Places near Atrauli

Aligarh masjidThere are many tourist destinations which can be reached in less than 2-hour-journey from Atrauli. The major roadways connect the city with most of the tourism-importance cities in Uttar Pradesh. Most of the places can be reached though roadways in a car, private or UPSRTC bus.

Aligarh


Aligarh is famous for its cultural centres and fairs like the annual cultural exhibition at Numaish that attracts a large number of tourists to its fair ground. Popular cultural centres in the city were the Sangeetika, Sanskar Bharti and the Durga sanskratik kala Kendra. The old Jain temple attracts a large number of visitors to its ground because of its beautiful freso paintings on the ceiling. The city also homes the renowned tomb of Baba Barchi Bahadur a famous Muslim saint. The Sir Syed Masjid is an important pilgrim centre and a vital landmark of the city. Apart from these the Jainism Teerth Dhaam known as the Mangalayatan Teerth Dhaam, ISKCON temple and Sai Mandir were the popular shrines Aligarh. The famous monuments in Aligarh are the Aligarh fort and the Dor fortess which are popular for its architectural style. The city is also famous its shopping centres like the Amir-Nisha market, Railway road market, Achal Tal market, Magavir ganj market, Centre point market, Halwai khana market, Phool Chowk, Jamalpur market, Upper fort, Shamshad market and many more.

How to reach


The cities Atrauli and Aligarh are located at a distance of 81 km from each other that can be reached through roadways in about 2 hours.

Agra


The heritage land Agra on the banks of Yamuna River is a world renowned tourist centre that is located very close to Atrauli. Agra grounds the world wonder Taj Mahal by the banks of Yamuna which was built by Shah Jahan for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal in 1653 is a marble-finished architecture which took about 22 years for completion. Yearly lakhs of tourist flood in the city to have a glimpse of this majestic Mughal architecture. The Agra fort or the red fort in Agra is one of the world heritage centres which are also a fine example for Mughal architecture built on red sandstone. The fort in its premise has the homes the Pearl mosque, Diwan-e-Am, Diwan-e-khas, Jahangir’s palace, Khas mahal, Musamman Burj and the Mirror palace. Another world heritage site in the city is the Fatehpur Sikri built by Akbar to move his capital to Agra. On the left bank of Yamuna located the Itimad-ud-Daulah’s tomb build by Nur Jahan for her father. The red-ochre sandstone architecture of Akbar’s tomb near the Agra fort has inscription of 99 names of Allah. The Mughal garden Ram Bagh on the banks of river Yamuna is a perfect picnic destination that lies very close to Taj Mahal. The moon light garden called as the Mehtab bagh, the Keetahm Lake within the reserved forest of Surdas and the Mughal heritage walk are popular picnic spots in the city. The popular pilgrim centres in the city are Mankameshwar temple, Gurudwara Guru ka taal, Jama Masjid and many more. The city is also famous for its shopping products of arts and crafts.

How to reach

The cities Atrauli and Agra are located at a distance of 180 km from each other that can be reached through roadways in about 3 hrs 41 mins.

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Meerut


Meerut is famous for its sports goods. Gandhi Bagh is a perfect picnic spot in the city in a beautiful environment that is also called as company garden is a wonderful landscape with green lawn, pond and musical fountain show. The Suraj kund surrounded by famous temples is filled with water from Ganges. The fort of Parikshitgarh is a majestic monument in the city built by King Parikshit. The red stone architecture of Shahpeer’s Mausoleum built by Empress Nur Jahan is popular for its stone paintings and the main tomb without roof. The Urs organised in Dargah of Baley Miyan on the occasion of Nauchandi fair is attended by people of all disciplines. The six hundred years old Shahi Eidgaah has a capacity for one lakh people to offer prayers. The birth place of three Jain Tirthankaras in the Hastinapur Jain temples on the banks of river Ganges is considered as the holiest place in the world for Jains, also visited by Jain devotees from all over the world every year. The national events organised at Martyr’s memorial also attract a large number of visitors. The other renowned destinations in the city are Jama Masjid, Augarnath temple, St. John church, Mansa Devi temple, Baleni, Sardhana, Chanda Devi temple, Basilica of Our Lady of Graces and many more.

How to reach

The cities Atrauli and Meerut are located at a distance of 170 km from each other that can be reached through roadways in about 3 hrs 10 mins.

Mathura


The holy city Mathura is said to the birth place of Lord Krishna is visited by enormous devotees every year. The twin cities of Mathura and Vrindavan were the locality in which Lord Krishna spends his childhood and youth, so the land is popular for its shrines. The birth place of Lord Krishna called as the Shri Krishna Janma Bhoomi has a famous temple Keshav Dev temple which is adored as the holy ground for Hindus who visits the place in large number on special occasions. Gokul a locality in Mathura is said to be the specific location where Lord Krishna spend his childhood. The magnificent Birla temple built by Birla family is an excellent marble architecture. The Goverdhan hill in Goverdhan is said raised by young krisha by his little finger to shed people. Chaumuhan in Mathura is famous for its temples. The other popular temples in Mathura were Vishram Ghat on the banks of Yamuna River, Baba jai Gurudev temple, Banke Bihari temple, Iskcon temple and many other historic famous temples. The archaeological museum called as the Mathura museum has rare collection of coins, pottery, paintings and many more.

How to reach

The cities Atrauli and Mathura are located at a distance of 153 km from each other that can be reached through roadways in about 3 hrs 10 mins.

Vrindavan


The holy land of Vrindavan is the place where Lord Krishna spends his childhood has nearly hundreds of temples dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha. The land is filled with temples which is flooded with devotees every year. The Ramlila play and Rasiya folk form is popular in this ground on festive season. The popular temples in this city are the Madan Mohan temple, Garud Govind temple, Banke Bihari temple, Radha Vallabh temple, Jaipur temple, Shahji temple, Shri Radha Raman temple, Rangji temple, Radha Damodar temple, Shri Krishna Balarama temple, Govind Dev temple, Kathia Baba and many more. The Shaki Peetha Bhuteshwar Mahadev Temple is said to be the location where Goddess Sati hair fell on ground.

How to reach

The cities Atrauli and Vrindavan are located at a distance of 143 km from each other. Three way journeys reach Vrindavan. From Atrauli to Rajghat through roadways and from there through Link express (14114) Aligarh can be reached. From Aligarh through roadways Vrindavan can be reached at a total travelling duration of 5 hr 20 mins.

Moradabad


The city of Brass Moradabad on the banks of river Ramganga is famous to shop for brass and brass related handicraft products as the city is one of the largest manufacturers and exporters of such products. The city has many picnic spots like the Prem water kingdom and Prem wonder land on Rampur Flyover in Kashipur doraha. The city also has popular pilgrim centres like the Jama Masjid, Sai Mandhir and the popluar Jain madhir Shri Parshvanath Digambar. The Mughal architecture of Najibidaulah’s fort and the ruins of King Bharatha bith place Vidur Kuti are popular tourist destinations in Moradabad.

How to reach

The cities Atrauli and Moradabad are located at a distance of 125 km from each other that can be reached through roadways on about 3 hrs journey.

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