Jaunpur is a city located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of the Gomti River, approximately 75 kilometers east of Varanasi. The city is known for its rich cultural heritage, historical monuments, and unique cuisine. Jaunpur has a population of approximately 200,000 people and covers an area of 4,038 square kilometers.
Jaunpur has a rich history dating back to the 14th century when it was founded by the Sultan of Delhi, Firoz Shah Tughlaq. The city was initially named Jaunpura, in honor of his son, Muhammad bin Tughlaq Jaunpuri. During the medieval period, Jaunpur was a prominent center of learning and culture, attracting scholars and artists from all over the region.
In the 15th century, the city became the capital of the Jaunpur Sultanate, an independent kingdom that was ruled by the Sharqi dynasty. The sultans of Jaunpur were known for their patronage of the arts and architecture, and many of the city's most impressive monuments were built during this period. The Jaunpur Sultanate came to an end in 1480 when it was annexed by the Mughal Empire.
During the British colonial era, Jaunpur was an important center of the Indian independence movement. Many notable freedom fighters, including Ram Prasad Bismil and Chandrashekhar Azad, hailed from Jaunpur.
Jaunpur is home to several important historical monuments, many of which date back to the medieval period. Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Jaunpur include:
|S.No||Tehsil / Taluk Name||District Name||State Name|
|5||Machali Shahar||Jaunpur||Uttar Pradesh|
|6||Machhali Shahar||Jaunpur||Uttar Pradesh|
|7||Machhali Shshar||Jaunpur||Uttar Pradesh|