Perched between the holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna, Bulandshahr has an old and rustic charm to it. An ancient city with rich and diverse cultural heritage, Bulandshahr is a small town located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Replete with a glorified historic past, the city is also paving the way for industrialization and urbanization. Archeologists have found a range of ancient coins and artifacts in this region and Bulandshahr is famous worldwide for the potteries found in the Khurja region. Pilgrims from all around the world visit Bulandshahr to pay their respects at the Hanuman temple located on the bank of the holy river Ganga at Rajghat and the temple of Goddess Avantika and Lord Shiva at Ahar. Anoopshahr is another religious place in this area, that attracts significant number of devotees to Bulandshahr. When in Bulandshahr, tourists visit Sikandrabad built by Sikandar Lodhi to admire the beauty of the ancient monuments built there and Vallipura, the small but picturesque village, which has Van Chetna Kendra that entices nature lovers.
Best Time to Visit Bulandshahr
Since Bulandshahr experiences extreme weather during summers and winters, unseasoned tourists should avoid visiting Bulandshahr during those periods. Spring and autumn are the best seasons to enjoy in Bulandshahr, when the temperature is moderate and the sky is clear, making it a perfect time for sightseeing and outdoor activities. If you are interested in getting a taste of local festivities and culture, you should visit Bulandshahr during Ramzan and Eid. Since a significant number of Muslims reside in Bulandshahr, the city glows and gleams during the month of Ramzan. Tourists can enjoy festive delicacies such as sheer khurma, dum biryani, qorma, etc. during Eid.
Weather Of Bulandshahr
Bulandshahr experiences extreme and tropical weather. Thus, the climate in this area is extremely cold in winters and very hot in summers. Summers in Bulandshahr begin in May and last till June, with the temperature in this season ranging from 26 °C to 40 °C. Monsoon reaches Bulandshahr in the last week of June and lasts till August giving an average rainfall of 618.97 mm. Bulandshahr experiences winters from November through February, during which the temperature ranges between a very cold 11 °C at night and 24 °C during the day.
How to Reach Bulandshahr?
By Air : Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, which is 95 km away from Bulandshahr, is the closest airport to this city.
By Rail : Tourists interested in reaching Bulandshahr can take a train to the Bulandshahr railway station which is about two km from the heart of the city. A lot of different passengers and express trains such as Sangam Express, Udhampur Kanpur Express, Khurja Meerut Passenger train, etc. run via the Bulandshahr railway station.
By Road : Bulandshahr is well connected to nearby cities and villages. Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC), runs regular deluxe A/C and non-A/C buses between Bulandshahr and other neighbouring cities such as Noida, New Delhi, Kasganj, Dehradun, etc. It takes about 2 hours to travel a distance of 83 km between Bulandshahr and New Delhi.