Kanpur

Kanpur

Where is Kanpur?



Kanpur, the largest city of Uttar Pradesh is situated at 26° 27' 39" N and 80° 20' 00" E. Covering an area of 1642.0000 sq. km., this is the ninth densely populated city of the Indian Republic.

What is Kanpur famous for?



The city of Kanpur is famous as one of the major industrial belt of India. Besides, textile and leather industries, the place houses industries like engineering, fertilizer, two wheelers, chemicals, pan masala, soaps and many more.

Tourist Attractions in Kanpur



Besides being the industrial hub of the country, Kanpur has got numerous historical places as well as natural parks, which attracts tourists from all over the nation. Names of some of the historical places in Kanpur, which are worth visiting, are as follows:

  • Anandeshwar Temple
  • Baradevi Temple
  • Bhitargaon Temple
  • Bithoor
  • ISKON Temple
  • J K Temple
  • Kherepati Temple
  • Kanpur Memorial Church
  • Habiba Masjid
  • Jama-ul-ulum Masjid
  • Gora Kabristan
Besides these, the place of Kanpur has even got some of the natural places to visit for nature lovers. These places include:

  • Allen Forest Zoo
  • Company Bagh
  • Jungle Water Park
  • Kidwai Nagar Park
  • Mahatma Gandhi Park
  • Nanarao Park
  • Phool Bagh
Apart from the above mentioned places, one can even spend a nice evening by the sacred river Ganges or in Moti Jheel.

Places to shop in Kanpur



This industrial city of Kanpur has got a number of shopping areas, which are the ideal destination for people, who love to shop till they drop. Shopping in Kanpur can be done from the following famous places:

  • A2Z Shopping Mall
  • Mega Mall
  • Ceramic Mall
  • SouthX Mall
  • Z Square Mall

  • How to reach Kanpur



    Being the 10th ranking industrial region of India, Kanpur is well-connected to all the major cities of India through road, rail and airways. The nearest bus stop to the city of Kanpur is Jhakarkati Bus Station. If you are planning to reach Kanpur by train, then you have to get down at Kanpur Central, its main and largest railway station. Its two domestic airports, IIT Kanpur Airport and Kanpur Civil Airport, serve the civilians of Kanpur as well as travelers to the place.

    Last Updated on 8/19/2011