Harpalpur is a small town in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomerations are the cities of Kanpur and Lucknow at the distances of 133 km and 141 km to the south-east respectively. Anyone interested in learning about the pre-independence British India as well as local cuisine can visit this place. Attar-lovers or traditional perfume enthusiasts will also love the place as Kannauj is just 64 km south.
Places to Stay
The best place to put up or stay while travelling in the area is Kanpur, which has a couple 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 town does not have any reputation as a place of tourist attraction. Most places of tourist places lie in the neighbouring city of Kanpur. Among the places which are worth visiting 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 143 km.
The nearest major railway station is the Kanpur Junction Railway Station at a distance of 132 km.
Various state transport buses connect the city to different parts of the state as well as cities of neighbouring states such as Rajasthan and Haryana. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Buses to the area are available from Kanpur, Lucknow and Kannauj. Bus reservation through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.