Kashipur | काशीपुर | کاشیپر

Kashipur is one of the newly formed Nagar Nigam (on 26th January 2013) in the state of Uttarakhand, Kashipur was known as Govishana, during the time of Harsha (606–647 AD). The ruins of the large settlement of those days can be still seen near the city. The famous Chinese pilgrim Xuanzang also travelled the city in the 7th century. Kashipur is believed to have a good historic trade of clothes and metal vessels.