India - Uttar Pradesh & the Taj Mahal (Chapter)
This is the Uttar Pradesh & the Taj Mahal chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.
Agra’s Taj Mahal rises from the beaten earth. Other lasting impressions include the ghats in Varanasi and ancient stupas in Kushinagar. A groundswell of Mughal and Nawab architectural and gastronomic highpoints – especially in Lucknow – ensure all-sensory satisfaction in India’s imperial heartland.
- watch in awe as the colours of the majestic Taj Mahal in Agra dance by day and night
- take in a dramatic sunrise amid a hubbub of holiness on a pre-dawn boat ride along the Ganges River in Varanasi
- be wowed while wandering immense Mughal monuments in Fatehpur Sikri
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Agra & around, Mathura, Vrindavan, Lucknow, Ayodhya, Allahabad, Chitrakut, Jhansi, Varanasi, Sarnath, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar and Sunauli.
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