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About Bhadohi

Bhadohi in Uttar Pradesh is home to the largest hand-knitted carpet weaving industry and is also known by the name "Carpet City". The city is home to The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, which is the only institute of its kind in Asia.

About Bhadohi

Geography of Bhadohi

Bhadohi is located at geographical coordinates of 25.42°N and 82.57°E with an average elevation of 85 meters or 279 feet above sea level. It is located 45 kms from Varanasi, and about  280 Kms from the state capital Lucknow. Ganges, Varuna and Morva are the main rivers flowing here. Having an area of 1055.99 square KM, it is the smallest district in Uttar Pradesh by area.

Transport in Bhadohi

The city enjoys  good road and rail transport. There are frequent bus and taxi services to different nearby cities from here. Bhadohi railway station is connected to all major cities of the state. The nearest airport from here is Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport in Varanasi.

History and Culture of Bhadohi

It is believed that during Mahabharata, Pandavas escaped from Lakshyagrah and took shelter here at a place called Semradhnath. The famous ashram of Maharishi Balmiki where Mata Sita lived when abandoned by Lord Rama & gave birth to Luv and Kush is located here. The city gets its name from the Bhar Raj of the region that had Bhadohi as its capital. The city used to be a part of Varanasi district until it was declared as 65th district of the state on 30 June 1994.

Hindi and Urdu are the local languages spoken here. As per the census of 2011, city has a population of 94,620 and a literacy rate of 72.6% which is higher than the state average of 67.68%.

Economy of Bhadohi

The city is an important carpet manufacturing center in India. The largest handmade carpet weaving industry here engages around 3.2 million people. The carpet weaving in the area dates back to the 16th century during the reign of Mughal Emperor, Akbar. In 2010, the annual turnover of carpet exports from Bhadohi stood at Rs 25 billion (approx). Cotton Dhurries, Chhapra Mir carpets, Abusan, Persian, Loribaft and Indo Gabbeh are some of the well-known carpet types here.

Tourism in Bhadohi

The city of Bhadohi is known for many famous temples located here. Some of the temples that one can visit during his visit here include Sita Samahit Sthal (Sitamarhi), Semradhnath Bhole Shankar Mandir, Baba Harihar Nath (Gyanpur), Baba Doodhnath (Gyanpur), Chakwa Mahaveer, Shiv Mandir (Sundarpur), Ghopaila Devi Mandir (Gyanpur), Shani Dham, Tilngeswarnath, Tilanga Shivjatpur and Bhadrakaali temples. The famous ghat of Rampur is also located here. One can stay at famous hotels located in and around Bhadohi while exploring this part of Uttar Pradesh.

Hotel Shiraz
Address: Station Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 05414 225 765

Hotel Meghdoot
Address: Station Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 094152 25126

Hotel Glory
Address: Station Road, Post Office, Dist.-, Station Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 094153 04068

Hotel Arsalan
Address: Suriyawan - Bhadohi Rd, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 084006 95708

Hotel De Carpet
Address: Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 078390 01836

Restaurants in Bhadohi

De Breads
Address: Shiraz Hotel, Station Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Hotel Meghdoot
Address: Station Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 094152 25126

Krishna Restaurant
Address: Varanasi-Bhadohi Road, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 097945 72190

Gupta Bhojnalaya
Address: Station Road, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 088746 72610

Shree Sai Restaurant
Address: SH 5, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Anil Chaurasia Restaurant
Address: Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Hotel Renuka Palace
Address: Station Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 05414 224 121

Basant Restaurant
Address: Rajpura Chauraha, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 088584 04466

Bhadohi Momos Centre
Address: Chedibeer, Raya, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Healthcare in Bhadohi

Besides, a number of government hospitals, one can also find private clinics, nursing homes, pathology labs, pharmaceutical stores in this part of Uttar Pradesh. Apart from that several health schemes and programmes are usually run by state government from time to time to enhance health care services Bhadohi.

Jeevan Deep Hospital
Address: Indira Mill Square, Jeevandeep Road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 099193 45000

Star Hospital and Heart Care Centre
Address: InIndiramill Chauraha, Mirzapur road, Ramraipur, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Shri Shyamlal Memorial Hospital
Address: Rajpura, Jaunpur Byepass road, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 05414 226 169

Jeevan Dhara Hospital
Address: Jaunpur - Bhadohi Rd, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 094527 64067

Sahara Hospital
Address: Varanasi-Bhadohi Road, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 05414 224 054

Akash Deep Hospital
Address: Chauri Rd, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 098385 01220

Jeevan Jyoti Hospital
Address: Chauri Rd, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 098392 49003

Parwati Hospital
Address: Hariyaw, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Zia Heart Care Centre
Address: Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221409
Phone: 096969 83030

Krishna Eye Clinic
Address: Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 094555 14430

Chemists in Bhadohi

Pal Medical Store
Address: Chauri Rd, Noorkhanpur, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Apple Pharmacy & General Store
Address: Dhaurahara, Road, Nai Bazar - Raimalpur Marg, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 099204 27070

Jan Aushadhi Store
Address: Indira Mill Chauraha, Near Jiwan Jyoti Hospital, Chauri Road, Rewara Paraspur, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 099352 45131

Sudarshan Medical Hall

Address: Station Road, Chedibeer, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 095654 33920

Shivani Medical Store
Address: Rewana Paraspur, Chauri Rd, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401

Deep Medical Agency
Address: Rewdaparaspur, Chauri Rd, Re, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 093056 37094

Jyoti Medical Store
Address: Station Road, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Bhadohi, Uttar Pradesh 221401
Phone: 096516 29360

Vijay Medical Agency
Address: Jamunipur, Jaunpur Road, Bhadohi, 221401
Phone: 097219 36999

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