Situated in the Pratapgarh District, Kunda is an upcoming commercial area in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city is a newly founded one. It was founded during the British Raj.
Places to Stay
Pratapgarh has some budget hotel options. Some of the options are Hotel Vaishnavi (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Jashan (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hotel Goyal Residency (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
Hindi is the official language of Kunda.
Chandika Mahotsav is an annual fair during Navratri in the month of October.
Places of Interest
Haudeshwar Naath, located about 12 kms away, is famous for the natural shivling found there. Ambedkar Bird Sanctuary in the nearby Benti village about 14 kms away is also popular in the area. Mangarh Dham and the Bhakti Mandir situated 5 kms north of Kunda are also much visited for the beauty of their architecture.
How to Get There
The airport closest to Kunda is Bamrauli Airport at Allahabad, located at a distance of 60 kms.
Kunda Harnamganj Railway Station, situated in the village centre, connects the village to the Pratapgarh Railway Station and the Lucknow Railway Station. Major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Howrah and others can be reached via Pratapgarh and Lucknow.
The nearest bus stand to Kunda is the one in the nearby Saini village. Located about 24 kms away, Saini Bus Stand has regular services operated by the UPSRTC (Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) to Pratapgarh, Lucknow and Allahabad along with other major cities. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.