Uttar Pradesh is listed as one of the largest state in India. The total area of this state is 243,286 km² with a total population of 204.2 million. This state is having its own charm in travel and tourism. You can find out Taj Mahal in this state. That is listed as one of the Wonder of the World also. Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh.

The main point of interests in Uttar Pradesh are Taj Mahal, Ganges, Agra Fort, Tomb of Akbar the Great, Khusro Bagh, Tomb of Marium-Uz-Zamani but Uttar Pradesh tourism is not only limited to these locations there are a lot more available places that attracts the tourists from all over the world.

List of top 10 cities of Uttar Pradesh

1. Agra

Agra city is very much famous for Taj Mahal. millions of people every year came to visit Taj. The beauty of Taj make the city most famous city in India as well as in the world. Taj Mahal is one of the famous tourist attraction in India that generates the maximum revenue in the tourism department. The beauty of Taj amaze the tourists in the full moon night when it shines. When white moon light falls on the white stone marble then the view is fantastic. This wonder was built by the King Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaj. Agra is also having some more tourist attractions but Taj Mahal is on the top of the list. Other tourist attractions in Agra are Agra Fort, Mehtab Bagh, Jama Masjid, Chini Ka Roza, Guru Ka Tal etc.

2. Lucknow

Lucknow is the city of Nawabs, poetry and full of Muslim culture. The famous places in Lucknow are Lucknow Zoo, Dilkusha Kothi and Chota Imambara. The food dishes of this city are very famous. There are alot of other things to do in Lucknow like Sports, adventure, wildlife, scenic beauty and photography. As Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh so is very developed one also. For flight facility there is also a airport in this city. The total population of this city is 2.186 million (2001). Lucknow Zoo is very famous across India for its natural beauty and animals. Bara Imambara and Chota Imambara are very famous pilgrimage places for Muslims.

3. Varanasi

Varansi is also known as Banaras or Kashi. This city is situated on the Bank of Ganga river. The popular language used in this city is Hindi. The climatic condition of this city is humid subtropical with some variation in the winters and summers. This city is very religious because of the Ganga river. People used to take bath in the Ganga river. There are some famous Hindu temples also in Varanasi. The total area of this city is 1,550 square kilometers and total population is 1.092 million (2001). There are around 2,000 temples in Varansi including Kashi Vishwanath the “Golden Temple” which is a very famous temple and dedicated to Hindu God Shiva. Apart from this temple there are some other temples also like Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Dashashwamedh Ghat, Manikarnika Ghat, Assi Ghat. And some famous tourist spots in this place are Ramnagar Fort, Gyanvapi Mosque, Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Sarnath Museum. These are some most famous tourist places in Varansi.

4. Allahabad

Allahabad is also known as the Prayag and Ilahabad. Some famous places in Allahabad are Allahabad Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Fort, Allahabad Museum, Khusro Bagh, Alfred Park, Swaraj Bhawan, Jawahar Planetarium and Someshwar Mahadev Temple. The total area of this city is 70.5 square kilometers with a total population of 975,393 (2001). Allahabad is also very forward in education sector here you can find out India’s best universities like University of Allahabad, IIT Allahabad, CMP Degree College. Allahabad Fort is the most visited place for tourist from all over the world.

5. Kanpur

Kanpur is the biggest city in the state Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur is world famous for IIT Kanpur. It is also the fifth largest city in India on basis of land area. Moti Jheel is the most famous tourist attraction in the Kanpur. The total population of this city is 2.551 million (2001). There are 3 airports in this city. Kanpur also famous for education centers you can find out the best collges and schools there. Allen Forest Zoo is the famoust tourist attraction in Kanpur.

6. Mathura

Mathura is also one of the most famous city of Uttar Pradesh. This city gains so much attraction just because of Prem Mandir Vrindavan. It is a Hindu worship temple and most of the Hindus used to go there. The other famous places in Mathura are Krishna Balaram Mandir and Government Museum, Mathura. Mathura is about 50 kilometres away in the north of Agra and about 145 kilometers away from south-east Delhi. The total area this city is 3,709 square kilometers with a total population of 302,770 (2001).

7. Fatehpur Sikri

This city was founded by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the year 1569. Some famous tourist attraction in the city are Buland Darwaza, Diwan-I-Khas, Jodhabai Palace (Mariam-uz-Zamani Palace), Tomb of Sheikh Salim Chisti, Jama Masjid and Panch Mahal. This city is also known as the city of Tombs.

8. Ayodhya

The Ayodha is also known as Saket. This city is known as the birthplace of Rama. The city is famous for Babri Masjid and Ram Janmabhoomi. The famous Babri Masjid was built by Mughal emperor Babar (First Mughal emperor of India) in the year 1527. The total area of this city is 10.24 square kilometers with a total population of 49,650 (2001).

9. Vrindavan

Vrindavan is a town of Mathura. Some of the famous places in Vrindavan are Banke Bihari Temple, Radha Raman and Prem Mandir. The total population of this town is 63,005 (2011).

10. Jhansi

Jhansi is a historic city of India. This city is world famous because of Queen Laxmi Bai. This city is situated on the banks of the Pahuj or Pushpavati River. Some of the tourist spots are Rani Lakshmi Bai jumping point, Panch Mahal, Shiva Temple, Baradari, Bhawani Shankar, Samadhyan Tomb, Ganesh Temple, Kal Kothri, Shahar Darwaza, Kadak Bijli and Jhansi Fort. The total area of this city is 5,028 square kilometers with a total population of 383,644 (2001). Jhansi is also having air facility and you can find one best airport for domestic flights.

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