Hapur district of western Uttar Pradesh is historically and mythologically rich. There are so many places to visit around Hapur district that you may not need to go anywhere else. Even if you are a religious person, you will like this place a lot and you will feel the divinity. This place is connected everywhere from road to railway, so you will not have any problem in reaching here. We are going to tell you about some such places around Hapur where you must visit.
The river Ganga flows in Garhmukteshwar. It is said that here Lord Ganesha was shown the way to salvation by Lord Shiva, hence the name Garhmukteshwar Pada. Here you will find Ganga Mandir, Jama Masjid, Meera Bai Ki Sandi and other wonderful places to visit. Garhmukteshwar can be reached by road or rail.
Brijghat is a pilgrimage center situated on the banks of the Ganges, at a distance of about 35 km from Hapur. A huge historical fair is organized at Ganga Ghat in Brijghat and surrounding area on Kartik Purnima. The view of Ganga Aarti at this place is really mesmerizing. Here you will see Vedanti Mandir, Ganga Mandir, Hanuman Mandir, Gangaghat and Falahari Mataji’s hut.
The fort is a famous pilgrimage center situated on the Hapur-Moradabad road. In mythological and religious contexts it is known as Khandav Van. It is said that Uma i.e. Parvati reached here for a bath with Kalash Parvat. The Shivling present here was established by Parshuram.
This town situated on the Hapur-Moradabad road is famous all over the country for the production of Khadi and other textiles. Pilkhuwa has 144 villages of Rajput caste, of which 60 are Tanwars and 84 are Rajputs, hence the name Satara-Chirsi.
A Puth city on the banks of the Ganges was known as Pushpavati. It is said that during the Mahabharata period, Pushpavati used to come here to bathe in the Ganges. There was a palace of King Karna in the nearby Lehrai village. When he used to visit the temple, he used to donate gold to the Brahmins.