Kanpur is the most important commercial and the industrial centre of Uttar Pradesh, located on the banks of the Ganges. The city has an opulent historical and religious past, the remnants still standing tall all around the city. Here is a list of a few of them which you shouldn't miss out on.
1. Kanpur Memorial Church
Kanpur Memorial Church or the All Souls Cathedral is a beautiful church built in 1871 and designed by Walter Granville who was an architect of the East Bengal Railway. The church is famous for its unique gothic architecture.
2. Nanarao Park
Nanarao Park is where the Bibighar Massacre of 1857 war of Independence took place. The park is named after Nana Sahib. Prior to Indian Independence, the location was known as the Memorial Well.
3. JK Temple
Shri Radhakrishna Temple in Kanpur is a beautiful temple made in white marble. This temple is also known as JK Temple as it was built by the JK Trust.
4. Iskcon Temple
Iskcon temple, also known as Sri Radha Madhav Mandir, is a beautiful temple situated in Bithoor.
Agra, the capital of the erstwhile Mughal Empire, is also the gateway to the legendary Braj region, the land of Lord Krishna. Agra has been immortalized as the City of the Taj. The city is a virtual gateway to a resplendent era that is long since gone by.
1. Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal is a shining monument in marble, a tribute to the imagination of a great emperor who gave a symbol of eternal love to the world. Taj Mahal is not only phenomenal by its beauty alone but also in the deep planning and design that went into its making.
2. Agra Fort
Built by Akbar in 1565 A.D, Agra Fort is a masterpiece of design and construction. Several exquisite buildings are there within the fort, including Moti Masjid, Diwn-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas and Musamman Burj, where Emperor Shah Jahan died in imprisonment. Jahangir’s Palace, Khaas Mahal and Sheesh Mahal are the other important monuments inside the Fort.
3. Fatehpur Sikri
An epic in red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar during 1572-1585 A.D.
4. Akbar Tomb
The Mughal emperor, Akbar's tomb is an important Mughal architectural masterpiece. It was built in 1605–1613 by his son Jahangir. Akbar planned the tomb and selected a suitable site for it. After his death, Akbar's son Jahangir completed the construction.
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