Trip to Garhmukteshwar
Garhmukteshwar is an ancient place that is mentioned in the bhagavata purana and the mahabharata. there are claims that it was a part of ancient hastinapur, the capital of the pandavas. an ancient fort, repaired by the maratha leader mir bhawan, became, under the british, the headquarters of the tehsil. the name of the town is derived from the temple of mukteshwar mahadeva, dedicated to the goddess ganga who is worshipped there in four temples.