Places around Saharanpur with History

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1/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History
Chhachhrauli Fort
48 kms from Saharanpur city limits

Chhachhrauli Fort is in ruins and is located in the tehsil of Chhachhrauli in the district of Yamuna Nagar in Haryana. It is located about 48 kms from the city of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.

The Chhachhrauli Fort was built by the King of the Kalsia state and is currently in ruins. The State Department, State Treasury and Tosh-i-Khana were housed within the Fort earlier during the official meetings of the King of the Kalsia state. The Clock Tower still occupies a major presence in the area of the Fort. The Ravi Mahal and Janak Niwas are also located within the Fort. However, even wit...

2/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History

Company Garden is one of the oldest gardens dating back to 1750. It was once under the preserve of British East India Company and is also known as Saharanpur Botanical Gardens. Before that, it was a pleasure ground set by a local chief, Intazam ud-ullah. The name given to it back then was Farahat-Bakhsh. The name Company Gardens is a representative of its ancient owners – East India Company.

The Company Garden stands second, next to Culcutta Gardens for its contribution in development of science and economy in India. Due to this brilliantly established garden, Saharanpur becam...

3/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History
Gandhi Park, Saharanpur
Within Saharanpur city limits

Gandhi Park is located less than 2 kilometers from the city centre of Saharanpur. It was one of the main locations where Gandhiji along with his troops prepared and planned to fight against the Britishers and help India regain its independence. Various meetings and rallies were arranged at Gandhi Park to plan the moves and motives for different movements,

There is lush greenery all around the garden with wide open area to play for children and also to relax and take walks along with great ambiance. This is also a place where many rallies of the city are arranged. Circus and other...

4/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History
Jain Bagh, Saharanpur
Within Saharanpur city limits

Jain Bagh, also known as Digambar Jain Temple is a very famous religious place in Saharanpur. It is located at a distance of around 3 kilometers from the city centre. It offers a calm and soothing surrounding along with an architectural beauty to witness.

Jain Bagh Temple has a quite large compound. The temple is dedicated to Bhagwan Mahavir and Bhagwan Parshvnath and their skillfully sculpted deities are found inside the temple. Upadyay Nayan Sagar Ji Maharaj along with Jungle Wale Baba Muni Shri Chinmaya Sagar Ji Maharaj had undertaken the work of construction of this temple a...

5/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History

Located at not more than 1. 5 kilometers from the city centre, Jama Masjid is one of the most famous tourist destinations of Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It was built in 1530 during the reign of Humayun. The architecture being quite similar to the grand Jama Masjid of Delhi, it spreads its elegance in all its surrounding. It is famous as the largest mosque in the whole city. The place is crowded by visitors on mostly all days.

According to the history, Jama Masjid was built by the people of the empire (rulers and other eminent persons) to perform the holy ritual of Namaz. Even the...

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Naugaja Peer, Saharanpur
Within Saharanpur city limits

Located in Saharanpur Uttar Pradesh, Naugaja Peer, is a shrine devoted to saint Syed Ibrahim Baadshah. Naugaja Peer, the shrine’s most notable feature is that it houses both a Muslim saint’s tomb and a Hindu Shiva temple. Hence, is visited and venerated immensely by people of both the faiths. The shrine is famous for its miraculous powers of ensuring journeys and completion of all important work on time, which is why it receives devotees from far-off lands as well. Major offerings to the shrine include incense sticks, chaddar, wall clocks, and watches which are considered as a sign of good luc...

7/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History
Pateshwar Temple, Saharanpur
Within Saharanpur city limits

Pateshwar Temple is located in the Bijopuri area of Saharanpur, about 2 kilometers away from the city itself.

The Pateshwar Temple in Bijopuri is an old temple. This ancient temple was built in dedication to Lord Shiva. The temple dedicated to the revered and pious Lord of the Hindu mythology attracts quite a large number of pilgrimage visitors every year, just like any other temple. Most of the people that come to the temple have several offerings for the Lord and they stand in long queues just to get a little glimpse of the idol. It is considered as an auspicious place in the Hindu...

8/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History

The Shakti Peeth of Shakumbhari is a beautiful Hindu pilgrimage dedicated to Shakumbhari Devi. Situated at a distance of 40 kms north from the city of Saharanpur, its history is not very clear. Though the temple is not very ancient but the devotees consider it to be a Shakti Peeth – a powerful seat of Shakti, the divine feminine.

The temple was constructed by the Pundir Rajputs under Rana Bahadur Singh Pundir. The plaque displayed near the staircase tells that a properly covered corridor connecting the entrance and outer verandah of the temple only during early 1960s. It was c...

9/9 Places to Visit in Saharanpur with History
Shivdham Temple, Saharanpur
40 kms from Saharanpur city limits

Shivdham Temple is located near Shri Baba Lal Das on the outskirts of the city of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, at a distance of almost 40 kms.

Shivdham Temple is one of the most sacred and religious sites in Saharanpur. It brings a large number of pilgrims from all over the country each year. It has an immense history and also an immense mythological significance. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the most powerful Gods in Hindu mythology. The temple is inspired from the Somnath Temple in Gujarat in terms of design and form. It is organized and managed by Smt. Angoori G...