General Information & Accomdation info on Bijnor city of Uttar Pradesh - India  
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Bijnor

Bijnor, the most western district distt. of U.P. is situated just 12 Km from either both way from pious Ganga on Meerut road or from Ganj a great saint Vidur's home where he spent his rest of life after dispute with Duryodhan. "Duryodhan ki meva tyagi saag Vidur ghar Khayoji" these popular lines generated where Lord Krishna visited beloved bhakt "Vidur" at his residence (Ganj). Our country's name Bharat comes out from the name of great Chakraverty King Bharat who spent his childhood at Bijnor.

Excursion
Vidur Kuti
This is about 12 kms from Bijnor and having historical importance. Vidur spent his rest of life after dispute with Duryodhan. This is the place where Lord Krishana visited.

Kanva Ashram
There is a ashram in broken condition near Rawli town according to the great legend "Abhigyan Shakuntalam" . Hastinapur's King Dushyant reached there while hunting and fell in love with Shakuntala at first sight.

Daranagar
During Mahabharat when the battle between Kauravas and Pandavas was about to begin, then on the request of both the sides, all wives and children were to be gurdianed by Mahatma Vidur . He had no sufficient space for their living then he decided an exclusive area for ladies and children, which is now known as Daranagar.

Ganj
This is about 12 Km from Distt HQ and Just 1Km from Daranagar on the banks of Ganga . There are ancient temples and ashrams .

Jahanabad
It is situated on the bank of river Ganga and just about 1 Km from Ganj. This village used to be a "RIYASAT" with around 101 villages under it during Mugal Period. Around that period a saint was living there who was famous for curing snake bites. Once when Shahjahan's wife got bit by a snake, he treasted and got "Jahanabad Riyasat" as a prize from Shahjahan. Presently Ganga flows 2 km from here.

Sita's Temple
Sita's temple without any idol is situated one Km from Nanore Village on Chandpur-Jalilpur road. This is popularly known as "SITA MANDIR MATH". It is believed that this is the place where the earth tored and Sita jumped into.

Sena Ka Dawar
Sena Ka Dawar means Army's Gate where Pandavas had settled their Army. There is a temple of Dronacharya presently. This place popularly known as a village Saindwar where Jawahar Navodaya Vidhalaya is established.

Two of the Akbar's Navratna -"AbulFazzal" & "Faizi"
Two of the Akbar's Navratnas namely, "AbulFazzal" and "Faizi" were born in the village Azampur which is 4 Km from Basta.They stuied in this village and were very intelligent.

Najibudaulah's Fort
This fort situated in Najibabad. This fort was built by "Gulam Kadir" alias 'Najibudaulah" during 18th Century after down fall of the Mughal empire. This ancient fort still stands today. During British period it was Sultana Dakoo's shelther.

Mandawar Ka Mahal
Munshi Ali , was well known of "Urdu " and "Farsi" and he taught both Urdu and Farsi to Maharani Victoria of England. This Mahal was constructed by Maharani Victoria .in 1850 in Mandawar to gift to Munshi Ali . There is a famous temple namely Galkha Devi near village Kundanpur on Mandawar Blawali road, 8 KM away from this Mahal, it is said that Lord Krishna kidnapped Rukmani who came to worship.

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General Information & Accomdation info on Bijnor city of Uttar Pradesh - India

 
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Agra | Allahabad | Ayodhya | Bijnor | Chitrakoot | Fatehpur Sikri | Faizabad | Ghaziabad | Gorakhpur | Jhansi | Kannauj | Kanpur | Kaushambi | Kushinagar | Lucknow | Mathura | Sarnath | Sravasti | Varanasi | Vrindaban
 
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