Uttar Pradesh is a populous and third largest size wise state in India. All types of tourist destinations, be it religious, historical, cultural or even natural are available here. Apart from Lucknow, its capital, other cities like Varanasi, Allahabad, Udaipur, Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Mathura etc attract a large number of tourists every year. One of these is the town of Muzzaffarnagar.
Uttar Pradesh is not only the most populated but is also the fourth largest state of the country. This northern state got its current name in 1950 after India won independence. Its rich culture, vibrant atmosphere, different heritage sites and religious places of worship make it an important and famous tourist destination.
Stationed roughly 650 kilometers from the state’s capital, in Uttar Pradesh, the city is a blend of fine work in carpet making, mud and clay pots and toys and brassware with attractive serene views for the tourists. Besides being surrounded by several hills, it even headquarters the Mirzapur district. It is also prominent for the holy shrine Vindhyachal, Ashtbhuja and Kali Khoh and is also known for Devrahwa Baba Ashram. Mirzapur is also flaunted many natural spots and waterfalls. It has once been the largest district in Uttar Pradesh before the split with Sonebhadra.
Like everything UP, even the small town of Bareilly spells chaos. The chaos that is beckoning you to be a part of it. The town is locally NathGarh or the town of Shiva because of the many temples that are associated with the deity. The town is also said to be the birthplace of the mythical figure Draupadi. There are many fables and fantasies knitted around this small town. Bareilly can be understood as a place of Hindu-Muslim devotion. The many places of piety beckon the devotee in one. A visit to these places makes us reflect on the age-old teachings of these religions and make us want to emulate the same.
Vrindavan is an ancient city, just a few kilometres away from Mathura. Vrindivan has been an important Hindu pilgrimage site since time immemorial. It is believed that Lord Krishna spent his early days in this amazing and beautiful city. For those who are interested in religious history, Vrindavan is the perfect place to go to. With its numerous temples and ancient history in every nook and cranny, Vrindavan is sure to be a fascinating experience to anyone who decides to visit. As a centre of worship for Lord Krishna, Vrindavan has many beautiful temples, dedicated to Lord Krishna and many other deities of Hinduism. Here are five temples you must visit during your trip to Vrindavan.
The city of Lucknow boasts of a rich history of nawabs and rulers who controlled the city before the British conquest. During the colonial era, the place has witnessed several battles and wars of the locals against the imperialists. Although these events are history now, the stories regarding the dead and the fate of the defeated rulers haven’t lost their charm. Many of the buildings that belonged to the wealthy landlords are in ruins now and with the element of horror that they possess, these places are favorite destinations of travelers who are looking forward to making their blood run cold. Here are 5 most haunted places in Lucknow that are going to cast a spooky spell on you.
The state of Uttar Pradesh covers a major portion of the Northern part of India. The area is covered with largely fertile plains and has many rivers flowing through it. The state has more than 15 national parks that can be visited for a vacation in the wilderness. Let us look at the top 5 National Parks of Uttar Pradesh.
Ghaziabad is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh known popularly as the ‘Gateway to UP’ because of its closeness to the National capital, New Delhi. It is part of the National Capital region of Delhi and is a planned industrial city. The river Hindon runs through the city and there have been excavations around the place that have been linked to the existence of civilizations in Ghaziabad and adjoining areas as early as 2500 BC. Let us look at the top 7 places to visit in Ghaziabad–
Not many people know that Noida actually stands for New Okhla Industrial Development Area. Over the years, Noida has come up at a very fast rate from being a relatively small and barren area to a commercial and corporate hub. Noida has a lot of offices of MNCs and to cater to these, there are a lot of new eating places and malls that have sprung up. Greater Noida has residential areas and the commercial market places of Noida leaves no stone unturned for them to stay connected to the city. Here are some places to chill at while in Noida–
Agra, the city of love, is an attraction that has known to pull people from all over the world. It is, as everyone knows, the home of one of the Seven Wonders and a most splendid architecture of that of Taj Mahal. The first thing every tourist or visitor does when going to Agra is to visit Shah Jahan’s creation, and there is no doubt about how it is the sole thing that has attracted travellers from across the globe. But apart from the abundance of brilliant historical monuments, Agra also boasts of a rich culture. Let’s go through the top five things you can do when in Agra.