Bara is a small village in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The nearest major urban hub is the city of Kanpur, across the border in Uttar Pradesh, at a distance of 302 km. The state capital of Bhopal lies at a distance of 501 km. Those with a keen interest for history, mythology, Indian culture and cuisine can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The best place to put up or stay while travelling in the area is Kanpur, which offers a wide variety of good budget hotels. Some of the options you ought to try are Gaurav Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Natraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1,000), Hotel Krishna (Tariff – Rs. 890), Satyam Hotel & Restaurant (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti and Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village is not known to be a place of tourist attraction. Most places of tourist places lie in the neighbouring city of Kanpur. Among the places which are worth visiting in the city are Allen Forest Zoo, Kherepati Temple, ISKON Temple, Massacre Ghat, the Ganga river, Green Park Cricket Stadium, Kidwai Nagar Park, Phool Bagh, Brajendra Swaroop Park and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 355 km.
The nearest major railway station is the Allahabad Junction Railway Station at a distance of 159 km.
Various state transport buses connect the city to different parts of the state as well as cities of neighbouring states such as Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Buses to the area are available from Allahabad. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.