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Pilgrimage tourism is the type of tourism that entirely or powerfully motivates tourists for the achievement of religious attitudes and practices. One of the oldest types of visiting the attractions and a global experience in the olden times of spiritual growth, it can be differentiated into different forms. The temporary religious sightseeing is well-known by excursions to close by pilgrimage centers or religious conferences. The durable implies visits of quite a few days or weeks to nationwide and worldwide pilgrimage sites or conferences. This paper investigates the issues and challenges of pilgrimage tourism and also it’s civilizing significance in Thanjavur.

The scope of socio-economic enlargement during pilgrimage tourism and analysis of the communications issues pertaining to the pilgrimage location of Thanjavur is dealt through in this study. The levels of inspiration and prospect of religious tourists are recognized as type factors in emergent pilgrimage tourism in the State. The data for this study as collected from crowd citizens occupied in pilgrimage tourism actions. The quantity of involvement of pilgrimage tourists in pilgrimage tourism development of Thanjavur is elucidated in this study.

This study is generally based on primary data; secondary data necessary for this study was composed since unusual dependable sources.


Pilgrimage tourism Culture Infrastructure Socio-economic development.

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Vijayanand, S. (2015). The Issues and Perspectives of Pilgrimage Tourism Development in Thanjavur. International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Reviews, 1(1), 45–51.


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