Best Indian Tourist Place | Famous Tourist Places in India State Wise | Amazing Places to Visit

Tourism in India is an important economic sector, contributing 6.23% of national GDP and 8.78% of total employment in India. India witnessed more than 5.5 million annual foreign tourist arrivals and 740 million domestic tourism visits. The tourism industry in India generated around US $100,000,000,000 in 2008 and is expected to increase to US $275,500,000,000 in 2018 with a growth rate of 9.4% per year. In 2010, 17.9 million foreign tourists visited India. The majority of foreign tourists come from the United States and the United Kingdom. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan are the top 5 states to receive inbound tourists. Domestic tourism in the same year was large at 740 million. Andhra Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra receive a large share of visitors. The Department of Tourism is a nodal office for formulating national policies and programs for tourism development and promotion. In this process, the Department consults and collaborates with other stakeholders in the sector including various Central/Bureau bureaus, Union/Territory Government Offices and representatives from the private sector. Joint efforts are being made to promote new forms of tourism such as rural, cruise, medical and eco-tourism. The Department of Tourism is a nodal institution for the development and promotion of tourism in India and maintaining an Incredible India campaign. Check out the most amazing tourist attractions in India state-wise list.

Taj Mahal<span>, Agra, Uttar Pradesh</span>
The Taj Mahal (Crown of the Palaces) is a funerary monument built between 1631 and 1654 in the city of Agra, Uttar Pradesh state (India), on the banks of the Yamuna River, by the Muslim emperor Shah Jahan of the Mughal dynasty. The mausoleum attracts between 7 and 8 million visitors each year and also in 2007 was designated one of the New Seven Wonders of the Modern World.
Ooty Lake<span>, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu</span>
Ooty Lake is a lake in Nilgiri district of Tamil Nadu. This lake is 2.5 km long. Tourists here can enjoy boating and fishing. You must have the fishing permission before buying fodder for the fish. There is also a garden and jetty. Due to these characteristics, 12 lakh visitors come here every year. Boating time: 8am - 6pm.
Khajuraho Group of Monuments<span>, Madhya Pradesh</span>
Khajuraho is a small city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The set of temples was built over a hundred years, from the year 950 by the year 1050, equipped with a central area protected by a wall with eight gates, each of which with two palms of gold. In the golden age of the city, there were more than 80 Hindu temples, of which only 22 are in a reasonable state of conservation, spread over an area of about 21 kmĀ².
Jagannath Temple<span>, Puri, Odisha</span>
The Jagannath Temple in the city of Puri in the state of Odisha is one of the most important Vishnuitic temples in India. Entry is only allowed to Hindus, from an observation deck, others are allowed to look into the inner area of the temple complex. Countless shrines for the numerous deities of the Hindu pantheon can be found around the entire temple. Its temple in Puri is considered one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage centers and a particularly gracious place of pilgrimage, which is why the coastal city is also known as the Holy City.
Golden Temple<span>, Amritsar, Punjab</span>
Sri Harmandir Sahib (Lord's Residence), unofficially referred to as the Golden Temple, is the most sacred Sikhism Gurdwara, located in the city of Amritsar, Punjab, India.

6. Nainital Lake, Uttarakhand

Nainital Lake<span>, Uttarakhand</span>

The main attraction of Nainital is the Naini Lake. In the Skanda Purana, it is also called Trishusi Sarovar. It is said that when Atri, Pulastya and Pulah Rishi could not find water in Nainital, they dug a pit and brought water from the Mansarovar Lake and filled it. It is said about this lake that by taking a dip here one gets as much virtue as one gets by bathing in the Mansarovar River. Millions of domestic and foreign tourists visit this beautiful lake to enjoy boating. The reflection of the surrounding mountains is seen in the lake water. When there is light of bulbs all around at night, then its beauty increases even more.

Statue of Unity<span>, Kevadiya colony, Narmada, Gujarat</span>
The Statue of Unity is a statue of Indian independence fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (1875-1950) in the Narmada district, Gujarat, India. This statue is the tallest statue in the world, with a height of 182 meters (597 ft). Vallabhbhai Patel was one of the leading leaders of the Indian independence movement, and was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. This statue is located on an island in a river, facing the Narmada Dam near Rajpipla, 100 kilometers southeast of the city Vadodara.

8. Marina Beach, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Marina Beach<span>, Chennai, Tamil Nadu</span>

Marina Beach is a beach in the Chennai metropolis of South India. It is counted among the largest in India and the second beach in the world. This coast is spread 13 km from the Vice City in the south to Fort St. George in the north. Marina Beach is predominantly sandy, unlike the rocky formations that overlook Juhu beach in Mumbai. Bathing and swimming have been banned due to the dangers of Marina Beach. It is one of the most crowded beaches in the country with around 3,000 visitors on weekdays and around 50,000 on holiday days.

9. Jim Corbett National Park, Nainital, Uttarakhand

Jim Corbett National Park<span>, Nainital, Uttarakhand</span>

10. Valley of Flowers National Park, Chamoli, Uttarakhand

Valley of Flowers National Park<span>, Chamoli, Uttarakhand</span>

11. Dal lake, Srinagar, Kashmir Valley

Dal lake<span>, Srinagar, Kashmir Valley</span>

12. Kufri, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Kufri<span>, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh</span>

13. McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh

McLeod Ganj<span>, Dharamshala, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh</span>

14. Ross Island, Andaman Islands

Ross Island<span>, Andaman Islands</span>

15. Cellular Jail, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Cellular Jail<span>, Andaman and Nicobar Islands</span>

16. Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, Tirupati, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Tirumala Venkateswara Temple<span>, Tirumala, Tirupati, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh</span>

17. Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, Tirupati, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

Venkateswara Temple<span>, Tirumala, Tirupati, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh</span>

18. Kamakhya Temple, Nilachal Hill, Guwahati, Assam

19. Akshardham Temple, Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar, Delhi

Andalusian Mosque (English:The Spanish Mosque) also known as Iqbal Ud Daula or Jam e Masjid Aiwan-E-Begumpet, is a mosque in Begumpet in the city of Hyderabad in India. The mosque was built by the Sir Iqbal Ud Dawla in 1906, after his return from Spain. He was also inspired by the design of the mosque from the mosque of Cordoba. It is said that there is only one of the trias in India, Minarets Or domes, where the mosque gives a church like appearance.
Fort of Tiracol or Terekhol Fort, is a coastal defense fortress located in the village of Tiracol, near the mouth of the Terekhol River, in the Taluka of Pernem, in the far north of the State of Goa.

22. Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Coimbatore and Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu

Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary and National Park (IGWLS and NP) is a protected area named after the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who visited the park on October 7, 1961. It is often called the topslip which is a village located in the northeast corner of the park and is the main center for visitors. This name originated from a local practice of the 19th century, in which the wooden logs of teak were rolled down from the hills. It is located in the Anaimalai hills of Polachi, Velparai and Udumalpet talukas in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu state of South India. Spread over 108 sq km, this national park is an important area of 958 sq km Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary, which was previously called the Animalai Wildlife Sanctuary.

23. Orang National Park, Brahmaputra River, Darrang and Sonitpur, Assam

24. Qutub Minar, Mehrauli, Delhi

25. Tangasseri Lighthouse, Kollam, Kerala

26. Gandikota fort, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh

27. Astasambhu Siva Temples, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

28. Golden Temple, Sripuram, Tamil Nadu

29. National Library of India, Kolkata, West Bengal

30. Makalidurga, Karnataka

31. Siruvani River, near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

32. Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary, Darjeeling, West Bengal

33. Turahalli Forest, Karnataka

34. Anjuna Beach, Goa

35. Jaswant Thada, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

36. Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha temple, Simhachalam, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

37. Cherai Beach, Kerala

38. Suru Valley, Ladakh

39. Jantar Mantar, Sansad Marg, Connaught Place, Delhi

40. Palaruvi Falls, Aryankavu, Kollam, Kerala

41. Ralang Monastery, South Sikkim, Sikkim

42. Dwadash Shiva Temples, Kolkata, West Bengal

43. Lat Masjid, Dhar, Madhya Pradesh

44. Worli Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra

45. Raj Bhavan, Kolkata, West Bengal

46. Dudhsagar Falls, Sonaulim, Goa

47. Irupu Falls, Karnataka

48. Bhimbetka rock shelters, Madhya Pradesh

49. Wargal Saraswati Temple, Siddipet, Telangana

50. Bondla Wildlife Sanctuary, Ponda taluka, Goa

51. Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad, Telangana

52. Chhatarpur Temple, Chhattarpur, New Delhi, Delhi

53. Saroornagar Lake, Hyderabad, Telangana

54. Buxa Tiger Reserve, near Alipurduar, West Bengal

55. Airavatesvara Temple, Darasuram, near Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu

56. Mandrem Beach, North Goa, Goa

57. Purna Wildlife Sanctuary, Jamlapada, Gujarat

58. Dwarakadhisa Temple, Dwarka, Gujarat

59. Verinag, Kashmir Valley

60. Gahirmatha Beach, Odisha

61. Laad Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana

62. Abbey Falls, Karnataka

63. Church of the Lord Jesus, Kolkata, West Bengal

64. Muthyalamaduvu, Bangalore, Karnataka

65. Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

66. Rampart, Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

67. Shamlaji, Aravalli, Gujarat

68. Jama Masjid, Central Delhi, Delhi

69. Prem Mandir, Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh

70. Jalore Fort, Rajasthan

71. Flora Fountain, Mumbai, Maharashtra

72. Yelagiri, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

73. Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Tamil Nadu

74. Ananta Vasudeva Temple, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

75. Kanheri Caves, Mumbai, Maharashtra

76. Soochipara Falls, in Wayanad, Kerala

77. Chhatri, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

78. Parasgad Fort, Karnataka

79. Betla National Park, Jharkhand

80. Ramnagar Fort, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

81. Khairtabad Mosque, Khairatabad, Telangana

82. Daria Daulat Bagh, Karnataka

83. Bagore ki Haveli, Udaipur, Rajasthan

84. Nokrek National Park, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya

85. Nohkalikai Falls, East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya

86. Hanumangarhi, Nainital, Uttarakhand

87. Digamber Jain Mandir, Hastinapur, Uttar Pradesh

88. Tawang Monastery, Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh

89. Vazhvanthol waterfalls, Trivandrum, Kerala

90. Siniolchu, Sikkim

91. Zanskar, Ladakh

92. Fateh Sagar Lake, Udaipur, Rajasthan

93. Bhangarh Fort, border of the Sariska Reserve, Aravali range, Alwar, Rajasthan

94. Kalugumalai Jain Beds, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu

95. Naval Aviation Museum, Bogmalo Road, Dabolim AP Vasco da Gama, Mormugao, Goa

96. Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

97. Hazaribag Wildlife Sanctuary, Jharkhand

98. Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi, Delhi

99. Chitralekha Udyan, Tezpur, Assam

100. Cotigao Wildlife Sanctuary, Canacona Taluka, South Goa, Goa

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