PLACE TO VISIT

ARCHEOLOGY MUSEUM :

Archaeological museum of Kannauj have vast variety of clayey idols which proves that at ancient time Kannauj was famous for art and culture like Mathura, Kashi and Kaushambi. Right from Maurya age it was a fully developed locality. The clay models found here shows that it was a very progressive district of ancient time, even Historical Chinese visitor Hwenswang praised this district during his visit to India.

As per types of these antiquity idols we can categorized them into following categories.

a. Very Ancient Age

b. Maurya Age (325 BC)

c. Shudag Age (184 BC)

d. Kushar Age (100 AD)

e. Gupta Age (319 AD to 450 AD)

f.  Post Gupta Age (450 to 650 AD)

       g. Harsh Age

Lakh Bahosi Bird Sanctuary :

Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary is located near Lakhbasohi village in Kannauj District of Uttar Pradesh established in 1989 and longitude/latitude is 2654'47.50"N 7939'19.20"E. It is one of India's larger bird sanctuaries, covering 80 sq .km including a large lake, and also a stretch of the Upper Ganga canal. Lakhbahosi is off the road going towards Tirwa (NH91). Tirwa is a town 15 km away from Kannauj. The nature has gifted Kannauj by a beautiful lakh Bahosi Bird sanctuary. In this sanctuary Bird watching can be done from month of November to March. In month of December, January and February it shows its maximum potential. Jackal, blue bull, mongoose, fishing cat and monkeys are the other animals spotted here. Because during this season one can see maximum type of Birds over here at the Bahosi lake of 3 sq.km.area. As per survey a total of 97 Bird families are available in India while Birds related with 49 families has been seen at lakh Bhosi bird sanctuary.

 

The other famous places in kannauj are :

                a. Gauri Shankar Temple,Kannauj City.

                  b. Annapurna Temple,Tirwa,Kannauj.