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Utrecht mayor inaugurates India Tourism and Kerala Tourism pavilions

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of to The Venu Rajamony and the of inaugurated the 'Incredible India' and stalls on January 9 at the Vakantiebeurs (Holiday Fair), the largest event in the country.

The was the first to view India's major tourist attractions in Virtual Reality, a novel initiative taken by the Embassy of in collaboration with

As a special attraction, visitors also received an opportunity to take pictures of themselves with monuments such as Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar etc as well as wildlife and natural landscapes.

The stalls were inaugurated with the and Rajamony lighting traditional Indian lamps. Indian refreshments were also served to around 500 visitors throughout the day.

Vakantiebeurs is held every year in the city of at the heart of the and attracts a large number of visitors. There has been a steady increase in the number of tourists from the to India with approximately 21000 electronic visa issued in 2017.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 18:03 IST