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Location: Gorakhpur District, Uttarpradesh.
Famous for: Gorakhnath Temple.
Weather:
Summer(March to May): 22°C to 40°C.
Winter (December to February): 10°C to 28°C.
Monsoon (June to September): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 0551
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February
NEAR BY GORAKHPUR
TRAVEL IN GORAKHPUR SHOW MAP

Gorakhpur is an important centre of Eastern U.P. It has been an integral part of the erstwhile Empires of Mauryan, Shunga, Kushana and Gupta dynasties. Gorakhpur is named after saint "Gorakshnath", who is said to be an eminent propounder saint of "Nath Sampradaya". Gorakhpur is the H.Q. of N.E. Railway and the main terminus for Kushinagar, Kapilavastu and Nepal.

MUST SEE IN GORAKHPUR

Gorakhnath Temple:

4 Km. from Gorakhpur Jn. Rly. Station on Nepal Road. It is one of the most prominent and magnificent temples of this area. A one month-long "Makar Sankranti Mela" is organised here every year commencing on 14th January. Several lakhs of pilgrims and tourists visit the temple during the Mela.

Vishnu Temple:

3 Km. from Rly. Station on Medical College Road, it has a full-size status of Lord Vishnu made of Kasauti (Black) stone. It belongs to Pal dynasty of 12th Century A.D. This status was taken to Great Britain by the British rulers. But the Queen of Majhauli Raj fought a case in Privy Council of U.K. and regained the same. The traditional 'Ram Lila' is organised here every year on the occasion of 'Dusshera'.

Gita Press:

4 km. from Rly. Station, it is situated at Reti Chowk. All 18 parts of "SHREE MADBHAGWAT GITA" is written on the marble-walls. Other wall-hangings and painting reveal...

FAIR & FESTIVAL IN GORAKHPUR

On the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a five-days Festival of communal harmoney is organised here every year.

REACH GORAKHPUR
AIR

Air Force Station is 8 km. Landing and take off facilities  are allowed with due permission of the Air Force

RAIL

Gorakhpur is well connected with all major tourist-centres of India. Computer reservation facility in available. Tel. : Rly. Enquiry: 139.

ROAD

Frequent road transport is available for all major cities of India of U.P. Govt. Bus Stand (Near Rly. Station) Tel.: 200093. Rapti Nagar Bus Stand (Near Kutchery) Tel.: 2333685.

 

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