Uttar Pradesh is one of the largest states in India. It is a kaleidoscopic land where multifarious indian cultures have flourished from decades. It offers an endless types of destinations, to the visitors by way of monuments, magnetic valleys, enchanting rivers, plenty of ancient temples and viharas, variety of flora and fauna, mountain peaks and health resorts. Lucknow is the capital city of Uttar Pradesh. The most alluring in Uttar Pradesh are its fairs and festivals that are celebrated cheerfully and with enthusiasm to invoke heavenly blessings as well as for the sheer joy of living. It is surrounded by Himachal Pradesh, Harayana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.
|Area||2, 94, 411 sq. km.|
|Languages Spoken||Hindi, Urdu and English|
|Best Time to visit||October to March.|
The history of Uttar Pradesh is very old and fascinating and it had a great impact on Indian culture and civilization. Uttar Pradesh was known as Brahma Fishi Deshi (meaning the land of sages and saints) in the later Vedic Age because of the identity as a dwelling of spirituality. By 1803 the British controlled this region and annexed it by 1856. It was in the Uttar Pradesh (The period between 1857-58) that the first struggle for liberation from the British yoke was unleashed. The revolt was suppressed and from then till independence it remained under British dominance. In 1950 the state was organised and named as Uttar Pradesh.
Lucknow is well connected with New Delhi (497 km), Agra (363 km), Calcutta (985 km), Kanpur (79 km) and Allahabad (225 km).
By AIR :
Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is well connected by air with New Delhi, Patna, Calcutta and Mumbai.
Lucknow is an important junction of the Northern and North Eastern Railways. It is well connected with all important cities of India.