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  • 1. The tourism industry of India is economically important and grows rapidly. TheWorldTravel &Tourism Council calculated that tourism generated INR6.4 trillion or 6.6% of the nation's GDP in 2012. It supported 39.5 million jobs, 7.7% of its total employment.The sector is predicted to grow at an average annual rate of 7.9% from 2013 to 2023.This gives India the third rank among countries with the fastest growing tourism industries over the next decade. According to provisional statistics 6.29 million foreign tourists arrived in India in 2011, an increase of 8.9% from 5.78 million in 2010.This ranks India as the 38th country in the world in terms of foreign tourist arrivals.
  • 2. Delhi is a melting pot of cultures and religions. It as been the capital of numerous empires that ruled India, making it rich in history.The rulers left behind their trademark architectural styles.  Delhi currently has many renowned historic monuments and landmarks such as theTughlaqabad fort, Qutub Minar, Purana Quila, Lodhi Gardens, Jama Masjid, Humayun's tomb, Red Fort, and Safdarjung'sTomb.  Modern monuments include Jantar Mantar, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Lotus temple and AkshardhamTemple.
  • 3. Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves and Chhatrapati ShivajiTerminus are the three UNESCO World Heritage sites in Maharashtra and are highly responsible for the development ofTourism in the state. Maharashtra also has numerous adventure tourism destinations, including paragliding, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. Maharashtra also has several pristine national parks and reserves,
  • 4. MUMBAI Mumbai is the most popular cosmopolitan city in India, and a great place to experience modern India. Mumbai is famous for Bollywood, the world's largest film industry. In addition, Mumbai is famous for its clubs, shopping, and upscale gastronomy.
  • 5. Uttar Pradesh has much to offer. Places of interest include:  Varanasi-The origin of Hinduism and world's one of the oldest cities.Also known as City of temples it is Most popular holy place of lord Shiva devotees. Some of the finestTextiles are produced here.  Agra –Taj Mahal and several others historical monuments and gardens  Lucknow-The capital of Uttar Pradesh. It has Several historical places Mughal, British and modern architecture.The cuisine and chikan dresses of Lucknow is famous worldwide.  Mathura-The birthplace of Lord Krishna of Hinduism and Neminath of Jainism.  Sikri-Historical place for Mughal Empire's palaces and forts.  Meerut-The historical place of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 or the First War of Indian Independence. Indian Historical place from Mahabharata period of ancient India to Modern India's one of the fastest growing city of Uttar Pradesh.
  • 6.  Himachal Pradesh is famous for its Himalayan landscapes and popular hill- stations. Many outdoor activities such as rock climbing, mountain biking, paragliding, ice-skating, and skiing are popular tourist attractions in Himachal Pradesh.  Shimla, the state capital, is very popular among tourists. The Kalka-Shimla Railway is a Mountain railway which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Shimla is also a famous skiing attraction in India.Other popular hill stations include Manali and Kasauli.
  • 7. The state of Andhra Pradesh comprises like scenic hills, forests, beaches and temples. Also known as The City of Nizams and The City of Pearls. ANDHRA PRADESH is the home of many religious piligram centres: •Tirupati •Birla mandir •The RamappaTemple andThousand Pillar Temple inWarangal •Gunudala matha shrine •Gnana saraswati temple, Basar.
  • 8. Attractions:  Charminar – Centre of the Hyderabad Old City  Golkonda Fort – Largest and 400 years oldest fort  Makka Masjid – Masjid in Hyderabad City  Ramoji Film City – Largest Film City in the world situated in Hyderabad City  Kilash giri – MountainView along with beach side situated inVizag City  Warangal Fort - Oldest fort built by Kakatiya before 13th century reflects the culture ofTelugu people  Thousand PillarTemple - Built by King Rudra Deva in 1163 AD.TheThousand PillarTemple is a specimen of the Kakatiyan style of architecture of the 12th century.  The golden beaches atVisakhapatnam  Bhimili Beach – Beautiful Beach near toVizag City  ArakuValley – known as Andhra Ooty near toVizag City  Borra Caves – caves formed 1 million years ago situated near toVizag City; belongs to Odisha
  • 9. Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), is the capital of West Bengal has been nicknamed the Cultural Capital of India, City of Palaces, City of Joy, etc
  • 10. Unlike many north Indian cities, whose construction stresses minimalism, the layout of much of the architectural variety in Kolkata owes its origins to European styles and tastes imported by the British as it was the capital of British India from 1772 to 1911 and, to a much lesser extent, the Portuguese and French. Towards the British colonial period came the architecture of Murshidabad and Coochbehar.  Darjeeling is a famous Himalayan city in the state ofWest Bengal. Darjeeling tea is world famous because of its attractive smell.  Other than Darjeeling there are notable hill stations like Kalimpong, lava.  Some wonderful trek routes , like Sandakfu, Falut, etc.  Beside hill stationsWest Bengal has some beautiful sea beaches also, like Digha, Shankarpurr, Mandarmoni, etc.  City KOLKATA is famous for temples of durga maa. It is often visited by worshipers from all around the country.
  • 11. Assam is the central state in the North-East Region of India and serves as the gateway to the rest of the Seven Sister States. Assam boasts of -  famous wildlife preserves – for example _the Kaziranga National Park, which is home to the Great Indian One-Horned Rhinoceros, the Manas National Park and many more.  The largest river island Majuli,Tezpur and the scenic tea-estates dating back to time of British Raj. Assam has a rich cultural heritage going back to the Ahom Kingdom, which governed the region for many centuries before the British occupation.Other notable features include the Brahmaputra River, the mystery of the bird suicides in Jatinga, numerous temples including KamakhyaTemple ofTantric sect. and 'Gurdwara Sri GuruTegh Bahadur also known as Damdama Sahib at Dhubri.