Showing 15 Tourist Places in Uttar Pradesh
Home to one of the 7 wonders of the world, Taj Mahal, Agra is a sneak peek into the architectural history with other structures such as Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri and hence makes for a must visit for anyone living in or visiting India.
Famously known as Banaras or Kashi, the holy city of Varanasi is located on the banks of river Ganga and is considered one of the holiest cities in India owing to its location and the numerous temples in it.
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Just a 1 hour drive down from Agra, this is a perfect destination for the wildlife enthusiasts. It is a habitat of some of the most endangered species, but the main attraction here are, Gharial, Red crowned turtles, Gangetic Dolphins, Indian skimmers and what not.
Supposed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Mathura is a city located on the banks of river Yamuna and draws flocks of Hindu tourists every year looking to visit the numerous temples in the city.
Referred to as the city of Nawabs, capital city of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow is famous for its monuments, food, clothing in all of which it you can see the traces of Mughal reign.
Believed to be the place where Lord Krishna grew up, the city of Vrindavan hosts hundreds of Lord Krishna and Radha temples scattered throughout, the most famous ones being Banke Bihari temple, ISKCON temple.
Vindhyachal is a famous Hindu pilgrimage spot closer to Mirzapur and Varanasi and has several temples. This town is situated on the banks of holy river Ganga and people come here to take a dip into it to pray to Goddess Ganga.
Located at the meeting point of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswathi, Allahabad is a large metro city which plays host to the famous Kumbh mela every 12 hours and has numerous attractions for tourists.
Assumed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama, Ayodahya has been in controversy since about a decade now but has so much to see for its tourists, including Ram janmabhoomi and various other temples.
Ghaziabad is situated in the western parts of Uttar Pradesh and in the outskirts of Delhi. Also known as "Gateway of Uttar Pradesh", this city has evolved as one of the most dynamic Industrial cities in the country.
A part of the National Capital Region, Noida, with the inauguration of Budhh international circuit for the formula one racing, Sunburn arena where international artists perform, and upcoming projects of one of the tallest buildings in North India, Noida is just busy running towards faster growth.