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Uttar Pradesh is often referred to as the Heartland of India is host to one of the seven wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal. Uttar Pradesh a state in northern India and home to some of the most admired temples of India. Numerous architectural treasures, ancient temples, sacred rivers, beautiful monuments, and cultural sites mark this land as a place of grand experiences. Stretching from Agra to Lucknow then Varanasi the Heritage Arc of Uttar Pradesh offers a plethora of unforgettable sites and contrasting experiences. Blessed with majestic rivers the Ganges and the Yamuna this land witnessed the birth of two most remarkable Deities of the Hindus - Lord Krishna and Lord Rama. Kathak the classical Indian dance form was originated in Uttar Pradesh itself.

19 Best Places to Visit in Uttar Pradesh:

  • Taj Mahal 
  • Agra Fort
  • Varanasi
  • Vrindavan 
  • Lucknow
  • Mehtab Bagh
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Ganges River
  • Ambedkar Memorial
  • Sarnath 
  • Ayodhya
  • Mathura 
  • DLF Mall Of India
  • Bara Imambara
  • Allahabad
  • Dudhwa National Park
  • Hastinapur
  • Jhansi
  • National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary

"A shrine of love - Taj Mahal"

In the famous words of Rabindranath Tagore, Taj Mahal is like a teardrop in the vast cheek of the universe. As one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Taj Mahal stands till in the city of Agra. This intriguing monument was built by the famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a loving memory for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Explore The Rich History Of Agra Fort

This peerless example of Mughal architecture can be explored in the city of Agra. The

Agra Fort was held strong by the three superpowers of Mughals, Marathas and the

English. You can visit this monument round the year, and explore its beautiful historical

Take A Holy Dip In The Ghats Of Varanasi

Varanasi of India welcomes you with the holiest waters of the River Ganges. This fascinating place is located in Uttar Pradesh and is the best place for a yogic

experience. With some amazing crowd, this city can be best visited during the winters when the

Exploring Vrindavan and Lord Krishna’s Childhood

Vrindavan, or more specifically Mathura Vrindavan is the most sacred place for all the Hindu pilgrims of the world. It is the place that observed the entire youth of Lord Krishna. Situated only 15 km away from Mathura, this is the place that is believed to witness the spiritual and holy love story of Radha-Krishna.

Find The Secret Held By The Lucknow Havelis

In this majestic city of Nawabs, you can be a witness to its historic Havelis. All of these Havelis have a story of their own to tell you. And the monuments have prints of rich architecture. The city also offers a rich cuisine that will welcome you with royal essence.

Must-visit destinations:

Mehtab Bagh: The dream project of Emperor Babur

Mehtab Bagh, the beautiful garden was the dream project of Babur. He planned on building it taking inspiration from the beautiful Paradise Gardens. However, this unfinished project was later taken up by Shah Jahan to view the majestic Taj Mahal.

In recent times, Mehtab Bagh is a beautiful site f...

Witness the Capital of Emperor Akbar in Fatehpur Sikri

The glimpses of Mughal architecture can be best witnessed in this deserted land of Fatehpur Sikri. The entire area shows a majestic blend of a long-lost style, the Indo Saracenic style.

It is merely 40 km away from the main city of Agra and can be best visited in the winter season....

A Holy dip in the Ganges River

The main highlight of the city of Varanasi is the holy Ganges river. The pristine waters of the Ganga are just enough to calm your soul. Whether you explore the waters through a morning boat ride or through a relaxing evening walk, its beauty will always be pleasant to your eyes.

Don’t miss the chance to chat wi...

Explore the social reforms through the Ambedkar Memorial

The Gomti Nagar in Lucknow plays host to the famous Ambedkar Memorial. It holds the memory of various renowned social reformers. You can find the historical contributions of Birsa Munda, Kanshi Rao, Bhimrao Ambedkar, and many others on this notable memorial site.

The place came to form ...

"Exploring the Buddhist vibes in Sarnath"

A visit to Sarnath is a soul-soothing experience. Do you know that it is in this city that Lord Buddha preached and have his very first Dharma speech. From the Bodhi tree to the Chaukhandi Stupa, you can explore various majestic monuments in this city.

Do not miss out on the Dharmarajika Stupa where L...

Walkthrough the rich history of Ayodhya

Ayodhya is a top destination for all lovers of history and religion. This majestic city is all about Lord Rama and belongs to one of the most seven sacred Indian towns.

The most interesting sites:

• The various ghats along the river Sarayu, like...

Places to keep on your bucket list while visiting Allahabad

Currently, Prayagraj, the city of Allahabad, is the largest in the state. This city forms the confluence site of the three holy rivers: Saraswati, Ganga, and the Yamuna.

Prepare your bucket list:

• Allahabad Fort

A Visit to Mathura to explore its holy vibes

This holy pilgrimage city for the Hindus is an exceptional site along the Yamuna banks. This is the city that witnessed the birth of Lord Krishna. Mathura is a city that is always at the top for pilgrim lovers.

This city, however, is not only about the temples. There is the famous Kusum Sarovar whe...

DLF Mall of India offers you a whole new world of convenience

The DLF Mall of India, in Noida, is nothing short of being the fashion capital of India. This place is the top choice of all fashion lovers and shopaholics. Almost all Indian brands have taken their slot in this mall, and you can find your favourite one quite easily.

From the trend...

All you have to know before your trip to Bara Imambara in Lucknow

The Bara Imambara was the brainchild of Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula to handle the oncoming of a famine. This is one of the numerous interesting and majestic heritage sites in the city of Lucknow. It is essentially a very large mosque that has an enormous hall in it.

This monument also ...

Dudhwa National Park: A paradise for wildlife lovers

This national is heaven on Earth for those who love to explore wildlife, and its un-commercialization makes it a better fit for the wildlife habitat.

When to visit:

The best time to explore this park is between November to April.


Explore the epic tales of Mahabharata in Hastinapur

Hastinapur is famous for its mythological history, and it is said that the Pandavas ruled this ancient town after they won the war. But apart from the past, you must make sure that you visit these places on your Hastinapur tour:

• Wildlife Sanctuary in Hastinapur, where you can witness wildl...

Exploring the majestic Jhansi, the city of Rani Laxmi Bai

Sometimes known as the “Gateway to Bundelkhand”, Jhansi is famous for the vigilant Rani Laxmi Bai. The Jhansi tour remains incomplete without a visit to the Jhansi Fort, which has ten gates and holds an amazing collection of sculptures.

Places not to miss:

National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary Offering Paradise-like Views

Your wish for sighting the famous Gangetic dolphins can be granted in this sanctuary. The Chambal river is a shelter for the most vulnerable and endangered animals, along with various local as well as migratory birds. The national sanctuary of Chambal offers you the best view of these animals.

# Best Places to Visit in Uttar Pradesh

Taj Mahal

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Agra Fort

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Mehtab Bagh

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Fatehpur Sikri

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Ganges River

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Ambedkar Memorial

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Bara Imambara

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Dudhwa National Park

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National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary

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