Weekend Getaways near BijnorBijnor is a historic renowned place as King Bharatha spent his early childhood here, the River Ganga nourishes the Bijnor soil. The temples, mosques, down to earth people, fun filled shopping gives a wonder bound experience in the city. The city also connects to various cities through roadways and airways, which makes much easier to go for a weekend trip to enjoy the joy of living in Uttar Pradesh as enjoyed in Bijnor.
Agra is situated at a distance of 275 km from Bijnor which will take around four and half an hour to travel through road. Agra is one of the main tourist destinations in India which is flooded by lakhs of tourist every year. It homes three UNESCO world heritage sites which included Taj Mahal, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. The majestic Taj Mahal on the banks of River Yamuna is in Agra, which portrays the divine love of King Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is crowned as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Agra Fort is a red sand fort built by great Mughal king Akbar. Fatehpur Sikri was also built by King Akbar, which was made as capital of Mughal kingdom for some period. Other main places to visit are Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s Tomb, Swami Bagh Samadhi, Mankameshwar Temple, Akbar’s Tomb, Ram Bagh, Mariam’s tomb, Jama Masjid, Keetham lake, Mughal heritage walk and many more. Handicrafts made of marble and soft stone inlay craft are famous shopping products in Agra.
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Allahabad is situated at a distance of 644 km from Bijnor, it takes around 12-16 hours by using both roadways and railways. This is the places where the holy rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati have their sacred union. The national academy of science established Ganga gallery to create awareness among people about the preservation and renewal of river Ganga in a scientific way. Sangam is a place where the river Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati unites. Sangam is the site for famous Kumbh Mela, boating is allowed here. On the banks of river Yamuna stands the Ashoka Pillar. The other places to visit were Allahabad Fort, Akshaya Vat, Patalpuri temple, Swaraj Bhawan, Chandra Shekar Azad Park, Minto park, Allahabad museum, Hanuman Mandir, Anand Bhavan, Jawahar Planetarium, Mayo memorial hall, Shankar Mankameshwar temple, All Saints Cathedral, Viman Mandapam, Khusro bagh and Sai Dham Mandir.
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The state capital is situated on the banks of River Gomti at a distance of 461 km from Bijnor; it takes around 8 hours by train. Indira Gandhi Planetarium is the centre of attraction of the city. The building is constructed in the shape of the planet Saturn. The place is famous for its display of art projection system. Asafi Imambara built by Nawab Asaf-ud-Daula was renowned for its architectural skills. Hazratganj, Aminabad, Chowk, Indira nagar, Gomti nagar were well known shopping locations in Lucknow. Chhota Imambara, Jama Masjid, Clock tower, Residency, Dilkusha were some of the popular tourist places in Lucknow.
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Meerut is situated at a distance of 68 km from Bijnor which will take around 3 hours to travel. The city is one of the leading manufacturers of sports products and musical instruments in India. Lord Shiva’s Baba Augharh Nath Temple also known as Kali Paitan Mandir is in Meerut Cantt. The Shahid Smarak museum narrates the struggle at the first war for freedom of India 1857. St. John Church built during British rule is famous for its architectural skills. The famous Victoria Park owns the shade of the first Indian freedom war, the place used as prison to imprison Indian freedom fighters. Suraj Kund Park, Gandhi Bagh, Mausoleum of Shahpir is the other places of interest.
Dehradun is situated at a distance of 124 km from Bijnor, which are about 5 hrs by train and 3 hrs by bus. Robber’s cave also known as Guchu Pani, the location can be reached by trekking for one km along with nature and wonderful experience. Sahastradhara is spring with little high content of Sulphur which is said to have medicinal value. On the foot of Shivalik range lies the zoological Malsi Deer Park. Tapovan, Asan Barrage water sports resort, Rajaji National Part were other tourist destinations.
The national capital Delhi is situated at a distance of 140 km from Bijnor, which is about 3 hrs by train. The place has a variety of tourist attractions which includes forts, monuments, regional spots, gardens and museums. Red Fort built out of sand stone, the main entrance is known as the Lahore gate where the Indian national flag flaps. The prime minister of India addresses the people from here on Independence Day. Shopping bazars are also available inside the fort premise. Opposite to the red fort is Chandni Chowk which is the main market place in Delhi. Qutub Minar the tallest stone tower in India is one of the greatest architectural pieces of Muslim rulers. The Rajpath and the Indian gate host the Indian republic day parade. Dolls museum, National science centre, old fort, Rose garden, Lodhi zoo, National rail museum were few of the tourist attractions in Delhi.
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