Tourist Places in Kanpur

Places to Visit in Kanpur

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Kanpur Average Rating - 4.9/7 1 based on 349 Ratings

Kanpur is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Kanpur is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Single. The best season or months to visit places in Kanpur are February, March, October, November, December. There are 17 tourist places in Kanpur, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Kanpur can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Kanpur for 2 days to 3 days.
Travellers can also download HolidayIQ.com's Kanpur Travel Guide to learn about places to visit in Kanpur, browse through photos & pictures, explore Kanpur using a map, and read sightseeing reviews. Recently reviewed tourist attractions in Kanpur, which are great places to visit, are , Allen Forest Zoo. Kanpur can be visited in summer, monsoon or winter.
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Kanpur Tourist Places



  • Type: Zoo
  • Entry: Paid
Allen Forest Zoo, Kanpur
Rank 1
Ranked 1 of 17
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5.8/ 7 1
3 Ratings & 2 Reviews
Allen Forest Zoo is situated about two kilometres from the Kanpur city centre. Popularly known as, Kanpur Zoo, this zoo is the largest open green space in Kanpur. The zoo was open for public in 1971 and covers a land area of about 194249.108 sq. m. The zoo encompasses natural... Read More »
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  • Type: Religious Place
Jajmau, Kanpur
Rank 2
Ranked 2 of 17
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2 Ratings
Jajmau is a suburb of Kanpur that is located on the eastern side of the city. Situated on the banks of the holy River Ganga, Jajmau is an industrial suburb that houses leather industries and tanneries. Excavations carried out by the Archaeological Survey of India suggest that... Read More »
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  • Type: Sanctuary
Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, Kanpur
Rank 3
Ranked 3 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
  • Type: Temple
ISKCON Kanpur, Sri Sri Radha Madhav Temple, Kanpur
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Ranked 4 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
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ISKCON Kanpur's Sri Sri Radha Madhav Temple is located in Mainavati Marg, at Bithoor, 4 km away from Kanpur. The Temple being constructed on a twelve acre plot on the Bithoor road is near the River Ganges. Once completed, this gigantic temple will have courtyards, Vedic... Read More »
  • Type: Ashram
Valmiki Ashram, Kanpur
Rank 5
Ranked 5 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Valmiki Ashram is closely associated with the mythological tales of the epic Ramayana. Located on a hillock, the ashram is believed to be the residence of Goddess Sita, during her exile. In this ashram, Goddess Sita gave birth to her twin sons Luva and Kusha. It is also said... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Kanpur
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur is one of the prime institutions established in this country. It is located 15 km west of the city on the Grand Trunk Road. The total area covered by its campus is close to 420 hectares. The main aim of the institute is to provide the... Read More »
  • Type: Lake
Moti Jheel, Kanpur
Rank 7
Ranked 7 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
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6.5/ 7 1
1 Rating
Moti Jheel is a lake and a drinking water reservoir in the Benajhabar area of Kanpur. The jheel has adjoining gardens and a children's park, which make it famous attraction. Constructed during the British Rule in India, it is one of the most important recreational places... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Dwarkadhish Temple, Kanpur
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Ranked 8 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Dwarkadhish temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna, is situated nearby to the Kamla Tower. Dwarkadhish literally means the 'King of Dwarka' and it refers to Hindu Lord Krishna. During the month of Shravan, between July and August, the Jhoola or Swing festival is celebrated... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Bhitargaon Temple, Kanpur
Rank 9
Ranked 9 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Bhitargaon temple is a Hindu temple, which was built in the 6th century under the Gupta Empire. The temple is a terraced brick building, which is fronted with a terracotta panel and high Sikhara. The sanctum of this temple is constructed in Tri Ratha style with a domed... Read More »
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  • Type: Church
Kanpur Memorial Church, Kanpur
Rank 10
Ranked 10 of 17
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Kanpur Memorial Church was built in the year 1875, to pay homage to the British people, who died in the war of 1857. Designed by Walter Granville, an architect of east Bengal Railway, the church reflects the Lombardic Gothic style of architecture. The eastern part of the... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Jain Glass Temple, Kanpur
Rank 11
Ranked 11 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Jain Glass temple is a place of worship for devotees belonging to the Jain religious community. Constructed in the old traditional architectural style, this temple is adorned with glass and mirror work. The temple features marble floor, decorated ceilings and ornamental... Read More »
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  • Type: Temple
Shri Radhakrishna Temple, Kanpur
Rank 12
Ranked 12 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Shri Radhakrishna temple, which is popularly known as JK Temple, was built by the J.K Trust. The architecture of this temple reflects a blend of ancient and modern style. This temple houses five shrines, out of which the central shrine is dedicated to Hindu God, Lord... Read More »
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  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kamla Retreat, Kanpur
Rank 13
Ranked 13 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Kamla Retreat is an estate, which is situated on the Kanpur Nehru Road. This resort houses parks, lawns and museum, where tourists can enjoy picnic with their family. The retreat also incorporates canals, where tourists can indulge in boating. This estate also features a... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
Phool Bagh, Kanpur
Rank 14
Ranked 14 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Phool Bagh is a beautiful park, which is located in the heart of Kanpur District, close to Kanpur Central Railway Station. Established in 1999, this urban city park houses a Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial. Popularly known as Ganesh Vidyarthi Udyan, this park has been the... Read More »
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  • Type: Museum
  • Entry: Paid
Kanpur Sangrahalaya, Kanpur
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Kanpur Sangrahalaya, which is also known as Kanpur Museum, is the official museum of the city. The museum was established in 1999, with a purpose of exhibiting artefacts that tell the story of the city. Exhibit at this museum also throws light of the contributions of the... Read More »
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  • Type: Ghat
Patthar Ghat, Kanpur
Rank 16
Ranked 16 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
Patthar Ghat was built by Tikait Rai, who was once the minister of Awadh state. Situated on the banks of the River Ganges in Bithoor, the structure is made up of red stone. At this site stands a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is enshrined with a Shiva Linga that is made... Read More »
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  • Type: Park
Nana Rao Park, Kanpur
Rank 17
Ranked 17 of 17
Places to Visit in Kanpur
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1 Rating
Nana Rao Park is a city park, which is located in the central area of Kanpur District. Formerly known Memorial Well, this park commemorated the British women and children, who lost their lives during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. Today, the park is a well maintained garden,... Read More »
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