A village in Uttar Pradesh’s Aligarh district, Pilakhna is also spelled as Pilkhana. Its district headquarters, Aligarh, is about 25 km away. While in Pilkahana, tourists can explore Aligarh, which is home to the most renowned Aligarh Muslim University. Lucknow, its capital city is about 321 km away.
Places to Stay
There are only basic Hotels in Pilakhna. However, tourists can stay in Aligarh (25 km). Some of the budget hotels are Galaxy Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Ruby Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), and Avenue Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700).
Hindi is the main language spoken in this village.
Holi in March-April, Eid, Dassera in September-October, and Deepavali in October-November are some of the festivals celebrated with great enthusiasm in this village.
Places of Interest
Pilakhna has numerous places of tourist interest. Some of them worth exploring in Aligarh (25 km) are Jama Masjid (24 km), Hakim Karam Hussain Museum (25 km), and Aligarh Fort (28 km).
How to Get There
The Muzzafarnagar Airport, which is 210 km away, is the nearest airport to the village.
Aligarh Railway Station (24.8 km) is a major railway station connecting this village to other important cities.
There are frequent buses available from Aligarh to Delhi, Jaipur, Agra, Mathura, and Bharatpur. One can book tickets in advance from any one of the private bus services operating on this route. Bus ticket online booking has caught up with travelers across the country.