Sitapur is a town in Uttar Pradesh. It comes under the Lucknow division. The district is believed to have been named after goddess Sita, wife of Rama. Here, the Purans were written by Rishi Ved Vyas, the writer of the Indian epic Mahabharata.
Places to Stay
There are several budget hotels in Sitapur like Hotel Amarpreet, Lucknow (Tariff Rs. 1,000 onwards), Hotel Raj, Lucknow (Tariff Rs. 700 onwards), Hotel Deep Avadh (Tariff Rs. 800 to 1,000).
The languages spoken in Sitapur are Hindi, Urdu and Awadhi.
The festivals celebrated in Sitapur are Teej, Basant Panchami, Navratri, Dussehra and Diwali.
Places of Interest
The city is famous for its religious heritages such as Khairabad and Misrikh. Sitakund and Maharishi Dadhichi Ashram are religious pilgrimage spots. Chakra Tirth is the place where Lord Vishnu’s chakra fell and created a round “kund” which is why it is known as Chakra Tirth.
How to Get There
The nearest International Airport is Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow, 90 kms from Sitapur.
Sitapur Railway Station connects Sitapur to many major cities such as Bareilly, Barauni, Delhi, Amritsar, Ambala, Darbhanga, Gonda, Lucknow and Shahjehanpur.
There is bus connectivity from Sitapur to Lucknow, Bareilly, Rampur, Moradabad, Allahabad and Bijnor through the Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC). Ticketgoose.com’s bus booking online service is the best way to buy your bus tickets.