The picturesque and wonderful Jaunpur is a city and also significant municipal board in the Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh. Jaunpur district is located towards the northwestern side of another beautiful district called Varanasi. The great history of Jaunpur dates back to the year 1388, when Feroz Shah Tughlaq, the great Sultan of Delhi had appointed Malik Sarwar, a eunuch, as the governor of the region. Jaunpur district was added on into British India and was subject to the Zamindari system of land revenue collection. Modern Jaunpur now shares the underdevelopment of a major portion of Eastern Uttar Pradesh.
Jaunpur was an important centre of Islamic studies. Jaunpur is still proud of its architectural heritage that speaks volumes of its illustrious past. Today the city of Jaunpur is well known for its Jasmine oil, tobacco leaves, raddish and imarti, a sweetmeat.
There are a huge number of Tourist Attractions in Jaunpur. Every year thousands of visitors come from every corner of the world to visit this beautiful city of Jaunpur. The Tourist Attractions in Jaunpur include monuments like the Shahi Bridge and Yamdagni Ashram, museums like the Archaeological Museum, Botany Museum and Zoological Museum, holy places like the Atala Masjid, Jami Masjid, Lal Darwaza Masjid, Khalis Mukhlis Masjid, Shitla Choukiya Dham, Temple of Mihar Devi, Temple of Sheetla Devi, Sadar Imambara, Kadam Rasool, Panje Shareef and Trilochan Mahadev Temple.