Top 10 Places To Be Visited In Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is like an important core of Northern India tourism in a spiritual way or historical way or natural attractions. It is like a mix of all flavors at a place that a traveler wish to have. Uttar Pradesh boasts different places which are ideal for tourist attractions.

Here are the top 10 most visited places in Uttar Pradesh.

1. Agra

It is the primary name sparks in each mind. Agra is the best place to experience and see many variations of architectural styles of Mughal era. From the Taj Mahal to many endless of a list will come to our mind in Agra to visit. There is a lot to see in Agra and it is the tourist hub of Uttar Pradesh.

Tourist Attractions: Taj Mahal, Sikandra, Fatehpur Sikri, Soor Sarovar, Chhatri of Raja Jaswant Singh, etc.

Taj Mahal, Agra

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2. Varanasi

Varanasi is the famous religious place for people who chant Lord Shiva. It is nestled along on the banks of River Ganges and a very sacred place in India. An outsize range of devotees visits frequently and that they follow here several rituals. Varanasi is a very sacred place for Hindus. Here you can see a different type of people as Sadhus, Ghoras, etc.

Tourist Attractions: Banaras Ghat, New Vishwanath Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Ramnagar and Chunar Fort, etc.

Boat Ride in Varanasi

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3. Mathura

Mathura is another religious place in Uttar Pradesh and therefore the birthplace of Lord Krishna. It is also known as “Krishnabhoomi” and here you can see numerous temples of different eras. This famous and sacred religious site located on the banks of River Yamuna with 25+ ghats which always glitters with devotees.

Tourist Attractions: Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir, Mathura museum, Govardhan Hill, Dwarkadhish Temple, Raja Bharatpuras Palace etc.

Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir

4. Allahabad

Allahabad is one of the oldest cities in India from the Vedic period. And it is known for the confluence of sacred three rivers Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswathi as “Prayag”. Allahabad is also a famous religious site in India and well-known for Kumbh Mela which takes place every 12 years. Here you can see the blend of Mughal and British architecture in building and monuments.

Tourist Attractions: Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Fort and Museum, Jawahar Planetarium, Swaraj Bhavan, etc.

jawahar planetarium allahabad

5. Chitrakoot

Chitrakoot is a beautiful and tranquil place in Uttar Pradesh with a pleasant atmosphere and natural attractions around. It is also a religious site, where Lord Rama, Sita, and Laxman lived here for some days for their fourteen years of exile. Chitrakoot is a perfect blend of natural attractions with waterfalls and lush greenery in Uttar Pradesh.

Tourist Attractions: Kamadgiri, Ram Dhara, Janku Kund, Hanuman Dhara, etc.

Hanuman Dhara, Chitrakoot

6. Lucknow

Lucknow “The City of Nawabs” and also the capital of Uttar Pradesh. You will get the pleasure of living here like Nawabs of Awadh. Lucknow is at its best for music literature, arts and crafts, and mainly for food. It is known for everyone about famous Awadh cuisines of Lucknow. However, Lucknow is the most visited place in Uttar Pradesh to get all these pleasures.

Tourist Attractions: Bada Imambara, British Residency, Chhota Imambara, Lucknow Zoo, Asifi Masjid, etc.

chota Imambada, Lucknow

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7. Sarnath

Sarnath is one of the important Buddhist pilgrimage centers in India. Importance of this place is here Lord Buddha gave his first sermon. This place was ruled by King Ashoka who is also a follower of Buddhism established so many stupas and monasteries. Sarnath is the best place for Buddhism followers.

Tourist Attractions: Chaukhandi Stupa, Tibetan Temple, Dhamekh Stupa, Thai Temple, Sarnath Museum etc.

Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath

8. Kushinagar

Kushinagar is another famous Buddhist pilgrimage center where Lord Buddha gave his last sermon. This place always fills with a large number of Buddhist devotees. Kushinagar houses several temples where you can stay and can spend some time with monks. It is a very sacred place for Buddhist devotees where Buddha cremated.

Tourist Attractions: Mahaparinirvana Temple, Ramabhar Stupa, Sun Temple, Kushinagar museum, Wat Thai Temple, etc.

Mahaparinirvana Temple, Kushinagar

9. Ayodhya

Ayodhya is the place of birth “Lord Rama” and here you can see many temples on every corner. It is also one of the ancient sacred cities in India. We can see here variations of both Muslim and Hindus architectural marvels. But there also controversy between them about this place.

Tourist Attractions: Ramkot, Babri Masjid, Mausoleum of Bahu Begum, Hanuman Garhi, Moti Mahal, Ram Lall Temple etc.

Ramkot, Ayodhya

10. Jhansi

“Jhansi” the name of the city makes everyone to remember about Rani Lakshmibai, Queen of Jhansi. She played a key role in the first war of Independence in 1857. Here there is a lot to see like forts, temples, museums, etc to gain knowledge about the times of Indian struggle for freedom.

Tourist Attractions: Jhansi Fort, Government Museum, Chirgaon, Parichha, Rani Mahal, Mahalakshmi Temple etc.

Jhansi Fort, Uttar Pradesh

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