Uttar Pradesh is the most populated state also possesses diversity in  places some have mythological or religious importance & others are world known for their buildings or architectural works.

Hence , there are the 6 places you should visit whenever get to visit in Uttar Pradesh.

  • Mathura
  • Vindhyachal
  • Varanasi
  • Sarnath
  • Ayodhya
  • Dudwa National Park…..etc.


Mathura being the birthplace of lord Krishna(kanha) is the eminent holy pilgrimage & a divine heaven to attain eternal bliss. As contains all  memories from kanhas  childhood which are named in common language “Leela” .

His dance with his devotees called ”Ras Leela” etymologically called {Dance of Divinity}.

One of city mention in the epic text of Mahabharata so, influence mythological beliefs of people here.

Mathura city also named as “braj bhumi” is situated on the banks of river Yamuna & approximately 187m above the sea level.

Places to visit in kanah’s city Mathura-

  • The Dwarkadhees Temple.
  • Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple.
  • Radha Kund.
  • Kusum Sarovar.
  • Vaishno Devi Dham.


Vindhyachal located in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh.

A sacred site in Hindu pilgrimage ,this place is dedicated to the incarnation of the goddess  Durga taken for killing the evil named Mahisasur as mentioned in Durga Saptapati a chapter in Markandeya Purana.

Flowing of goddess river ganga along side the place makes it more beautiful & sacred .

Places to visit in VIDHYACHAL:

  • Maa Vindhyavasini Devi Temple
  • Trikona Parikrama
  • Kali Khoh Temple
  • Ashtabhuja Temple

VARANASI [Banaras]:

Also known as Kashi, a city of lord Shiva located on the banks of sacred river Ganga.

 A huge hub of religious & mythological importance.

It is the sacred place not only for hindus but also for Jainism  & the most sacred city in sapta pati as well.

Lord Gautam buddha gave his first sermon in banaras itself.

Must visit places in Varanasi:

  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
  • Assi Ghat.
  • New Vishwanath Temple.
  • Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple.
  • Manikarnika Ghat.
  • Malviya Bridge.
  • Ramnagar Fort.
  • Ratneshwar Mahadev Temple.


At the confluence of the goddess river Ganga & the river Varuna there located a place where Gautam Buddha teaches us about dharma the place is called Sarnath.

Buddhist sangha was incarnated here only after the enlightenment occurs called kondanna. Basically sarnath contains very much importance in buddhist religion.

 Sarnath is in the north-east of Varanasi, approximately 10kilometers away.

The places to visit in sarnath:

  • Dhamek Stupa.
  • Sarnath Archeological Site
  • The Mahabodhi Society Temple
  •         Chaukhandi Stupa
  •         Ashoka Pillar, Sarnath
  •          Thai Temple


Ayodhya being one of the holy cities in Hindu Religion has a religious importance as of the incarnation of God Krishna as Lord Ram.

As mentioned in the epic Rmanayana ayodhya is the birth place of lord Ram.

City is located on the banks of sacred river Saryu.

Places to visit in Ayodhya:

  • Hanuman Garhi Fort.
  • Ramkot
  • Nageshwar Temple.
  • Memorial Of Heo Hwang
  • Brahma kund


Being the part of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve it is Located in lakheempur kheri district , a national park on the  grasslands in tarai region in Uttar Prasdesh.

 It is the symbolism of the tarai pleasant ecosystem(fauna& flora) & a diverse areas of forest at the same time preserves the endangered species by saving their natural habitat.

 Most people visit there in want to see the rare animals living in their natural habitat especially the tigers, sambar deer, barking deer, elephants, Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle, hog deer etc.

Above said are some there are many more such places which are stands as a perfect in many diverse subjects like Agra for Taj Mahal, Prayagraj for holy river Sangam etc.

So, do make some time to visit Uttar Province it’s ready to welcome you always.

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