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Top Emerging Tourist Attractions in India

    Want to explore some new places in India? Here, we have eased your task a bit by listing down some of the top emerging tourist attractions in India. Have a read below. You literally might want to go everywhere! 

    • Madame Tussauds Museum in Delhi

    India’s first Madame Tussauds Wax Museum houses approximately 120 wax statues of famous personalities from music, sports, films, history, and politics. To name a few, it has figures of Sachin Tendulkar, Mahatma Gandhi, Madhuri Dixit, the Dalai Lama, Leonardo di Caprio, Lady Gaga, Raj Kapoor, etc.

    The museum is currently open and has paved the way for the public to come close to their favourite celebrities, leaders, and sportsperson.

    • War Memorial & Museum in Delhi

    It is being built in the honour of more than 22,000 soldiers who lost their lives while serving the country. The museum highlights the glorious moments of Indian military history. Located in Red Fort, the galleries of the museum are exhibited on both the first and second floors. Here tourists can expect to see weapons that were used during the time of World War I and also that from the Mughal Period. Apart from this, the galleries also give tourists a glimpse of European industrialization.

    • Statue of Unity in Gujarat

    The Statue of Unity is the world's tallest statue, with a height of 182 meters (597 feet). It is located in the state of Gujarat, India, on the Narmada River in the Kevadiya colony, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam 100 kilometres southeast of the city of Vadodara.

    The statue is broadly divided into 5 zones, out of which 3 are accessible to the general public. These zones include a memorial garden, museum, an exhibition area, and a viewing gallery that can accommodate 200 visitors at a time. Located at a height of 153 mts., this viewing gallery offers a spectacular view of Sardar Sarovar Dam, its reservoir, and the Satpura and Vindhya Mountain ranges.

    • Lakshadweep Island's Upcoming Water Villa Project

    In a first and one of a kind, Lakshadweep is likely to get Maldives-style water villas. While the water villa will be constructed completely with eco-friendly resources, the project aims to drive huge wealth in the name of tourism. The scientific approach adopted in each stage of the project ensures that it strikes a balance with nature. It aims to protect the fragile corals' ecosystem and focuses to offer livelihood opportunities to the islanders.

    • World’s Tallest Tower in Mysore, Karnataka

    The tallest free-standing clock tower will be built in the Southern Indian city of Mysuru by none other than IT giant Infosys. The tower will be 135 meters high and will give serious shade to others of its kind, like the Old Joe in Birmingham (100 metres) and Big Ben in London (96 meters).

    As per reports, the structure will be built at Infosys' 345-acre Mysuru campus on a 22x22 meters base in Gothic style. The architecture will match the classical look of the other buildings on campus. However, the old-fashioned face of the structure will have state-of-the-art digital technology.

    • Jatayu Nature Park in Kerala

    You will certainly be mesmerized by Kollam’s latest tourist attraction, Jatayu Earth Centre which hosts the world’s largest bird sculpture. Located at Chadayamangalam, Kollam, Kerala, India, this sculpture was opened on 5th December 2017.
    In collaboration with the Tourism Department of Kerala, Jatayu Earth Center is an example of eco-friendly and sustainable tourism. The project was started to promote mythology, adventure, and wellness tourism. Jatayu Earth Centre is a treat to the eyes as well as it offers a glimpse of nature to all the tourist.
    • Cauvery River Gallery, Karnataka

    The Gallery, built jointly by Karnataka Knowledge Commission and Tourism Department, highlights the geological and ecological characteristics of the Cauvery River apart from projecting the social and cultural characteristic features of civilization that have evolved along the river bank.

    One of its main attractions is the 3D theatre where movies and documentaries on Cauvery are screened. Movies on conserving the river, increasing green cover around the river for sustenance, places, and industries polluting the river will be shown to spread awareness.

    All the proposed works have been completed and the beautification has been done. The Gallery will be open to the public soon.

    • Bandipur Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka

    Bandipur National Park is regarded as one of the most beautiful and better-managed national parks of India. Located amidst the picturesque surroundings of the towering Western Ghats on the Mysore-Ooty highway in Karnataka, the project is known for its dense forests and diverse wildlife. From Asiatic wild elephants to jungle monkeys and wild cats, you can spot quite a few beasts here. It is also popular for the four-horned antelope and mouse deer. Other animals include sambhar, chital and panthers, and hares. The picturesque beauty of the Western Sahyadris is an added bonus.

    • Replica of Eiffel Tower in Kolkata

    The first replica of the Eiffel Tower in Kolkata is surely among the best Indian tourist attractions which are worth a visit. Kolkata has already laid the foundation of a replica of the Eiffel Tower in solidarity with the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris on November 13, 2015. Part of the ‘Seven Wonders of the World’ at Eco Park, the tower will have an observation deck at a height of 25 meters to offer sweeping views of Kolkata. It will have a coffee shop as well as a souvenir shop. 

    Now that you have the entire list, go ahead and plan your next trip. Affordable, fun, offbeat, and unique, these destinations will leave you spell bounded and thrilled for a lifetime.

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