The city of Kanpur (80 km from Lucknow) is among the many Cities in Uttar Pradesh, washed by the holy waters of River Ganges. Situated on the banks of the Ganga, Kanpur spreads over an area of more of than a thousand square kilometers. The city offers various places of interest that range from religious places like Temples, Mosques, and Churches to ace educational institutions like the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT). Today, Kanpur is an industrial and agricultural hub known all over the world for its leather industry. The economy of Kanpur is based mainly on the production, tanning and polishing of leather, production of cotton fabrics and the export of various leather products. Kanpur is also considered to be an effective shopping destination. There are numerous other forms of tourist attractions in Kanpur.
Kanpur was one of the main centers where the industrial revolution began in India. The city was founded by the rulers of the Chandela Dynasty between the 10th and the 13th centuries.
Kanpur Airport (KNU) is well connected to major cities of India via regular flights.
Kanpur is well connected by rail. Kanpur Central (CNB) station connects to all major cities of the country. The other sttaions inlcude Kanpur Anwarganj (CPA), Panki (PNK), Kalianpur (KAP), Kathara Road (KTRR)
Kanpur is well connected by road network to major cities of India.
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