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Is it only I who notice the similiarities? I thought you weren't supposed to copy stuff right off another page.

Those sites are both Wikipedia:Mirrors. They state on the pages you linked above that the content is from Wikipedia. They're allowed to do this since the content is GFDL. See Wikipedia:Copyrights. Angela. 08:57, May 29, 2005 (UTC)

How are the states sorted?[edit]

I dont see any order in which the states are sorted in this article. If there is any particlualr reason for the current ordering, then please let me know. thunderboltz 18:58, 27 January 2006 (UTC)

I have arranged the states in alphabetical order. --Bmanisk 11:38, 28 June 2006 (UTC)
People seem to be randomly pushing up/down the listing of the states. I plan to rearrange the ordering so that there is an alphabetic listing again shortly. If anyone has a valid reason for the current ordering please add your justification here.(Leotolstoy and Bmanisk are at least two people who tried to correct this in the past)-Deepraj | Talk 10:11, 3 July 2007 (UTC)


India does not figure this is garvit anywhere in the World’s top 25 tourist destinations. [1] Against around 75 million international tourist arrivals in France and 50 million in Spain, arrivals in India number only around 3 million. [2]. Even in the World Tourism Rankings of UN India does not figure anywhere.

Against this back drop the entry appears to be unrealistic and misleading. Moreover, what is the need for another publicity brochure when there are so many on the internet? This article should be analytical.

-- P.K.Niyogi 06:14, 20 August 2006 (UTC)

Agree the article reads like a tourism advert, and when I corrected some bad grammar I saw my edits reverted. RomaC 06:12, 22 May 2007 (UTC) hi how are you


I changed enormously because this article looked so messed up. Wikipedia is not a photo album or a place to promote tourism. Wikipedia is an encyclopedia for godsake. There is a fixed format to be followed while writing an article. Dumping each and every detail with hundreds of photos is not going to help. We have to give links to main articles in each section where reader can go and look for what he wants. I'm cleaning up that article which has already consumed huge amount of my time. I know all your edits are in good faith and you want to contribute immensely to that article. All images you have added are beautiful. But unfortunately, wikipedia doesn't work that way. Thanks for your contributions anyways. Now, don't revert back. Gnanapiti 03:28, 5 July 2007 (UTC)

Most of the images in this article where already there, I simply compacted them to make the article smaller as it was getting a bit long. The images that I put in after wards I can reduce and leave the drop down boxes for the over use of examples and see also lists this article has. Also I see that someone else has reverted this article and reduced the images which I will pitch in and remove some more. صلاة اليهود في كنيس بمناسبة يوم كيبور
I really don't understand. The issue is not only the number of images here. Bigger issue is format and style of this article. Again I'm pointing you to WP:SS to learn more about how a summary style article should look. We don't need all these drop down boxes in each and every section. We have to give link to main article in the section and give a brief introduction about what we are talking. This article is still unencyclopedic, no matter how many drop down boxes you add. I didn't understand why someone pitched in all of a sudden and reverted all my edits without any discussion here. This article needs a major cleanup. Gnanapiti 06:50, 5 July 2007 (UTC)

The idea of the drop down box is to hide long lists of misc information like examples or see also lists. As you can see the article has been deemed to long. So the idea was to shorten the article without deleting someones input. I also put the images into galleries to save room in the article. Instead of having one gigantic gallery at the bottom, I have spread them throughout the article. I can remove the images from the drop down boxes, but like I stated before the whole concept of the drop down box is to hide misc data that takes up lots of space in the article. في بمناమొదటి한국어 日本語

We don't necessarily have to delete someone's huge effort in order to shorten the article. As I have said earlier more than once, we have to move the content from this summary style article to main articles for which the link has to be given here. Gigantic gallery at the bottom has to be cleaned up, and that's what I was up to until I was abruptly stopped with some reverts. Miscellaneous data is not for hiding, but instead for moving from here to main articles. This is a summary style article and has to remain one. Hope this clarifies. Gnanapiti 15:46, 5 July 2007 (UTC)
The format for this article Cronulla, New South Wales doesn't look all that bad. Let this be an example along with this article Tourism in Sydney. The format in the tourism in Sydney article might need to be fixed slightly. في بمناమొదటి한국어 日本語

Drop down boxes are discouraged in article space. Please do not use. Drop down boxes are for user spaces or talk spaces etc. Never use this in main article, as article should support print version. And dont revert just like that, give respect to other's efforts. Lara bran 04:42, 6 July 2007 (UTC)

Its not "Tourism in India by state", dont expand states that have main articles already. Instead develop articles by type of tourism like adventure tourism, Nature tourism etc. User:Mindys12345 please dont revert other editor's changes, give respect to other's efforts. Try to incorporate their changes. Lara bran 04:58, 6 July 2007 (UTC)
Thats not exactly what the other editor did, he actually made it look a lot worse and as for drop down boxes well I got the idea from another article. I will get a second opinion. I also think that a lot of the text in this article was copied and pasted from websites or copied from travel bochures. I have cought other people out doing this.في بمناమొదటి한국어 日本語
TOURISM BY STATE. No I am not increasing, I am decreasing, I have even created a seperate article for Tourism in Maharashtra, which was an entire section in this article. If someone wants to print they can copy and paste. في بمناమొదటి한국어 日本語
Im not reverting your changes. You carry on, but when others contribute dont revert, instead accommodate them. Show me another article where you seen drop down box, please do show me. Its policy, not conflict between you and me. "Too long" is by memory size not by length of page (and collapsible dont reduce it below 32kB). Simply make section for state and expand wont do. Tourism in Maharashtra like articles are just fine, but paste {{stub}} in that article so that many others will come to help expand page, Im doing that for you.
Lara bran 06:04, 6 July 2007 (UTC)

fuck off

New India tourism articles[edit]

I have started new articles on India states by using entire sections from this article and then reducing the amount in each of the section afterwards.

Some of the new articles are:[edit]

Tourism in Andhra Pradesh[edit]
Tourism in Madhya Pradesh[edit]

Headline text[edit]


Burhanpur is a town in Madhya Pradesh state, India. It is the administrative seat of Burhanpur District. It is situated on the north bank of the Tapti River 310 miles (499 km) northeast of Mumbai.

Burhanpur District is a famous for medieval History. Burhanpur town was used by Mughals to control south India. It is situated at the Bank of Tapti River.

Asirgarh fort known as "Dakhkhan ka darwaza". Without wining this fort it was impossible to have control on southern india. Maharastra Border touches the District.

For more detail, visit following website.

Tourism in Maharashtra[edit]

جميع أفراد المجتمع المؤهلين مدعوون للتصويت في انتخابات مجلس أمناء مؤسسة ويكيميديا. 12:37, 7 July 2007 (UTC)kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkllllllllllllllll fuck off

Text from the main page that was misplaced by an ip user[edit]

India is a good place no doubt i am a indian but recent days studies found that ofcourse india is safe to visit but you must be extra careful about the place which you may visit. You need to get references and plan your trip with good care so that you will not run into dangers. You can contact police at all given times and keep references of your respective embassy numbers when you get into trouble just let the police know what is the exact trouble you are having. You just need to have a nominal sim card in the phone you can dial 100 in india at all given times and police will be glad to help you whenever required all major cities today have a good law and order system so I request all the tourists coming to india please do not fear you have got good protection and a great legal system to help you everytime. Recently indian courts have become very good and contact any local advocate for any problems or what so ever.


I gave it a go. Im not sure div tags are allowed in article. They can be used only in foot sections. Thanks. Lara_bran 09:08, 26 October 2007 (UTC)

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Please Note[edit]

Hi all,

I have gone thru every section of this page and I have corrected many many grammar mistakes, added much needed detail/references, and deleted many POV edits and deleted obvious spam. Please keep these things in mind:

  • This is not a tourist brochure. "Assam is one of the most beautiful places in the world with many foreign tourists agreeing to this" is NOT a good addition to this ENCYCLOPEDIC article.
  • This article is written in WP:Summary Style, meaning that very specific details about a neighborhood or city do not belong here. Please refrain from adding lists of touristic cities, lists of tourist attractions, etc. Lists and other tables do not belong here.
  • This is not a photo gallery. The photo gallery is called Wiki Commons. Photo galleries do not belong here.

Nikkul (talk) 07:13, 13 November 2009 (UTC)

 —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:11, 8 January 2010 (UTC) 

World Travel Award[edit]

   The 'Incredible India' campaign, an initiative by the Indian government to promote Indian tourism has won the World Travel Award 
2009 for being the best campaign of the year.The reigning Miss World , Ksenia Kukhinova of Russia ,presented the award to
India's Tourism Minister ,Kumari Selja at a gala function held in London recently.
Selja,who was in London to participate int the World Travel market ,also received the Asian Guild Award for promoting the
'Incredible India' campaign.The guild also bestowed on Jagdish Chander Director ,India Tourist Office here for his "hard work to
carry out the conviction of Incredible India Campaign in the UK".
The successful campaigns have created a sense of pride amongst the communities of Indian origin residing in different parts of
the world ,including the UK.
—Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 07:17, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

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Sirpur in Chhattisgarh[edit]

The article now reads:

Main attractions of Chhattisgarh are Chitrakot Waterfalls, Kutumsar Caves, Ramgarh and Sita Bengra, Bhoramdeo temple, Sirpur, Rajim, Ratanpur and Malhar.

This is consistent with what the official district web site says, which is:

Bhoramdeo, Rajim, Sirpur, Tala, Malhar and Sheorinarayan are prime sites for heritage tourism.

In the 2001 census there were six villages named Sirpur in Chhattisgarh:

Which of these villages is the tourism destination? --Bejnar (talk) 01:35, 7 May 2013 (UTC)

Too much vandalism if you ask me, request protection?[edit]

Today I've had to revert the table with statistics of tourism by state to my earlier revision because two vandals added nonsense to it. And this isn't the first time this happened with this article. I'm getting tired of the intensive policing this article apparently requires. What do my fellow editors think? I'd like to get this article semi-protected indefinitely, but that's not likely to happen soon. --AlexanderVanLoon (talk) 11:05, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

To be honest, now that I'm evaluating every edit to this article since January 2013, I've also seen quite a few anonymous users make valuable contributions to this article. So instead of protection, it's probably necessary to police this article for vandalism properly. This article is on my watchlist and I'll keep a closer look on it from now on.--AlexanderVanLoon (talk) 11:31, 16 June 2013 (UTC)

Major problems[edit]

While the lead of this article is pretty good, most of the body reads like a tourist brochure with lists of places to visit but no narrative on their significance to the topic in hand. Multiple sections are also completely unreferenced.

Would it be unreasonable to suggest that about 90% of the content here should be deleted? Lineslarge (talk) 12:23, 22 February 2014 (UTC)

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