Muzaffarnagar is a city in Uttar Pradesh and its administrative headquarters is in Muzaffarnagar district. The city comes under Delhi National Capital Regions (NCR). The district was founded in 1633 by Sayyid Muzaffar and eventually got his name. Sugar and Jaggery are important industries and major source of economy, making district a major hub for jaggery trading.
Best Season To Visit
From the month of November to April, the weather is cold and relaxed, so it is the best time for tourists. However, there are plenty of religious sites in the city which attract devotes all throughout the year.
Bhairon ka Mandir
This temple is dedicated to Lord Bhairon; the attraction here is Ekadashi Shivling. Ekadashi Shivling is different collection of shivlings; which are typical to Hindu pilgrims. This temple is most crowded during festival times and during shivratri, the temple sees a lot of devotees from every part of the country.
Akshay Vat Vatika
The tree is called as “The Tree of Undying Character” as it believed that the tree doesn’t shed. It is an enormous banyan tree 5100 years old, it is said that Sukhdeva sat under this tree and recited Purans to King Parikshit for 7 days continuously. This tree is a symbol of forgiveness, truth and purity.
The temple has massive 35 feet tall statue of Lord Ganesh, locals often visits here for peace because River Tripatha flows on one side and tall Vat trees on other side. The temple also has giant Hanuman statue on the backyard.
It is a small village at 4kms away from Muzaffarnagar; the place is famous for its 31 feet high statue of Lord Parshvnath popularly known as Shri 1008 Parshvnath Digambar Atishye Kshetra. This place holds very significant historical and religious value for Jains.
This place is dedicated to Lord Tirupati Balaji, making it only one Balaji temple in Northern India.
How To Reach
National Highway 58 passes through Muzaffarnagar, between Delhi and Haridwar. It is very easy to reach Uttrakhand, Kedarnath, Dehradhun, Meerut, Allahbad, Delhi and many more.
Muzaffarnagar railway line lies in Ghaziabad-Shahranpur line; this passage connects a lot of metropolis like New Delhi, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir and a major part of South India.
The nearest airport is Jolly Grant airport in Dehradun at 100kms. There are very few cities in India that has regular flights to Dehradun, so it is not very convenient way to travel. It is better to opt for Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi at 140kms. You can board on bus, train or even can hire a taxi to reach the district from Delhi airport.