Hastinapur Tourism & Travel Guide

Hastinapur is an ancient city located on the banks of the Ganga river in Uttar Pradesh. Its importance in the geography of India largely comes from it being featured in the Hindu epic of Mahabharata. Hastinapur also holds religious importance for the Jain community as it is the birthplace of three Jain Tirthankara. Home to numerous Jain temples, the Jambudweep Jain Teerth is especially a unique spiritual experience. The architecture within the campus is astounding and a delight for spiritual seekers and architecture enthusiasts alike. The mighty structures of Ashtapad are other engineering marvels. The Bada Digambar Jain Mandir is a magnificent sight to behold with its delicate carvings and stonework. The Bhai Dharam Singh Gurudwara is another pilgrimage site in Hastinapur with beautiful marble carvings and designs. The Meerut Cantt train station is 40 km away from Hastinapur, while the station in Meerut city is 44 km away. Hastinapur can be reached by road, as buses are easily available.

Trips and Itineraries for Hastinapur

Basically, not worth the detour in my opinion but then the importance of Hastinapur in indisputable....

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The first temple is said to be from time of the Mahabharata and is believed to have been constructed by Yudhishthira, eldest of the Pandavas, when they were expelled for 14 years from Hastinapur around 3200 BC....

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The capital city of India is a glorious concoction of the old and the new. Temples that are centuries old, archaic Muslim quarters, and modern residencies, all exist alongside each other. Home to over a crore people, Delhi’s tourism is a treasure trove of historic gems, gardens, museums and a thriving food culture. Travel to the metropolis for the vibrant bazaars of Chandni Chowk that give way to Lutyens’ New Delhi, that is the pulse of the city. Among the numerous places to visit in Delhi city, for an insight into the magnificent Mughal era, go to the 16th century Humayun’s Tomb, the towering sandstone mosque of Jama Masjid, and experience the sound and light show at Red Fort. Tourists can spend mornings at the extravagant Akshardham Temple and evenings at the Hazrat Nizam-ud-din Dargah (shrine) that boasts of sufi music and delicious kebabs. Another popular attraction of Delhi city is its pulsating markets that from baubles to handicrafts, sell everything you can possibly think of. Those who have travelled to Delhi for its particular brand of food, won’t be disappointed. From hole-in-the-wall eateries and local student cafes in North Delhi to lavish restaurants and bars in South Delhi, there is no dish or cuisine you won’t find here. A huge incentive for Delhi’s tourism is its variety of public transport, wherein the Delhi Metro is the cheapest and easiest way to get around the city.


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