Weekend Getaways near FarrukhabadFarrukhabad is located amidst many popular tourist destinations which are fine spots for weekend tours from the city. The good transport facility, highways and the Farrukhabad railway station support the outstation tourism.
The state capital Lucknow houses popular tourist destinations like the Rumi Darwaza, Asafi Imambara, Chhota Imambara, Jama Masjid, Clock Tower, picture gallery, Shahnajaf Imambara, Residency, Dilkusha, La Martiniere, Indira Gandhi Planetarium, Kukrail Reserve Forest, Museum, Lok kala sangrahalaya, Kalagaon arts village and many popular pilgrim centres. Shopping centres are also very popular in the city.
How to Reach LucknowLucknow is located at a distance of 211 km from Farrukhabad. The city can be reached from Farrukhabad through Jaipur-Lucknow train (09707) in a 4-hr journey.
KanpurKanpur city, on the banks of River Ganga, is very popular for its tourist spots, restaurants, sports and shopping centres. Jajmau in Kanpur is of historic importance as the land homes ancient antiques which belong to 600-1600 AD. The present Jajmau homes popular shrines like the Siddha Devi temple, Siddhapuri temple and numerous masjids. The other popular tourist destinations are Jain glass temple, Allen forest zoo, kamla retreat, phool bagh and Nana rao Park. The city is also famous for its leather products.
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How to reach KanpurKanpur is located at a distance of 137 km from Farrukhabad. The city can be reached from Farrukhabad through Utsarg Express (18192) in a 2 hrs 45 mins journey.
RaebareliRaebareli, on the banks of Sai River, has many renowned tourist destinations in the city like Indira Gandhi memorial botanical garden, Behta Bridge, Samaspur bird sanctuary, Lala Revti Ram ka taalab, Saheed Smarak and Bada Kuan.
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How to Reach RaebareliRaebareli is located at a distance of 270 km from Farrukhabad. The city can be reached from Farrukhabad through roadways in about 4-hr journey.
KannaujThe “Attar” city or the perfume city Kannauj, on the banks of River Ganga, has popular tourist destinations like the ancient Siddheswar temple, the mela ground outside the temple is also popular in the city. One-faced and four-faced lingas are very popular in Kannauj. The Archaeological Museum in Kannauj displays fine collections of ancient coins, painting, terra cotta, pottery and sculpture belonging to Maurya period. Perfumes are very popular shopping product in Kannauj.
How to Reach KannaujKannauj is located at a distance of 59 km from Farrukhabad. The city can be reached from Farrukhabad through roadways in about 45 mins.
SravastiSravasti is said to be the birth place of Jain Tirthankar Sambhavnath; Jain temples and festivals are very popular in the city. One such Jain temple is the renowned Sobhanath Temple. The 32-acre plot of Saheth and the 400-acre plot of Maheth are very popular tourist destinations in Sravasti. The Saheth is a prime pilgrim destination in the city as it grounds many jetavana monasteries, Gupta-style shrines and stupas belonging to Kushana period. Maheth is recognized as the remains of old Sravasti city. The Buddha Purnima mela and the Jain mela are very popular in the city and is witnessed by thousands of visitors.
How to Reach SravastiSravasti is located at a distance of 200 km from Farrukhabad. The city can be reached from Farrukhabad through roadways in about 4 hrs 30 mins journey.
MahobaMahoba city houses many popular temples like the granite structure of Kakramath temple, Madan temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, granite sun temple constructed by Rahila, a Chandela ruler, and the Manaiya Devi temple on the shores of Madan Sagar are visited by numerous devotees every year. Buddhist and Jain centres are also very popular in the city. The ideal picnic spot of Vijay sagar pakshi vihar and Gokhar hills are famous in the city. The Gokhar hill is popular for its waterfall and granite structures on rock.
How to Reach MahobaMahoba is located at a distance of 280 km from Farrukhabad. The city can be reached from Farrukhabad through roadways in about 4 hrs 30 mins journey.
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