Know About splendid and eventful tour of Industrial City Kanpur – Uttar Pradesh : Kanpur Tour and Travel Guide 

Kanpur is a historic industrial township, this is the land where on 7th June 1857 first decisive voice for freedom from British rule was raised by Nana Saheb. The Ganga river bank situated Kanpur city is the commercial capital of the state and during the British times was famous as the Manchester of the east [due to leather factories and cotton mills].

Avadh region is known for the deep roots of literature. Kanpur city is  associated with many famous Hindi poets & writers like poet Bal Krishna Sharma, Gopal Das Niraj, Shyamlal Gupta Parshad [birth place], Acharya Mahavir Parasad Dwivedi, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi, Pratap Narain Mishra and Acharya Gaya Prasad Shukla Sanehi.

Kanpur [Unnao village] is also birth place of Chanderashekhar Azad. Historic and famous cricket ground Green Park Stadium is part of Kanpur city. Beside the Green Park other garden in the Kanpur includes Allen Forest Zoo, Bhagwan Parashuram Park, Brajendra Swaroop Park, Buddha Park, Company Bagh, Jallianwala Bagh, Japanese Garden, Jungle Water Park, Kidwai Nagar Park, Mahatma Gandhi Park , Moti Jheel, Nanarao Park, Palika Stadium and Phool Bagh.

In the tourism circuits Kanpur is known for the various religious places, historic monuments and above all most fascinating and mesmerising experience of evening spent on the Ganga ghats [Sham-e-avadh]. Some tourist might get unhappy to know that Kanpur Hotels and most of restaurants are offering traditional north Indian dishes enriched with oil and spices.

Just scroll down to learn all the tour and travel info associated with your Kanpur tour.


Vital Tourist Information : Kanpur

Location : Kanpur is situated on the banks of river Ganga, in the Avadh region of Uttar Pradesh state in north India, about 80 km away from the state capital city Lucknow.


Near By City : Lucknow


State : Uttar Pradesh [India]


Famous as / For : Leather Industry - Green Park Cricket Stadium


Weather & Climate : Kanpur have hot tropical climate of Gangetic plains with low rainfall.


Temperature : In the summers mercury may cross 450C where as winter nights [even below 100C] are much chilled in compare to day [Around 260C] .


Best Time to Visit : Though October and November are the months when Kanpur experiences most pleasant climate but still the tourist best time is extended for the months from October to Mid March.


Spoken Languages : Hindi - Avadhi - Urdu - English


Dining / Food Facility : Kanpur cuisines are based with Indian food though there are few places famous for Chinese and fast food dishes but most of restaurants are offering traditional north Indian dishes enriched with oil and spices.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Though price hike of raw material has affected quality but still Kanpuri leather footwear are the priority tourist shopping. Surely bargaining helps to purchase goods at appropriate price. You can visit Birhana Road,Kidwai Nagar, Naveen Market, Meston road and P.P.N. Marke Chawla market, Govind Nagar for shopping and spending some pleasure time. You can also visit UP Handloom Emporium.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Allen Forest Zoo - Ganga Ghats - Gautam Buddha Park - Green Park Stadium - Moti Jheel [Lake] - Nana Saheb Smarak
Religious Places : Buddha Vihar - Dhurv Teela - Gurudwara Banno Sahib - HariDam Ashram - Luv-kush Temple - Ram Janaki Temple


How To Reach Kanpur Uttar Pradesh [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Kanpur is located on the Delhi - Kolkatta railway route, thus there are adequate number of trains and ample opportunities for comfortable train journey to Kanpur.


Road Travel / Bus Route : For the road travel to Kanpur, National Highway No. 2 and State Highway No.25 are the main road links. Regular bus service is available for getting here.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Kanpur have air terminus at Chakeri but still the commercial flights are not available. Amausi airport of Lucknow [about 90 minutes road travel] is the nearest airport for domestic flights.