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UTTAR PRADESH

Uttar Pradesh: The Heartland of India

Uttar Pradesh, often abbreviated as UP, is a state in northern India that holds a unique and pivotal place in the country’s cultural, historical, and political landscape. It is the most populous state in India and the fourth-largest by area. The state’s capital is Lucknow, a city known for its rich history, architectural grandeur, and vibrant cultural scene. Uttar Pradesh is also home to the city of Varanasi, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and a major spiritual center for Hindus.

The state’s economy is primarily agrarian, but it has also seen substantial growth in industries such as textiles, sugar, and tourism. Uttar Pradesh is renowned for its historical landmarks, including the Taj Mahal in Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and the Kumbh Mela, the world’s largest religious gathering. The Ganges River, which flows through the state, is not only a vital waterway but also holds immense religious significance. With its diverse population, rich traditions, and dynamic economy, Uttar Pradesh continues to be a cornerstone of India’s heritage and development.

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Tour details

  • Capital Lucknow
  • Currency INR
  • Time Zone Indian Standard Time
  • Dialing Code +91