Mirzapur is an important city in Uttar Pradesh, which is surrounded by natural beauty. The city is located at a distance of about 60 km from Varanasi and Allahabad and also at an equal distance from Delhi and Kolkata ( 650 km). Its average elevation is 265 feet or 80 meters above sea level.

Mirzapur has an area of 4521 km² and had more than 1 million people in the 2001 census. This city is situated between Delhi and Kolkata. Apart from being the sacred bathing place of river Ganga, Mirzapur is also an important religious place and is also mentioned in the Vedas.

In the South of Mirzapur is  Sonbhadra District and in its northwest is Allahabad District. In Mirzapur sandstone, red Sand and ordinary Sand are found in Abundant amounts. Mahua, Neem, Sal, Teak, Mango and Guava are the common Trees.

The City Corporation building is One Invaluable Example of British construction The City Corporation premises is About 100 foot in height.  A very beautiful bell tower is made of local red and pink sandstones.

Vindhyachal, a religious place is established near Mirzapur. Vindhyachal, a Shakti Peetha, is a centre of pilgrimage in the Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh. The Vindhyavasini Devi temple located here is a major attraction and is thronged by thousands of devotees during the Navratri of Chaitra and Ashwin months to invoke the blessings of the goddess. Other holy places of the city are Ashtabhuja Temple, Sita Kund, Kali Khoh, Gerua Pond, Motiya Pond, Lal Bhairav and Kaal Bhairav Temple, Sapt Sarovar, Sakshi Gopal Temple, Matsyendra Kund, Tarakeshwar Nath Temple, Kankali Devi Temple, Avadhoot Ashram, Bhairav Kund. , Rameshwar Mahadev and Ramgaya Ghat. The centre of Indian Standard Time is near Atal Crossing in Vindhyachal.

Guinness World Record Certificate to Mirzapur Administration for the largest rangoli pattern on January 25, 2017. A step towards awareness to vote Mirzapur district has come up with the Guinness World Record for the largest rangoli (alpana) made over an area of 39,125 square metres. Around 120,000 kg of colours by 3500 students and teachers of 50 schools on the occasion of National Voters’ Day.


  • Festivals in Mirzapur

    A variety of festivals are celebrated in Mirzapur, and the biggest one is the Kajri Festival. Festivals like Deep Mahotsav, Jhulan Utsav, and Chhath Puja are also celebrated here with great pomp, and the people of the district participate in them with joy and enthusiasm. Mirzapur is also famous for its grand fairs, such as Lohandi Fair, Ojhla Fair.

  • How to Reach Mirzapur

    The best way to reach Mirzapur is to use trains and buses. The city has a large bus depot, from where buses are available to all the main nearby cities. Apart from this, the city has a railway station, which has good connectivity with other major railway stations. Kalka Mail, Chambal Express, Bagmati Important trains like Kolkata Express, Kolkata Mail, Puri Express, Purushottam Express, Shipra Express, and Magadh Express pass through this destination.

There are no direct flights to Mirzapur, but the nearest airport is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport, also known as Varanasi Airport.