Uttar Pradesh was back in limelight just a few days ago, owing to the grand Bhoomi Poojan ceremony of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya and the new Ayodhya Mosque in Dhannipur, that has taken place a few days back. It is certainly going to be one of the biggest attractions for pilgrims and travelers alike. This will add another feather to the hat of Uttar Pradesh Tourism. Uttar Pradesh is special in many ways. This is the birthplace of Lord Rama, Lord Krishna, and Lord Buddha who once walked among humans. Uttar Pradesh is a vast state with many world-famous monuments.
Below are the places which you need to visit at any cost when you plan for a visit to Uttar Pradesh.
It is not only of the most important places to visit in Uttar Pradesh but also famous across the globe for being the home of the Taj Mahal which is located on the banks of the River Yamuna. It is a heaven for the people who love knowing more about history, architecture lovers and foodies, alike. It is very famous for its Petha and also well-known for its marble artifacts.
Uttar Pradesh Tourism: Fatehpur Sikri
This is a city which is made of red sandstone by Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is known as the pride of the Mughal Empire. Over here you can find a unique blend of Indo-Islamic architectural excellence and religious beliefs adorn Fatehpur Sikri. Fatehpur Sikri will offer you a magical and splendid sunset view.
Uttar Pradesh Tourism: Varanasi
Varanasi which is also known as Kashi and Benaras is considered to be the world’s oldest living city and is one of the most famous tourist places in Uttar Pradesh. Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. Over you can see temples at almost every hook and corner of the city, the Kashi Vishwanath Temple is the most visited and the oldest of all.
Varanasi is considered to be an auspicious place to die because it is believed that you get moksha. Also, the hot chaat and cool lassi would be the perfect feast for your taste-buds after you visit the temples,
Uttar Pradesh Tourism: Mathura
It is the birthplace of Lord Krishna that makes Mathura one of Hinduism’s seven sacred cities and therefore attracts a horde of pilgrims from all over the world. It is one of the most visited pilgrims and tourist places in Uttar Pradesh. The Aarti which takes place on the bank of the river Yamuna is quite popular.
This town is jam-packed with tourists and pilgrims during the two main festivals – Janmashtami and Holi. Shri Krishna Janmabhumi is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mathura, and this place is considered to be the exact place where Lord Krishna was born. Dwarkadheesh Temple and the Gita Mandir are the other two important temples. Mathura is very popular for its delicious street food.
You must try out local snacks such as kachoris, aloo-puri, chaat, jalebis, and gulab-jamuns.
Uttar Pradesh Tourism: Vrindavan
Vrindavan is one of the oldest cities and is situated on the banks of the river Yamuna. It hosts hundreds of Lord Krishna and Radha temples throughout the city. But two of the most famous temples are the Banke Bihari temple and the world-famous ISKCON temple. Vrindavan is considered to be a holy place and has a large number of people come here to renounce their worldly life.
Uttar Pradesh Tourism: Lucknow
It is the largest city and also the capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow and its people will always welcome you with n open. It is located on the banks of river Gomti. This is a city of Nawabs and Kebabs and is renowned for its architecture, history, literature, and culture. The people of Lucknow are also known for their well to behave manners.
Rumi Darwaza, the Mughal Gateway built in the center of the capital divides the city into two parts – old and new part. Old Lucknow is popular for its bustling vibrant streets, authentic mouth-watering kebab and biryani outlets, Lucknowi Chikan (a form of embroidery) market, and wholesale jewelry stores, While New Lucknow is an urban-type and hosts people of varied cultures, is and one of the most planned cities in Asia…
So, above are the 6 tourist places in Uttar Pradesh that you must visit. And this isn’t an exhaustive list. Uttar Pradesh is a colorful bouquet of endless amazing places and experiences. Each of these places is so special in themselves that they are not only famous among Indian tourist but also amongst tourist from all around the world. Visiting here is not only life-changing but also an enriching experience in many ways. If you want to see and experience the real India and wish to walk on the land on which Gods once walked, then do plan your trip to Uttar Pradesh as soon as possible.