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]


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


Numerous Hindu sites of pilgrimage are located in India.


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


The Golden Temple is the holiest site in Sikhism.

See also[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.