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Places To Visit In Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a well known city located in the northern zones of India. The state gives a great opportunity to the tourists to get a glimpse of the vivid traditional, cultural as well as religious heritage of the country. The enchanting cities of the state offer numerous tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh.

Agra in Uttar Pradesh is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the world. The city holds the architectural wonder of the world called Taj Mahal. The marvelous sculpture was erected by Shah Jahan in loving memory of his beloved wife Mumtaj Mahal and hence is called as the symbol of Love. The fort of Fatehpur Sikri near Agra and the magnificent tomb of Akbar situated at Sinkandara are worth paying a visit.

The tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh include one of the most vibrant cities of the state called Lucknow. Also called as the city of Nawabs, the place is famous for its lip smacking cuisines, cultural heritage and the grand hospitality offered by the people. The place is thronged by visitors who wish to see the numerous historical sites like Imambara, Roomi Darwaza, Asafi Mosque, Daulat Khana, Mubarak Manzil, Moti Mahal, Chhatar Manzil and Jama Masjid. The city is also famous for its National Botanical Garden.

Allahabad is one of the most sacred cities of the state. The place is the center of attraction for the religious populace. Being the major place to celebrate the pious festivities, Allahabad is visited by tourists all the year round. Kumbh Mela organized once in 12 years attracts devotees from all over the world. Some important tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh, located in the city of Allahabad are Patalpuri Shrine, the citadel of Allahabad, Akshay Vat and Ashoka Pillar.

Banaras also called as Vanaras is one of the oldest cities of India. A visit covering all the tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh will remain incomplete without a visit to Banaras. Banaras is well known for its river fronts or Ghats. The place is visited by the religious populace all the year round. Some major ghats worth visiting in Banaras include Chauki Ghat, Man Mandir Ghat, Asi Ghat, Scindia Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat and Dashashwamedha Ghat.

The Dudhwa National Park, earlier called as a tiger reserve is one of the most famous national parks of Uttar Pradesh. The park is among the major tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh. Rambling over an area of 614 Sq Kms., the park is a heavenly abode to some of the most endangered animals of the country including Leopards, Swamp deer, Hispid Hares, Bengal Florican and many more.

Some other tourist attractions in Uttar Pradesh include Jhansi, Mathura, Chitrakoot, Kanpur and Vrindavan. With all these enchanting destinations to visit, Uttar Pradesh is offers a great opportunity to enjoy your holiday.

Last Updated On: 2011/09/02