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'''Jaunpur''' is a city in [[purvanchal part of eastrn uttar pardesh]].
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'''Jaunpur''' is a city in the Purvanchal part of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The city is part of world's most fertile plain.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
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When to visit: Between October and March
 
When to visit: Between October and March
 
Clothes:
 
Clothes:
 
Summer - Cotton
 
Summer - Cotton
 
Winter - Woollens
 
Winter - Woollens
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===By train===
 
===By train===
Jaunpur is well-connected with all major cities of India thanks to Indian Railways, it has two major Railway Stations namely Jaunpur City Station (JOP) and Jaunpur Junction (JNU), Mughalsarai , Varanasi and Allahabad Railway Stations are also easily reachable from here, Godaan express is a daily Train to Mumbai (erstwhile Bombay) from JNU; Shramjeevi, Sadhbhawana and Farakka Express are daily trains to Delhi.
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Jaunpur is well-connected with all major cities of India thanks to Indian Railways. It has two major Railway Stations namely Jaunpur City Station (JOP) and Jaunpur Junction (JNU). Mughalsarai , Varanasi and Allahabad Railway Stations are also easily reachable. The Godaan express is a daily Train to Mumbai (erstwhile Bombay) from JNU; Shramjeevi, Sadhbhawana and Farakka Express are daily trains to Delhi.
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
Jaunpur is well connected to Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahabad and other cities like Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Bhadohi, Sultanpur, Ghazipur etc. NH-56, SH-36 are the world class roadways connecting all major cities to Jaunpur.UPSTRC bus services are frequent from all the points to the city.
 
  
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Jaunpur is well connected to Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahabad and other cities like Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Bhadohi, Sultanpur, Ghazipur etc. NH-56, SH-36 are the roads connecting all major cities to Jaunpur. UPSTRC bus services are frequent from all the points to the city. There are luxury bus services from Lucknow and Varanasi at all hours.
  
 
===By plane===
 
===By plane===
  
'''Varanasi Airport'''  Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi Airport [(IATA: VNS)] is just 30 Minute drive from Jaunpur city on NH-56 (National Highway - 56), numerous domestic and international flights are accessible
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'''Varanasi Airport'''  Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi Airport [(IATA: VNS)] is just 30 Minute drive from Jaunpur city on NH-56 (National Highway - 56), numerous domestic and international flights.
 
[http://indian-airlines.nic.in/ Indian Airlines],[http://www.airsahara.net/ Air Sahara],  
 
[http://indian-airlines.nic.in/ Indian Airlines],[http://www.airsahara.net/ Air Sahara],  
 
[http://www.jetairways.com/ Jet Airways],[http://www.flykingfisher.com/ Kingfisher] and [http://www.spicejet.com/ Spice Jet]  
 
[http://www.jetairways.com/ Jet Airways],[http://www.flykingfisher.com/ Kingfisher] and [http://www.spicejet.com/ Spice Jet]  
all have daily flights to [[Delhi]] and there are daily flights to [[Mumbai]] on Air Sahara and Indian Airlines.
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have daily flights to [[Delhi]] and there are daily flights to [[Mumbai]] on Air Sahara and Indian Airlines.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
A cycle-rickshaw is the best thing to travel inside city.as most of the road are two lane but there is problem of traffic
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A cycle-rickshaw is the best thing to travel inside city but there is problem of traffic.
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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* '''Sahi fort'''-Sharqi monuments such as Sahgi fort is one of the marvels built during rule of Sharqi dyansty
 
* '''Sahi fort'''-Sharqi monuments such as Sahgi fort is one of the marvels built during rule of Sharqi dyansty
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[[Image:Jnpsahifort.jpg|thumb|picture taken in 1907 of Sahi Fort of Jaunpur.]]
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* '''Atala mosque'''-The mosques display a unique architectural style, combining traditional Hindu and Muslim motifs with purely original elements
 
* '''Atala mosque'''-The mosques display a unique architectural style, combining traditional Hindu and Muslim motifs with purely original elements
 
[[Image:Atala.jpg|thumb|view of atala masjid]]
 
[[Image:Atala.jpg|thumb|view of atala masjid]]
*'''Sheetla chukia''' -Temple of Sheetla Devi.
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*'''Sheetla Chukia'''[http://jaunpurcity.in/archives/2662Sheetla Chukia] -Temple of Sheetla Devi.
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* '''Jama Masjid (now known as the Bari (big mosque) Masjid)'''
 
* '''Jama Masjid (now known as the Bari (big mosque) Masjid)'''
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* '''Lal Darwaza Masjid'''
 
* '''Lal Darwaza Masjid'''
* '''Sahi pul'''-one of the finest example of the enginering in the mediuval period of india.The old bridge over the Gomti River in Jaunpur dates from 1564, the era of the Mughal emperor Akbar.
 
*'''Trilochan Mahadeva'''-Temple of lord Shiva in Trilochan Mahadeva at Trilochan
 
  
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* '''Sahi Pul'''-one of the finest example of the enginering in the medieval period of India.The old bridge over the Gomti River in Jaunpur dates from 1564, the era of the Mughal emperor Akbar.
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[[Image:sahibridge.jpg|thumb|view of sahi pul taken from the mid of river gomati..]]
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*'''Trilochan Mahadeva'''-Temple of Lord Shiva in Trilochan Mahadeva at Trilochan
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[[Image:Image049.jpg|thumb|a scenric view from the banks of river gomati at achala devi ghat]]
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pankaj mca purvanchal jaunpur
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==Banking Facilties==
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All the leading banks in India can be found and there ATM are available in the city.
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
  
 
==Buy==
 
==Buy==
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Perfumes made locally are exported the world over. They are called
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"ITTAR" and are both nice and also cheap
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==
there are various good restaurant such as garden view,kishan coffe house,varun restaurant,amapali.
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There are various good restaurants such as Garden View, Kishan Coffee House, Varun restaurant,and Amapali.
* '''Imartee/Imirtee''' -a sweet like Jalebi made from Urad lentil(especially that of Beniram's in the olandganj area of the city)
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* '''Imartee/Imirtee''' -a sweet like Jalebi made from Urad lentil(especially that of Beniram's in the Olandganj area of the city)
 
* '''Atom Bomb''' - a mouthwatering sweet from Sujanganj. It is made of dry fruits stuffed in Chhenna. For its big size (diameter =~ 3 Inches) and really good taste.
 
* '''Atom Bomb''' - a mouthwatering sweet from Sujanganj. It is made of dry fruits stuffed in Chhenna. For its big size (diameter =~ 3 Inches) and really good taste.
*''' Dohara''' - one of the famous Paan-masala like stuff which is made using Supari (Beatle-nut), Kattha and Opium water.
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*''' Dohara''' - one of the famous Paan-masala like foodstuffs, which is made using Supari (Beatle-nut), Kattha and Opium water.
*'''batti chokha'''
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*'''Batti Chokha'''
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*'''Tikki-Chaat '''-the best taste of meshed tikia of potato can be found in this city.
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*'''Phulki(Pani Puri or batasa)'''
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*'''Papdi''' specially that of Jhagadu Halwai
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*'''Mithai's''' lot variety of sweets
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*'''Muli''' is special crop in Jaunpur
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*'''Makai''' Jaunpur is high level corn (makai) producing district in India. Rahul Kumar Dubey. Rajni Pur Singramau.
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*<eat name="amit" alt="eyyy" address="zafarabad" directions="tyy" phone="05452253202" url="yyy" hours="304" price="100" lat="" long="">rtredtredtredtredtdret</eat>
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==Drink==
 
==Drink==
*Tandai is cool milk based drink made with pistachios, almonds and kesar and topped off with a large dollop of malai (cream)
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*Thandai is cool milk based drink made with pistachios, almonds and kesar and topped off with a large dollop of malai (cream)
*Alcohol is available at a few restaurants
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*Satu is a drink made using Besan,onion slices, mint and many other ingredients.
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*Alcohol and beer is available at a few restaurants
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*Jal zeera or panna
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*Lassi is drink made by curd which is served in khulhad (glass made from
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mud)
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*Suger Sticks Juice can be available every corner of district season by season. Rahul Kumar Dubey Rajnipur Singramau
  
 
==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
there are various budget hotets in the city such as
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There are various budget hotets in the city such as
*Hotel river view
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*Hotel River View
*hotel ambar palace
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*Hotel Ambar Palace
*hotel varun
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*Hotel Varun
 
*Sahu Dharamsala
 
*Sahu Dharamsala
 
*hotel day night
 
*hotel day night
 
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*pankaj sweet house polytechnic chauraha mirjapur road
 
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and many more lodges ,hotels, motels and dharamsala's at very affordable prices.
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*<sleep name="Hotel krishan kanhaiya" alt="25  44'  14  N    82  40' 31E" address="polytechnic  crossing /  cauraha" directions="" phone="" url="http://wikimapia.org/#lat=25.7373713&lon=82.6757026&z=19&l=0&m=b" checkin="" checkout="" price="250-1500" lat="" long="">A three star hotel with luxurious AC comforts tasy and fine foods. budget affortable to all class.  happy ! to serve you </sleep>
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*<sleep name="Hotel krishna kanhaiya" alt="25°44'14N 82°40'31E" address="polytechnic chauraha" directions="" phone="05452 222740/8080288887/9473884411/9415897838" url="http://wikimapia.org/#lat=25.7372577&lon=82.6753673&z=19&l=0&m=b&show=/15619148/Hotel-krishna-kanhaiya" checkin="" checkout="" price="Rs 250-1500" lat="" long="">A three star hotel with luxurious comforts fine  tasty foods. budget affordable to all class </sleep>
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*'''Hotel JP International''' Tourist can rest in this Hotel. it is situated at Oland Ganj
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                                                      Rahul Kumar Dubey Rajnipur Singramau
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
BSNL(cell one), Reliance,IDEA,Tata indicom,Vodafone and Airtel are the most popular cell phone services in the region.  
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BSNL(cell one), Reliance,IDEA,Tata indicom,Vodafone,Virgin and Airtel are the most popular cell phone services in the region.
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Internet is widely available. Price is usually Rs 15-20/hour, however there are reports of as low as Rs 10/hour.
  
Internet is widely available. Price is usually Rs 15-20/hour.
 
 
==Get out==
 
==Get out==
 
* '''Sarnath''' - site of the Buddha's first sermon  
 
* '''Sarnath''' - site of the Buddha's first sermon  
 
* '''Ramnagar Fort''' - historical royal residence and museum across the Ganges  
 
* '''Ramnagar Fort''' - historical royal residence and museum across the Ganges  
 
* '''Chunar Fort''' - ruins of battlements and ancient settlement 15 miles from Varanasi.  
 
* '''Chunar Fort''' - ruins of battlements and ancient settlement 15 miles from Varanasi.  
* '''Agra''' - city of TAJ can be easilly reached by Marudhar expres,a daily train from jaunpur
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* '''Agra''' - city of the Taj Mahal can be easily reached by Marudhar express, a daily train from jaunpur
*'''Mirzapur'''-there are various water falls and sceneric beauties.
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*'''Mirzapur'''-there are various water falls and beautiful scenery.
*'''Allahabad'''-pryag nagri and among the most dyanmic cities of eastern uttar pradesh,hav lots of thing regarding indian independence,sangam,education.
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*'''Allahabad'''-pryag nagri and among the most dynamic cities of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Has lots of items regarding Indian independence, sangam,and education.
*'''Lucknow'''-capital city of uttar pradesh is also  at near distant from jaunpur
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*'''Lucknow'''-capital city of Uttar Pradesh is also  not far from Jaunpur
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Revision as of 17:08, 22 July 2012

Jaunpur is a city in the Purvanchal part of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The city is part of world's most fertile plain.

Contents

Get in

When to visit: Between October and March Clothes: Summer - Cotton Winter - Woollens

By train

Jaunpur is well-connected with all major cities of India thanks to Indian Railways. It has two major Railway Stations namely Jaunpur City Station (JOP) and Jaunpur Junction (JNU). Mughalsarai , Varanasi and Allahabad Railway Stations are also easily reachable. The Godaan express is a daily Train to Mumbai (erstwhile Bombay) from JNU; Shramjeevi, Sadhbhawana and Farakka Express are daily trains to Delhi.

By bus

Jaunpur is well connected to Lucknow, Varanasi, Allahabad and other cities like Azamgarh, Mirzapur, Bhadohi, Sultanpur, Ghazipur etc. NH-56, SH-36 are the roads connecting all major cities to Jaunpur. UPSTRC bus services are frequent from all the points to the city. There are luxury bus services from Lucknow and Varanasi at all hours.

By plane

Varanasi Airport Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport or Varanasi Airport [(IATA: VNS)] is just 30 Minute drive from Jaunpur city on NH-56 (National Highway - 56), numerous domestic and international flights. Indian Airlines,Air Sahara, Jet Airways,Kingfisher and Spice Jet have daily flights to Delhi and there are daily flights to Mumbai on Air Sahara and Indian Airlines.

Get around

A cycle-rickshaw is the best thing to travel inside city but there is problem of traffic.

See

  • Sahi fort-Sharqi monuments such as Sahgi fort is one of the marvels built during rule of Sharqi dyansty
picture taken in 1907 of Sahi Fort of Jaunpur.
  • Atala mosque-The mosques display a unique architectural style, combining traditional Hindu and Muslim motifs with purely original elements
view of atala masjid
  • Sheetla ChukiaChukia -Temple of Sheetla Devi.
  • Jama Masjid (now known as the Bari (big mosque) Masjid)
  • Lal Darwaza Masjid
  • Sahi Pul-one of the finest example of the enginering in the medieval period of India.The old bridge over the Gomti River in Jaunpur dates from 1564, the era of the Mughal emperor Akbar.
view of sahi pul taken from the mid of river gomati..
  • Trilochan Mahadeva-Temple of Lord Shiva in Trilochan Mahadeva at Trilochan
a scenric view from the banks of river gomati at achala devi ghat


pankaj mca purvanchal jaunpur

Banking Facilties

All the leading banks in India can be found and there ATM are available in the city.

Do

Buy

Perfumes made locally are exported the world over. They are called "ITTAR" and are both nice and also cheap

Eat

There are various good restaurants such as Garden View, Kishan Coffee House, Varun restaurant,and Amapali.

  • Imartee/Imirtee -a sweet like Jalebi made from Urad lentil(especially that of Beniram's in the Olandganj area of the city)
  • Atom Bomb - a mouthwatering sweet from Sujanganj. It is made of dry fruits stuffed in Chhenna. For its big size (diameter =~ 3 Inches) and really good taste.
  • Dohara - one of the famous Paan-masala like foodstuffs, which is made using Supari (Beatle-nut), Kattha and Opium water.
  • Batti Chokha
  • Tikki-Chaat -the best taste of meshed tikia of potato can be found in this city.
  • Phulki(Pani Puri or batasa)
  • Papdi specially that of Jhagadu Halwai
  • Mithai's lot variety of sweets
  • Muli is special crop in Jaunpur
  • Makai Jaunpur is high level corn (makai) producing district in India. Rahul Kumar Dubey. Rajni Pur Singramau.
  • amit (eyyy), zafarabad (tyy), 05452253202, [1]. 304. rtredtredtredtredtdret 100.


Drink

  • Thandai is cool milk based drink made with pistachios, almonds and kesar and topped off with a large dollop of malai (cream)
  • Satu is a drink made using Besan,onion slices, mint and many other ingredients.
  • Alcohol and beer is available at a few restaurants
  • Jal zeera or panna
  • Lassi is drink made by curd which is served in khulhad (glass made from

mud)

  • Suger Sticks Juice can be available every corner of district season by season. Rahul Kumar Dubey Rajnipur Singramau

Sleep

There are various budget hotets in the city such as

  • Hotel River View
  • Hotel Ambar Palace
  • Hotel Varun
  • Sahu Dharamsala
  • hotel day night
  • pankaj sweet house polytechnic chauraha mirjapur road

and many more lodges ,hotels, motels and dharamsala's at very affordable prices.

  • Hotel krishan kanhaiya (25 44' 14 N 82 40' 31E), polytechnic crossing / cauraha, [2]. A three star hotel with luxurious AC comforts tasy and fine foods. budget affortable to all class. happy ! to serve you 250-1500.
  • Hotel krishna kanhaiya (25°44'14N 82°40'31E), polytechnic chauraha, 05452 222740/8080288887/9473884411/9415897838, [3]. A three star hotel with luxurious comforts fine tasty foods. budget affordable to all class Rs 250-1500.
  • Hotel JP International Tourist can rest in this Hotel. it is situated at Oland Ganj
                                                     Rahul Kumar Dubey Rajnipur Singramau

Contact

BSNL(cell one), Reliance,IDEA,Tata indicom,Vodafone,Virgin and Airtel are the most popular cell phone services in the region.

Internet is widely available. Price is usually Rs 15-20/hour, however there are reports of as low as Rs 10/hour.

Get out

  • Sarnath - site of the Buddha's first sermon
  • Ramnagar Fort - historical royal residence and museum across the Ganges
  • Chunar Fort - ruins of battlements and ancient settlement 15 miles from Varanasi.
  • Agra - city of the Taj Mahal can be easily reached by Marudhar express, a daily train from jaunpur
  • Mirzapur-there are various water falls and beautiful scenery.
  • Allahabad-pryag nagri and among the most dynamic cities of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. Has lots of items regarding Indian independence, sangam,and education.
  • Lucknow-capital city of Uttar Pradesh is also not far from Jaunpur



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