The largest city of Uttar Pradesh state, Kanpur is spread over an area of 605 km2 with a population of over 5.03 million inhabitants. It is believed that the name of the city is derived from ‘Karnapur’, which means the town of ‘Karna’. Plus, it is also believed that Kanpur was settled by an ancient Hindu king namely, Kanhpur. Celebrating the tactical of the city that is on the banks of river Ganga, late back colonial traders started setting up their business in the sleepy hamlet transforming the city into flourishing garrison town. Moreover, whilst Mutiny of 1857, Kanpur encountered one of the most vital and terrible periods. Apart from this, Kanpur is the city that is in the forefront when it comes to North Indian cotton and leather industry.
Theology and Culture
It is very much true that the culture of any dwelling is the replica of its society and Kanpur is no exception. The culture and tradition of Kanpur are fascinating and mesmerizing and the people of the city are very much welcoming. There is a mix gentry here in this city and people speak languages such as Hindi, English, Avadhi, and Urdu. For all the foodies out there, don’t forget to satisfy your taste buds by trying Thaggu Ke Laddu and Deepu Chouhan Dhaba. In addition to this, the specialty of the city is Awadhi thali that is inclusive of Naan bread, Daal, Raita, Shahi paneer, and Salad. Moreover, don’t forget to taste Chicken Dum Biryani, Navratan Korma, Chicken Curry with Chapati, Aloo Tikki Chaat served with Chutney and many others.
Markets And Shopping Complexes
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