Meerut

INTRODUCTION

Meerut is a city located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. It is the largest city in the national capital region (the region surrounding the country’s capital) after Delhi and is also known as the sports city of India. Meerut is situated between the plains of the Ganges River and the Yamuna River.

ATTRACTIONS

Here are the most popular attractions and things to see and do in the city of Meerut:

HISTORIC SPOTS

Popular historical places in Meerut are:

RELIGIOUS SPOTS

FOOD

No trip to a city is complete without exploring its food scene. And Meerut also has its share of local delicacies. Some popular foods to try in Meerut are:

RESTAURANTS

Some of the best restaurants in the city to eat at are:

SHOPPING

If you’d like to buy some souvenirs, the best things to buy from Meerut are gold and silver jewellery, musical instruments, sports equipment, locally grown organic food items, and the local special sweets. There are plenty of markets and shopping complexes in the city where you can get these.

Some shopping spots in Meerut that can be explored and which sell these things are:

METRO

Meerut Metro is an urban Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) under construction in Meerut city. The Uttar Pradesh (Lucknow) Metro Rail Corporation began this project in the year 2017. The UP government has merged a line of this metro into the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS), so it is likely to be completed around 2025 along with the RRTS project, and is expected to be operational by 2025.

FESTIVALS

Prominent festivals celebrated in Meerut include mostly Hindu festivals, as the city has a majority of Hindus:

These festivals are celebrated all over Uttar Pradesh, and so every city on the state celberates these in its own unique way.

NIGHTLIFE

Meerut is a city bustling with activities until late night, and has various sources of entertainment and socializing for people looking for trippy nightlife experiences. Some popular night clubs, bars and pubs in Meerut are:

HOTELS & RESORTS

Some of the best places for a comfortable stay in Meerut (ranging from affordable to luxury) are:

EMERGENCY CONTACTS

Meerut city STD Code – 0121 (to be used before dialling numbers from a number that is not locally registered).

Common emergency numbers:

LANGUAGE

Hindi is the most spoken language in Meerut. But Urdu is spoken as well.

Hindi:

Urdu: