Tourist Places in Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh, the land of World's one of the seven wonders 'Taj Mahal' is one of the most popular tourist destinations and religious Tourist places of India. Uttar Pradesh in short U.P. is equally attractive place for both tourists and devotees, as it homes to several rich heritage sites including UNESCO's world Heritage sites i.e. Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri; glorious monuments and most prestigious holy places for Hindus. U.P's Allahabad, Varanasi, Sarnath, and Kushinager are religiously very crucial pilgrimage destinations for Hindus and Buddhists respectively.
Geographically, Uttar Pradesh is diversified into two distinctive regions i.e. the larger gangetic plains that is extremely fertile alluvial soil and the smaller Vindhya hills, the plateau region. The state comprises several churning rivers, coy lakes, ponds, low altitudes high lands, forests, and wild life sanctuaries. The rivers of Uttar Pradesh are considered extremely consecrated and every year millions of Hindu devotees take holy bath in those rivers. The Kumbh Mela/festival organised at every 12-year duration at the confluence in Allahabad, where the mass gathering breaks its own world record of 'largest gathering at one place' each time. Varanasi is considered the most divine land in Hindu religion while Sarnath and Kushi Nagar are sacred places due to relating to the life of Lord Buddha.
Uttar Pradesh since ancient period has always been the core of power and myriad rulers till now have ruled over here. There are several significant symbols left at this land that are very crucial from historical and architectural point of view; these include monument, shrines, ruined buildings, heritage sites etc.. U.P. has a large list of tourist attractions and amongst the foremost states in tourism.
Here is the list of Uttar Pradesh's most popular tourist destinations given below:
Agra Tourism: Located on the bank of river Yamuna, Taj Mahal & Agra fort are recognised as the World Heritage Sites, Dayal Bagh a modern architectural wonder. Ex. Fatehpur Sikri, Sikandara.
Allahabad (Paryag) Tourism: Ancient name Paryag, Place of Most Sacred Sangam (confluence) of Ganga, Yamuna & Sarasvati, Kumbha mela once in 12 Year Birthplace of Jawahar Lal Nerhu. Fort, Akshayawat, Anand Bhavan, Planetarium.
Ayodhya Pilgrimage Tour : One of the Saptapuris located on river Saryu. Birthplace of Lord Shri Ram, Kanakbhavan, Hanumangarhi, Tulsi Chaura, Nandigram.
Travel to Bithur (Brahmavart): Ancient Sacred Place of Ganga, Capital of sage Manu, After conquering Shanivar Wada the British Government Kept Bajirao Peshwa at this place, Important centre of 1857 War of Independence.
Visit to Chandraprbha: Wildlife sanctuary of Uttar Pradesh.
Trip to Chitrakoot : Located on river Mandakini, first Sojourn of Shri Rama during exile, Shri Rama gave Dardhan to Sant Tulsidas here.
Tourist Places in Chitrakoot Uttar Pradesh: Ashram of Atri Rishi, Spatikshila, Janaki Kund, Hanumandhara, Bharatkup and Gupt Godavari. Chitrakut project & Rama Darashan Project conducted by Shri Nanaji Deshmukh. Ram Darshan presents a panoramic view of life of Lord Shri Rama through pictures and Sculptures.
Must to see Jim Corbett Park : Wildlife National Park of Uttar Pradesh.
Visit to Dudhwa: Wildlife National Park.
Tour to Fatehpur Sikri : Ruins of huge fort built by the Mughal emperor Akbar, Buland Darwaja is the tallest fort gate in India, Dargah of Sheikh Salim Chishti.
Travel to Garhmukteshwar UP: Pilgrim Centre on river Ganga.
Tour to Gorakhpur: Sacred place on the confluence of rivers Rapti & Rohini Gorakhnath Temple, Vidyapeeth, Library, Geeta Press, Premchand Bhavan.
Jhansi Tourism: Historical Place of Bundelkhand, Rani Laxmibai Immortalised this place fort.
Visit to Kannauj : Historical Place, famous for Perfumes.
Kanpur Tourism: An industrial City on river Ganga, many Temples Singhania temple, ancient ruins of Bhitar gaon Temple
Travel to Kaushambi UP: Ancient place associated with Gautam Buddha located on river Yamuna near Allahabad, Buddha relics.
Kushinagar (kasia) Tour : Place of Mahaparinirvan of Gautam Buddha.
Lucknow Tourism: Capital of Utter Pradesh on Gomati river, Palaces, Picture, Gallery, Ex. Nababganj Sanctuary.
Mathura Pilgrimage Tour: One of the Saptapuries on river Yamuna, Birthplace of Sri Krishana. Ex. Brindavan, Gokul , Govardhan, Mahavan, Nandgaon, Baldev, Barsana Comprising Brij Bhumai.
Travel to Meerut: Memorial of Mangal Pande, Nauchandi Fair famous centre of Sports goods.
Places of Interest in Mirzapur: Temples, Carpets, Handicrafts, Tanda Waterfall, Excursions around Vindhyachal, Ashtabhuja Devi mandir.
Trip to Moradabad: Waterfalls with intricate designs.
Visit to Naimisharanya: Ancient Meditation Place of Rishi on Gomai chakrateerth, Vyasgaddi. Excursions near Misrikh, Dhutpap.