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 - 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** Museums 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.
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..
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