a warm welcome to uttar pradesh

Uttar Pradesh, ‘The Heartland of India’,  is a state in Northern India.  With many holy rivers flowing in this state, Uttar Pradesh is a famous tourist place for the religious travelers and pilgrimages. Uttar Pradesh is a state in India which has got the best of the best man made monuments, temple, and also a place for nature lovers.

Tourist places in Uttar Pradesh

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Agra is known internationally and is home to the world famous monument ‘ Taj Mahal’. There are lots of wonderful ancient man made structures in Agra, most of them showcasing the Mughul architecture. Agra alone brings lots of tourists, whcn compared to other tourist places in Uttar Pradesh

Places to visit :
Taj Mahal, Agra Fort, Itmad-Ud-Daula, Soor Sarovar, Chausat Khamba, Sikandara, Aram Bagh, Khas Mahal, Panch Mahal, Musamman Burj Jama Masjid, Agra Art Gallery, Mehtab Bagh

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Lucknow, ‘ The city of Nawabs’,  is the capital of Uttar Pradesh. Lucknow is a perfect example for the Mughal architecture with ancient buildings featuring all the Moghul architecture and craftsmanship.

Places to visit :
Bara Imambara, British Residency, Chhota Imambara, Lucknow Zoo
Dr. Ambedkar Park, Hazratganj, Constantia House, Lucknow Museum, Rumi Darwaza, Chattar Manzil, Begum Hazrat Mahal Park, Tomb of Saadat Ali Khan, Tomb of Begum Murshidjadi

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Mathura or Krishnabhoomi is the birthplace of Lord Krishna. Mathura is the most visited place in Uttar Pradesh. Mathura is one amongst the seven sacred places of  followers of Hinduism.  Mathura is also center for Buddhism. You can also see many monasteries in Mathura. You can see lots of anceint temples of different centuries.

Places to visit :
Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, Jama Masjid, Dwarkadhish Temple, Kusum Sarovar, Radha Kund, Kans Qila, Mathura Museum, Raja Bharatpuras Palace
Govardhan Hill

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Vrindavan is located near to Mathura. These two places are know as twin holy places. After Mathura, Vrindavan is the place where the worshipers of Lord Krishna come seeking his blessings. There are hundreds of temples in Vrindavan, each having their own stories.

Places to visit :
Yamuna River, Govind Dev Temple, Iskcon Temple, Kesi Ghat, Nidhivan
Prem Mandir, Bankey Bihari Temple, Shahji Temple, Rangaji Temple

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Ayodhya is the birthplace of Lord Rama. This is an ancient city considered as the sacred place for the followers of Lord Rama. Ayodhya is also a place similar like Vrindavan and Mathura with lots of temples. You can also see Moghul Dynasty buildings from 16th century.

Places to visit :
Moti Mahal, Ram Lall Temple, Kanak Bhawan, Hanuman Garhi, Ramkot
Treta Ke Thakur, Mausoleum of Bahu Begum, Gulab Bari, Guptar Ghat, Faizabad Museum

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Varanasi lies on the banks of holy River Ganges. Varanasi is a famous pilgrimage center in India visited by people from different parts of the world. Varanasi is the The Religious Capital of India. This is amongst one of the seven sacred places for Hinduism followers. Varanasi is also one of the oldest inhabited places in the world. In Varanasi, You can find strangely dressed sadhus, who are followers of Lord Shiva, this is the main attraction of this place. Dont miss this place when you visit Uttar Pradesh.

Places to visit :
River Ganges, Banaras Ghats, Dasaswamedh Ghat, Kashi Vishwanath/Golden Temple
Manikarnika Ghat, Archaeological Museum, Man Mandir Ghat, Chaumsathi Ghat, Ramnagar Fort, Chunar Fort.

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Allahabad is world famous tourist place just with one event ‘Kumbh Mela’. This is one of the largest religious gathering held once in every 12 yrs. Allahabad is located where three holy river Ganges, Yamuna and Saraswathi meet.  Allahabad showcases Moghul as well as British style architecture.

Places to visit : 
Triveni Sangam, Khusro Bagh, Allahabad Museum, Allahabad Fort, Patalpuri Temple And Akshaya Vat, Jawahar Planetarium, Anand Bhavan.

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Sarnath is a famous pilgrimage center for followers of  Buddhism and Jainism. This is a very ancient city which was completely disappeared in 12th century and was then later rediscovered by the British archaeologists in 19th cenury.

Places to visit :
Chaukhandi Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa, Bodhivriksha, Sarnath Museum
Deer Park, Thai Temple, Mulagandha Kuti Vihar, Dhammek Stupa, Tibetan Temple

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Kanpur is the biggest city of Uttar Pradesh located on the banks of river Ganges. Kanpur is also known as the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh, Because it is a major industrial center in Uttar Pradesh.

Places to visit :
Bithoor, Jajmau, Boodha Bargad, Kanpur Gardens, Shri Radhakrishna Temple, Jain Glass Temple, Mecca Masjid, Allen Forest Zoo, Agricultural Gardens

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Fatehpuri Sikri is an ancient city built by famous Mughal emperor Akbar in 16th century. You can find lots of awesome architectural marvels in Fatehpuri Sikri

Places to visit :
Panch Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Buland Darwaza, Johbhai Palace, Lotus Throne.

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Aligarh is one more must visit place in Uttar Pradesh. This city is famous for the historical Aligarh fort, many tombs of Muslim saints, Aligarh university. This city is also famous for manufacturing locks which as started in the Mughal period

Places to visit :
Aligarh Fort, Jama Masjid, Aligarh Muslim University, Baba Barchi Bahadur Dargah, Khereshwar Temple, Teerthdham Mangalayatan,  Maulana Azad Library, Shree Varshney Mandir,  Dor Fortress, Ibn Sina Academy Of Medieval Medicine And Sciences.

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Kushinagar is an important and a famous Buddhist pilgrimage center. This is the place here Lord Buddha took his last breathe.  This place is also mentioned in travel books of Hein Tsang.

Places to visit :
Sun Temple, Mahaparinirvana Temple, Kushinagar Museum, Ramabhar Stupa, Chinese Temple, Wat Thai Temple, Pawanagar, Indo-Japan-Srilanka Temple