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Overview

Bareilly is a city in Bareilly district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Located on the Ramganga, it is the capital of Bareilly division and the geographical region of Rohilkhand. The city is 252 kilometres (157 mi) north of the state capital, Lucknow, and 250 kilometres (155 mi) east of the national capital, New Delhi. Bareilly is the fourth city in Uttar Pradesh with compressed natural gas (CNG) filling stations (after Lucknow, Kanpur and Agra). It is the seventh-largest metropolis in Uttar Pradesh and the 50th-largest in India. Bareilly, because of its significant importance is in Smart City list of U.P. as well as India.


Culture

Entertainment and performing arts
Bareilly has arts and cultural organisations, art galleries and theatres. The annual Craft Fair at YugVeena Library showcases artists. Influenced by the migrants from nearby regions, Bareilly has a varied culture: Brij (of Mathura), Awadhi (of Lucknow), Pahaari (of the Kumaun region of Uttrakhand) and Harayanvi (of northwest Uttar Pradesh). The city hosts a number of fashion shows.[21] The Bollywood film Woh 5 Din, a suspense thriller, was shot in Bareilly[22] and in 2005's Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh, Rajpal Yadav's wife Veena comes from the city. Bollywood actress and former Miss World Priyanka Chopra is from Bareilly and Parents of Mahanayak Amitabh Bacchan met for the first time in Bareilly College,Bareilly.

Cuisine
Bareilly has a number of restaurants which follow the tradition of naming a cuisine after its creator. The city is known for its Seekh Kabaabs, which are sold throughout the old city. Minced meat (primarily lamb), mixed with spices and aromatic herbs, is grilled on skewers over tamarind charcoal.


Recreation

The city has a combined amusement and water park, Fun City Boond Amusement and Water Park and a number of clubs including its oldest Bareilly Club.

Ornate fountain at night, surrounded by trees
Phool Bagh Fountain
Other parks include:

Children's Park, Cantonment
Phool Bagh, Cantonment
Company Garden, Civil Lines
vatika ( park) Rampur Garden
C L Park, Prem Nagar
Mayur Van Chetna Kendra, University Road
Maharaja Agrasen Park, Rampur Garden
Akshar Vihar
Lichi bagh, Qila
Mega Rolling Park, Super City
Gandhi Garden Civil Lines


Transport

• Roads
The street system in Bareilly is traditional, with most roads oriented towards different cities. The city centre is the intersection of Nainital Road and Bada Bazaar–Shahamat Ganj Road at a street known as Kutubkhana. It is a congested street, and the entry of cars or heavy vehicles is prohibited during the day. The Ayyub Khan Choraha–Chaupla and Chowki Chauraha–Chaupla Roads run from Lucknow Road to Delhi Road National Highway 24.
Nainital Road (including the Pilibhit By-pass Road) and Badaun Road begain at Kutubkhana. Heavy traffic is allowed on these roads only from Koharapeer Sabji-Mandi and Chaupla Crossroads.
• Rail
Bareilly has been connected to the rest of India by rail since the 19th century, and a 1909 map shows that Bareilly was a railway junction during the early 20th century. Six rail lines intersect in the city. In 1890 the Bengal and North Western Railway leased the Tirhoot State Railway to increase the latter's revenue, and the Lucknow-Sitapur-Seramow Provincial State Railway merged with the Bareilly-Pilibheet Provincial State Railway to form the Lucknow-Bareilly Railway on 1 January 1891. The Lucknow-Bareilly Railway was owned by the Government of India, and operated by the Rohilkund and Kumaon Railway.
Six railway stations serve the city:
• Bareilly Junction (broad and meter gauge)
• C.B. Ganj Station (broad gauge)
• Chenheti Station (broad gauge)
• Bareilly City Station (broad and meter gauge)
• Izzatnagar Station (meter and broad gauge)
• Bhojipura Station (meter and broad gauge)


• Air
The Indian Air Force has a base at Izzatnagar, on the outskirts of Bareilly. Although it is not open to civilian aviation (except for high government officials), there are plans for a civilian terminal adjacent to the runway.[33]
• Major Distances from Bareilly
• Lucknow 252 km.
• Delhi 250 km.
• Moradabad 92 km.
• Pilibhit 52 km.
• Badaun 47 km.
• Nainital 129 km.
• Almora 181 km.
• Agra 224 km.
• Rampur 63 km.




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