Bithor or (Brahmavarta) is a centre of Hindu pilgrimage in Kanpur District near Kanpur city, in Uttar Pradesh, India.Bithoor has been referred to as Brahmavarta in the Puranas, and is the center of Brahman (universe).This is where, according to Hindu mythology, Brahma, the god of creation, commenced creation of the world. Brahma is also believed to to have enshrined here a lingam of Shiva, which is still worshiped as the deity Brahmeshwar Mahadeva. In some ancient texts, Bithoor has been referred to as the Utpalaranya.
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur carries out original research of significance and technology development at the cutting edge. It imparts training for students to make them competent, motivated engineers and scientists. The Institute not only celebrates freedom of thought, cultivates vision and encourages growth, but also inculcates human values and concern for the environment and the society.
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Shri Radhakrishna Temple
Beautifully constructed, J.K. temple is a boon to the devotees. Built by J.K. Trust this architectural delight is a unique blend of ancient architecture with the modern. The even-level roofs o the mandaps have been provided with adequate ventilation for sufficient light and air. Among the five shrines that the temple has the central one s consecrated to Shri Radhakrishna and the other are adorned with idols of Shri Laxminarayan, Shri. Ardhanarishwar, Shri Narmadeshwar and Shri Hanuman.
Indian Institute of Pulses Research (IIPR) is a national institute established by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to carry out basic strategic and applied research on major pulse crops. Besides generating basic knowledge and material, the Institute also develops appropriate production and protection technologies, production and supply of breeder seeds of improved varieties, demonstration and transfer of technologies and strategic coordination of pulse research through wide network of testing centers across the country.
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The Kanpur Memorial Church
The Kanpur Memorial Church was built in 1875, in honour of the British who lost their lives in the war of 1857. The Church was designed by Walter Granville, architect of the east Bengal Railway. The complete Church in Lombardic gothic style is handsomely executed in bright red brick, with polychrome dressings. The interior contains monuments to the mutiny, including several memorial tablets.In the separate enclosure to the east of the church is the Memorial Garden, approached through two gateways. Here the handsome carved gothic screen, designed by Henry Yule, stands. Its centre is occupied by the beautiful carved figure of an angle by Baron Carlo Marochetti, with crossed arms, holding palons, symbol of peace.
Green Park Stadium
This is the best & the most famous play ground of Kanpur.International cricket matches are held here and is considered to have one of the best pitches in the world.
Allen Forest Zoo
The Kanpur Zoo was opend in 1971 and ranks among one of the best zoos in the country. It is an ideal place for outdoor life and picnics amongst picturesque surroundings. Phone: 543678.
Other Places of Interest
Other Places of Interest are; Tapeshwaridevi Temple, Vankhahdeshwar Temple, Anandeshwar Temple, Tulsi Upvan-Children Park, Botanical Garden, Prayag Narain Temple (Shivalaya), Nanarao Ghat, Panki Hanuman Temple and Singhania Art Gallary.