Places near IITK
Shri Radhakrishna Temple
Shree Radha Krishna Temple is one of the magnificent and unique temple of Kanpur. This temple was built by J.K. Trust, thus locally known as J.K. Temple. This Hindu temple has five shrines dedicated each to Lord Radha-Krishna, Lord Ardhanareeswara, Lord Lakshminarayana, Lord Narmadeshwar and Lord Hanuman. Any visit to Kanpur is incomplete without visiting this temple as this temple has very rich architecture in the marble construction, which reflects styles from both northern and southern temple of India. This temple is the ideal place for devotees seeking peace and holy environment.
Allen Forest Zoo
Kanpur Zoological Park situated on the fringes of industrial city of Kanpur. The park is spread in an area of 76.65 hectare. It opened for public on 4th February 1974.Allen forest was developed during the British rule between the years 1913-1918 by Mr. George Burney Allen, a famous British industrialist of Kanpur on the banks of the river Ganga.The construction of the zoo was carried between 1971 to 1973.The 1st animal that came to the zoo was an Otter, which was caught by fisherman from the river Chambal.
The enclosures for animals and birds were designed on the latest trends in the field of zoo building technology, well spread along the lake on either side of a semicircular arterial road of about 9 km. length.Many endangered and exotic species successfully bred here.To name a few One Horned Rhinoceros, Thamin, Swamp deer, Chimpanzee, Orangutan, Zebra etc.
Harcourt Butler Technical Institute(HBTI), Kanpur
Harcourt Butler Technological Institute has always been a paragon and a source of inspiration in the field of science and technology, since 1921. It has maintained its conspicuous presence in the technical world. H.B.T.I. has a history of realization, fulfillment of necessities and advancement in the field of science and technology. It is dedicated for the cause of rapid industrial development, creating a healthy environment for applied researches and above all to carve out men and women, having a truly rational and scientific demeanor. 'Attitude' is the watchword - taking care of which the personality of every harcourtian is moulded. Its roots are as deep as its outlook. "Government Research Institute, Cawnpore" was established in 1920, which was renamed as "Government Technological Institute" in 1921. Finally in 1926 it got the name by which we know it today "Harcourt Butler Technological Institute".
Z Square Mall
Z Square Shopping Mall is a one stop destination for all your needs. Be it Shopping, Entertainment, Dining, Parking, or just a day out with the family. Spread on an area of five acres in the heart of the Kanpur city with 900,000 sq ft. of built-up area and presence of more than 100 National & International brands under one roof , Z Square Shopping Mall is ready to serve you 365 days a year.
The mall has a mix of International and local brands with about 50% of the area dedicated to shopping. Rave3 is also one of the First multiplex of international standard in India. After seeing the grand success of Rave 3 the promoters decided to set up another Rave in Kanpur. This project was conceptualized after the tremendous success of existing Rave and after studying the vast potential for the second Multiplex cum Mall in Kanpur.
Bithoor is situated on the left bank of the Ganges, and is the centre of Hindu pilgrimage. According to Hindu mythology, Bithoor is the birthplace of Ram's sons Luv and Kush. Bithoor holds a special place in the Indian mythological texts as the place where Brahma created the nature. According to the Purana, the child sage Dhruva had conducted his tapasya here.
Notable Landmarks 1. Valmiki Ashram 2. Brahmavart Ghat 3. Siddhidham Ashram 4. Dhruva Teela 5. Patthar Ghat