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Last Updated : Feb 06, 2019 01:39 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In pics: Top revenue-generating monuments in India

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma recently revealed the top revenue-generating monuments in the country between 2015 and 2018. How many have you visited?

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In recent years, India has grown exponentially in the tourism industry. Tourism contributes nearly 9.4% of the country's GDP and supports 8% of its total employment. While sectors such as medical tourism have prospered in the recent past, India's rich cultural heritage continues to be a stronghold for the sector. Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma recently revealed the top revenue-generating monuments in the country between 2015 and 2018. How many have you visited?
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In recent years, India has grown exponentially in the tourism industry. Tourism contributes nearly 9.4% of the country's GDP and supports 8% of its total employment. While sectors such as medical tourism have prospered in the recent past, India's rich cultural heritage continues to be a stronghold for the sector. Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma recently revealed the top revenue-generating monuments in the country between 2015 and 2018. How many have you visited? (Image: Moneycontrol)

Ajanta Caves | Aurangabad, Maharashtra (Image: Flickr/Danial Chitnis)
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Ajanta Caves | Aurangabad, Maharashtra (Image: Flickr/Danial Chitnis)

Monuments in Khajuraho | Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh (Image: Flickr/Paul Mannix)
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Monuments in Khajuraho | Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh (Image: Flickr/Paul Mannix)

Ellora Caves | Aurangabad, Maharashtra (Image: Flickr/Dan Lundberg)
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Ellora Caves | Aurangabad, Maharashtra (Image: Flickr/Dan Lundberg)

Monuments in Mamallapuram | Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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Monuments in Mamallapuram | Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Sun Temple | Konark, Odisha (Image: PTI)
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Sun Temple | Konark, Odisha (Image: PTI)

Humayun's Tomb | New Delhi (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
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Humayun's Tomb | New Delhi (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Red Fort | New Delhi (Image: Flickr/Arian Zwegers)
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Red Fort | New Delhi (Image: Flickr/Arian Zwegers)

Qutub Minar | New Delhi (Image: Reuters)
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Qutub Minar | New Delhi (Image: Reuters)

Agra Fort | Agra, Uttar Pradesh (Image: Pexels/Umesh Baghel)
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Agra Fort | Agra, Uttar Pradesh (Image: Pexels/Umesh Baghel)

Taj Mahal | Agra, Uttar Pradesh (Image: Reuters)
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Taj Mahal | Agra, Uttar Pradesh (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Feb 6, 2019 01:39 pm
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