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Bithoor Tourist Place


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Bithoor Tourist Place

About the place

Bithoor was earlier known as Brahmavarta. It is a centre of Hindu pilgrimage and is situated near Kanpur. According to Hindu mythology it is the place where Lord Brahma, the God of Creation, started creating world.

Religious Spots

Valmiki Ashram

The Valmiki Ashram is located at a height and it is accessible by a flight of stairs which are known as the "stairway to heaven". A panoramic view of Bithoor can be enjoyed from this ashram.

Brahmavart Ghat

Brahmavart Ghat is considered the holiest Ghat of Bithoor. Devotees of Lord Brahma pray at the altar of the "Wooden Slippers" after a ritual dip in the Ganga.

Dhruva teela

Dhruva teela marks the place where the child Dhruva meditated single mindedly as he stood on one leg. As a reward, God granted Dhruva the divine boon to shine for all time as a star.

Other Places

Ram Janki temple, Luv-Kush temple, Haridham Ashram and NanaRao Smarak.

How to reach

By Air : The nearest airports are chakuri Airport, Kanpur.

By Rail : Kalyanpur is the nearest station, but serviced only by passenger trains, Kanpur Junction is the most suitable station for Bithoor.

By Road : Major road distances are :

Kanpur - 22 km, Lucknow - 109 km, Agra - 308 km, Kannauj - 103 km, Sankisa - 166 km, Delhi - 430 km, Allahabad - 224 km, Ayodhya - 252 km

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