In the ancient times Kalpi was known as Kalpriya Nagari. As time passed the name of the city was abbreviated to Kalpi. It was in 4th century that King Vasudeva founded Kalpi. The town is said to be protected by Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh, the three chief Hindu Deities.
Lanka Minar (1885, build by Mathura Prashad Nigam, Height-225 feet.
Chaurasi Gumbad (84 domes) is a square nine domed structure in a walled courtyard with two graves under central dome.
Kalpi on the bank of Yamuna has dotted with many ghats. Prominent of those are Bihariji Ghat, Madhav Ghat and Radha Ghat.
Kalpi is also considered by some as the birth place of Ved Vyas, the author of Mahabharata.
The town is said to be protected by Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh, the three chief Hindu Deities. It is located on the right bank of river Yamuna. The goddess of the river, also known as Yami. Yami is the daughter of Surya, the Sun God and is the sister of Yama, God of death.