State of Uttar Pradesh Travel Guide

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Agra

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1099,3591,66

Varanasi

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648,1510,50

Lucknow

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138,426,22

Haridwar

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55,206,37

Mathura

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18,72,13

Jhansi

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21,63,8

Sarnath

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99,227,0

Varanasi

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42,99,0

Allahabad

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61,274,8

Sikandra

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22,92,0

Dehra Dun

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11,19,0

Bareilly

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1,0,0

Moradabad

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0,0,3

Kanpur

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1,9,13

Almora

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0,3,1

Rampur

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Agra

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  • The Red Fort

    Agra Things to Do

    There have been fortifications on this strategic site on the Yamuna River for nearly a thousand years. And the fortress has changed hands many times and in many wars. This it was, when Akbar chose Agra as his capital in 1558, his armies found it largely ruined. On his orders, architects and labourers raised of the massive red sandstone ramparts,...

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  • Oberoi Amarvilas

    Agra Hotels

    If you have plenty of cash to throw around then why not a stay at the Oberoi amarvilas . A newly...

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  • Precursor to the Taj...

    Agra Things to Do

    This small tomb, across the Yamuna river from the town of Agra, and its more famous monuments. It is often called 'the Baby Taj', and likened to a jewel box.The tomb, was built in the 1620s, for the father of Jahangir's wife (and grandfather of Mumtaz Mahal). and illustrates a progression from earlier Mughal mausoleums, built from red sandstone...

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Varanasi

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  • Buy a Banarasi sari

    Varanasi Shopping

    All over Varanasi, you will find shops selling Banarasi saris. The prices range from Rs. 500 to Rs. 5000 or even more. It is better to check with a few shops before buying. There are many varieties of the sari and hence the price varies.

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  • Radisson Hotel Varanasi

    Varanasi Hotels

    This was a really nice 5 star in Varanasi. The hotel is beautiful. Our room was really nice and...

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  • Street food

    Varanasi Restaurants

    You will find scores of shops all along the roads, especially close to the Vishwanathji temple. They sell samosas, jilebis, hot milk, kachoris etc. It is a must to try at least some of these. If you have a delicate stomach it is best to avoid these.

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  • Visit the Kashi Vishwanatha Temple

    Varanasi Things to Do

    This is the main deity of the city of Varanasi. It is considered as one of the most sacred temples for the Hindus. Notwithstanding this great stature, the temple is maintained in the most deplorable fashion, The cleanliness is almost non existent and the devotees are jostled in a very rough manner. Will write more about this at a later...

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Lucknow

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  • 16-Shopping & Eating

    Lucknow Things to Do

    Lucknow is a gourmet’s delight, especially if you are a non-vegetarian. The choicest of ‘kebabs’, 18-layered ‘parathas’, succulent ‘naans’, mouth-watering ‘kachoris’, creamy ‘kulfis’, are all available for the asking. ‘Kakori’ kebabs are made of tenderized meat whipped to a creamy consistency, just strong enough to cling to the skewers. Once placed...

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  • Taj Residency Lucknow

    Lucknow Hotels

    Set amidst 22 acres of landscaped gardens, the Taj Residency Lucknow Hotel is located on the banks...

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  • 15- Lucknow Heritage Walk

    Lucknow Things to Do

    The Lucknow Heritage Walk is a fun way to get a feel of the authentic, old Lucknow. You fix the date with them either by calling them on their mobile or through their website, meet the volunteer at the appointed date, time and place and off you go, along with a few other enthusiasts. There are almost 36 places to visit but it is all inside the Old...

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Haridwar

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Mathura

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  • Patience

    Mathura Favorites

    (Not my favorite thing but) there seems to be an unusually high amount of security checks everywhere in the city, like manually your bags when you check in to a hotel! Try to be calm about it and let it go.

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  • Hotel Goverdhan Palace

    Mathura Hotels

    Agra Delhi National Highway, Mathura Byepass, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, 281001, India

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Couples

  • Ubiquitous little things - Mathura Peda

    Mathura Shopping

    Everyone sells these brown little dessert things here but the best store to get yours, after trying from a few places, would be Brijvyasi. There are a lot of Brijvyasi's too, so go to the original and most popular one, the big signed store opposite International Guest House/Janmsthan. They do add a plenty of cardamom though.

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Jhansi

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  • Orchha

    Jhansi Things to Do

    Orchha is a small village with big history. It's located about 18km away from Jhansi in northern Madhya Pradesh which itself is 400km (240 miles) south of Delhi. I came here on the train from Gwalior via Jhansi where I took a bus to Orchha and then I went on to Khajuraho.Small as Orchha is, (population of approx 8,500), the skyline is dominated by...

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  • Hotel Yatrik

    Jhansi Hotels

    33 Sardar Patel Marg, Civil Lines, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, 211001, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Tempo's & buses to/from Orchha

    Jhansi Transportation

    After arriving in Jhansi on the train, I took an auto rickshaw to the bus station where I got directed to a really old rickety looking bus that was heading to Orchha, a small village about 20km away. The bus was really full, as they tend to be, and I managed to find room on the back seat for my backpack whilst I stood on the steps by the back...

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Sarnath

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  • hari gatt to sarnath

    Sarnath Transportation

    sarnath is only 13 kms from varanasi. But choose not to go on friday becoz the museum will be closed on all fridays. I hired a auto riskaw to go to and from sarnath from varanasi hari chandra gatt. The driver agreed 300 to go and come. But once i reached sarnath i local person introduced himself as guide asked me to hire him for 30 rs who got...

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  • Mulagandha Kuti Vihar

    Sarnath Things to Do

    The Mulagandha Kuti Vihar built by the Mahabodhi Society, is a modern temple. It has brilliant frescoes painted by Kosetsu Nosu Japan's celebrated painter. The building houses rare Buddhist literature. Behind the temple is the bodhi tree, the sapling of which was brought from the original tree in Bodh Gaya, the tree under which Buddha meditated and...

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  • The Sarnath Ruins

    Sarnath Things to Do

    The place is now mostly in ruins but what beautiful ruins. As you wander about the ruins, you see the massive stupa, the remnants of the Ashoka Pillar, the Lion Capital, various stupas, Dharma Chakra, the monasteries and the Jin-Vihara. It is to the credit of Mr. Duncan and Cole Mackenzie who first discovered the holy site in 1798. They were...

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Varanasi

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  • Buy a Banarasi sari

    Varanasi Shopping

    All over Varanasi, you will find shops selling Banarasi saris. The prices range from Rs. 500 to Rs. 5000 or even more. It is better to check with a few shops before buying. There are many varieties of the sari and hence the price varies.

    more
  • Radisson Hotel Varanasi

    Varanasi Hotels

    This was a really nice 5 star in Varanasi. The hotel is beautiful. Our room was really nice and...

    more
  • Street food

    Varanasi Restaurants

    You will find scores of shops all along the roads, especially close to the Vishwanathji temple. They sell samosas, jilebis, hot milk, kachoris etc. It is a must to try at least some of these. If you have a delicate stomach it is best to avoid these.

    more
  • Visit the Kashi Vishwanatha Temple

    Varanasi Things to Do

    This is the main deity of the city of Varanasi. It is considered as one of the most sacred temples for the Hindus. Notwithstanding this great stature, the temple is maintained in the most deplorable fashion, The cleanliness is almost non existent and the devotees are jostled in a very rough manner. Will write more about this at a later...

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Allahabad

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  • Todo vale / Anything goes

    Allahabad Transportation

    El tráfico no está permitido en el Kumbh Mela, excepto para el transporte de algunos sadhus y en ocasiones muy especiales, por lo que en estos momentos cualquier cosa que se mueve es buenaEs muy agradable caminar sin el tráfico y sin escuchar las "bocinas" que se escuchan normalmente en la India Traffic is not allowed in the Kumbh Mela except for...

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  • Hotel Shrinath Palace

    Allahabad Hotels

    1051, Station Road, Civil Lines, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, 284001, India

    Satisfaction: Average

    Good for: Couples

  • El desfile / The parade

    Allahabad Local Customs

    Después que las Akharas se han bañado en los ríos , los días de los baños con mejores auspicios, que se llaman "snam parva", se organiza un desfile para volver todos los sadhus y sus devotos a las tiendas, para ello se montan en cualquier tipo de transporte , que han preparado y adornado y ellos mismos se engalanan , se ponen sus mejores ropas ,...

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Sikandra

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  • Kanch Mahal

    Sikandra Things to Do

    Located a short distance east of the main entrance into the Mausoleum of Emperor Akbar, this small but elegant palace is known as Kanch Mahal. It was completed in 1619 AD by Emperor Jehangir (Akbar's son) as a hunting lodge for the imperial women. Built from red and yellow sandstone, Kanch Mahal is decorated with detailed bas-reliefs and inlaid...

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  • Akbar's Tomb

    Sikandra Things to Do

    Built in 1605 by the great Mughal Emperor as his own mausoleum, Akbar's Tomb is a masterpiece of Mughal-period architecture. Akbar died before the completion of the tomb, but the last of the construction was overseen by his son Emperor Jahangir. It was considered eclectic in design, combining elements of Persian, Islamic, Hindu and Jain...

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  • Akbar's Tomb - Central Mausoleum

    Sikandra Things to Do

    Unlike any mausoleum in the Indian subcontinent, the Central Mausoleum of Akbar's Tomb is in the shape of a tiered pyramid. It is also unique in that it contains no central dome or minarets (aside from those at the South Gate). The first four levels are built in red sandstone, while the top floor is in white marble. Numerous chhatris (domed...

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Dehra Dun

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  • Our drive from Dehra Dun to IIT Rookee

    Dehra Dun Transportation

    I want to describe our trip back to Dehrudun from Rookee but I don’t know if I can find the words. We left at about 5:30 and apparently that’s the time when every living soul in India either decides to move to another location, or sits outside to watch everyone else move. I guess we had about a half hour of daylight and when it got dark, it got...

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  • Visit Garhwal

    Dehra Dun Favorites

    This city had a bit more to see, but could easily be done in a matter of a leisurely two hour walk. The town had a few temples, not particularly singular by themselves, but with the town as a backdrop, they were nice. Garhwal is situated on the rather steep slopes of a mountain river, but not only on one side, it is on both sides of the valley,...

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  • Advice on buying a Sari

    Dehra Dun Shopping

    The owners of the shop started with a small amount and then,as the shop grew they became famous in the whole town of Dehradun . The reason was that they were simply the best . The shop offers a wide range and variety of women's clothing especialy sarees . You can get a saree from a price as low as Indian Rupees 200 to a saree costing Rupees 20,000...

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Bareilly

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  • by nirbhaymishra Written Aug 18, 2013

    Hari Mandir, Model Town, Bareilly
    ISKCON Bareilly (Opening Soon)
    Shri Dauji Ka Mandir, Kila Bazar, Bareilly
    Shri Chote Dauji ka Mandire, Sahukara, Sethon Gali
    Shri Bankey Bihari Temple, Rajendra Nagar
    Lakshmi Narayan Temple (katra man rai), Koharapeer
    Dhopeshwar Nath Temple, sadar, Cantonment
    Ancient Shiv Temple B.I. Bazar, Cantonment (British Infantry)
    Alak Nath Temple, Nainital Road
    Trivatinath Temple, BDA Colony
    Pashupati Nath Temple, University Road
    Bhole Nath Temple, Kurmanchal Nagar
    Bhagwaan Mahaveer Temple, Rampur Garden
    Anand Ashram, Rampur Garden
    Hanuman Temple Near Hartmann College Bareilly
    Shri Sai Baba Mandir, Shastri Nagar, Bareilly
    Thapeswarnath shubhash nagar Bareilly
    Bankhandinath Near suresh sharma nagar
    Gauri Sankar Temple Gulab Nagar, Bareilly
    Nou Devi Temple Sahukara
    Shree Harey Ram Navdurga Mandir, Avadhpuri,Subhash Nagar, Bareilly

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Fatehpur Sikri

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  • Fatehpur Sikri Bus from Agra

    Fatehpur Sikri Transportation

    I took a local bus from Agra to Fatehpur Sikri on my recent Jan 28th 2014 trip to Agra. I took an auto rickshaw from the Taj Ganji area (near Taj Mahal) to the Idgah Bus stand for 60 rupees. From there I asked around and they directed me to a local bus which cost 37 rupees each way, although I think the locals paid only 27 rupees. It was a direct...

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  • Hotel Goverdhan Tourist Complex

    Fatehpur Sikri Hotels

    I with my wife was traveling to Agra & Fatehpur Sikri region. While doing my research at home and...

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  • Diwan-i-Khas

    Fatehpur Sikri Things to Do

    The Diwan-i-Khas or Hall of Private Audience is made out of red sandstone. Its main feature is a central octagonal column which is covered with carvings and has thirty six serpentine brackets which hold a platform where Akbar used to sit. The platform is reached by first floor walkways from each of the four corners of the building.It is also...

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