Bithur is a charming little town situated 20 km west of Kanpur
on the banks of holy Ganges
. This holy and historical place is of religious significance and is associated with ancient mythology. According to the Hindu mythology, Bithur was known as Brahmateerth where Rishi Valmiki
had composed the great epic Ramayana
Major tourist attractions in and around the town include Valmiki Ashram, Brahmavart Ghat, Patthar Ghat and DhruvaTeela.
Bithur is well-connected with Kanpur (20 km), Lucknow(109 km), Agra (308 km), Kannauj(103 km), Sankisa (166 km), Delhi (430 km), Allahabad (224 km), Ayodhya (252 km) by road. The nearest airport is at Lucknow.