Uttar Pradesh | India
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Kushinagar is categorised as Pilgrimage

(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 August 2018)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 August 2018)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 August 2018)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 August 2018)
(Nivalink Trip Dated - 19 August 2018)

Reasons to Visit
  • Kushinagar is a small dusty town in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh where the Buddha is reputed to have breathed his last.
  • Kushinagar was an important center under Mauryan King Ashoka, a great Buddhist follower.
  • Most of the religious structures here at Kushinagar were constructed between 3rd century BC and 5th century AD.
  • Kushinagar remained lost in the jungles and was unknown to the world till 19th century when the British rediscovered it in 1880.
  • Pilgrims travel in large numbers here to see, the remains of brick cremation stupa, and the large, reclining Buddha figure in the Mahaparinirvana Temple and other monasteries.
  • Buddhist Heritage Destinations In India"Kushinagar was an important center under Mauryan King Ashoka, a great Buddhist follower. Kushinagar is now part of the buddhist circuit pilgrimage in Uttar Pradesh."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Gorakhpur (54 kms), Lumbini (163 kms), Varanasi (223 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Gorakhpur (54 kms), Buxar (169 kms), Varanasi (223 kms)
  • Kushinagar is an Ex-Allahabad / Ex-Lucknow / Ex-Kanpur Getaway

Kushinagar has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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List of Holidays for Kushinagar


  • Buddhist Circuit Itinerary (8 Nights)
  • Buddhist Circuit Itinerary with Delhi Stopover (8 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Lumbini - Kushinagar Pilgrimage

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    Important Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Gautama Buddha is believed to have attained Parinirvana after his death.
    Buddhist Monastery

Destinations within reach from Kushinagar

  • Lumbini ( 163 Km )

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

  • Sravasti ( 241 Km )

    Saravasti is part of Buddhist circuit and lies 180 kms from Lucknow. It was at Sravasti that the more

  • Patna ( 250 Km )

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

  • Lucknow ( 323 Km )

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

  • Rajgir ( 327 Km )

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

  • Gaya ( 340 Km )

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

  • Kanpur ( 418 Km )

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

  • Deoghar ( 474 Km )

    Deoghar also known as Baidyanath Dham is an important Hindu pilgrimage. It is one of the twelve more

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Nearest Airport in Kushinagar
  • Gorakhpur Airport ( GOP ) , Gorakhpur-54 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Kushinagar
  • Gorakhpur Cant ( GKC ), Gorakhpur-54 Kms
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