Firozabad

Firozabad is a city in India, in the state of Uttar Pradesh also known as the City of Glass - Suhag Nagari. This city is famous for the production of bangles and other glassware. Firozabad has its close proximity to Kanpur and Agra. The glasswear units have been working here since time immemorial. The streets have a beaty of our own.

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Kalan Mosque, Firozabad
Within Firozabad city limits
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Kalan Mosque is located in Uttar Pradesh. It is within city limits at a distance of 5km from it.

The Kalan Mosque is located close to the Firozabad Railway Station. The Kalan Mosque was built from 1368 and 1387 by Khan-i Jahan Junan Shah. He was a really important courtier in the court of the last Tughluq sultan Firoz Shah Tughluq. As the king he served Firoz Shah was a very creative builder the Kalan Mosque is also stunning in architecture with geometrical patterns which is evident in the display of arches, domes and inscriptions. Kalan Mosque is also sometimes referred to as the ...

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Marsalganj Jain Temple
21 kms from Firozabad city limits
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Marsalganj Jain Temple is a famous Jain Temple in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh. It is located at a distance of 21 kms from Firozabad City.

Marsalganj Jain Temple is a pilgrimage center and is also known as Shri Marsalganj (Rishabh Nagar) Diagambar Jain Atishaya Teerth Kshetra. In the 15th century the Jain Temple was really small. Saint Baba Rishabhdas was the one who converted this temple into a huge Jain Temple. Although, Baba Rishabdas was born in a South Indian brahmin family he was a strict follower of Jainism too. According to legend, while the construction of temple ...

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National Chambal Sanctuary is located in Etawah district. It is close to Firozabad at a distance of 30 kms.

National Chambal Sanctuary shares borders with three states- Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. It is controlled by the Department of Forest and is protected by the Forest Act of 1972. It covers an area of 5400 square km. It is a preserved area for endangered Gharial Crocodiles, Ganges River Dolphin and the Red-crowned roof turtle. The other endangered species of the crocodile family includes Muggar crocodile, Smooth-coated Otter, Hyaena and Indian Wolf. The Nationa...

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Saman Bird Sanctuary
60 kms from Firozabad city limits
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Saman Bird Sanctuary is located in Mainpuri district in Uttar Pradesh. It is at a distance of 60 kms from Firozabad.

Saman Bird Sanctuary was established in the year 1990 due to the protection of natural resources and wildlife. It was notified due to an act which was passed in the Uttar Pradesh government. It is also under the list of programs meant for National Wetland Protection and under stringent wildlife laws. It is spread over a distance of 5 square kilometers. There are eight villages inside the Sanctuary and several along the periphery. It is located in Bhogav near the Agra...

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5/8 Places to Visit in Firozabad

The two Ashokan Sandstone Pillars installed in the city by the ruler Feroze Shah Tughlaq are located at a distance of 5 km from Firozabad.

The Sandstone Pillars were brought and not constructed by Firoze Shah Tughlaq. He created the next city of Delhi- Ferozabad or Firoze Shah Kotla has been know today. For the beautification of the city he built he ordered two Ashokan sandstone pillars to be brrought to Firozabad or Feroz Shah Kotla as it is now known. In 1354, he brought two sandstone pillars bearing Ashokan inscriptions from Meerut and Ambala and placed one at the ridge and anot...

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Sardar Market, Firozabad
Within Firozabad city limits
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Sardar Market, Firozabad is loacted in the heart of the city. It is within city limits at a distance of 2. 5 km from the Central Bus Stand.

Sardar Market is a really important market famous for cutlery and most importantly jewellery. It has a special exclusive bangles market situated in Gali Imambara in Sadar Market. Here, every variety of glass bangles are available. It is said that there is not a single piece of fabric available that can be unmatched with the bangles here. Bangles here can also be customised and made to order. According to some estimates, a single bangle passes t...

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Shastri Market, Firozabad
Within Firozabad city limits
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Shastri Market, Firozabad is located in the heart of the city. It is within city limits at a distance of 3km from the Central Bus Stand of Firozabad.

Shastri Market is located in the narrow by-lanes of the old city of Firozabad. It is a really old market and has many ranges of goods most importantly the glass goods of Firozabad. Firozabad is famous for its glass industry. Almost, every glass bangle found in India is manufactured in the narrow streets of this city. Shastri Market is a very important market with glass products ranging from the ubiquitous glass bangle to lamps, chande...

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Vaishnu Devi Mandir is situated at Ussaini town near Firozabad city. It is located at a distance of 15 kms from Firozabad.

Vaishnu Devi Mandir, situated on the NH-2 on Agra Road, was founded by Shri Suresh Kanhaiyani for the benefit of the common man who cannot do the extreme journey in the cold mountains and organized By Shri Vaishno Devi Dham. It is dedicated to Maa Vaishno Devi. It is spread over a total area of 87,000 square feet with a height of 141 feet. The Vaisnu Devi Trust operates many charitable services such as Vaishno Dham Sandesh, Mashik Patrika (Monthly Magazine), Ho...

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