Bulandshahr is a town in Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the
minority concentrated districts of the state. It holds historical importance as
it had geographical importance for the Pandavas during the Mahabharath. It also
contains forts built by several kings over time. Bulandshahr is also the
birthplace of Kushal Pal Singh, the CEO of DLF limited.
Places to see:
Karnavas: It is
situated on the bank of Ganga close to the atomic power plant. It derives its
name from King Karna of the Mahabharat who donated gold every day.
Belon: It is a
small village near Bulandshahr. It has a beautiful garden and a temple
dedicated to Maa Sarva Mangla-the Goddess of wellbeing.
Ahar: It is
situated on the bank of the river Ganga and consists of old temples dedicated
to Lord Shiva and Goddess Avantika.
Chola: It is a
small village located within Bulandshahr. It consists of a famous vaccine
called the Bibcol Chola Polio which
works in collaboration with a Russian factory.
Kala Aam Chauraha: It
is situated near the district court and was built by the British.
Bhuteshwar Mandir: Legend
has it that the Pandavas met the father-in-law of Lord Shiva Prajapati Daksh at
How to reach:
By air: The
nearest airport is Indira Gandhi International Airport which is 80 kilometres
from Bulandshahr. Prepaid taxis are available from the airport to Bulandshahr.
By rail: Bulandshahr
railway station is well connected to other cities of the country.
By road: Bulandshahr
is well connected to the rest of the country by road. National Highway 91 is
the nearest highway.