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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.
When to visit: Between October and March Clothes: Summer - Cotton Winter - Woollens
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.
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.
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.
A cycle-rickshaw is the best thing to travel inside city but there is problem of traffic.
All the leading banks in India can be found and there ATM are available in the city.
Perfumes made locally are exported the world over. They are called "ITTAR" and are both nice and also cheap
There are various good restaurants such as Garden View, Kishan Coffee House, Varun restaurant,and Amapali.
There are various budget hotets in the city such as
and many more lodges ,hotels, motels and dharamsala's at very affordable prices.
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.