Fill in the blanks of the passage
with correct prepositions :
India is a land ______ tourists and pilgrims. Most of our holy places, whether ______ the hills or ______ the plains, are generally situated ______ river-banks or ___?___ the sea. Indians who have great faith ______ ‘God’ visit these places ______ pilgrimage. Even the visitors and travellers ______ all over the world throng here ______ spiritual and mental peace. Invariably, they all feel surprised ______ the breathtaking scenery of the Indian mountains.
how can it be BESIDE ?