History & Background

    • Located on the midpoint on the Kanpur-Delhi Highway, Etah is historically known for being a centre of the Revolt of 1857.
    • Etah is famous for its world's second largest yagyashala which is located in the gurukul vidyalaya.
    • Etah also has a historical mandir named as Kailash Mandir dedicated to Lord Shiva.
    • Awagarh is a place which is 24 km from Etah, famous for its  historical fort which was built by the king of awagarh. 
    • Amir Khusro, considered as one of the best poets of Urdu, was born in Patiyali, Etah.