Massacre Ghat Overview

Massacre Ghat in the Kanpur Cantonment Area is located about 6.5 km away from the city. A cemented river bank on the River Ganga, the site is steeped in history, particularly to the Revolt of 1857, otherwise known as the Sepoy Mutiny- the first war of Indian Independence.

The place stands to tell the tale of 300 British men, women, and children getting butchered on these banks during the Siege of Cawnpore. Take some time out (approximately 1 hour will be needed) to walk by Massacre Ghat, in memoriam of the great rebellion of 1857 which had set India’s struggle for freedom in motion.

This historical site among places to see in Kanpur is located on Massacre Ghat Avenue, Nathusingh Road, Sati Chaura, Kanpur Cantonment. Uttar Pradesh- 208004.

Open area.

Best Time to Visit: 
Visit in the morning from 6:00 am to 8:00 am to enjoy the beauty of the river at sunup. Coming in the evening will let you take part in the prayers at the temple.

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