10 Indian States with Highest Domestic Tourists

3. Tamil Nadu

Domestic Tourists Visits: 16.20 Percent

Tamil Nadu, with its distinctive ancient Dravidian culture, is a fascinating part of south India. The state draws both tourists and pilgrims alike to its towering, intricately built temples. Beaches and hill stations are popular destinations as well.

Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, is known as the Gateway to south India. It's a sprawling and busy, yet conservative, city with deep traditions and culture that are yet to give way to the growing foreign influence there. The city's main attractions are its beach, temples, museums and galleries, Old Portuguese style churches, and amusement parks.

Tamil Nadu is known especially for Kanyakumari, blue beaches and sunny skies. The state also has excellent hill stations like Ooty, Kodaikanal, Yercaud, Elagiri, Javvadhu Hills, Kolli Hills, Sirumalai Hills, Valparai, Topslip, Parvathamalai Hills and Pachamalai Hills.

4. Karnataka

Domestic Tourists Visits: 9.90 Percent

Karnataka is blessed with ageless monuments, world heritage sites, lush green forests, amazing wildlife, spectacular waterfalls and romantic hill stations. The state is also known as the 'Craddle of stone Architecture'.

The world heritage sites at Hampi and Pattadakal, the temples at Belur, Halebeedu, and Somanathpur are the most popular tourist visit spots. The cave temple at Badami and Aihole and the numerous forts and domes revives the state's history and cultural heritage.
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1: nice article
Posted by: vsm - 05 Oct, 2012