As you step into Amroha, wading through its clustered neighborhoods and narrow by-lanes, gazing at the many shrines that adorn the land, the city soothes you with unwavering faith that resonates through every aspect. Gripped in the spell of spirituality, the city upholds its age-old traditions with unfaltering sincerity
Located in Uttar Pradesh, the city boasts of a majestic past under the rule of many glorious rulers. It was the site of the historic Battle of Amroha fought during the time of Alauddin Khilji. Yet, the real treasure of Amroha is the warmth with which it binds its people, wiping out the divides of religious backgrounds. It is this endearing geniality of Amroha that lures travelers to this humble town.Known for its spiritual importance, Amroha is home to a number of Islamic shrines. The Dargah of Shah Wilayat, dedicated to a Sufi saint, is among the most popular tourist attractions of the city. It is believed that even poisonous insects like scorpion uphold the sanctity of the saint’s tomb by refraining from attacking devotees. The Imambargah Wazir-un-Nisa is another popular shrine in the city. The remains of an ancient fort built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan are also worth visiting for their historical significance.It is hardly possible to visit Amroha without gorging on the delicious ‘Amawat’, a mango based sweet. The city is so popular for its production of the fruit that the name Amroha is derived from the Hindi word for mango, ‘Aam’. With the weaver and potter communities forming a large part of the population, the city markets are excellent places to shop for exquisite hand-woven carpets and beautiful earthen artifacts.Auto-rickshaws can be easily hailed from any part of the city. Cycle-rickshaws are ideal for traveling through the narrow streets that can be found in some areas. Shared tempos, known as tuk-tuks, carrying six passengers at a time, provide an affordable alternative. Some areas in the city consist of clustered and narrow lanes and are best explored on foot. You can hire a taxi or car through various portals for a more comfortable experience.As Amroha constitutes of a conservative society, ladies are advised to adhere to a modest dress code in public places.Always bargain the fare in advance before getting into an auto-rickshaw or taxi to avoid paying exorbitantly high prices
Amroha is not well connected to other major cities of the country via regular flights. The nearest airport is in Pantnagar at a distance of 98kms.
Airports: Pantnagar Airport
There is no regular trains to Amroha from other major cities of the country. The nearest Railway station is at Gajraula which is located at a distance of 24kms.
Railway Station(s): Gajraula Jn