The northern Indian city of Kanpur is a great place to explore intricate Hindu temples, local market shopping and natural forest parks.
This beautiful temple showcases intricate glass work and colorful paintings in a calm and peaceful setting.
Hindus enjoy visiting this spiritual temple, which is a mix of both ancient and modern architecture.
Many fairs, concerts and exhibitions take place in this community space located near to the JK temple.
This 77 hectare zoo was created from a natural forest and is the largest green space in Kanpur.
The biggest and one of the cheapest outdoor markets, shops in this area are famous for selling locally made leather items.
The best time to visit is between October and March, when the weather is mild and less-humid.
The Kanpur Airport has sporadic and unreliable domestic flights from Delhi International Airport. A one-way ticket from London to Delhi costs roughly INR21,300.
The Kanpur Central station has the highest amount of connections to other big Indian cities. The journey from Delhi takes between 4-6 hours and costs INR300 for a sleeper car.
The National Highways of 2, 25, 86 and 91 pass by Kanpur. Road conditions should be taken into consideration during the rainy season of June-September.
The Jhakarkati Bus Station is the main station servicing Kanpur, with connections to the Indian cities of Delhi, Jaipur and Agra.
The Landmark Towers is a 5 star hotel with an outdoor swimming pool, air conditioning and free breakfast. Prices start at INR23,700 a night.
Motijheel Thana - This district is the center of business and commerce in Kanpur.
Babu Purwa - Here you can visit one of several parks, houses of worship or shops at the Bakar Ganj market.
Jajmau - Located on the Gagnes river, here you can visit the ruins of the ancient city believed to be the kingdom of Emeror Yayati.
There are 300 buses serving Kanpur, with prices varying based on AC/non AC buses between INR5-20.
This is the most common and cheap way to travel around Kanpur, with pre-set prices between destination points within the city.
Daily rental prices start at around INR1,200, with pick-up locations at the central train station or downtown.
The Beconganj area has several boutique shops selling embroidered textiles and crafts. Z Square is the biggest and most central shopping mall covering 5 acres of space.
ABCD store and EazyDay Daily Needs Store are the main supermarkets selling food supplies. A dozen eggs cost INR62.
Antarang is a vegetarian Indian/Mughlai restaurant serving traditional kebabs and curries. Dinner prices average about INR1,500 for two people.