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Cultural heritage tourism (or just heritage tourism) is a branch of tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism is occurring.
The glorious past of India has ensured that the present and subsequent generations have plenty of historical and cultural heritage to be proud of. The fascinating monuments and heritage sites in the country stand quietly today to retell their story of joy, sorrow, courage and sacrifice before you. Each of the story is so enchanting and singular that you will be left asking for more at the end of each narration.

For centuries, people migrating into the rich country, India, with their respective culture and tradition and later mixing with the rituals of the Indians have given birth to a new colour of heritage and culture. This amalgamation of culture have slowly but gradually have enriched the values and faiths of the Indians even further with each sun rise and sun set in the sky. The host country welcomed this huge change with open arms as a result of which the flavour of Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Jainism and Christianity floats in the atmosphere of India making it one of the largest secular country of the world where Diwali, Christmas, Eid and Buddha Jayanti are celebrated with equal enthusiasm and exuberance.
As one turns the pages of history, the rich heritage of India comes alive with all its fragrance and colour which are still breathing in the heritage forts, palaces, temples and monuments fringed in each and every corner of this multi facet country, India. The splendid architecture, minutely carved motifs, embellished facades of the heritage monuments narrate the immense skill of the craftsmen of the yore which have been fascinating the world for many centuries. If you start counting , you may fail to accommodate all the heritage sites of India in your fingers which have evolved with the passage of time. UNESCO has come up with the mission to protect these treasures which are the finest gifts to world from India so that generations to come feel them as fortunate as we consider ourselves after acquainting with these incredible Indian heritage sites. Be it the exquisite marble inlay work of the Taj Mahal or the titillating sculptures of the Khajuraho Temples or the excellent fusion of science and art in Konark Sun Temple, Indian heritage sites are the manifests to the extremely rich heritage of India.
The number of important monuments and sites in India is so great that a single tour to discover the multifarious facets of its wonderful heritage is not enough. Nevertheless, it will give you an admirable glimpse into the Indian history and heritage. At the end of your trip, you will surely develop a huge respect for the Indian heritage while craving for more such tour in the near future.

Heritage Places

Heritage Categories

West Bengal

Goa Heritage House
Shivaji Heritage


World Heritage Sites

Agra Fort
Ajanta & Ellora Cave
Taj Mahal
Monuments Of Mamallapuram
Konark Sun Temple
Monuments Of Fatehpur Sikri
Kaziranga National Park
Manas National Park

Monuments Of Hampi
Khajuraho Temple
Nanda Devi National Park
Valley Of Flowers
Bhimbetka Caves
Badami Caves
Sunderbans National Park
Darjelling toy Train

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