The state of Uttar Pradesh is a storehouse of eye-soothing sights to say the least. The district Jaunpur of Uttar Pradesh is a major site of tourist attraction. It consists of monuments and places that have significant historical and religious importance attached to them. If you are visiting the capital city ‘Lucknow’ of Uttar Pradesh, then you must not miss taking a ride to district Jaunpur which is only 250 kilometers away from it. The district is highly accessible in terms of modes of transport available for reaching there. You can take a bus, or travel via train or car.
There are many historical worth-seeing sights in Jaunpur. These include – The ‘Shahi Quila’ built to conveniently view the whole city of Jaunpur with its enchanting view from the Gomti river, The ‘Shahi Pul’ built on river Gomti that connects major halves of the city and is beautifully decorated with the huge scripture of a lion with an elephant under its fore-paws, the ‘Sheetala Mata Chaukiya’ an ancient temple devoted to Shiva-Shakti worship and various other mosques like Atala Masjid, Masjid Laal Darwaza, Jhanjhari Masjid, Jama Masjid etc. All these places are evident to the rich architectural and religious cultural finesse of the place.