World tourism Day was celebrated on 27th September, 2015. United Nations Organization gave the theme of year 2015 as “One Billion Tourists, One Billion Opportunities” Rajasthan, popularly known as the Land of Places enriched with colors of History, culture, food, music and dance observed huge number of tourists on this day.
During the Welcome Program on this day, Foreign Tourists enjoyed dancing and playing music on traditional instruments along with the folk artists of Rajasthan.
At Amer Fort, since morning, local and foreign tourists were busy in photography and performing Kacchi Ghodi dance, the famous Kalbelia dance form. Students also participated by painting the Palace Complex. The tourist visited Chhila Baori, along with specific 31 heritage locations to the upper part of the ocean lake.
On the eve of World Tourism Day, the entries to these monuments were made completely free of costs. This day was observed none less than a celebration with huge number of tourists. People also visited the Palaces of Mavata and Ganesha immersion (Visarjan) in the Sea.
As per the records, surprisingly 14,450 tourists arrived at Amer Palace and 11,500 tourists arrived at Albert Palace. Even the foreign tourist or better said as our guests have completely mingled themselves in the colors of culture and heritage of Rajasthan.