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The south Indian state topped the list with some 333.5 million domestic tourist arrivals in 2015.

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Then there was Maharashtra that attracted 103.4 million domestic tourists arriving on its shores last year.

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Uttar Pradesh also made it to the list, unsurprisingly. 204.9 million domestic tourists flocked to see the Taj Mahal in 2015.

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Andhra Pradesh had 121.6 million domestic tourists (presumably a large number of them included Tirupati pilgrims) knocking on its door.

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Karnataka welcomed 119.9 million domestic tourists.

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While Andhra’s off-shoot, the newly-created Telangana, saw 94.5 million domestic tourists.

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Madhya Pradesh clocked in a cool 78 million domestic tourists.

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Then there was West Bengal that saw 70.2 million domestic tourist arrivals in 2015.

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But the much-advertised Gujarat only saw 36.3 million of them.

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Rajasthan may be popular among foreign tourists but it was closer to the end of the list with 35.2 million domestic tourists opting to visit the desert state in 2015.

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