Tourism in Uttar Pradesh - Places of Interest

Places of Interest

Places of interest in Uttar Pradesh include:

  • Varanasi: The origin of Hinduism and the oldest city of the world, also known as City of temples, holy place for devotees of Lord Shiva, one of the finest Textiles Industry in the world.
  • Agra: Taj Mahal and several others historical monuments and gardens.
  • Allahabad or Prayag: Well known for its Kumbh Mela. The place where Indian national river Ganges and Yamuna and Saraswati rivers meet. A mass Hindu pilgrimage in which Hindus gather at the Ganges river. Akbar forts, one of the most popular religious center of ancient and modern India for Hinduism. Uttar Pradesh's administrative and education capital.
  • Kanpur - Uttar Pradesh's commercial and Industrial hub, several historical places from Mughal, British era.

Kanpur Sangrahalaya, a museum

  • Lucknow-The capital of Uttar Pradesh, Several historical places Mughal, British and ancient India.
  • Mathura-The birthplace of Lord Krishna of Hinduism and Neminath of Jainism.
  • Vrindavan-
  • Ayodhya: The birthplace of Lord Vishnu's incarnation prabhu Shri Rama.
  • Jhansi: Historical place, Rani Lakshmibai's battlefield against British, Jhansi Fort
  • Sarnath-Gautama Buddha first taught the Dharma, the Buddha as one of the four places of pilgrimage which his devout followers should visit. The birthplace of Shreyansanath, the eleventh Jain Tirthankar of the Jainism.
  • Kushinagar- It is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Gautama Buddha is believed to have attained Parinirvana after his death.
  • Fatehpur Sikri-Historical place for Mughal Empire's palaces and forts.
  • Meerut-The historical place of the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 or the First War of Indian Independence. Indian Historical place from Mahabharata period of ancient India to Modern Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Mirzapur Division-The hub of world's finest carpet Industries, and very popular tourist destination for its natural beauties and one of the fastest growing region of Uttar Pradesh.
  • Ghaziabad: Historical places from ancient India to modern India and India's fastest growing Industrial city .
  • Noida and Greater Noida:IT, Electronics and education hub of Northern India.India's biggest city with planned and highteck residential area.
  • Gorakhpur: The city was home to Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim, Jain and Sikh saints. The birthplace of Paramhansa Yogananda, great Hindu emperor Chandragupta Maurya.
  • Jaunpur: Historical city founded by the Sultan of Delhi, Feroz Shah Tughlaq and named in memory of his father, Muhammad bin Tughluq as Jaunpur Sultanate. Mughals, Lodis and Islamic forts.
  • Dudhwa National Park -Dudhwa Tiger Reserve, Birds Sanctuary, the unique Frog Temple at Oyal, Surat Bhawan Palace, Elephant Rides.
  • Rehar:Several major tourist attractions can be mentioned in the town’s surroundings, like Jim Corbett National Park (India) about 24 km, Nainital (India) about 69 km

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