(Last Updated on : 09/11/2016)
Tourism in Metropolitan Cities in India
provides the urban culture, unique shopping destinations and easy communication system. These metropolitan cities have the history and the monuments, temples and popular eateries which make one to find the thrill. Walking tour is most important part in urban tourism.
Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra
, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million. This city is an economical capital of India that lies on the west coast of India and has a deep natural harbour. Mumbai is the financial, commercial and entertainment capital of India.
Chennai has the large number of temples, beaches and the historical monuments with Tamil films as the base industry. The zoo, beaches, and wildlife sanctuaries form the primary recreation areas of Chennai. Chennai has a total coast length of more than 19 kilometers. The Marina Beach
runs for 6 km. It is spanning along the shoreline of the city between the deltas of Cooum and Adyar, and is the second longest urban beach in the world. Elliot's Beach lies south of the Adyar delta. Covelong beach lies along the Coromandal coast
Delhi has been continuously inhabited since the 6th century BC, it served as the capital city with Faridabad, Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad, Greater Faridabad, Greater Noida, Bahadurgarh, Sonepat, Panipat, Karnal, Rohtak, Bhiwani, Rewari, Baghpat, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Alwar, Bharatpur as the neighbourhood cities. Delhi is the largest commercial centre in northern India.
Kolkata is the capital of West Bengal
and the second largest city in India. It is the cultural capital of India. Kolkata is the main business, commercial and financial hub of eastern India. Kolkata is home to many industrial units, of large Indian corporations, whose product range is varied and includes - engineering products, electronics, electrical equipment, cables, steel, leather, textiles, jewellery, frigates, automobiles, railway coaches and wagons.
Hyderabad came in the limelight when Nizams came in the rule in medieval era. Hyderabad is the capital of the southern Indian state of Telangana
and de jure capital of Andhra Pradesh
. It was established by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 and now it is emerged as the Mughal food capital of India.
Bengaluru is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka
. This city is located in southern India and earned a nickname "Silicon Valley of India". This city has the reference from Stone Age and developed with South Indian culture, which is now the pride of modern India.
It is the ninth most populous city in Maharashtra
and it was the center of Maratha culture. Pune is considered the cultural capital of Maharashtra.
Largest city and the former capital of Gujarat
, Ahmedabad emerged as an important economic and industrial hub in India. Ahmedabad observes a wide range of festivals from Uttarayan to Navaratri.