Meerut is well known as the land of revolutions and mutinies, as the first war of Indian Independence in 1857 took place over here. Meerut also boasts of being one of the most important towns, in the Northern part of India. This vibrant town, positioned in Western Uttar Pradesh is famous for various reasons. Meerut was a division of the Hastinapur Empire of Kauravas, during the Vedic age in India. The town again rose to fame in the medieval times when it put up a passionate but vain resistance against Timor the Lame. There are a lot of interesting incidents and facts that inform us about the old historic charm of this town that is a great draw for tourists. Tours to Meerut will take you on a journey in which you can feel its erstwhile charm and grandeur.
The tourists will come across a lot of quaint old things related to the revolution in 1857. The tourist attractions in Meerut are of special interest to lovers of history and common tourists alike. The Meerut cantonment is one place that the tourists must definitely visit during their Travel to Meerut. The Meerut Tours will include visit to the nearby places of tourist importance which will certainly add flavor the whole trip. The tourists can surely visit Sardhana which is located at a distance of 20 kms from Meerut.
There is a famous quaint Catholic Church that was constructed in the year 1822 by Begum Samru. This place was founded by Sarkat, a King, and remained in the ownership of his descendants till the arrival of the Muslims. The architecture of this church is simply unmatched and hence makes it one of the most indispensable attractions for the tourists.
Hastinapur is another popular tourist destination that the tourists will come across in their itinerary, on their tours to Meerut. This particular place remained the capital of the Kaurvas as is stated in the Epic Mahabharata. There is a well known Jain temple which is located in the vicinity of this place. Some of the other notable temples that the tourists can visit are the Digambara Temple and the Old Pandeshwer Temple. The Pandeshwar temple is actually a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in Hastinapur. Meerut Tours will also feature the development of the surrounding areas in the field of information technology and will include the IIT Roorkee which is located at a distance of 70 kms from Meerut.