Cultural tourism is a tourism towards the cultural heritage of a place. Culture has always been a major object of travel. Tourism is now a culture. Cultural attractions play a significant role in tourism at all the levels. Cultural heritage tourism nowadays is the fastest growing segment of the tourism industry.
India, a kaleidoscope of traditions cultures and different geographics speaks for itself. India is famous all over the world for its rich culture and heritage. The country’s cultural diversity and history attracts various tourist from all over the world . India has a slab of every kind of traveller.
Heritage tourism in india is a treasure as there are several cultural, historical and natural resources. Some cities of the country are known just because of its heritage sites. Cultural tourism of India varies from region to region like Madurai is famous for temples, Mahabalipuram is famous for its carved rock-cut temples and caves while Agra for Taj Mahal and Jaipur for palaces. Every state of the country is rich in culture and its heritage. There are number of historical places to visit in India .
Some major sites of the cultural tour includes:
Khajurao , Madhya Pradesh
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
Madurai, Tamil Nadu