Brij Ghat is a city located in the Hapur district of the state of Uttar Pradesh and it located at a distance of about 100 km from Delhi. Nestled on the banks of Ganges, it is considered to be a holy site by many due its mention in Hindu religious books: Bhagwat Purana and Mahabharata. A large number of devotees make their way to Brij Ghat every year to worship and perform important Hindu ceremonies.
Places to Stay
There are many budget hotels as well as luxury hotels in Brij Ghat. Various lodges and guest houses are also available for pilgrims in the city at economical prices. Brij Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Ashoka Dham (Tariff – Rs. 1000) are some of the budget friendly accommodations available here.
The official language of Brij Ghat is Hindi and is spoken in the Brij Bhasha dialect.
Krishna Janamashtami, Holi, Dussehra, Ramnavami, and Diwali are celebrated with fervour here.
Places of Interest
Ganga Temple, Mukteshwara Madhav Temple, Vedant Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, and Amrit Parisar are the prominent tourist attractions in Brij Ghat.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Brij Ghat is Indira Gandhi International Airport. It is located about 96 km away from the town.
Brij Ghat has its own railway station. There are daily trains that run from Brij Ghat to Delhi, Mujjafarnagar, Haridwar and Firozabad.
Buses to various destinations ply to and fro from Brij Ghat bus station. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Shiv Travels, Ganga Travels and Laxmi Travels. Bus ticket online booking has caught up with travelers across the country.