Agra to Kanpur

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277 km

Agra - Lucknow Expy and NH19

Agra - Lucknow Expy and NH19

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Agra – City Of Mughal Heritage

Agra, which is called, the ‘City of Taj Mahal’, is visited by more than 4 million tourists every year. Located on the banks of River Yamuna, Agra is home to one of seven wonders in the world. Agra was once the capital of the Mughal Empire & thus, one can see numerous places dating back from the Mughal regime in India. Along with tourism, Agra is also known for its lively market and delicious food. Agra is connected to every major city in India by either rail, air or road transport. Delhi is the nearest city & tourists visiting the capital city also pay a visit to Agra. There are several trains, buses and private taxis running daily from Agra to Delhi. With tourism, small scale industries were also grown rapidly during the past few years. Agra is also a part of the golden triangle circuit along with Delhi and Jaipur. If you are a historic geek then you must visit Agra at least once in your lifetime. A Meru outstation cab is the most suitable way to reach here. Meru offers many travel options and its user-friendly app makes your effort of booking a cab very easy. Open the mobile application & search for cabs near me and begin your journey. Agra is also home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Agra is also famous for its Petha. It is a sweet made up of ash gourd. You can see the number of Pehtas in Agra, like Pan Petha, Kesar Petha, Angoori Petha, Shahi Angoor Petha etc. One day is enough to visit Agra & Meru cab with a driver will help you to travel hassle-free. Apart from Taj Mahal, there are other major tourist attractions like Agra Fort, Itimad – ud – Daulah, Mehtab Bagh, Jahangir Mahal, and Agra Art Gallery etc. While planning your visit to the Taj Mahal, consider visiting at sunrise as the crowd is less and you can easily explore the place. Every year from 18th February to 27th February, ‘Taj Mahotsav’ is organized here to promote and signify the culture of our country. Mehtabh Bagh, also referred to as ‘Moonlight Garden’ is another prominent place located near the Taj Mahal. When you are on your visit to the Taj Mahal, you should also consider visiting Mehtab Bagh. The view of the Taj Mahal from across the river during sunset is a different thing. Sunset is the best time to visit. Geographically though, it is right back to Taj Mahal but, it takes 20 minutes to travel by road. It costs Rs 100 as an entry fee. The Jama Masjid is another place that you should visit on your Agra tour. It’s open from 7 am to 12 noon and 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm. There is no entry fee & an hour or two is enough to explore the place. This 17th-century structure is one of the largest mosques built by Mughals. It is situated opposite Agra Fort railway station. If you are an art enthusiast, then you must visit Agra Art Gallery. Here you will get to see handmade artefacts, precious stones, jewellery etc. You can visit here between 9 am to 8 pm.

Kanpur

Kanpur, which is also referred, to as ‘The Leather City of World’, is a metropolitan city located in Uttar Pradesh. This city was founded in 1803 and is a great place to explore. Kanpur is very well connected by rail, road and air transport to all the major cities of India. If you are arriving by train then the prior booking must be done. A Meru outstation cab will be the most suitable way to travel here. Kanpur is well known for its textile & leather industry and the main reason it is called the ‘Leather City.’ Situated on the banks of river Ganga, Kanpur offers various places of interest. The Jain Glass Temple is a beautiful temple made up of glass and enamel. This temple is dedicated, to Bhagwan Mahavir and the Tirthankars. The temple attracts a large number of tourists every year and is a must-visit place in Kanpur. Temple’s floor is constructed, with marble and the ceiling is decorated with mirrors cut in beautiful artistic design. This temple is situated, in Maheswari Mahal, behind Kamala Tower. Shri Radha Krishna Temple, located in Sarvodaya Nagar, is another famous temple in the city. This temple is a mix of modern and ancient architecture. If you are arriving in Kapur by ‘Flight’, then it is just 14 km from the airport & several taxi services are operating from the airport. The complex of the temple consists of three ponds and is triangular. The whole complex consists of various varieties of trees & plants, which makes the place peaceful and calm. The temple is open from 5 am to 12 pm and 4 pm to 12 pm. Allen Forest Zoo is another popular place in Kanpur. It is spread across an area of 77 hectares and is the largest green space in the city. The zoo was opened in 1971. There is also a toy train which will take you on a zoo’s tour. One can reach by public transport or by taxi. Kamala Retreat is another beautiful spot in the city that is visited by many tourists. The place has a museum, zoo and a swimming pool too. Kamala Retreat is 8 km from the city centre.

BEST PLACES TO SEE IN KANPUR

ISKON Temple

The ISKON temple is one of the top 10 places in Kanpur visited by national and international tourists every year. Sri Radha Madhava Mandir is located in Mainavati Marg, Bithoor Road in Kanpur. It is easily accessible by public transport or a by private cabs. It is the best place to find peace, wisdom. The temple opens at 4:30 in the morning and closes at 8:30 pm. It is closed between 1 pm to 4 pm. If you are arriving by train, then Kanpur Central Railway station is the nearest. You can book a Meru cab from here and reach your destination.

Gautam Buddha Park

There are countless number of eye catching and beautiful parks in Kanpur. One of them is the Gautam Buddha Park which is the perfect place to spend some time with your family and friends. The park is located near Indira Nagar and can be reached by public transport or taxi. Kalianpur railway station is also the nearest place to reach here. The park is built in old and traditional style of architecture. The park also has some excellent rides from children. The time to visit is during evening to see the beautiful lighting and fountains. It is a clean and family friendly park which is one of the prominent tourist attractions in Kanpur. Frequent rallies are also held by political parties.

Kanpur Museum

Kanpur Museum or ‘Kanpur Sangrahlay’ is a place where you can see collections from the British period. There are different handwritten books of freedom fighters, dresses, pistols etc. & are the main source of attraction for tourists. The museum was built during the British era and was called ‘ King Edward Memorial Hall’. The museum is just 3 km away from Kanpur Central Railway station and has ample parking space. It is open from 9 am to 5 pm.

Moti Jheel

Moti Jheel Park is a good sightseeing point located in the Benajhabar locality. It is close to the JK temple. It is the ideal place for refreshment and relaxation. There’s also an amusement park for children and good for a picnic. The area around the lake is divided into different sections Baal Udyan and constructed in Japanese style.

Best Places to Visit on Route from Agra to Kanpur

Etawah Safari Park

Formerly known as Etwah Lion Safari was opened in 2019 which has numerous safaris. Built on the banks of river Yamuna, one can get to see Lions, deers, bears etc. It is the best place for a family picnic. It is beautiful with amazing architecture representing wildlife. It is a drive-through safari park and also one of the biggest Safari in Asia with an outline of 8 km. There’s also a cafeteria inside. Two Vijayawada tanks of the Indian army and a Steam Engine locomotive showcased here is also a centre of attraction.

How the roadmap by cab would look like between Agra to Kanpur?

There are two ways to reach Kanpur. The first is from Tundla and Shikohabad which then connects at Bachhela Bachheli Flyover Bridge towards Kanpur. The second route is via Agra Lucknow Expressway and National Highway 18. This 227 km long route takes you to Kanpur in four hours and thirty minutes. 

What is the best time to visit?

The city of Kanpur is visited by several business travellers and tourists every year. During the summer the temperature is quite high and can reach up to 40 degree Celsius. For a pleasant stay, it is better to visit Kanpur between October to March.