Uttar Pradesh has the boasting rights to being the home of the Taj Mahal, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. It is a state that has a diverse religious and cultural history and art forms like the ancient dance form of Kathak. Famous for its handicrafts and textiles, Uttar Pradesh is home to some of the most beautiful monuments and cultural sights in India. In terms of cuisine, the state is renowned for its Nawabi style which draws its influence from the Mughal Period. There is a plethora of food and cusine options that a foodie can explore. Be it the fantastic street food delicacies like the samosa and kachori as well as the royal meaty feasts and kebabs, UP has it all. The major airports are in Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahabad. The best time to visit is during the period of October to March.