Located at the heart of the country is the state of Uttar Pradesh which is also the most populous state in India, housing nearly 200 million people. Considered as the heritage land of the country, the cities which are located in this state are some of the most ancient cities of the world. It is also considered as the seat of the Buddhist religion and all major festivals are celebrated in its true colors in this state.
The most prominent and well known cities in the state include, Varanasi, Kanpur, Agra, Lucknow etc. This is one of the main reasons why the state is frequently visited by both the domestic as well as the foreign tourists as there is an ideal blend of historic and cultural heritage with modern facilities at major cities.
The various festivals as well as fairs which keep taking place on a regular basis, act as a big captivating factor for drawing such a large portion of tourists to the state. The cuisines served here are among the best in the country and certainly casts a spell on tourists.
Uttar Pradesh has a lot to offer to pilgrims with the presence of the temples such as Siddha Devi and Siddhnath, the state displays its pious edge. The most scenic aspect is the Taj Mahal, which is situated in Agra. The monument which is an epitome of love, has maintained itself amongst the 7 wonders of the world. The Yamuna River which flows through the region, gives a pleasant stage to the tourists who visit the state for a splendid experience.