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Tour spots in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is one of the top most visited tourist's destination in India. More than 70 million both national and international tourists visit here in a year. There are two top locations to visit where a majority of the visitors go, the Agra circuit and the Hindu pilgrimage circuit.

You will found three World Heritage Sites in Agra: Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. And Mathura and Allahabad are famous Holy place for Hindus. Because, they believe Lord Lirshna was born here. The festival Holi is a big attraction of Mathura.

Allahabad is famous for Magh Mela Festival at Prayag, Kumbh Mela which is organized on a large scale every 12th year and where more over 10 million Hindu pilgrims gathered and which is the World’s one of the largest gathering by human beings. And there have also many historical monuments and temples in Varanasi, Agra and Lucknow, many National Parks, Bird Sanctuaries and Wildlife Sanctuaries.

How and where to go?

Travel by Air
There have 4 domestic airports in Uttar Pradesh located at Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, and Varanasi. These airports provide regular flights to the all major cities of India. Nearest international airport of the state is placed at Delhi (four hours travel by bus).

Travel by Road
Uttar Pradesh government maintained a well-connected road network throughout the state. The main destination city of the state Agra is connected to several National Highways namely NH-2, NH -25, NH -26, NH -27, NH -29 and NH -45. Through these highways the state makes a good communication to neighboring big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, etc.

Travel by Rail
The Railway network of the state is also good. Major railway stations of Uttar Pradesh are located at Agra, Varanasi and Lucknow. These stations are well-connected to the other big cities of India and many super-fast express and passenger trains service are available from these stations.

Distance from Lucknow to Neighboring big cities

There is a table of approximate distance between Lucknow (Capital town of Uttar Pradesh) to other major cities of India. These table data provides you an idea of road distance in the scale of Kilometer.

Distance from Lucknow to - 

Major CitiesKilometer (km)Major CitiesKilometer (km)
Unnao 53 Raebareli 78
Kanpur 81 Sitapur 86
Fatehpur 102 Kannauj 103
Hardoi 103 Gonda 111
Bahraich 111 Faizabad 126
Lakhimpur 127 Sultanpur 135
Fatehgarh 142 Bhinga 146
Balrampur 147 Auraiya 147
Pratapgarh 150 Akbarpur 153
Shahjahanpur 155 Manjhanpur 155
Banda 164 Akbarpur 173
Orai 174 Basti 185
Allahabad 185 Etawah 191
Mainpuri 196 Mahoba 204
Khalilabad 219 Naugarh 226
Rampur 229 Gorakhpur 249
Firozabad 253 Mirzapur 255
Maharajganj 262 Varanasi 272
Sidhi 289 Gwalior 294
Agra 290 Hathras 294
Morena 295 Damoh 297
Panna 302 Ghazipur 304
Aligarh 306 Jhansi 314
Amroha 337 Mathura 353
Buxar 358 Bharatpur 361
Meerut 399 Ghaziabad 403
Delhi 419 Jabalpur 421
Gurgaon 426 Bagpat 436
Jaipur 509 Bhopal 529
Shimla 601 Nagpur 656
Ludhiana 674 Indore 687
Jalandhar 723 Bhubaneshwar 891
Kolkata 894 Vadodara 928
Ahmedabad 936 Surat 1032
Visakhapatnam 1049 Nalbari 1050
Hyderabad 1089 Pune 1181
Mumbai 1212 Chennai 1534
Bangalore 1584 Thiruvananthapuram 2091