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Culture of kanpur

Kanpur is blessed with a rich cultural heritage. Eminent poets such as Bal Krishna Sharma have played a key role in promoting this culture. Fair and festivals that are celebrated in the city, also offer a glimpse of the culture of Kanpur. The famous Ganga Fair is held for five days each year, attracting people from all walks of life. Devotees play Holi and take a holy bath in the Ganges. Kanpur has played an important role in the propagation of ‘Nautanki’, a theatre form. Cultural events such as Ram Lila provide a platform to budding artists. Classical Indian dance and music forms are also very popular in Kanpur. The food in Kanpur is inspired by Awadhi cuisine. Khoya Laddu and Biryani are some of the famous delicacies.

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  • Theme of Kanpur [History, Pilgrimage, Culture]
  • You'll love Kanpur for [Cheap leather goods, Street food, Historical monuments]
  • Watchout for [Bad roads, Lack of cleanliness, Traffic]
  • Best Time To Visit
    October - March
  • Altitude 413 ft. above sea level

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