Bazpur is a small city based in Uttam Singh Nagar district of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The city has its roots laid down in the early 17th century during the time of Chand Kingdom. It has prominent historical significance which contributes to the tourism business of the city along with its closeness to other major tourist spots like Kashipur and Rudrapur within the district and Nainital and Corbett National Park beyond it. Apart from tourism interest, the city is also popular for being the first station to have a cooperative sugar mill established and operated. The city has a multicultural environment with people from all regions though the dominant clan would be the migrants from Punjab who were also the early settlers of this region during the Independence Struggle of the Country in 1947. The local languages spoken are Punjabi, Kumaoni, Gadhwali and Hindi.
Places to visit in Bazpur
Rudrapur ( 40 kms ) Rudrapur is the headquarter of the Udham Singh Nagar district.
Kashipur ( 20 kms ) is one of the important industrial and historical town in Udham Singh Nagar. Snow capped peaks of the Trishul can be seen from here. Kashipur was founded during the time of Harshavardhan ( 606 – 647 ) AD. It was known as Govishan during that time. The ruins of the earlier settlements can still be seen around the city.
Nainital ( 58 kms ) from Bazpur is a big name in Uttarakhand tourism and attracts hundreds of both domestic and foreign tourists every year. Nainital is also known as the lake district of Uttarakhand.
NayaGoan It lies on the Bazpur – Nainital route. There is a natural waterfall named as Corbett Fall. Moving on the same road you can reach to Corbett National Park which is one of the well known Tiger Reserves in the World.