Top 5 Most Visited Cities of India by Foreign Tourist

Tourism in India is growing rapidly, About 88.90 lakh foreign tourists visit India every year. e-Tourist Visa, visa on arrival policy and India’s medical tourism sector are popular reason along with Incredible India campaign to promote tourism. The most popular states of India for tourist and tourism are Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra,Rajasthan,Kerala and Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi

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The National Capital Territory of Delhi is the second wealthiest city of India after Mumbai and first in India by foreign visitors in 2015. There are list of tourist attractions in Delhi such as Qutb Complex, Red Fort and Humayun’s Tomb, Akshardham and India Gate.

Mumbai

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Mumbai is the most populous city in India and offer a higher standard of living. The dream city attract migrants from all over India and foreign tourist across the world for Heritage structures, Elephanta Caves and Juhu beach.

Chennai

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Chennai is an important medical tourism destination in India and rated as the safest city for women in India. The city is among the most visited Indian cities by foreign tourists and ranked 43rd most visited city in the world.

Agra

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Agra on the banks of Yamuna river is a major tourist destination and part of Golden Triangle tourist circuit. The city has notably Mughal era buildings and also part of Uttar Pradesh Heritage Arc.

Jaipur

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The pink city of Jaipur is the largest city of Rajasthan state and part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit. Jaipur along with Agra is a popular foreign tourist destination in Rajasthan along with Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Udaipur.

– Kolkata

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Kolkata ranked at 90 by the number of foreign tourist arrivals in India. The city of joy on the bank of Hooghly river is known for Howrah Bridge, Victoria Memorial,Indian Museum,St. Paul’s Cathedral Church, Dakshineswar Kali Temple and Durga Puja festival.

– Mysore Palace

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Mysore Palace in the city of Mysore in Karnataka state is the second most famous tourist attractions in India. The palace complex includes twelve Hindu temples and has courtyards, gardens and buildings.