Jajmau Fort Overview

The fort of Jajamou is the excavation site located on the east end on the Kanpur-Lucknow Highway. The high mound under the excavation is believed to be the site of King Yayati’s Fort - a puranic King from the Mahabharata. Moreover, The region of Jajmau is known most famously as an industrial leather district. Located on the banks of the river Ganga, Jajmau is around 8 km away from Kanpur city. It has a handful of temples like the ancient Durga Mandir of Jajmau, a few tombs of Sufi saints, and an old bazaar called Lal Bangla which tourists might find interesting to visit.

It is located on National Highway 25, Tannery Town, J K Puri, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

Every day| 7 am to 6 pm.

No prices are charged on the visit to the excavation site.

Best Time to Visit: 
The time between October to March is the best time to make this visit, with pleasurably arm day time temperatures.
You can wrap up within 2-3 hours, preferably in the morning from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm and reach Kanpur by afternoon.

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