Tamil Nadu tops list of states with most foreign tourist arrivals in 2016, WB finish fifth: Union Ministry

Tamil Nadu tops list of states with most foreign tourist arrivals in 2016, WB finish fifth: Union Ministry

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New Delhi, Jun 28 (IBNS): According to a new survey report released by the Union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma, Tamil Nadu topped the list of states with most number of foreign visitor arrivals for 2016.

Tamil Nadu has emerged the winner with an approximate 4.72 million visitors.

Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi have secured the second, third and fourth place with 4.62, 3.16 and 2.52 million visitors, respectively.

The fifth place has been occupied by West Bengal with 1.53 million visitors.

The 'Land of Palaces', Rajasthan finished a close sixth with 1.51 million tourists.

Kerala, whose tourism has taken a hit, finished seventh on the list, with an approximate 1.04 million visitors.

Goa, a popular tourist hub took the ninth place with 0.68 million visitors, below Bihar, who finished eighth with 1.01 million tourists.

The 10th place was taken by Punjab, who finished with 0.66 million visitors.

Image: twitter.com/dr_maheshsharma

Tamil Nadu tops list of states with most foreign tourist arrivals in 2016, WB finish fifth: Union Ministry

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