Bareilly, on the on the Ramganga River, is a well known city located in the Rohilkhand Division of northern state of Uttar Pradesh. This city is known as a major center in manufacturing furniture and is involved as a trading center in cotton, grain, and sugar.
Bareilly is also important as it is located at equidistant from New Delhi and Lucknow.
The extensive remains of ancient Ahicchatra, the capital city of Northern Panchala, of the Mahabharata period, have been discovered near Ramnagar village of Aonla tehsil, in district Bareilly. Under the Guptas, Ahicchatra was one of the provinces into which the Gupta Empire was divided.
The Jain Tirthankara Parshvanath is said to have attained Kaivalya at Ahicchatra. The city was also influenced by Buddha and his followers.
During Harsha's reign the Chinese pilgrim Hiuen Tsang visited Ahicchatra, about 635 AD.
The nearest airports are Delhi- 250 km, Pantnagar- 147 km and Lucknow- 302 km.RAIL
By rail route one has to reach Aonla (14 km from Ramnagar), well connected to various destinations by Northern Railways.ROAD
Ramnagar Ahicchatra can be conveniently reached by private taxis and UPSRTC Bus service. Major Road Distances : Aonla- 14 km, Badayun- 52 km, Bareilly- 52 km, Rampur- 60 km, Chandausi- 65 km, Moradabad- 89 km, Delhi- 250 km.