Thursday 17 November 2016

10 Best Places to Visit in Uttar Pradesh by Bus

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Uttar Pradesh, popularly hailed as the ‘Heartland of India’, is adorned with a rich cultural heritage. It houses riches that serve as a feast to the wanderlust nature. Whether historical or natural, Uttar Pradesh is a delight to the hungry explorers and houses ample treasures including some of the finest ma-made wonders. Apart from the majestic yet humble flow of the river Ganges and Yamuna, and the signature beauty of Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri, the place of artistic and historic excellence, Uttar Pradesh has much to offer. Check out the top ten places of Uttar Pradesh you can’t miss.


The abode of beautiful Taj, Agra is internationally famous for being one of the heritage hot spots. Sheltering on the bank of River Yamuna, Agra reflects the marvellous architecture of the Mughal period. The flawless architectural grandeurs such as mausoleums, palaces, forts, mosques, and tombs stand proud and compliment this beautiful land of Agra. This creative ground of Agra was a favourite amongst the then rulers of Akbar, Shah Jahan and the Lodi rulers and till today it carries on the tradition through its popular tourism.

Tourist Attractions:

Some of the architectural wonders one must visit area:

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  • Taj Mahal
  • Chhatri of Raja Jaswant Singh
  • Fatehpur Sikri
  • Roman Catholic Cemetery
  • Chausat Khamba
  • Guru ka Taal
  • Chini ka Rauza
  • Dayal Bagh
  • Sikandra Itmad Ud Daula Soor Sarovar
  • Mariam’s Tomb


Popularly known as ‘Krishnabhoomi’, the land of Mathura is one of the most travelled destinations of Uttar Pradesh. Being known as the legendary birthplace of Shri Krishna, Mathura is considered a sacred place to visit and is also a popular pilgrimage. The town near Vrindavan houses many temples with the sacred River Yamuna flowing by. The river houses some 25 ghats, brimming with devotees at sunset and dawn. It was also a popular Buddhist centre previously and sheltered countless monasteries and monks. All of that is now covered in ruins.

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Tourist Attractions:
  • Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir
  • Radha Kund
  • Dwarkadhish Temple
  • Govardhan Hill
  • Jama Masjid
  • Kans Qila
  • Kusum Sarovar
  • Mathura Museum
  • Vishram Ghat


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The town of Vrindavan is of great religious importance where Lord Krishna was born according to the legendary story. The place holds an immensely important place in the hearts of the Hindu devotees and thus, is teemed with modern and old temples each bearing their own stories and mysteries. 

Tourist Attractions:
  • Govind Dev Temple
  • Keshi Ghat
  • Hare Rama Hare Krishna Temple
  • Shahji Temple
  • Bankey Bihari Temple
  • Prem Mandir
  • Ranganathaji Temple
  • Nidhivan
  • Radha Damodar Temple
  • ISKCON Temple
  • Madan Mohan Temple
  • Shree Radha Ras Bihari Ashta Sakhi Temple
  • Pagal Baba Temple


One of the oldest cities in the world, Varanasi sits on the bank Ganges and is famous for its ghats and winding lanes teeming with temples of all shapes and sizes. Home of Shiva devotees and weirdly dressed sadhus, Varanasi is a must visit destination in UP. 

Tourist Attractions:

  • Shivala Ghat
  • Assi Ghat
  • Dasaswamedh Ghat
  • New Vishwanath Temple
  • Kashi Vishwanath/Golden Temple
  • Kathwala Temple
  • Monkey Temple
  • Alamgir Mosque
  • Bharat Mata Temple
  • Manmandir Ghat
  • Scindia Ghat
  • Ramnagar Fort
  • Bharat Kala Bhavan Museum
  • Gyan Vapi Well


A gem of Uttar Pradesh, Sarnath is a significant tourist destination. Known to be the place where Buddha first preached his sermon, Sarnath was glorified by ruler Ashoka who established a chain of monasteries and stupas here. Located along the Varanasi city, Sarnath eventually became a popular Buddhist pilgrimage.

Tourist Attractions: 
  • Dharmarajika Stupa
  • Dhamek Stupa
  • Chaukhandi Stupa
  • Mulgandha Kuti Vihar
  • Sarnath Museum
  • Bodhivriksha
  • Horinji Temple
  • Nichigai Suzan
  • Migadawun Myanmar Temple
  • Thai temple


Lucknow is the royal capital of Uttar Pradesh. It is the perfect embodiment of Awadh’s pride with its extravagant bungalows, magnificent Vidhan Sabha and nicely maintained railway station. Reputed for its finger licking Awadhi cuisine, this royal capital of Uttar Pradesh has some of the best eat-outs, massive parks, and better roads.

Tourist Attractions: 
  • Chhota Imambara
  • Bada Imambara
  • Residency
  • Hazratganj
  • Lucknow Zoo
  • Constantia House
  • Lucknow Museum
  • Ambedkar Park
  • Rumi Darwaza
  • Begum Hazrat Mahal Park
  • Chattar Manzil
  • Shahi Bawli
  • Clock Tower
  • Asifi Masjid
  • Satkhanda Tomb of Saadat Ali Khan
  • Tomb of Begum Murshidjadi
  • Sibtainabad ka Imambara
  • Shah Najaf Imambara

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