India - Uttar Pradesh (PDF Chapter)

India - Uttar Pradesh (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Uttar Pradesh chapter from Lonely Planet’s India guidebook.

There are few states more quintessentially Indian than Uttar Pradesh. The subcontinent’s historic and religious roots – Hindu, Buddhist, Islamic and secular – intertwine in this land of sa-cred rivers and vast plains, manifesting in sights of profound importance.

  • have your mind blown in Varanasi – India as you’ve always imagined it – with sacred Ganges ghats and a maze of alleyways with surprises around every corner
  • maps
  • eat in Lucknow, the kebab capital of India, then stroll among impressively ornamented Nawabi architecture
  • transport
  • roam the peaceful park and stupa where Buddha delivered his first sermon, in Sarnath
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Varanasi, Sarnath, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Sunauli & the Nepal Border, Lucknow, Ayodhya & Around, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Western Uttar Pra-desh.

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