Uttar Pradesh is a prime destination in India. Many of us know Uttar Pradesh as the land fabled Taj Mahal. But except for that, there are many more tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh, which have earned worldwide renown and draw huge number of tourists from India and abroad.
PLACES OF INTEREST
Agra: The land is home to the Taj Mahal, which is the foremost of all tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh as well as India. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved wife is as much as an emblem of India, not to mention that it is also one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Allahabad :- located on Triveni Sangam of Ganga , Yamuna & Saraswati . Known as Prayag .Kubha Mela ones in 12 years . fort ,Akshayawat , Annand Bhavan Planetarium
Ayodhya :- Birth place of Prabhu Shri Rama ,one of the Saptapuris ,located on river Saryu . Kanakbhavan , Hanumangarhi , Tulsi Chaura , Nandigram .
Bithur :- Ancient sacred place on river Ganga .
Fatehpur Sikri :- Ruins of hugh fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar . Buland Darwaja is the tallest gate of fort in india .Dargah of Shaih Salim Chisti .
Varanasi: The oldest living city in the world has been cradle of two major religions, namely: Hinduism and Buddhism. Its antiquity dates back to the time of Babylon. The city exudes a quaint antique charm with its very old temples, teeming Hindu monks along the ghats of the holy river Ganges.
Sarnath: Close to Varanasi lie Sarnath where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon. Ashoka the great built a Stupa here in 234 BC. Today the crumbling ruins lie in the place.
Lucknow: The capital city of the state reached it acme during the Nawabi rule when it became a centre of music and Urdu poetry. Remnants of Nawabi Palaces, Imamabaras and the exquisite traditional handicrafts bear witness to bygone splendors.
Kushinagar: About 51kms from Gorakhpur, lie Kushinagar where Lord Buddha passed away. With the Nirvana Temple housing the statue of "Reclining Buddha" and a number of Stupas, it is one of the principal centres of Buddhist pilgrimage.
Dudhwa: Sprawling over an area of 614sq.km, this is one of the finest tiger reserves of India and one of the important tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh. You may also come across a variety of other fauna, namely: Leopard, Swamp deer, Hispid hare, Bengal Florican etc.
Devband :- Durga Mata temple
Kanpur :- Many temples , Sighaniya temple
Varanashi Kashi :- sacred place of Hindu's , one of the Saptapuri's , Vishwanath temple ,Ghats
Vindhyachal :- Vindhyachal Mata temple on river Ganga