Muzaffarnagar is a city of religious spots and a known industrial belt especially for the sugar industry for being a fertile land for sugarcanes. Lots of industries have embarked, which makes the city as an important industrial hub in North India. Two major rivers of India - Ganga and Yamuna separate this district from the others. Exploring Muzaffarnagar simply means unleashing a number of ancient, sacred and historical places, which offer a rich spiritual experience. You have fewer travelers coming to Muzaffarnagar than the religious devotees who flock in to catch a number of holy places in the city all round the year. Yet, visiting this city can be a fruitful experience as you can find a couple of interesting things to do here.
Sightseeing in Muzaffarnagar
Being the spiritual and religious base of India, Muzaffarnagar has a number of religious spots to visit. These include Shukratal, Bhairo ka Mandir, Kali Nadi Devi Mandir, Dallu Devta, Bhairo Temple, Shiv Chowk, Shri Shri Golokdham, Sankirtan Bhawan, Ram Lila Tilla, Balaji Dham, Dargah Har Shrinath, Vahelna, etc. Besides, you can find Government Educational Museum and Zoology Museum as two vital important places to quench your intellectual thirst by exploring a number of galleries here. You can walk around these places to enjoy the spirituality and catch some of the mega extravaganzas during a number of festive seasons. The entire city during the festive season seems to be in a different mood and fervor, which is worth catching up.
Visiting River Banks in Muzaffarnagar
As said, the Muzaffarnagar district separates from other districts and cities by two important rivers (Ganga and Yamuna) of India; hence you have enough reasons to be on their banks. Most of the above named temples are close by or located at the banks of these two rivers wherein you can see religious devotees immersing inside to accomplish their religious duties and carry out other things. The best time to be here over the river banks is during the sunset and sunrise, which unleash some of the best beauties out here.
Photography in Muzaffarnagar
You can catch some of the best scenes in Muzaffarnagar provided you visit at a right time. Being a city with several religious spots and temples, capturing photographs of colorful temples and shrines in the city during the festive time can be a worthy experience. You can visit religious spots during Shivratri to catch the beautiful lighting and colorful shows at Bhairo ka Mandir, Vahelna, Shiv Chowk, etc. The mighty idols of Lord Ganesha, Shankar and Goddess Durga along with the 5100-years-old banyan tree called Vat Vriksha at Shukratal can be the best spots to catch inside your digital camera or handycam. However, you may not be allowed to click the pictures inside the said temples. Besides, the sunrise and the sunset at the rivers Ganga and Yamuna can be the best times to catch the most picturesque moments inside your camera.
Shopping in Muzaffarnagar
Being the industrial belt, Muzaffarnagar is a right place to shop a couple of things. You can find a number of market areas in the city, which is popular for different things. To find good collection of garments and dresses consider visiting the SD market. This market is a hub of wholesalers and cloth merchants apart from having a number of popular outlets to find dresses for a number of occasions. Besides there are several shopping malls in the city, with ASJ Grand Plaza being one of the biggest one that encompasses stores of all the major Indian and foreign brands. Above all, Muzaffarnagar is also famous for finding a number of heavy engineering products.
Snacking in Muzaffarnagar
You can find a number of food and traditional cuisines to enjoy in the city. Right from the sweets, cool drinks to sweets, you have a number of options to try out in different parts of Muzaffarnagar. One of the famous Chaat wala in Muzaffarnagar is Chand Bali Chaat, wherein you can find all the popular chaats like Tamatar Chaat and Pakados. Don’t forget to have the taste of these chaats that carry some special flavor of this city. Besides, you can find a wide range of traditional desserts like Lassi, Gulab Jamuns, Thandai and Falooda, which relishes you a lot and refreshes you from a tired day in the evening.