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Lucknow To Kanpur Distance

Distance Between Lucknow to Kanpur

  • Distance between Lucknow to Kanpur by Road is – 109 Kms
  • Distance between Lucknow to Kanpur by Flight is – 85 Kms
  • Travel Time from Lucknow to Kanpur by Road is – 2:35 hrs
  • Nearest Airport in Lucknow – Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport (26.85, 80.95)
  • Nearest Airport in Kanpur – Ganesh Shanker Vidhyarthi Airport (26.45, 80.33)

Kanpur city, has seen many ups and downs from the rule of kings and emperors to the British. It is also called the Manchester of the East. The city was founded by Raja Hindu Singh of the Sachendi kingdom. The original name of Kanpur was Kanhpur. During the last phase of the reign of the Nawabs of Awadh, the city was formed by the amalgamation of the old Kanpur, Patkapur, Kuraswan, Juhi and Sisamau villages.

After the treaty of 1776, this city was occupied by the British, after which the British converted it into a cantonment. The British established new industries here. The East India Company started the business of indigo here. After the construction of the Grand Trunk road in the year 1832, this city was connected to the city of Prayagraj. In the year 1864, Lucknow and Kalpi were connected with the main roads of Kanpur.

Kanpur City of Uttar Pradesh

Main Center Of Leather Industry

Kanpur is the highest tax paying district of Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur city is known for leather production. There are hundreds of leather factories in Jajmau. Where a lot of items are made including leather shoes and slippers, leather belts and purses. Shoe manufacturing company Red Chief is the only company of Kanpur. Once upon a time, woolen garments were made in the red tamarind factory of the city. There are factories of ordnance in Kanpur where they make goods for the army.

Best Places To Visit In Kanpur

  • ISKCON Kanpur, Sri Radha Madhav Temple
  • Kanpur Zoo
  • Shri Radhakrishna Temple
  • Green Park Stadium
  • Blue World Theme Park
  • Jungle Water Park
  • Mahatma Gandhi Park
  • Moti Jheel
  • Kanpur Museum
  • Nana Rao Smarak Park
  • Sports Village Kanpur
  • Sisamau Bazaar
  • Valmiki Ashram
  • Buddha Park
  • Jain Glass Temple
  • Ram Janki Mandir
  • Ganga Barrage Kanpur
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