Today travel and tourism in India is one of the hottest sectors affecting the countries economy. It is being promoted very rapidly. India is known for its unique culture, art and crafts throughout the world. India has its magnificent history which attracts a large number of tourists every year. India's heritage is not only very vast and diverse but also unique in several respects.
People from all over the world travel India to discover its spectacular history and culture. In India, there are number of museums and art galleries all over the country which has preserved the nation's culture and history. These museums offer great knowledge of the past culture and living style of the Indian people. It also demonstrate that even there is a vast diversity in living pattern of the Indians but still it represents the great Indian culture of unity in diversity.
Important museums in India are Sri Pratap Singh Museum in Srinagar, Dogra Art Gallery in Jammu, Bhuri Singh Museum in Shimla, Shimla State Museum, Uruswati Himalayan Folk Art Museum in Naggar, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Museum in Amritsar and Art Gallery Patiala. Some significant museums in New Delhi are the National Museum, National Gallery of Modern Art, the Rail Museum, the Nehru Memorial Museum, the Gandhi Memorial Museum (Rajghat) and the Gandhi Smriti Museum (Tees January Marg), the Archaeological Museum at the Red Fort and the Crafts Museum at Pragati Maidan.
Uttar Pradesh is also home to several important museums and art galleries like Allahabad Museum, Sarnath Archaeological Museum, Bharat Kala Bhawan, Varanasi and Lucknow State Museum. Museums of Rajasthan demonstrate beautiful collection of sculptures, arms gallery, impressive paintings and artifacts. Some of them are Rajasthan Government Museum in Ajmer, Fort Museum in Bikaner, Government Museum in Alwar, Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh Museum in Jaipur, Governmet Central Museum in Jaipur, Hawa Mahal Museum in Jaipur, Government Museum in Jaisalmer, Government Museum in Jodhpur, City Palace Museum in Udaipur and Bharat Lok Kala Museum in Udaipur.
Other states like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, Goa, Orissa, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala also have some magnificent art galleries and museums that reveal great Indian culture and history. If you are passionate about discovering world’s heritage and culture then you must travel India as it has rich cultural and religious heritage that no other country can offer.
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