Travelstick Uttar Pradesh India

The Taj Mahal And Varanasi

Travelstick Uttar Pradesh in India and stand in awe infront of the Taj Mahal

 

Agra is most well known as the home of the Taj Mahal, one of the "new seven wonders of the world". It was commissioned in 1632 by Shah Jahan. Constructed from white marble it is an enduring monument to love. Other excellent specimens of Mughal architecture can be seen in Agra. The famous fort of Agra and palaces in Fatehpur-Sikri were built by Akbar.

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Allahabad is one of the most sacred cities in the state and a big center of attraction for the religious populace. Being a major place to celebrate pious festivals, Allahabad is visited by tourists all year round. Kumbh Mela, organized once every 12 years, attracts devotees from all over the world. Some important tourist attractions in Allahabad are the Patalpuri Shrine, the citadel of Allahabad, Akshay Vat and Ashoka Pillar.

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Also know as the Tiger reserve this is one of the most famous national parks in Uttar Pradesh. Sprawling over an area of 614 sq km the park is home to some of the most endangered animals in the country including Leopards, Swamp deer, Hispid Hares, Bengal Florican and many more.

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Also called Banaras, this is one of the oldest cities of India. It derives its name from the two rivers Varuna and Assi. The city is well known for its river fronts or Ghats and is visited by the religious populace all year round. Varanasi also has many beautiful temples which include the famous Vishwanath temple.

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According to legend the city of Lucknow was founded by Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama, and its ancient name was Lakshmanpuri. The city is famous for its cuisine and cultural heritage. The place has numerous historical sites such as Imambara, Roomi Darwaza, Asafi Mosque, DaulatKhana, Mubarak Manzil, Moti Mahal, Chhatar Manzil and Jama Masjid. The city is also famous for its National Botanical Garden.

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