Description

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Uttar Pradesh is home to the Taj Mahal – UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the seven wonders of the world, and a national beacon of cultural and political importance.

Uttar Pradesh is home to the Taj Mahal - UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the seven wonders of the world, and a national beacon of cultural and political importance. Uttar Pradesh, popularly referred to as UP, is known for its strong hindu influence both culturally and politically - popularizing the Kathak dance, the sacred city of Varanasi, the holy ganga river - and of course, the Taj Mahal.
Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts

UP is known for its brass-ware and is a large exporter of the brass bells on cows. The city of Agra used to be the Mughal capital of India and home to the famous Taj Mahal.

Best time to visit

October - March

Popular Souvenirs

Languages Spoken

Hindi and limited English

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A living testament to enduring love, this white marble monument was built by the late Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. Even with the international recognition it’s received by being named one of theseven wonders of the world and a UNESCO world heritage site, one has to view it’s beauty in person to understand why Rudyard Kipling referred to it as "the embodiment of all things pure."

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