Uttar Pradesh is the main religious place of the country which is surrounded by holy rivers like Ganges and Yamuna. Apart from this, there are major philosophical places in Uttar Pradesh, where millions of people come from faraway places. Let's tell you today about some of the main tourist spots in Uttar Pradesh.
Mathura - Lord Krishna was born in Mathura, famous for the name of Krishna Nagri. There are several ancient temples in Mathura, some of which are from the time of Dwapar era. There are several religious places in Mathura such as the Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Birla Temple, Dwarkadhish Temple, Kans Kila, Radha Kund, Temple of Pagal Baba (Prem Mandir), Vishram Ghat, Kusum Sarovar, Govardhan Mountain, Mathura Museum etc.
Agra - The world famous Taj Mahal is located in Agra which is one of the wonders of the world. The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built it in the memory of his wife Mumtaz In addition to the Taj Mahal, the fort of Sikandra, the Red Fort of Agra, the tomb of Mirza Gayas Baig, Ismaad-ud-dulahah, Radha Swami Samadhi, Fatehpur Sikri, Sur Sarovar, Chaosath Khamba, Panch Mahal etc. are the main philosophical places here.
Varanasi (Banaras) - Varanasi, which is situated on the banks of river Ganga, is one of the oldest and most ancient cities in the world. This is a sacred place of pilgrimage and according to the recognition, there is a person's liberation by donating one's work and body. Kashi Vishwanath Temple is also here, which is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Apart from this, Ghat, Sarnath, Ramnagar, Ashok Pillar, Hanuman Mandir, Durga Mandir etc. are the places to see in Varanasi.
Lucknow - Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is also a major tourist spot, which is situated on the banks of Gomti river. There are several historical buildings which were built by the Mughal rulers. Lucknow is world famous for its innovative Tahajib and delicious food. Big Imambara, Chhota Imambara, Residency, Rumi Darwaza, Lucknow Zoo and Ambedkar Park are the main tourist spots here.
Jhansi - Jhansi city located on the border of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, is especially known for Rani Lakshmibai. Many historic buildings and temples can be seen here during the times of King Maharajas. Besides, Jhansi fort, Rani Mahal, Jhansi Museum, Mahalaxmi Temple, Gangadhar Rao's umbrella, Ganesh temple are the main philosophical places of the city.
Allahabad - Allahabad is a holy pilgrimage place, where there is a confluence of three holy rivers of Ganga, Jamuna and Saraswati, which is called Triveni Sangam. According to the belief, bathing in this Triveni Sangam destroys all sins. Aquarius and Ardhakumbh fair are held here. Triveni Sangam, the fort of Allahabad, Khusro Bagh, Allahabad Museum, Anand Bhawan, Swaraj Bhawan, Patal Puri Temple etc. are the main tourist places of this place.
Ayodhya - Ayodhya Nagar, situated on the banks of the Saryu river, is the birthplace of Lord Rama, and this is why it has special recognition in Hinduism. Hanuman Garhi, Ramkot, Treta's stone, Guptaar Ghat, Nageshwar temple, Dasrat Bhawan, Sita's kitchen, Mani mountain, Kanak Bhawan etc. are the main philosophical sites of this area.
Sarnath - Sarnath is the place where Lord Gautam Buddha had established Buddhism and this place is a sacred shrine for the people of Buddhism. Many ancient and historical monuments are seen in Sarnath. Deer Park, Thai Temple, Chowkandi Stupa, Saranath Museum, Kagua Tibetan Math etc. are the main philosophical places of this place.
Vrindavan - Vrindavan is a holy religious place of Hindus associated with Lord Krishna's Leela. Krishna Balarama Temple, Govind Dev Temple, Rangaji Temple, Shahaji Temple, Radha Ballabh Temple, Gopinath Temple, Sheesh Mahal, Madan Mohan Temple etc. are the main religious sites where there are a large number of tourists from far away.