The Taj at Agra is, of course, the best place to start with. This superb specimen of Mughal architecture is a veritable poetry in stone constructed by Shahjahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz. Located 40 km away is Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar.Almora is a visitor's delight. There is the temple of Kaushik Devi on the Kashyap Hill. According to the Puranas, Kaushik Devi appeared from the body of Goddess Parvati to kill the demons Shumbh-Nishumbh.Badrinath is situated at an altitude of about 10,500 feet above sea level at a distance of 384 km from Haridwar. Important places on the route from Rishikesh are Muni-ki-Reti, Dev Prayag, and Kirtinagar.
The Corbett National Park, situated in a region between the Himalayan and Shivalik ranges on both the banks of Ramganga in northern Uttar Pradesh, is renowned all over the world for its scenic beauty and wildlife. It is a prominent center of attraction for Indian and foreign tourists alike. It has the distinction of being the first national park in India.
Situated at a distance of 40 km from Agra, Fatehpur Sikri has the mausoleum of the famous saint Sheikh Salim Chisti. The mausoleum is in the premises of a mosque and was built during the reign of Akbar.
The Gangotri Bhagirathi temple is situated at a height of 3,140 m above sea level. It is in the vicinity of the sacred rock on which King Bhagirath used to worship Lord Shiva and where the Bhagirathi first descended on the earth from the Heavens. The Bhagirathi flows for some distance from here towards the north and, hence, this place is known as Gangotri.
Haridwar is the place where the mountainous course of the Ganga, the most holy river of the Hindus, ends to enter the plains. Haridwar is a prominent center of Hindu pilgrimage. There are several temples and shrines here and a dip in the holy Har-ki-Pauri has been described a sure way to salvation.
The Kedarnath Temple is situated at a height of about 11,500 feet above sea level under the Kedarnath Mandal. The pilgrims can use motor transport to quickly reach Phata from where it is a 27-km walk to Kedarnath temple. The entire distance between Rishikesh to Kedarnath is about 400 km.
Kushinagar is located about 30 km from Deoria, near Kasia town, Kushinagar is among the important Buddhist centers. Lord Buddha attained Nirvana here.
Lucknow shot to fame during the period of the Nawabs of Awadh. Asaf-ud-daula built the Roomi Darwaza and the Bada Imambada. The Asafi Mosque, Daulat Khana, the Residency, Bibiapur Kothi, and Chowk Market were also built by Asaf-ud-daula. Ghazi-ud-din Haider built the Shahnajaf, Moti Mahal, Mubarak Manzil, and tombs of Saadat Ali and Khurshidzadi. The Hussainabad Imambada, Bari Jama Masjid, Hussainabad Baradari, and a few other buildings were built by Mohammad Ali Shah.
Mathura it is one of the seven holy cities of Hinduism. It is regarded as the birthplace of Lord Krishna.Mussoorie is situated at an altitude of 6,500 ft above sea level, 35 km away from Dehradun, is Mussoorie. Known as the queen of hill resorts, it is the most picturesque hill station of Uttar Pradesh.
Naini Tal. The vast beautiful lake is among the many attractions of Naini Tal. It is surrounded by hills on three sides.Nanda Devi is the fourth highest mountain peak in the world. The Hindus visit the place every twelfth year during the month of Bhadra.
Pindari Glacier is this beautiful spot is at a height of 3943 m in Almora district. During the journey from Almora to Pindari, flowers of varied hues, beautiful forests and snows draw the attention of the tourists. The Pindar River also originates from this glacier.
Allahabad is situated at the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna, Allahabad or Prayag, also known as Tirtharaj, is a famous pilgrim center of India.Sarnath occupies a very important place among Buddhist shrines. After Enlightenment in Bodh Gaya, the Buddha preached his first sermon here.
Varanasi is among the most ancient cities of India. It has many beautiful temples, including the famous Vishwanath temple. Vrindavan is situated at a distance of 10 km from Mathura. There are about 4,000 temples in Vrindavan.