This city of Kanpur was known as Cawnpore previously before the year of 1948, was also the centre for industries in Uttar Pradesh and is also the headquarters for administration of the district of Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur Dehat and the Kanpur area. Kanpur is a highly populated city ranked 11th in the list of india’s populated cities. It is also one of the busiest industrial centres of the Uttar Pradesh.
Also known as Benaras or Banaras, this city of Varanasi is found along the banks of Ganga in Uttar Pradesh, about 320 kms away from the capital city of Lucknow towards the south east. This city is also another of the holy pilgrimage sites of India and has rich religious significance for the hindus, Jains and Buddhists. Varanasi claims the merit of oldest cities of india as well as the most earliest of the inhabited areas of the world.
The state capital of Uttar Pradesh is the city of Lucknow which is the headquarters for administration in the regions of Lucknow district and the respective division. This place was originally a part of the Awadh area and now it has been well known as a multicultural city. There was a lot of development seen in the 18th and 19th century where art and culture flourished in north india. Shia Nawabs from Iranian dynasties encouraged garden constructions, tasty delicacies and courtly manners along with poetry and musical shows are quite famous. These features are being studied by people from Indian and south asian culture. The city of lucknow is also known as the City of Nawabs, East’s golden city as well as other names like Constantinopole of India or Shiraz-i-hind.