Nestled between two rivers, namely, Pahunj and Betwa, this city of historical, archaeological, and cultural significance lies in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is world-renowned due to the Maratha queen of Jhansi, Rani Lakshmi Bai’s role in the Indian Revolt of 1857.
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Famous as the ‘Birthplace of Lord Krishna’, Mathura is an ancient city in Uttar Pradesh. In fact, its existence is mentioned in the revered Hindu epic, Ramayana, and was the capital of Kushan Empire.
The metropolitan state capital of Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow is also nicknamed as the ‘City of Nawabs’. This bustling city was ruled by a succession of Nawabs of Awadh and later by the British Empire.
Known worldwide as the ‘City of Taj Mahal’, this vibrant bustling city is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. With its numerous captivating monuments, landscaped gardens, magnificent palaces, and mouth-watering cuisine, this old capital of Mughal Empire attracts thousands of tourists from in India and abroad, throughout the year. You can go sightseeing, buy
One of the holiest places for Hindus in the world, this ancient city of mythological tales, ghats, and temples, also draws thousands of tourists and spirituality seekers, throughout the year.
Dubbed as the land of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is one of the most important pilgrimage centres for Hindu devotees. This ancient holy city lies on the western bank of River Ganga.
Popularly known as the ‘City of Nawabs’, this metropolitan city is the capital of the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is famous for its multicultural heritage, historical buildings, delectable Awadhi cuisine, and literary contributions. It also has a well-developed modern infrastructure in place and offers various modern facilities to its residents and visitors.
Famous worldwide as the ‘City of Taj Mahal’, this densely populated city is situated on the river banks of the Yamuna, in the state of Uttar Pradesh. This historically-significant city served as the capital of the illustrious Mughal Empire from 1556 AD to 1658 AD.
One of the oldest cities of the Indian subcontinent and having an indelible link with Hindu mythology, Allahabad or Prayag thus holds great recognition and significance in the story of India. The sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati converge here at the sangam.