Hathras is an Indian city based in the Hathras district of the state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is a part of ‘Braj’ region and has been mentioned in the epic Mahabharata and other Hindu regional doctrines. Hathras is located at an elevation of 178 metres and experiences extreme climate. During the British rule, Hathras was a major industrial hub and was known for its cotton mills, knife manufacturing and production of asafoetida and desi ghee.
Places to Stay
The city also offers many economical lodges and guesthouses close to the railway station. Some of them are Punjab Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Galaxy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
The official language of Hathras is Hindi and is spoken in the Braj Bhasha dialect.
Important festivals celebrated in Hathras include Krishna Janamashtami, Holi, Diwali, Dussehra, and Rama Navami.Places of Interest There are many temples in Hathras that are worth visiting. Most popular amongst the tourists are Mandir Shri Dauji Maharaj, Krishna Temple and Mahakali temple.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Hathras is the Agra Airport. It is located about 52 km away from the town.
Hathras railway station is at a distance of 10 km from the Hathras city. Trains to Delhi, Kanpur and Agra run regularly from this station.
There are daily bus services to Agra, Roorkee, Kanpur, Delhi, and Haridwar. Some of the best bus operators that offer good experience for passengers include Ideal Travels, Neelu Travels and Sri Krishna Travels. Look out for your bus ticket coupon from Ticketgoose.com whenever you travel outside your hometown.