Bithoor is a quaint little town nestled away in the Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, acclaimed for being an important hub of pilgrimage for Hindus. Along with its religious significance, Bithoor also has a good share of historical places of interest. Bithoor is immersed in local legends, religious myths, primeval artifacts and ancient ruins. The town was said to be the residence of Lav and Kush, prominent figures in the Hindu mythology of Ramayana. It was also rumoured to be the residing place of Lord Bramha while performing a Yajna, and the name of the town Bithoor was derived from Brahmavarta; the location where Lord Bramha stayed. The town also witnessed one of the biggest uprising movements in India’s freedom struggle. Set along the coast of the majestic Ganges, the old-world town has enough historical paraphernalia and mystique to fuel your inquisitions, and apart from that is also perfect for when you need a breather or just some time away from the chaos of cities.