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Kurukshetra

Haryana | India
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Kurukshetra is categorised as Heritage / Business and Transit


Bhishma Kund
Sannihit Sarovar (photo Courtesy: Kukoo007)
Brahma Sarovar (Photo Coutesy: Gagan.leonidas)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kurukshetra lies on the National Highway 1 and a local pilgrimage centre.
  • Kurukshetra is believed to be the venue of the great battle mentioned in the Mahabharata.
  • Kurukshetra is dotted with temples and tanks and is held sacred by both Hindus and Sikhs.
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Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Chandigarh (90 kms), Dehradun (150 kms), Ludhiana (158 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Kurukshetra
  • Kurukshetra is connected by Day train with New Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Chandigarh
  • Kurukshetra is connected by Overnight train with Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai

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    Sannihit Sarovar is a holy water tank in Kurukshetra. It is 1500x450 ft in size. Sannihit Sarovar is believed to be the meeting point of seven sacred Sarasvatis
    Lake or Riverside
    Holy Lake or Holy River
    5
    Ban Ganga lies 5 km away from Kurukshetra-Kirmich road. A tank (78 x 110 feet in dimension), images of Mahabharata heroes, and a Hanuman temple can be seen at this place.
    Lake or Riverside
    Holy Tank
    5
    A holy tank where Lord Brahma is believed to have taken birth from the navel of a lotus
    Lake or Riverside
    Holy Tank
    5
    It was here that Bhishma Pitamah (grandfather of Pandavas and Kauravas) in Mahabharata lay down on a bed of arrows.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Other
    5
    Brahma Sarovar is one of the holiest water tanks of Kurukshetra. It is believed that this is the place where Lord Brahma, the creator of universe conceived the earth.
    Lake or Riverside
    Holy Lake or Holy River
    7

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March
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June
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August
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Nearest Airport in Kurukshetra
  • Chandigarh International Airport ( IXC ) , Chandigarh-90 Kms
Railway Stations in Kurukshetra
  • Kurukshetra Junction ( KKDE ), Kurukshetra
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