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.
Mehandipur, a village in Rajasthan’s Karauli district, is famous for its Mehandipur Balaji Temple. This village is 108 km away from Karauli, its district headquarters, and located 110 km away from Jaipur, its capital. Mehandipur lies on the border of Dausa and Karauli. Some of the nearby cities include Rajgarh, Mahwa, Todabhim and Bandikui.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels available in Mehandipur. Alwar, which is 103 km away from this village, provides comfortable budget hotels. These are Hotel Atlantic Alwar (Tariff – Rs.467), Hotel Natraj (Tariff – Rs.491), Ankur Hotel (Tariff – Rs.612) and Hotel Meenal RTDC (Tariff – Rs.789).
The languages spoken in Mehandipur are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated in Mehandipur are the Kite Festival in January, Maha Shivratri in February, Holi in March, Guru Purnima in July, Navratri in September-October and Diwali during October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest in and around Mehandipur. Some of these places are Mehandipur Balaji Mandir (3 km), Sikrai (21 km), Mahwa (23 km), Abhaneri (34 km) and Anatpura (17 km) away from this village.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Sawai Mansingh International Airport in Jaipur, which is located 114 km away from Mehandipur.
There is no railway station in Mehandipur. Mandawar Mahua Road Railway Station, 38 km away from Mehandipur, is the nearest railway station.
Mehandipur is well connected through a wide network of buses from nearby cities and towns. Hans Travels runs daily buses from Jaipur to this village. When you book your bus ticket online you don’t need to go to ticket counters and stand in long queues.