Kannauj (Hindi: कन्नौज, Urdu: قنوج, formerly known in English as Cannodge), also spelt Kanauj, is a city, administrative headquarters and a municipal board or Nagar Palika Parishad in Kannauj district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city's name is a modern form of the classical name Kanyakubja (The city of the hunchbacked maidens). It was also known as Mahodaya during the time of Mihira Bhoja. Kannauj is an ancient city, in earlier times the capital of the Empire of Harsha under Emperor Harsha. It is said that Kanyakubja Brahmin's are originally from Kannauj. Kannauj is known for the distilling of scents and is a market center for tobacco, perfume, and rose water. It has given its name to a distinct dialect of the Hindi language known as Kanauji, which has two different codes or registers.Wikipedia
Home to pretty treasures, Kannauj is India's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Kannauj, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Lucknow. Lucknow, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Bara Imambara, The Residency Lucknow, Chota Imambara. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Kannauj.
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