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Bareilly Tourism

Bareilly is famous for bamboo furniture, cotton, sugar mills and zari-zardosi work on cloth. It is a city always vibrating with cultural programmes and fashion shows being organized throughout the year. There are many places you will love visiting in Bareilly.

Tourist Places in Bareilly

Amusement Parks and Gardens in Bareilly

Fun city and the Boond amusement and water park, Phoolbagh fountain and the children’s park located in Cantonment area, Company garden in Civil Lines and the Lichibagh in the Qila area, well known Rohilkhand University, C.L. Park in Prem Nagar, Maharaja Agrasen Park, Rampur Garden, Akshar Vihar, Mega Rolling Park, Super City, Panchal museum, Gandhi Garden in Civil Lines are places you must visit in Bareilly - the 7th largest metropolitian city in state of Uttar Pradesh.

Fun city and the Boond Amusement and Water Park

Fun City Boond is both an amusement park as well as a water park located on Pilibhit by-pass road in Bareilly. It is believed to be the best amusement park in entire Northern India! Water park is named 'Boond' and comprises of many adventurous water rides, a roller coaster, an amphitheatre and a discotheque. There is also an artificial wave pool here.

Phool Bagh in Bareilly

A beautiful and well laid out garden, Phool bagh is a delight to visit. The greenery of plants, flowers and trees is mesmerizing too.

Temples in Bareilly

Trivati Nath Mandir

Prominent temples in Bareilly include Hari Mandir, Shri Bankey Bihari, Dhopeshwar temple, Pashupati Nath Temple, Bhagwaan Mahaveer Temple, Anand Ashram, Shri Sai Baba Mandir, Gauri Sankar Temple and Alakhnath Mandir.

Bareilly is also known as 'Nath Nagari', as there are four Nath or Siva temples dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. These temples are located in the four corners of the city. These include ---
  • Trivati Nath temple
  • Alakha Nath temple
  • Madhi Nath temple and
  • Dhopeshwar Nath temple
Other temples in Bareilly are International Society for Krishna Conciousness (ISKCON) temple (near Mayur Van Chetna), Lakshmi Narayan mandir (in Katra Manray, Bara Bazaar), Bankebihari mandir (in Rajendra Nagar) and hari mandir (in Model town).

Laxmi Narayan Temple in Bareilly

This temple was built in 1947 by some Hindu migrants from Pakistan. It is situated in Katra Maanrai area at Koharpeer. Also referred to as 'Chunne Miyan's Lakshmi Narayan Temple', as the land where this temple was built belonged to Fazal-ul-Rahman who was popularly known as 'Chunne Miyan.'

Chunne Miyan filed a case against the builders of this temple but later relented after he was impressed by the sermons of Har Milapi ji Maharaj of Haridwar. In fact, he supported with the building of this temple and even shelled out financial help. This is why the temple is called Chunne Miyan's Mandir.

Trivati Nath Mandir in Bareilly

Trivati Nath Mandir is located on Macnair Road in Bareilly. It is quite near to Alakhnath Temple. The tulsi math in the temple is named after Swami Tulsidas as this place is believed to be his home. Tulsidas was the author of Ramcharitmanas during 1600 CE and people believe that he was a re-incarnation of Valmiki who wrote Ramayana.

The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and stand aloft at the centre of Bareilly. 'Trivati Nath' is another name for Lord Shiva

Alakhnath Mandir in Bareilly

The Alakhnath Temple is the main centre of Naga Sanyasins who belong to the Anand Akhara order. They are basically a group of Shiva devotees. There are shrines of other Gods and Goddesses too in this temple. Domestic animals such as cows, camels and goats are seen in the courtyard. Devotees offer prayers by singing bhajans here. The courtyard is quite large and comprises of small and big shrines located inside and outside the main building.

Alakhnath Temple in Bareilly

Alakhnath Mandir in Bareilly

Alakhnath Templeis one of the four Nath (Shiva) temples situated in four corners of Bareilly city.
This temple is the headquarters of the Anand Akhara order of Naga sannyasins.Members of this order of Shiva devotees are referred to as 'Naga Babas'.

Dhopeshwar Nath Temple in Bareilly

In ancient times, Ahicchattra was a city near Bareilly which was the main city of an ancient empire. Since ancient times, there are four temples --- TrivatiNath, AlakhaNath, Dhopeshwarnath and Madhinath in four corners of Bareilly. This is the reason why Bareilly is also known as Nath Nagri or the 'City of temples'.

The Dhopeshwarnath temple located in Sadar Bazaar area cantonment area is dedicated to Lord Dhopeshwarnath. This is the place where Dhristadyumana and Draupadi were born back in the age of Mahabharata.This is a famous temple in Bareilly. The interesting part about visiting this temple is that you have to find your way through a tunnel that contains water reaching upto your waist level. After you pass through the tnnel or gufa, only then can you reach the temple. There is a water pool around the temple and devotees also take a cool dip here.

Jagannath Temple in Bareilly

This is a Shiva temple located in Lala Champak Rai Ki Bagia, close to the Alakhnath Temple. This temple is right in front of the Ganga Temple. This temple is believed to be about 200 years old.

Mosques in Bareilly

Religious Places in Bareilly

Dargah é Ala-Hazrat

This is the Dargah of Imam Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi, an Ahle Sunnat Scholar. He is well known for his silsila named Razwi Silsila of Sufism.

Other places of worship for Muslims include Saah Danawali Saheb,Qibla Basheer Miyan Saheb,  Jhadjhuda Saheb, and Qibla Sharafat Ali Miyan Saheb.

Gurudwara in Bareilly

Gurudwaras in Bareilly

The Sikhs do not believe in idol worship and instead worship the holy Guru Granth Sahib. When you enter a Gurudwara, make sure that you cover your head with a cloth or handkerchief. Gurudwaras in Bareilly include the following -
  • Gurudwara Singh Sabha (Bada Gurudwara) in Guru Gobind Singh Nagar (Model Town).
  • Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Subhash Nagar
  • Gurudwara Sri Guru Hargobind Saheb, Janakpuri
  • Gurudwara Dukh Niwaran Sahib, Sanjay Nagar
  • Gurudwara Guru Tegh Bahadur Saheb, Farashi Tola
  • Gurudwara Sri Guru Nanak Darbar, Kaharapeer
  • Gurudwara Guru Nanak Udasi, Bareilly Cantt.
  • Gurudwara Punjabi Satsang Sabha, Chawki Chauraha, Civil Lines

Churches in Bareilly

Churches in Bareilly

There are some churches in Barielly that are important from architectural and historical point of view. The churches are frequented by all the Christians for their prayers and at the same time are important tourist attractions as well.

  • Christ Methodist Church, Church Road, Civil Lines
  • St. Paul's Church, Cantonment
  • Freewill Baptist Church, Cantonment
  • St. Stephen's Church, Cantonment
  • Cathedral of St. Alphonsus de Ligouri, Cantonment
  • Masihi Kalisiya Church, Civil Lines
  • Assembly of Believers Church, Mission Campus

Director General
Directorate of Tourism, UP
Rajarshi Purshottam Das Tandon Paryatan Bhavan,
C-13, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Phone: 91-522-2307037, 2308993
Fax: 91-522-2308937
E-mail: upstdc@up-tourism.com, upstdc@bsnl.in, yatrup@bsnl.in
Help Line No. 0522-3303030 (7:00 AM to 11:00 PM)

Hotels in Bareilly

There is long list of hotels in Bareilly and you can choose from government approved and other private hotels in Bareilly. Some of the famous hotels in the Bareilly include the following -

Clarks Inn, Bareilly
Lohia Vihar, C B Ganj, Bareilly, India - 243502
Phone: 0581 256 1777

Hotel LA

90, Civil Lines, Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 7830000021, 7830000074

Hotel Sobti Continental
Green Park Bisalpur Road Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 8171412929

Hotel East Lite
207 Civil Lines Station Road , Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 0581 242 0936

Hotel Bareilly Palace
Civil Lines Station Road , Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 098370 09550

The Manor Bareilly
209, Civil Lines, Station Road, Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 0581 251 1993

Hotel Diplomat Residency
Prakash Tower 63, Civil Lines, Choupia Road, Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 0581 245 2068

Amaya Hotel
35A Civil Lines, Chowki Chouraha, Prabha Talkies Road, Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 0581 297 0101

Hotel Swarn Towers
228-A, Civil Lines,Station Road, Bareilly, India - 2430001
Phone: 0581 242 6666

Hotel Sita Kiran
Opposite Hind Cinema,Civil Lines, Bareilly, India - 243001
Phone: 094122 94452

Hotel D' Grand
211-A, Civil Lines,Railway Station Road, Bareilly, India - 243003
Phone: 075006 60001

Your trip to Bareilly can be a spiritual journey too! There are many temples, churches, Gurudwaras to visit and the famous mausoleum too. Take your pick from the bazaars of Bareilly and make your visit to Bareilly a memorable one!

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