15 Top Travel Destinations in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh, which alludes to as the 'Heartland of India', brags of a rich social legacy. The land offers to devour to brains that adoration to investigate – be it nature or history. It is talented by nature as well as home to a portion of the best man-made landmarks. You require not charge quite a bit of a topographical learning to review that the lofty waterways Ganges and the Yamuna move through this state. Nor is the need to strain your history mind to recall Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri when Uttar Pradesh is specified. The state has more to offer. Here are the main 14 spots to visit in Uttar Pradesh.

1. Agra 


Taj Mahal

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It may sound odd that Agra overwhelms Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is no big surprise, considering the way that Agra is home to the world well known Taj Mahal. This antiquated city has great landmarks making you awestruck by the sheer splendor behind the development. Here are some top attractions for you to visit in Agra.

Taj Mahal 

Agra Fort 


Fatehpur Sikri 

Natural life SOS 


Aram Bagh 

Khas Mahal 

Panch Mahal 

Musamman Burj 

Jama Masjid 

Agra-Art Gallery 

Mehtab Bagh 

2. Lucknow 


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The capital of Uttar Pradesh and broadly alluded to as 'The city of Nawabs', Lucknow holds its antiquated enchant with such power that you will end up in an alternate world. It was the capital of Nawabs of Awadh. The city delighted in the liberality of the Nawabs and thus prospered in music, writing, expressions and artworks. Given beneath are a portion of the vital attractions in Lucknow.

Bara Imambara 

English Residency 

Chhota Imambara 

Lucknow Zoo 

Dr. Ambedkar Park 


Constantia House 

Lucknow Museum 

Rumi Darwaza 

Chattar Manzil 

Begum Hazrat Mahal Park 

3. Varanasi 


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'The Religious Capital of India' as Varanasi is called, is frequented by pioneers from different parts of the world. Considered one among the seven blessed spots for the individuals who take after Hinduism, the land draws in the individuals who have a place with different beliefs as well. It lies on the banks of the waterway Ganges, which adds enchantment to the environment. Given underneath are the top traveler spots in Varanasi.

Waterway Ganges 

Kashi Vishwanath Temple 


Manikarnika Ghat 

Archeological Museum 

Man Mandir Ghat 

Chaumsathi Ghat 

Ramnagar Fort 

Chunar Fort 

Banaras Ghats 

4. Allahabad 


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For the individuals who take after Hinduism, Allahabad is an essential explorer focus as Lord Brahma, the maker as indicated by Hinduism, arrived at this place on earth. The city is situated at the intersection of three streams specifically Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswathi. This old city, additionally called as Prayag, witnesses one of the biggest social occasions of religious nature amid Kumbh Mela once like clockwork. Here are the top attractions in Ahmedabad.

Triveni Sangam 

Khusro Bagh 

Allahabad Museum 

Allahabad Fort 

Patalpuri Temple And Akshaya Vat 

Jawahar Planetarium 

Anand Bhavan 

5. Kanpur 


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On the banks of the River, the Ganges lies Kanpur, the greatest city in the condition of Uttar Pradesh. It was before called Manchester of the nation. Being a noteworthy mechanical focus, Kanpur is currently alluded to as the business capital of Uttar Pradesh. A portion of the essential vacation destinations in Kanpur include:



Boodha Bargad 

Kanpur Gardens 

Shri Radhakrishna Temple 

Jain Glass Temple 

Mecca Masjid 

Allen Forest Zoo 

Agrarian Gardens 

6. Mathura 


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Mathura is viewed as the origination of Lord Krishna and subsequently, it is one among the seven consecrated urban areas for adherents of Hinduism. This antiquated town has various sanctuaries having a place with different ages. It was a Buddhist focus and was home to 20 religious communities before Hinduism rose to noticeable quality. A portion of the vacation destinations of Mathura include:

Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir 

Jama Masjid 

Dwarkadhish Temple 

Kusum Sarovar 

Radha Kund 

Kans Qila 

Mathura Museum 

Raja Bharatpur as Palace 

Govardhan Hill 

7. Fatehpur Sikri 

Fatehpur Sikri

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Fatehpur Sikri, the sixteenth-century city, was worked by the prestigious Mughal head, Akbar. In spite of the fact that the city was at its magnificent tallness just for a brief period attributable to the shortage of water, its stunning engineering makes the city interminably popular. The royal residences found here mirror the structural brightness of the past time. Here are some top spots that should be gone by on your visit to Fatehpur Sikri.

Panch Mahal 


Buland Darwaza 

John Bhai Palace 

Lotus Throne 


8. Ayodhya 


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Ayodhya, the antiquated city, is among the consecrated urban communities for supporters of Hinduism, as it is accepted to be the origination of Lord Rama. It is likewise a position of religious essentialness for supporters of Islam as the place was home to Babri Masjid having a place with the sixteenth century. Given underneath are a portion of the vital attractions in Ayodhya.

Moti Mahal 

Kanak Bhawan 

Hanuman Garhi 


Treat K Thakur 

Sepulcher of Bahu Begum 

Gulab Bari 

Guptar Ghat 

Faizabad Museum 

9. Vrindavan 

Prem Mandir Vrindavan

Prem Mandir

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Vrindavan is a vital goal for travelers having a place with Hinduism, as it is connected with Lord Krishna. The greater part of the sanctuaries found here is old. Situated close Mathura, these two urban areas are viewed as twin blessed urban communities. Given underneath are a portion of the main visitor goals in Vrindavan.

Yamuna River 

Govind Dev Temple 

Iskcon Temple 

Kesi Ghat 

Bankey Bihari Temple 

Shahji Temple 

Rangaji Temple 

10. Jhansi 


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Surely understood urban areas and the lesser-known urban communities of Uttar Pradesh have a mix of religion, history, normal marvels and engineering brilliance and subsequently you may not be astonished to note that Jhansi has its partake in the regular characteristic of the land. This notable city is arranged on Pahujor Pushpavati riverbanks. Given beneath are a portion of the vacation spots in Jhansi.

Jhansi Fort 

Rani Mahal 

Government Museum 


Maharaja Gangadhar Rao Ki Chhatri 


11. Kushinagar 


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Kushinagar is a mainstream Buddhist explorer focus. This antiquated city acquires significance, as this was the place Lord Buddha made his last sermon. The notable noteworthiness of the place can be gaged by the archeological confirmations uncovered from here. The place finds a place in Hieun Tsang's travelogs also. Here are the top attractions of Kushinagar.

Sun Temple 

Mahaparinirvana Temple 

Kushinagar Museum 

Ramabhar Stupa 

Chinese Temple 

Wat Thai Temple 


12. Sarnath 


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Sarnath is yet another imperative traveler community for devotees of Buddhism as it was here Buddha gave his first sermon. The place is hallowed for Jains too. Unearthings directed here uncover how this old city thrived previously. A portion of the main attractions in Sarnath include:

Chaukhandi Stupa 

Sarnath Museum 

Deer Park 

Thai Temple 

Mulagandha Kuti Vihar 

Dhammek Stupa 

Tibetan Temple 

13. Meerut 


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Meerut is an antiquated city and large portions of its verifiable structures go back to the period of the Indus Valley Civilization. Like most urban areas in Uttar Pradesh the city was always distressed by horrible assaults by different attacking armed forces and a large portion of its structures being devastated. Meerut saw its ascent under the control of the Mughals and was a conspicuous site amid the 1857 revolt. The place is thought to be an imperative recorded town and has a lot of landmarks and dedications that can be gone by.

14. Aligarh 

Aligarh Fort

Aligarh Fort

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Known for its well known 'Locks', the city of Aligarh is a verifiable city in Uttar Pradesh. The city is celebrated for being the ground for the acclaimed clash of Aligarh which included the British takeover of the Aligarh fortress from the Maratha Confederacy. The city's celebrated Aligarh fortress is along these lines an absolute necessity visit. The city is likewise celebrated for the different tombs of the Muslim holy people. The Aligarh Muslim University is a popular school set up in 1875-78. There are additionally different commercial centers in this city and should be gone by.

With one visit to Uttar Pradesh, you can't hope to take in all that is offered by the land. All vacationer puts in Uttar Pradesh are astonishing; be it its rich social legacy, antiquated sanctuaries, lavish royal residences, landmarks or only anything here. It is likewise impractical to endeavor to cover all the imperative goals here. I would be happy to get notification from you about the destinations I have excluded here.

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