Religious tourism in India

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Religious tourism in India is focus of Narendra Modi's national tourism policy. Uttarakhand has been popular as a religious and adventure tourism hub.[1]

Mahesh Sharma said, "In view of religious tourism, Ramdevera and Tanot would also be linked to a tourism circuit in western Rajasthan."[2]

Tourism by religion[edit]

Buddhism[edit]

The Mahabodhi Temple in Bodh Gaya is one of the holiest sites in Buddhism.[3]

Hinduism[edit]

Numerous Hindu sites of pilgrimage are located in India.

Islam[edit]

The dargahs or shrines of major Sufi figures in India, such as Ajmer Sharif and Nizamuddin, attract many Muslims.

Sikhism[edit]

The Golden Temple is the holiest site in Sikhism.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "U'khand eyes wellness tourism", The Times of India, 13 February 2016
  2. ^ "Small cities to be linked with air services: Sharma", Business Standard, 12 February 2016
  3. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 29 July 2019.