Bijnaur, popularly known as Bijnor, is a city in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a part and also the headquarters of a district with the same name. It is said that the city is referred to in Mahabharata. The area came under Mughal rule during the reign of Emperor Akbar. The nearest major urban agglomeration of Meerut is 75 km away.
Places to Stay
The area being quite close to some of the major towns and cities of Uttar Pradesh, offers a wide variety of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try in Meerut are Yedu Residency (Tariff – Rs. 900), Basant Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Neeraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Deep (Tariff – Rs. 800) among others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals celebrated are Eid Milad-un-Nabi, the fasting month of Ramadan, two Eid(s), Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The most important places worth a visit in the area are in Meerut. Some of the sites worth considering are Baba Augharh Nath Temple, Shahid Smark and Government Freedom Struggle Museum, St. John Church and Cemetery, Mausoleum of Shahpir, Suraj Kund Park and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Dr. Bheem Rao Ambedkar Domestic Airport in Meerut at a distance of 89 km.
The nearest railway station is the Meerut City Railway Station at a distance of 79 km, from where trains to major Indian cities such as Delhi and Lucknow are available.
Various state transport buses (UPSRTC) connect the place to other cities and towns in the region. TicketGoose.com provides online bus tickets booking facility for travellers visiting their favourite destinations.