A land where cultures have evolved and religion have emerged, Uttar Pradesh along the mighty rivers take the tourists on a magical trip. The heritage tourism in Uttar Pradesh provides an opportunity to explore the state in all its glory. Tourist visiting the heritage sites get to witness the cultural, history and natural aspects in one place. Moving from one end of the state to other, Uttar Pradesh let the tourists come across the popular tourist attractions and take a close look at the celebration of life in the vastness of the state.
Starting from Agra which has been immortalised as the city of Taj has a lot of other sites for the roving eye. Other than exploring the majestic Taj Mahal, UNESCO World Heritage Site, tourists can head to the other heritage monuments and get wonderstruck at the awe-inspiring architecture of the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Sheikh Salim Chisti Tomb and Itimad-ud-daulah. A heritage vacation when extended to Barsana will let one visit the pilgrimage destination with bowing heads down at the Shriji Temple, Maan Mandir, Mor Kutir, Krishna Kund or Radha Sarovar, Sankari Khor. Travelling Mathura and Vrindavan will bring the travellers close to the land dotted with magnificent temples of Lord Krishna and dedicated to various aspects of his life. The popular and must visit temples of the duo destinations are Govind Dev Temple, Rangaji Temple, Dwarkadhish Temple, Bankey Bihari Temple and the ISKCON Temple. Moving to the city of Nawabs, Lucknow which is a unique mix of the ancient and the modern is a home to ancient monuments, forts and palaces depicting a fascinating blend of colonial and oriental architecture.
Imambara, Rumi Darwaza, Kaiserbagh Heritage Zone, Residency and Dilkusha are few of the places where tourists can make the most of their heritage tour in Lucknow. Once tourists are done with exploring the heritage in Lucknow, a visit to Dewa Sharif, Dudhwa and Naimisharanya can also be made to make the most of the heritage tour in Uttar Pradesh. Famed as the birthplace of Lord Ram, Ayodhya is yet another heritage tour destination in Uttar Pradesh offering the tourists a number of places for sightseeing tour.
On visiting Ayodhya, tourists can witness the architectural splendour of the temples and mosques that exists adjacent to each other. The popular points of interest in Ayodhya includes Ramkot, Kanak Bhawan, Hanuman Garhi, Mani Parbat, Nageshwarnath Temple, Tulsi Smarak Bhawan and Saryu River. Coming to one of the oldest living cities in the world, Varanasi will let the travellers explore and learn about religion, philosophy, yoga, ayurveda, astrology, music, literature spirituality and so much more. When in Varanasi region for heritage tour, tourist can even head to other destinations of Uttar Pradesh as well including Sarnath, Vindhyachal, Kushinagar, Kapilvastu and Sravasti which will bring one close to the Buddhism and Jainism while exploring the places. A heritage walk in Agra will let one see and absorb the essence of the rich heritage by exploring the past through the sight of the present.