Hapur district, formerly known as Panchsheel Nagar, was announced on 28 September 2011 as one of three new districts of the Uttar Pradesh state of India. It was renamed in 2012. Hapur district is a part of Meerut division. It is currently undergoing changes for development into a fully realised district.
Hapur consists of the tehsils of Hapur, Garhmukteshwar and Dhaulana. It was formerly part of Ghaziabad district. The National Highway 24 connecting Delhi-Lucknow also passes from the city.
The Kuchesar Fort
Rao Raj Vilas, also known as The Kuchesar Fort, is 18th-century fort a heritage resort formed by restoring a section of Ajit Singh's family's ancestral property belonging former princely state, Kuchesar. Surrounded by a 100-acre mango grove, it is located in Kuchesar, a village two hours away from New Delhi, seven km off highway NH 24 between Hapur and Garhmukteshwar, and it was restored by Neemrana Hotels.
From NH-24 that goes to Garh, there is small town known as "Kuchesar Road Chopla" there is a road that is connected to Siyana, after moving 7 km from Chopla Kuchesar comes, where the Kuchesar Fort is located.
Garhmukteshwar derives its name from the great temple of Mukteshwar Mahadeva, dedicated to the goddess Ganga who is worshipped there in four temples, two situated on a high cliff and two below it. The town has 80 Sati Pillars, marking the spots where Hindu widows are said to have committed sati. The town also has a mosque, built by Gays-ud-din Balban
Ganga ji Temple in old Garh area which is more then 250 years old,the speciality of that temple is ,it has 115 steps and when u throw stone on the steps ,the sound comes out like when we throw a stone on water "A Dipp sound"..It was the main temple in the past when Ganges shares it`s bank with the Temple Stairs..but now as river shrinks,so there is no more water there.
Dhaulana is one of the three tehsils of Hapur district of Uttar Pradesh state of India. It was created on 28 September 2011 and comprises 91 villages. It lies on the road which takes off at Masoori and joins the Meerut-Hapur- Bulandsaher State Highway at Gulaothi.Dhoulana is 25 km from District l headquarters of Hapur.