Ganga Barrage, Kanpur

Ganga Barrage | One of the best places to visit in Kanpur

LocationKatarijiyora Nawab Ganj, Kanpur (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsIt is open 24 hours and there is no entry fee for Ganga Barrrage
Place TypeBridge & Dams, Sightseeing
Place visit withFriends, Solo, Siblings, Youngsters
Best time to visitJuly, August, September, October, November, December

About Ganga Barrage

Ganga Barrage is a dam built on the river Ganga in the Azad Nagar-Nawabganj area of Kanpur. This dam was constructed by PWD (Public Works Department) in 1995 which was inaugurated in the year 2000. This 621 meter long bridge is a part of continuous development. This dam is also known as Luv Kush Barrage which signifies the connection between Kanpur and the era of Ramayana. A perfect destination for locals and tourists alike.

The water flowing continuously under the pool looks very beautiful which must be seen. During monsoon people gather here to enjoy the natural beauty of this place. There are many tea stalls and shops here from where you can eat and drink.

Interesting facts about Ganga Barrage

  1. People come here to spend time with their family and friends.
  2. You can also do boating and stuff and there are many dhabas where you can have breakfast.
  3. There is a water plantation system on top of the barrage and this is the reason why people go there to see the waves of the holy river Ganges.
  4. If you want to touch the water, you have to go down a very steep path.

How to reach Ganga Barrage

By Rail:- The nearest station to Ganga Barrage is Kanpur Central station which is about 10.8 kms. From here you can take rickshaw to reach the dam.

By Air:- There is Kanpur airport near Ganga Barrage Dam which is at a distance of 12.29 km. From here you can book a cab and go to the dam.

By Road:- Kanpur is well connected by all roadways. To reach Ganga Barrage, you can take public means like auto, rickshaw or bus which you will easily find here.

Nearby famous places

  • Kanour zoo 1 kms
  • Iskon temple 3.4 kms
  • Buddha park 4.4 kms
  • Japani garden 5.6 kms
  • Manas park 5.6 kms

Ganga Barrage FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Katarijiyora Nawab Ganj, Kanpur.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Ganga Barrage: It is open 24 hours and there is no entry fee for Ganga Barrrage.

𝒜. You should visit Ganga Barrage during July, August, September, October, November, December months for best experience.

🛑Note: We don't guarantee for info accuracy.