Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India, Saharanpur is acknowledged worldwide for its wood carving cottage industry. It is the administrative headquarters and Municipal Corporation of Saharanpur District. Being in close vicinity to Haryana and Uttarakhand, it is bounded by a very fertile region for agriculture known for good yields of grains and fruits.
Saharanpur travel guide is full of references to the places of immense historical significance. There are many interesting places like Nau Gaza Peer, Bhuteshwar Temple, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Shakti Peeth Shakumbari, Sai Baba Dham and Ghuggha Veer etc. in Saharanpur that let one have a glimpse of ancient history. The city was founded during the period of the Mughal kingdom. The area became a section of the Delhi Sultanate in 1211–36, during the reign of Shamsu’d-Din Iltutmish.