Masjid gets flooded with devotees during the month of Ramadan. Devotees gather for prayer during the month of Ramadan.

5. Local Train, Mumbai

Local train Mumbai

It is the world’s busiest railway network, especially in the rush hours. Trains have the capacity to hold only 1,800 passengers but it holds approximately 7,000. Now you can think of the crowd.

6. Rath Yatra Festival, Orissa

Rath Yatra

Lord Jagannath leaves his temple in Puri to visit his birthplace along with his elder brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra once in a year and he takes with a Rath Yatra which is pulled by devotees. It is believed to be one of the oldest festivals in the world.

7. Charminar, Hyderabad


Charminar and its surrounding market is super noisy and crowded. The market sells cheap perfumes, textiles, jewelry, and what not!

8. K.R. Market, Bangalore

K. R. Market

The Krishna Rajendra Market which was established in 1928 gets a life well before sunrise every day. Flower sellers, vegetable vendors come early morning to see their products.

9. Juhu Beach, Mumbai

Juhu Beach

Every Sunday, Mumbai’s Juhu Beach holds a carnival-like scenario.

Have you ever been to any of these crowded places of India?