The largest industrial city of Uttar Pradesh, Kanpur It is known as the "Economic and Industrial Capital" of the state. Widely known as Manchester of the East, Kanpur is one of the oldest industrial townships in North India. The city is also known as the "Leather City" as it has some of the largest and finest tanneries in India and in South Asia. The 75th largest city in the world, Kanpur has many prominent universities and colleges, which includes the world renowned institute – IIT Kanpur and the city’s oldest technical institute Harcourt Butler Technological Institute (HBTI).
Places to Stay
Kanpur has a wide variety of accommodation options near the bus stand. Some of them are Him Leela Regency, Aditya Home Stay and Hotel Dalhousie Heights that offers accommodation from Rs.700 onwards.
The four day long Antaragni, an annual cultural festival at IIT Kanpur, held in the month of October is one of the most popular college festivals in the country.
Hindi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
The Gora Kabristan (a graveyard) and the Radha-Krishna Mandir, or J K Temple within the centre of the city are well-known places to visit.
How to Get There
There are three airports within the city limit namely-Kanpur Airport, Kanpur Civil Airport and IIT Kanpur Airport.
Kanpur Central is a major railways station
The Inter State Bus Station (ISBT), named as the "Shaheed Major Salman Khan Bus Station is locally known as the ‘Jhakarkati Bus Station’. The other bus stands in the city are the Chunniganj Depot, Azad Nagar AC Bus Depot, Fazalganj Bus Depot and Unnao Depot have regular bus service that connects the city to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like Seabird Tourists, Kalpana Travels, RST Volvo, Jsr Travels, JBG Travels, UPSRTC and Chamunda Travels run regular buses to and from the village. Log on to bus ticket online booking sites like Ticketgoose and book your tickets without any hassle.
Bhoganipur is a town from the Kanpur Dehat District of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is located about 65 km away from the district headquarters of Kanpur. The state capital, Lucknow is located 140 km away from Bhoganipur. Bhoganipur is the taluk headuquarters for Bhoganipur taluk and has two blocks under its jurisdiction. There are many places of tourist interest in and around Bhoganipur for the eager traveller.
Places to Stay
Although there are no hotels in Bhoganipur, however nearby Kanpur has a number of good budget hotel options. These include Hotel Amar Prem (Tariff – Rs. 500-1000) and Hotel Mayfair Inn (Tariff – Rs. 1000-1500).
The official language of Bhoganipur is Hindi.
The important festivals of Bhoganipur are Sri Rama Navami, Diwali, Holi and Navratri.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in and around Bhoganipur. The Lakh Bahosi Bird Sanctuary is one of the largest bird sanctuaries in India. The Gauri Shankar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. There is also an archaeological museum, which might be of interest to history buffs.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Bhoganipur is Kanpur airport, located about 65 km away from the town.
Pukhrayan railway station connects Bhoganipur to the rest of Uttar Pradesh and beyond. Many trains headed to various places in North India halt here.
There are daily bus services to Jhansi, Dewas, Biaora, Morbi, Indore and other places. The best bus operators that offer good service to passengers are Mangalam Travels Pvt. Ltd, Hans Travels Indore and Umiya Travels. Make use of the bus ticket coupon when you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com’s mobile apps.