Bareilly - General Information

Bareilly is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is a center for the manufacture of furniture and for trade in cotton, grain, and sugar. Bareilly is the 7th largest metropolitan city of Uttar Pradesh and 50th largest metropolitan city of India.

The city is also known as Bans-Bareilly, due to its big bamboo market. Historically it was the part of the ancient kingdom of Panchal. In the Medieval period it was under the Rohillas. The modern city's foundation was laid by Mukrand Rai in 1657.

Bareilly - Climate And Geography

Bareilly is located at 28°10'N, 78°23'E. It borders Shahjahanpur on East and Rampur on west, Udham Singh Nagar in North and Badaun in South. Bareilly lies on the bank of river Ramganga and there are seven rivers passing through this district. The lower Himalayan range is 100 kms North from the city. It has a semi-arid climate with high variation between summer and winter temperatures. Summers are long, from early April to October, with the monsoon season in between. Winter starts in October and peaks in January..

Bareilly - Religious Places

Dargah of Ala'Hazrat Imam Ahmed Reza Khan in Bareilly, India. Bareilly is World Famous for the Dargah of Ahle Sunnat Scholar Imam Ahmed Reza Khan (1856-1921 A.D.). His sisila is Known as Razwi Silsila of Sufism. Bareilly is also home to a number of famous hindu temples. It has four Nath (Shiva) temples at its four corners, Alakhnath, Tiberinath, Madhinath, and Dhopeshwarnath. One of the well known temples is the Chunne Miyan's Lakshmi Narayan Mandir (located in Katra Manrya street near Bara Bazar), Chunne Miyan's Lakshmi Narayan Mandir Its origin goes back to the time when the Hindus Migrating from Pakistan to India at the time of partition in 1947, came to Bareilly.

Dhopeshwar Nath Temple, Cantonment
Alak Nath Temple, Nainital Road
Teebrinath Temple, BDA Colony
Chunna Miyan Jii ka Mandir, Bara Bazar
Pashupati Nath Temple, University Road
Freewill Baptist Church, Cantonment
Church of North India, Cantonment
Bhagwaan Mahaveer Temple, Rampur Garden
Bada Gurudwara, Model Town
Dargah-e-Ala Hazrat, Beharipur

Bareilly - Attractions

Army Service Corps. Museum, Cantonment
Panchala Museum, University Campus Shopping Streets
Church Road, Patel Chowk, Novelty, Butler Plaza, Mission Market, Shyam Ganj Bazar, Kutub Khana, Bara Bazar, Sarrafa Bazar, etc.

Bareilly - Famous Products

Bareilly is renowned for Kites and Manjha (kite string laced with glass), Surma (eye liner), Zari-Zardozi handicraft, Cane & Bamboo Furniture, etc.