Gorakhpur has been the land of ancient glory and medieval mysticism. It is endowed with magnificent monuments / temples of attraction.
|Gorakhnath temple is 4 Kms. from Gorakhpur Railway Station on Nepal Road dedicated to great yogi Gorakhnath. It is one of the most prominent and magnificent temples of this area. A month-long 'Makar Sankranti Mela' is held every year commencing on 14th of january. Several Lakhsof pilgrims and tourists visit the temple especially during the Mela.|
|The famous temple associated with a large statue of Lord Vishnu, made of Kasauti (Black) stone, belongs to the Pal dynasty of 12th Century A.D. Ram lila is organised here on the Dusshera festival. The procession is so grand that it fetches the tourist to visit in the season.|
Geeta Vatika is situated on Pipraich road, 3 km. from Railway station., is probably the only place where non-stop 24 hours prayers are offered for goddess 'RADHA' the divine love of Lord Krishna. Grand temple of lord Radha - Krishna is the centre of attraction.
Established by Late Bitthal Das Modi in 1940, it is being visited for Naturopathy. The patients are given natural treatment.
Beautiful building and its green lustre premises are also worth seeing.
Gita Press is 4 km.
from Railway Station on Reti Chowk. All 18
parts of "SHREE MAHABHAGWAT GITA" is
written on marble - walls. Other wall
hangings and paintings reveal the events of life
of Lord Rama & Krishna. All sorts of Hindu religious books and
handloom-textiles are sold here on subsidised rates.
|Built by Hajrat saint Roshan Ali Shah in 1717 AD. It is famous for gold and silver Tajia. A DHUNI (smoke fire) is maintained continuously after sufi Saint death.|
|Ramgarh Tal is a huge and natural lake spread in 1700 acres. Its beauty is attributed with Tara Mandal at its southern bank. Other attractions of this place are Water Sports Complex, Buddha Museum, Planetarium, Tourist Bunglow, Champa Vihar Park and Circuit House.|
To reach above places local transport Taxi, Auto-rickshaw, Rickshaw and City Buses are available.