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Things to do in Kanpur

Kanpur list of things to do in not very long as this is primarily an industrial town. Visit the JK Temple and the famous Jain Glass temple and venture forth to Jajmau to see the age old artifacts that were excavated a few decades ago. ZIf the days of the British Raj interest you, you may want to check out the All Souls Church here where the graves of the Bibighar massacres are.

Buy some leather goods before you leave and don’t forget to sample some gujia the sweet meat that Kanpur is famous for.

Sightseeing in Kanpur


Sightseeing in Kanpur include visit to the ancient ruins of Jajmau. Excavated in 1957-58, the mound revealed artifacts from 600 BC up to 1600 BC.

Shopping in Kanpur


Shopping in Kanpur is all about buying leather products and there are numerous small markets, emporiums and shopping malls selling a variety of leather goods at reasonable prices.

Activities in Kanpur


There is not much scope for outdoor activities in Kanpur. You can enjoy boating at Mahatma Gandhi park or go for a walk in the morning at Moti jheel – a recreational area and one of the popular tourist attractions in Kanpur.

NearBy Places in Kanpur


There are very many places near Kanpur. You can visit Bithur that is an ancient settlement set amidst serene countryside and farmlands, 27 kms west of Kanpur.

Eating Out in Kanpur


There are many restaurants in Kanpur and local eateries that cater to both vegetarian and non-vegetarian needs.

Festivals & Events in Kanpur


There are many festivals celebrated in Kanpur out of which Holi is an important festival that is celebrated to herald spring.


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