Inside Gorakhpur

    Gorakhpur has been the land of ancient glory and medieval mysticism. It is endowed with magnificent monuments / temples of attraction.

Gorakhnath Temple    
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. gorakhnath2.JPG (50778 bytes)
Vishnu Temple    
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. vishnu.JPG (58102 bytes)
Geeta Vatika    

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.

 

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Arogya Mandir    

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    
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.

 

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Imambara    
 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. imam.JPG (46544 bytes)
Ramgarh Taal    
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. planet.JPG (44258 bytes) ramgarh1.JPG (45324 bytes)
     
     

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To reach above places local transport Taxi, Auto-rickshaw, Rickshaw and City Buses are available.