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By Chetan Sharma Subscribe to RSS | April 4th 2012 | Views:
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India is a vast and diverse country in South Asia. It has been one of the most sought after countries in the world in terms of tourism and holidaying. There are many destinations, cities and states in this country that attract the tourists year from all over the world.

Have a look at some of major cities of India.

Mumbai: Mumbai, fondly known as the Dream City, is the capital city of the state of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India. It is the second most populous city in the world. It is home to many modern and historical architectural buildings. It is also home to Indian film industry called Bollywood. It is also home to India’s most important financial institutions such as the National Stock Exchange of India and the Reserve Bank of India.

Mumbai also has lots to offer tourists. Major attractions to see in this city include Victoria Terminus (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Gateway of India, Elephanta Caves (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Prince of Wales Museum, Haji Ali Mosque, Kamal Nehru Garden, Hanging Gardens, etc.

New Delhi: New Delhi, or simply Delhi, is the capital city and second largest metropolis of India. It is one of the most important cities and tourist destination in the country. It has charming legacy and rich history. It portrays a marvelous blend of traditional and modern charm. It is home to many religious, cultural, historical and heritage places; including three UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Red Fort, Qutub Minar and Jama Masjid. New Delhi also has been nominated for UNESCO World Heritage City status. Thus this city is very popular among cultural enthusiasts and heritage lovers.

Major attractions of tourism in this city include such as Lotus Temple (most visited building in the world), Jama Masjid (the largest mosque of India), Birla Temple, Qutub Minar (the longest brick minaret in the world), Akshardham Temple (the largest Hindu temple complex in the world), Red Fort, Rajghat (the final resting place of Mahatma Gandhi, India Gate (an imposing war memorial), Old Fort, National Zoological Park, etc. New Delhi is also gateway for tourism in northern India. It is a destination of almost all itineraries of different north India packages.

Chennai: Chennai, the capital of the state of Tamil Nadu, is one of the most important cities and four metropolitan cities of India. It has charming history, historical monuments and modern attractions.

Major attractions to see in this city include Marina Beach, Fort St George, St Thomas Mount, Kalakshetra, Theosophical Society, Guindy National Park, Snake Park, Theosophical Society, Parthasarthi Temple, etc. Chennai is gateway for tourism in South India and also the main destination of itineraries of many south India tourism packages.

Kolkata: Kolkata, the capital city of Indian state of West Bengal, is the gateway for tourism in eastern region of India. It is one of the main attractions of many eastern India Tour Packages. It is one of the most important cities and tourist destinations in India. It has charming history and many sites of tourist interest. It is also nicknamed as the City of Palaces due to many palatial mansions built thought out the city.

Major attractions to see in Kolkata include Victoria Memorial, Indian Museum, Kali Mandir, Fort William, Tagore House, Marble Palace, Raj Bhawan, Nakhoda Mosque, BBD Bagh, St John Church, Botanical Garden, Maidan, Central Park, Millennium Park, Town Hall, Belur Math, etc.

Chetan Sharma - About Author:
Chetan Sharma is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for India Tourism Packages and North India Packages. For more information, please visit on this site – www.tourismpoints.com

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