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Bareilly - The Shopper's Paradise


Located in the Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh, Bareilly is a major commercial centre of north India. It is known for its many temples and religious sites located across the city. Located on the Ramganga river, it is also home to some interesting museums and amusement parks.

Bareilly is also a major centre for the manufacturing of furniture, more specifically cane furniture. This city is also known as Bans-Bareilly. Though bans literally means cane, the city is not named after bans but after two, princes, Bansaldev and Baraldev, sons of Jagat Singh Katehriya who founded the city in 1537.

Tourist Places In And Around Bareilly

As said above, Bareilly is known for its temples notably the four Shiva temples: Dopeswarnath, Madhinath, Trivatinath and Alaknath, located in the four corners of the city. The Lakshmi Narayan Temple is also worth visiting. Bareilly also has a famous amusement park by the name of Fun City and is a great place to enjoy some water slides and a family picnic.

Some other religious sites include the Dargah e’ Ala-Hazrat, Bibi Ji ki Masjid and Sri Sai Mandi. Those who are interested in the history of the city can visit the Panchala Museum and the Army Service Corps Museum.

Best Time To Visit Bareilly

The ideal time to visit Bareilly is during the winter months.

How To Reach Bareilly

Bareilly can be reached by road, rail and air. The nearest airport to Bareilly is in New Delhi.

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How to Reach Bareilly

  • By Road
    The town is linked to other cities in UP and neighbouring states by a network of National and State Highways. Both public and private companies ply buses to and fro from cities such as Jaipur, Agra, Mathura, Ghaziabad, New Delhi, Lucknow and Varanasi.
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  • By Train
    Bareilly lies on the Delhi-Kolkata line and is well connected to major destinations in Uttar Pradesh and other major cities in India. Bareilly Cantonment Junction is the main railway station in the town. It receives trains from cities such as Delhi, Kanpur, Kolkata and Mumbai.
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  • By Air
    The nearest airport is New Delhi airport which is about 271 kms. From here, you can take a public/private transport bus, hire a cab, or take a train to reach Bareilly.
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