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Gorakhpur is categorised as Pilgrimage / Business and Transit

Gorakhnath Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Kapilvastu Western Gate way (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)
Lumbini Sacred Garden (Nivalink Trip Dated - 1 February 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Gorakpur is gateway to Nepal and a city where one stays overnight before heading into Nepal.
  • Gorakhpur otherwise is a pilgrim center and home to Buddhist, Hindu, Jain and Sikh saints.
  • Gorakhpur is gateway to Lumbini (Across Nepal Border) and Kapilvastu, birthplace of Gautam Buddha and therefore extremely significant for Buddhist Tourism.
  • Gorakhnath Temple at Gorakhpur is a renowned temple and a regional Pilgrim centre.
  • Gorakhpur is also gateway into Kushinagar (55 km), a Buddhist center
Access Information

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  • Buddhist Circuit Itinerary (8 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Gorakhnath Pilgrimage
  • Lumbini - Kushinagar Pilgrimage

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Gorakhpur is home to Gorakhnath Temple. The district Gorakhpur takes its name and fame from renowned, ascetic Gorakshnath, who was an eminent profounder saint of Nath Sampradaya. A famous shrine Gorakhnath was built in his honour on the same spot where he practised austerities.
    Temple or Holy Place
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Gautama Buddha is believed to have attained Parinirvana after his death.
    Buddhist Monastery
    Buddhas Birth Place. Garden of Lumbini is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has monasteries from many Buddhist nations. Kapilvastu near Lumbini is also a Buddhist site
    Heritage Site, Monastery
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Buddhist Monastery

Destinations within reach from Gorakhpur

  • Kushinagar ( 54 Km )

    Kushinagar is a small town with Buddhist pilgrimage significance. Pilgrims travel in large numbers more

  • Lumbini ( 100 Km )

    Lumbini in Nepal is one of the four main pilgrimage sites based around the life of Gautama Buddha, more

  • Ayodhya ( 135 Km )

    Ayodhya is significant being the birth place of Lord Rama. Ayodhya lies about 130 kms from Lucknow more

  • Lucknow ( 270 Km )

    Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, is popularly called the city of Nawabs and Kababs. The city more

  • Patna ( 290 Km )

    Patna is the state capital of state of Bihar. Bihar has been home of religious leaders like more

  • Kanpur ( 363 Km )

    Kanpur is the commercial capital of Uttar Pradesh. Kanpur today is home to textile leather, more

  • Rewa ( 365 Km )

    Rewa is also known as land of white tigers and to this day white tigers are still kept at the more

  • Rajgir ( 379 Km )

    An important pilgrimage center for Buddhists, Hindus and Jains, Rajgir is visited by pilgrims from more

  • Gaya ( 395 Km )

    Gaya (100 kms from Patna) is a major pilgrimage centre in Bihar having number of significant more

  • Dudhwa ( 414 Km )

    Dudhwa National Park lies on the edge of the Indo-Nepal border and is excellent for Bird watching more

  • Rampura ( 469 Km )

    Rampura lies off the Kanpur - Agra route and guests driving from Lucknow to Chambal Ravines (150 more

  • Panna ( 517 Km )

    Panna National Park on the outskirts of the ancient town of Panna at 40 kms from the world more

  • Bareily ( 558 Km )

    Bareily is a tier II city at 250 kms from Delhi. Bareily is frequented by business travellers and more

  • Chambal ( 559 Km )

    The National Chambal Sanctuary consists of about 400 km of the Chambal River. Chambal is located more

  • Alipura ( 580 Km )

    Alipura is a luncheon mid-way stopover on the Jhansi - Khajuraho route (92 kms from Khajuraho) and more

  • Orchha ( 591 Km )

    Orchha lies on the Betwa River, 15 km. from Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh.Orchha is one of the most more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
GolgharA city centre area around Kali Mata Temple and where malls and shopping areas are locatedTransit/Business/Pilgrimage1
Airport in Gorakhpur
  • Gorakhpur Airport ( GOP ) , Gorakhpur
Railway Stations in Gorakhpur
  • Gorakhpur Cant ( GKC ), Gorakhpur
  • Gorakhpur Junction ( GKP ), Gorakhpur
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