Sikandrabad, a historical city in Uttar Pradesh’s Bulandshahr district, was built by Sikander Lodi. It is famous for its industries which consist of cold storage, milk production, and pipe factories. There are many multinational companies that have established their presence in the city. Sikandrabad is 16 km away from Bulandshahr and is about 415 km away from its capital city, Lucknow. Its nearby cities that connect Sikandrabad are Dadri, Bulandshahr, and Greater Noida.
Places to Stay
People prefer staying in Bulandshahr as there are better and comfortable hotels there. Some of the hotels are Alka Motel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Hotel Classic (Tariff – Rs.1,000), Natraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000), and Amit Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs.1,000).
People in Sikandrabad speak in Hindi and Urdu.
Important festivals celebrated in Sikandrabad are Holi in March, Janmashtami in July-August, and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
As Sikandrabad is steeped in history, there are several places, including Bulandshahr (16 km), which are worth visiting. The attractions here include the Kala Aam Chauraha and the pottery town of Khurja located 33 km from Sikandrabad.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in New Delhi, just 72 km away from Sikandrabad.
There is no railway station in Sikandrabad. Dankaur Railway Station, located 8 km away from the city has a well connected railway station.
Sikandrabad is well connected through a network of routes from various parts of the city. There are frequent state-run and private buses from different towns and cities. Cheap bus tickets are available on several travel portals like Ticketgoose.com.