With two holy rivers flowing by its cityscape that is adorned with ancient monuments and quaint streets, Bulandshahr exudes a delightful old-world charm. Believed to be in existence since the times of the Mahabharata, the rustic city breathes life into the mythological legends of Hindu Gods and kings. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the city is of great archeological importance. Coins and artifacts from the medieval era have been excavated from the site. Even today, the traditional art forms continue to thrive in the city. Bulandshahr has carved a niche market for itself with its potteries and ceramics. This tantalizing mix of tradition, culture, and art of Bulandshahr captivates every visitor.
There is plenty to explore when traveling to Bulandshahr. The city boasts a number of prominent historic and religious sites. The Kala Aam, a historical monument, is among the most popular tourist attractions in the city. There are a few Hindu shrines and temples such as Ram Mandir, Ganga Mata Mandir, Maha Mrityunjaya Temple and the Belon Temple. The Sain Sufi Tomb and the Agha Mosque are popular Islamic sites. The parks in the city, including Ashok Park and Malka Park are also worth visiting. The river front Anoopshahr, popularly known as ‘Choti Kashi’ is another site, where you can enjoy some quality time.
Shopping in Bulandshahr is a fun and exciting experience. Some of the items worth buying at the local bazaars include fabrics embroidered with zari and zardozi patterns, traditional wooden handicrafts, and beautiful ceramic pots. Cotton fabrics with beautiful block printed patterns can also be bought here. Some must-visit market areas in Bulandshahr include Chowk Bazaar, Ansari Road, Civil Lines, and so on. Don’t forget to munch on the delectable Jalebis and Burfis from the local sweet vendors.
Bulandshahr has numerous local transport services for moving around the city. Public transport buses have a well-connected network of routes throughout the city. Private bus services even offer comfortable air-conditioned transport. Auto-rickshaws are the most preferred means of traveling within the city. Though there are no fixed rates, you can travel using the shared auto-rickshaw system, which costs considerably less. Taxis can also be hailed from the streets or even booked through car rentals. Cycle rickshaws can be used for traveling to nearby places.
On a daily basis there are approximately 847 flights that operate at Indira Gandhi International Airport.Air India, IndiGo and SpiceJet are the most popular airline brands that fly frequently to this airport.
Besides flying you can also reach Bulandshahr through train.Bulandshahris one of the most popular train stations in Bulandshahr.
By road Bulandshahr is surrounded by Hapur, Pilkhuwa, Noida which are 22.99 km, 25.06 km, 31.7 km away respectively. These places are ideal spots for people to plan their short weekend break.