Taj No.3 global landmark
New Delhi, Dec. 28 —
India’s biggest tourism grosser the Taj Mahal is number three favourite landmark for global tourists, according to a survey.
The Taj receives about 15 per cent of the total foreign tourist visitors to India.
A poll survey done recently by hotels.com has shown Eiffel Tower in Paris to be the most favourite landmark for the global trotting crowd.
Ten thousand travelers from all parts of the world participated in the poll.
The second position has gone to St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican city, Rome considered to be one of the holiest Chrisitian site claiming to have the largest Church interior which can hold over 50,000 people.
The finest example of Mughal architecture and one of the wonders of the world the white domed marble mausoleum Taj Mahal has got the third position.
According to the survey 16 per cent of travelers gave a thumbs up for Eiffel Tower as number one, while 9 per cent voted for St.Peter’s Basilica and 8 per cent voted for the Taj Mahal.