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Kanpur City

About Kanpur

Kanpur, the largest city in Uttar Pradesh, is the most important industrial centre around the region. This busy crowded city is usually visited for business. The setting up of leather factories and cotton mills has turned the city into an industrial hub.

Flights to Kanpur

The Chakeri Airport, situated at a distance of 12kms from town, serves the domestic airlines since 1995. The city is well connected through operational flights to some of the major cities in country. You can hire a taxi to get to the city.

Accommodation

Kanpur has plenty of accommodation options, ranging from luxurious and deluxe to mid-rung and budget hotels spread around the city. The deluxe hotels in Kanpur are suitable for business travelers as well for providing all modern facilities.

Activities and Sightseeing

Being an industrial town, Kanpur doesn’t offer much to do. However, sightseeing in Kanpur is quite interesting. The chief attractions around the city that are worth visit include:

  • The ancient ruins of Jajmau
  • All Soul’s Memorial Church
  • The Memorial Garden
  • Christ Church
  • Satichaura Ghat
  • Phool Bagh
  • Jain Glass Temple
  • Shri Radhakrishna Temple

After the long sightseeing tour in Kanpur, enjoy boating at Mahatma Gandhi Park or enjoy at a recreational area, the Moti Jheel in Kanpur. One can enjoy shopping leather products at various small markets, shopping malls, and emporiums. Besides leather wallets and purses, belts, gloves, and airbags, one can also try fine quality Italian leather shoes and jackets.

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Travel Tip

Winter would require warm clothes. No need for any heavy overcoats or jackets. In summer, light cotton clothing would suffice. Pack your sunglasses and protective headgear along with an effective sunscreen lotion. Don’t forget special prescription drugs.