Places to Visit in Hapur
Hapur has many tourist spots in vicinity which maybe of great interest to historians and students of religious discipline. However, there are certain places which attract tourists and should not be missed at all.
Shiv Bari Mandir
Dudheshwar Nath Temple
Ajrara is an old and historic village located at a distance of 15.5 km from Hapur. The place derived its name from a yogi called Ajaipal. He built a temple (thakurdwara) here and named it Ajaipara. The village is famous for a traditional table playing style, gharana-a-style. The style became famous after the name of the place and, therefore, it is called Ajrara Gharana.
In 1740, Jats emerged as military power of India. The Jat ruler of Kuchesar built the Kuchesar fort. It is a mud fort which got captured in 1763 and was won back in 1782 by Jats. Main attraction of the fort is seven cannon turret built for protection from British forces. The descendants of Jat rulers still stay in a part of the fort, however, majority of it has been converted to hotel. It is located on NH24 between Gharmukteshwar and Hapur.
Best Time to Visit Hapur
Hapur has very hot and humid summers with temperature reaching up to 430C and it becomes quite unpleasant to roam around. The best time to visit Hapur is between October-March. Winters are extremely cold with fog in the month of December and January; one should avoid planning a trip during these months.
Cinema Halls in HapurCinema halls in Hapur are the favorite hangout place for movie lovers. The cinema halls in Hapur are:
Ghaziabad district, Hapur
OM Palace Cinema Hall
Pilkhuwa Road, Hapur
How to Reach Hapur
Hapur is well connected to the major cities in north India. Trains are readily available for cities like Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Guwahati, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Dehradun, Varanasi, Jammu, Gorakhpur etc. The nearest Airport is Delhi Airport. The road network is also very good. National highway 24 passes through the city and connects Delhi to Hapur. Buses and taxis are readily available from Delhi to Hapur throughout the day. Driving in own vehicle from New Delhi can also be fun owing to good road condition and availability of highway facilities.