Established during the times of the Mughal rule in India, Saharanpur is famous for its wood carving industry. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, Saharanpur has emerged as a tourist destination, mainly because of its archeological importance. It stands witness to the rise and fall of many kingdoms, each of them leaving behind their mark through relics and artifacts found in this area. A flourishing city, Saharanpur is home to many businesses and industries manufacturing food, agricultural inputs and industrial goods.
The Company Garden at Saharanpur, established in the 18th century by the East India Company, still retains its charm and is a favorite among both the locals and the tourists. With a large number of temples, some of them dating back to centuries, there is no dearth of places to visit in Saharanpur. The 200 year old Lord Shiva temple at Barsi is well known and visited by devotees and tourists alike. A must visit in the itinerary of tourists of all ages and from diverse walks of life, this important destination ranks high in historic significance too.