Chunar Tourism and Travel Guide

Chunar - The Ancient Town

Chunar being an ancient town attracts a huge crowd with its pottery industry. The city is well-established in making varied kinds of clay toys of varied shape and size. The city is articulated by an ancient fort which depicts the rich history, art, and culture of the 1029 AD. Thus, the place has a rich historical resemblance along with religious aspect and industrial influence.

History of Chunar -

As Per Puranas, the most established name of Chunar was Charanadri as Lord Vishnu had ventured out his Vaman incarnation in the administration of Great King Bali in the period of Satyug. It additionally informed that an influential man had ventured out from Himalaya to Kanya Kumari in the period of Dwapar and took rest here whose feet impression a stone progressed toward becoming today’s Chunar.

The third one manages Bhartihari, the leader of Ujjain who came here for retribution. A kingdom was, later on, worked here. The fourth story reveals insight into a stone statue worked by Raja Sahadeo, who named the place as Nainagarh. Anyway, Chunar is featured after the visit of Babar pursued by Shershah Suri, Humayun, Akbar, Aurangzeb lastly,' the Britishers.

Location of Chunar-

Chunar amidst the Vindhya extend at a distance of 42 km. Its District headquarters Mirzapur which is exceptionally acclaimed for its common magnificence, Historical occasions, Handicrafts, and other Industrial setups and from the religious perspectives also. Particularly Chunar town is existing in a triangular shape on the main bank of religious Ganga and the left bank of the Jirgo.

Fairs and Festivals in Chunar -

The Government of Chunar actively takes part in various fairs, events, and festivals by involving the local people in and out. The town celebrates diverse festivals from Ganga Puja, Navaratri, Kajari Mahoutsav, Ganga Water Rally, Ganga Aarti, and so on.

Culture of Chunar -

The quiet and accommodating Chunar has never been known for its way of life and culture. This average residential community of Uttar Pradesh is for the most part known for its cover weaving and brassware businesses than for its celebrations, sustenance and tourist interest spot.

Cuisines of Chunar -

Different eateries in Chunar serve an assortment of cooking styles like Indian, Chinese, Continental and obviously, the conventional Mughlai.

Tourist Attractions in Chunar -  

The Chunar Fort depicts as a noteworthy piece of History in India. Chunar fortification is developed at a stature of 80' to 175' from the land dimension of Chunar. The other tourist visiting place in Chunar are Darga Cave Temple, Ganeshwar Nath Temple, Durga Khoh Temple, and so on.

How to Reach Chunar -

Chunar can be effectively reached from both Varanasi and Allahabad. While Varanasi is only 30 km, Allahabad is around 120 km. It consequently connects with the mainline Howrah and Delhi. Compared to Chunar, Mirzapur has more train stoppages making it a substitute station. Mirzapur is around 33 km from Chunar and has visit auto/transport benefit.

Best Time To Visit Chunar -

The ideal time to visit this historical place is from October to March.

Chunar has been glorified by historical and religious resemblance where people from all over the world seek culture, art, and tradition to benefit themselves.

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