Cultural Infrastructure

  • Cricket and hockey are the prominent sports in the state. The state has numerous sports stadiums and clubs in Noida, Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad and Agra. Every district has sports infrastructure, which includes sports stadiums, multipurpose halls and swimming pools
  • The Department of Sports of the Government of Uttar Pradesh has 56 stadiums, 49 multi-purpose halls and 26 swimming pools. Another 10 stadiums, 17 multi-purpose halls and six swimming pools are under construction.
  • The state has district sports promotion committees for improving the existing sports infrastructure.
  • Taj Mahal and Fatehpur Sikri in Agra, Bada Imambara in Lucknow, and Kumbh Mela in Allahabad are the major tourist attractions. Other places of interest include Varanasi, Mathura and Sarnath.
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