Every year on January 25, India commemorates National Tourism Day 2022 to raise awareness about the importance of tourism and to respect the country’s rich and diverse culture. The ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, organized by the Ministry of Tourism, commemorates this day this year. “Rural and community tourism” is the theme of National Tourism Day this year. The purpose of commemorating the day is to raise awareness of the country’s growing tourism sector and its economic importance.
Here are some of the must-see tourist attractions in India.
Taj Mahal, Agra
Taj Mahal, which has been named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, has attracted millions of tourists across the world. The monument was built in white marble and faces the Yamuna River. It is a fusion of various characteristics of Islamic design.
Shimla, Himachal Pradesh
With its snow-capped mountains, woods, green valleys, peaceful lakes and pleasant climatic conditions, Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, offers a unique travel experience.
Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand
India’s highest tiger population is found in Jim Corbett National Park, India’s first national park. Elephants, deer, leopards, bears, reptiles and birds can all be found in the park, which spans hills, grasslands and rainforests.
Amritsar is known for the Golden Temple, which is the holiest site for the Sikhs. The city also has the Jallianwala Bagh, which is a harrowing reminder of India’s liberation struggle, with bullet marks still visible on its walls.
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Varanasi is considered one of the holiest places in India. It is also known as Benaras and is rich in religious symbolism and history. Varanasi is home to a number of Hindu temples.
Red Fort, Delhi
The Red Fort monument is about two kilometers long and is made of beautiful red sandstone. In 1648 Shah Jahan built the Red Fort as a demonstration of Mughal rule.
India Gate, Mumbai
India Gate is Mumbai’s most popular tourist attraction. It is 26 meters high and overlooks the Arabian Sea. The monument, built entirely of yellow basalt and concrete, is known for its Indo-Saracenic design.
Jaipur, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a vibrant, colorful city steeped in history. The city’s royal past can be seen in the palaces, forts and monuments, some of which still house the royal family.