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Lucknow

102 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Lucknow

Best Time: October- February

Lucknow is the capital city of the state of Uttar Pradesh and is the largest city of the state. The city has a population of 2,817,105 and is the eleventh most populous city of India and is a hub of culture, art, history, music, dance and education. Some of the famous monuments of the city are Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Dilkusha Kothi, La Martiniere College and several market places like Hazratganj, chowk and other places. The city reflects the cult...

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Fatehpur

118 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Fatehpur

Best Time: February-March, October-November

Arranged in the Sikar locale of Rajasthan, Fatehpur is an antiquated town and a noticeable region of the Shekhawati area. Fatehpur is prevalent with travellers who need to evaluate another goal, and have a talent for craftsmanship and culture. Effectively reachable on the Delhi-Jaipur expressway, Fatehpur has various royal residences and strongholds embellishing the wonderful art of crafting. For a break in the repetitive daily schedule, Rajasthani frie...

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Chitrakoot

225 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Chitrakoot

Best Time: March-July

Flaunting an otherworldly heritage that not many urban areas in India can coordinate, Chitrakoot is known to be of incredible religious and mythological significance. Chitrakoot is a captivating spot situated in the Satna region of Madhya Pradesh, India. The city falls in the northern Vindhya Range of mountains, spread over the states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. Chitrakoot is a spot with various slopes and a large portion of these hills have ma...

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Khajuraho

249 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Khajuraho

Best Time: October-March  

Khajuraho is situated in Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh, India. This old heritage city which got its name due to the abundance of Khajur Tree (Date Palm) found in the area, is a famous heritage tourist site known for its magnificent historical group of Hindu and Jain Temples build between 950 AD to 1050 AD by the Chandela Dynasty. The group of temples is said to be more than 1000 years. old and had taken 100 yrs. to build, making it a UNESCO Worl...

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Allahabad

255 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Allahabad

Best Time: January - March

A city of many dimensions is what befits a description of Allahabad. In addition to being a major pilgrimage centre, the city has played an important part in the formation of modern India. Hindu mythology states that Lord Brahma, the creator god, chose a land for 'Prakrishta Yajna'. This land, at the confluence of three holy rivers - Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, blessed by gods, came to be known as 'Prayag' or 'Allahabad'. Foreseeing the sanctity of the...

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Ayodhya

256 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Ayodhya

Best Time: October-December

Ayodhya is situated in the heart of the province of Uttar Pradesh, in the northern region of India. It is a part of the extraordinary northern plains and is situated on the south bank of river Saryu. Being the origin of Lord Rama, Ayodhya is mentioned in legends and stories including the epic Ramayana and was known Saket in ancient times. Hinduism isn't the main religion that thrived here, Jainism, Buddhism, and Islam prospered here too and their influe...

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Orchha

282 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Orchha

Best Time: August - February

Orchha is a town in Madhya Pradesh known for medieval architecture. This historic town is located along the banks of Betwa river. Numerous photographers from around the globe visit this town every year. It is popular for temples, palaces, havelis and forts. The place is ideal for photographers and people who are passionate about arts.

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Gwalior

291 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Gwalior

Best Time: August-March

Gwalior, situated in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is truly majestic. It leaves all its tourists spellbound with its perfect amalgam of culture and architecture. Gwalior's location had a lot to play in it being so important historically. Owing to its excellent strategic location, it was ruled by a lot of dynasties over the period of time. Some of the notable dynasties are- Kachchhapaghatas- in the 10th century Tomars- in the 13th centur...

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Dudhwa National Park

309 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Dudhwa National Park

Best Time: November to March

Dudhwa National Park is a true treasure for all the wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers owing to the amazing variety of floras and fauna that this place houses. It is situated on the brim of the Indo-Nepal border in the Lakhimpur-Kheri District of Uttar Pradesh. The number of endangered species living here is sure to dazzle anyone that visits this place. The atmosphere inside the place is the most serene and tranquil making this place a perfect week...

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Agra

330 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Agra

Best Time: November to March

Located on the banks of River Yamuna in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, Agra is one of the major tourist destinations in the world, famous for its Medieval Mughal Buildings. Often known as the Taj city, Agra has 3 UNESCO world heritage sites and over 50 most popular tourist spots in the world. Agra is one of the finest examples of Mughal architecture finesse. A perfect blend of Indo- Islamic architecture, the buildings in the city exhibit an exuber...

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Vindhyachal

352 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Vindhyachal

Best Time: October-March

Vindhyachal is a journey site, situated on the banks of River Ganges. It is arranged in Mirzapur District, in Uttar Pradesh. The Indian Standard Time (IST) line goes by the Vindhyachal Railway Station. It has fanciful criticalness as it is accepted to be the dwelling place of Goddess Durga, which is referenced in the Epics and sacred texts. Local people trust that the destination ended up to be her home after she picked up domination over Mahishasura, w...

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Nanakmatta

380 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Nanakmatta

Best Time: October to November and February to March

Nanakmatta is an old town located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is named after the Sikh pilgrimage place, Gurdwara Nanak Mata Sahib. The town is linked to Guru Nanak Dev and Guru Hargobind. It is located on the banks of Deoha river, which has since been checked into a dam called Nanak Sagar. It is believed that Guru Nanak, the first Sikh Guru toured this region to have a peaceful meditation. Thousands of pioneers visit here throughout the year. The ci...

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Mathura

389 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Mathura

Best Time: October-March

India is a country where people of every religion co-exist. One of those religions and the most dominant of all is the Hindu religion. The Hindu religion is very deep-rooted within various sects of this religion. This makes them take trips to spiritual places and find the peace and spiritual solace that they have been trying to find. One such place is Mathura. It is about 150 kilometres from Delhi and is known to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna. There...

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Shivpuri

391 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Shivpuri

Best Time: December-February

Shivpuri is a small city that falls under Shivpuri district of Gwalior division under the state Madhya Pradesh in India. The city is a popular tourist place, mostly during the monsoon time due to its lush greenery and lakes and waterfalls. Shivpuri is surrounded by beautiful green landscape and thick dense forest. It was once the summer capital for the royal family of Scindia who were the ruler of Gwalior. The small city is located at a height of 478 me...

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Vrindavan

395 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Vrindavan

Best Time: October- March

Vrindavan is a city in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located in the Mathura district. The place is located at a distance of round 12 km from Mathura, which according to Hinduism, is considered to be the birth place of Lord Krishna. It is believed that Lord Krishna has spent most of his childhood days in Vrindavan. It is one of the most holy towns in the country for the followers of Vaishnavism tradition of Hinduism and has several temples dedicated ...

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Varanasi

395 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Varanasi

Best Time: October to March

Known to be the spiritual capital of India, Varanasi is one of the most popular pilgrimage spots for Hindus in India. Considered as the abode of Lord Shiva, Varanasi is situated on the banks of River Ganges. The city has thrived thousands of years all along, is itself an amalgamation of life and death. The older part of the city along the banks of Ganges is flocked with numerous pilgrimage folks who thrive for Salvation. The city itself has stood thousa...

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Sarnath

397 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Sarnath

Best Time: February-April

Sarnath can definitely be the place to be accredited for the birth of Buddhism for it was here that the great Lord Buddha had met his first five disciples. It is located in Uttar Pradesh, one of the most populated states of the country, yet the peace which is found in Sarnath can be so unlike the nature of the rest of the state. Located around twenty-six kilometres from Varanasi, the place is pure bliss. Naturally, it has a lot of history attached to it...

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Bharatpur

398 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Bharatpur

Best Time: August – November

Located 180 kms to the south of Delhi, and 55 kms to the west of Agra, Bharatpur is known as the Eastern Gateway to Rajasthan. Situated in the Braj region in Rajasthan, this exotic offbeat destination is known for its authentic Rajasthani traditions, culture and religious practices. Also known as Lohagarh, Bharatpur is a part of the golden tourism triangle of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra. The city’s culture, romance and chivalry are woven to folklores and tra...

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Bandhavgarh

420 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Bandhavgarh

Best Time: October-June  

Bandhavgarh National Park is known as a popular Tiger Reserve National Park of India. Located in the district of Umaria in Madhya Pradesh, it is the best place to see the famous Royal Bengal Tigers prowling in its natural habitat. The huge park is divided into three main zones, Tala, Magadhi and Khitauli. Bandhavgarh also has beautiful forts, manmade caves with inscriptions and rock paintings. The national park is the home of more than 37 species of mam...

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Deeg

431 kilometres from Kanpur Directions from Kanpur to Deeg

Best Time: September is the best time to visit Deeg.

Deeg is a small town in the royal city of Rajasthan which was found by Maharaja Suraj Mahal in the 18th century. It was said to be a summer holiday resort for the royal family. The history of Deeg is not limited to only the royal era. It is said that in Hindu mythology, Deeg was situated on the parikrama path of Krishna that is said to have started from Goverdhan. Goverdhan is 14 kilometres away from Deeg. Deeg was also served as the capital of the Jat ...

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