Uttar Pradesh, which is referred to as the 'Heartland of India,' boasts of a rich cultural heritage.
The land offers a feast to the mind that loves to explore, be it nature or history. It is not only gifted by nature, but it is also home to some of the best man-made monuments.
You need not command much geographical knowledge to recall that The Majestic river Ganga and Yamuna flows through this state.
Neither is the need to strain your history brain to remember Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri when Uttar Pradesh is mentioned. The state has more to offer.
Here are the top 5 places to visit in Uttar Pradesh.
It might sound odd that Agra overtakes Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is no wonder, considering the fact that Agra is home to the world-famous Taj Mahal. This ancient city has wonderful monuments making you are awestruck by the sheer brilliance behind the construction. Here are some top attractions for you to visit in Agra.
Taj Mahal ,Agra Fort, itimad-ud-daulah, Fatehpur Sikri, wildlife SOS ,Sakundara, Arambagh ,khasmahal ,Panchmahal, musamman Burj ,Jama Masjid, Agra art gallery, Mehtab Bagh.
The capital of Uttar Pradesh and famously referred to as 'The city of Nawabs,' Lucknow retains its ancient charm with such authority that you will find yourself in a different world. It was the capital of nawabs of Awadh. The city enjoyed the generosity city of the nawabs and hence flourished in music, literature, arts, and crafts. Given below are some of the important attractions in Lucknow.
Bara Imambara, British Residency, Chhota Imambara, Lucknow zoo, Dr. Ambedkar park, Hazratganj, Constantia House, Lucknow museum, Rumi Darwaza, chatter Manzil, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park.
The religious capital of India, as 'Varanasi' is called, is frequented by pilgrims from various parts of the world. Considered one amongst the seven Holi spots for those who follow Hinduism, the land attracts those who belong to other faiths too. It lies on the banks of the river Ganga, which adds magic to the atmosphere. Given below are the top tourist spots in Varanasi.
River Ganga, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sarnath, Manikarnika Ghat, archaeological Museum, man mandir Ghat, Chaumsathi Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Chunar Fort, Banaras Ghats.
On the banks of the river, Ganga lies Kanpur, the biggest city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It was earlier called Manchester of the country. Being a major industrial Centre ,Kanpur is now referred to as the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh. Some of the important tourist attractions in Kanpur include.
Bithoor, Jajmau, Boodha bargain, Kanpur Gardens, Sri Radha Krishna temple, Jain glass Temple ,Mecca Masjid ,Allen forest zoo, agricultural Gardens.
Vrindavan is an important destination for pilgrims belonging to Hinduism, as it is associated with Lord Krishna. Most of the temples found here are ancient. Located near Mathura, these two cities are considered twin Holy cities. Given below are some of the leading tourist destinations in Vrindavan.
Yamuna river, Govind Dev temple, Iskcon Temple, Keshi Ghat, Bankey Bihari Temple ,Shahji Temple, Ranga Ji Temple