The independent traveller’s guide to Uttar Pradesh: including Agra, Lucknow, Varanasi (Benares) and Mathura, birthplace of Krishna. With practical information plus eating and accommodation tips.
This is a chapter from Blue Guide India: the best English-language guide to India's art, architecture and history. Superb maps, detailed sections on religions and culture. Written by the BBC's Sam Miller.
According to William Dalrymple, who wrote the foreword: "I can vouch for its accuracy and novelty – the Indian guide which reaches the long-forgotten wonders ignored by other guides, and the best possible guide to off-the-beaten-track India."