An ancient city, Kannauj is also the former capital of Ruler Harshavardhan’s empire. Tobacca, rose water and attar (fragrant oil) are some of the things that Kannauj is a topdog in. It can in fact be termed as The Perfume Capital of India. This charismatic and aromatic city is stationed on the banks of holy Ganges, and thus has some sacred Hindu shrines like Annapurna Temple and Gauri Shankar Temple.
Kannauj is amongst the best places to visit in Uttar Pradesh state of India. Its popular market, Vijay Market, is often flocked with people shopping for the best specialty products of the city. The Archeology Museum houses a variety of ancient artifact, made mainly from clay and flaunts the fact that Kannauj has never lagged behind when it came to art, craft and culture. One of the biggest bird sanctuaries of India is Lakh Bahosi Bird Sanctuary, near Kannauj.
Here you can find several species of resident and migratory birds tweeting, chirping and singing the love songs. The Kannauj Travel Guide by Indian Holiday gives you access to myriad of tourist information that eases the fuss of planning a vacation in India.