India - Uttar Pradesh (PDF Chapter)


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 sacred rivers and vast plains, manifesting in sights of profound importance.

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

Coverage includes: Varanasi, Sarnath, Gorakhpur, Kushinagar, Lucknow, Ayodhya & Around, Allahabad, Mathura, Vrindavan.

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