Tourist Destinations in Uttar Pradesh
Looking for a destination for the next holidays? Uttar Pradesh would make it memorable with its Himalayan foothills, river banks of Ganga and Yamuna and the wonderful art of historical monuments.
Uttar Pradesh located in the northern part of India near the capital of the country Delhi, combines the foothills of Himalaya and the Gangetic Plain that merges the religious and cultural traditions on the banks of rivers like Ganga and Yamuna. Home to one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Taj Mahal, Uttar Pradesh is again known to be the holiest city for the Hindus. Rich with culture and tradition, Uttar Pradesh has its own mythological significance as both Ayodhya and Mathura, birthplaces of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna respectively are located in this state. Uttar Pradesh nurtures a rare combination of both Hindu and Muslim culture where Kathak Dance form originated as one of the eight classical dance forms of India. Multiple Cuisines like Awadhi cuisine, Mughlai cuisine, Kumauni cuisine attract tourists from all corners of the world into the state. Apart from major cities like Agra, Allahabad, Jhansi, Lucknow and Meerut, tourists long to visit the age old holy cities for Hindus like Mathura, Vrindavan, Gokul, Varanasi, Kushinar and Sarnath. Dudhwa National Park, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve and Pilibhit Tiger Reserve are world famous wildlife sanctuaries located in the state which are not to be missed.