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Ayodhya is the birthplace of Lord Ram, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is situated on the bank of the river Saryu. It holds special relevance to the Hindus as the epic Ramayan is based on Lord Ram life who was born as a prince of Ayodhya. A mosque was built by Babur during his reign which later on led to the Babri Masjid issue. Ayodhya holds importance for other religions as well. The Tirthankaras, from the Jain tradition, were born in Ayodhya. It is believed to be the second eternal city which does not change during change of eras, according to the Jainagam.

Places to see:

The Hanuman Garhi: It is located in the centre of the town and is believed to be the place where Lord Hanuman lived in a cave and looked after the birthplace. One has to climb 76 steps to visit this place.

Kanak Bhawan: This was believed to be gifted by Maa Kaikai to Sita. It contains the statues of Lord Ram and his wife Sita and is supposed to be their personal abode.

Ramkot: This is the place where Lord Ram was born. Huge numbers of people gather here especially during the Ram Navmi.

Swarg Dwar: Lord Ram is believed to be cremated here.

Treta ke Thakur: This is the place where Lord Ram is believed to have performed the Ashvamedha Yajna.

Jain shrines: According to the Jain tradition, the five tirthankaras belong from Ayodhya. Hence, five temple are made dedicated to them.

Nageshwarnath temple: It was built by Kush, son of Lord Ram, dedicated to a girl who fell in love with him. This temple helped Vikramaditya to collect the various evidences as it survived even though the whole city was ruined. Shivrathri is celebrated here.

How to reach:

By air: The nearest airports are Faizabad airport, Lucknow airport and Allahabad airport.

By rail: Ayodhya junction is connected to various parts of the country.

By road: It is again connected to major cities by road.

 



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Best Time To Visit : NOV DEC JAN FEB
   
 
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Theme: Pilgrim
SightSeeings in Ayodhya
Near By Other Tourist Places

Ayodhya   0 KM near     
Faizabad   6 KM near     
Basti   62 KM near     
Sravasti   94 KM near     
Pratapgarh   110 KM near     
Near By major Cities
Lucknow  139 KM near     
Patna  360 KM near     
Ranchi  556 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Gorakhpur Airport   138 KM near     
Amausi Airport   146 KM near     
Bamrauli Airport   177 KM near     
Varanasi Airport   183 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Gorakhpur  130 KM near     
Allahabad  173 KM near     
Varanasi  204 KM near     
Mirzapur  211 KM near     
Near By Districts
Faizabad   6 KM near     
Gonda   49 KM near     
Basti   58 KM near     
Ambedkar Nagar   59 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Ayodhya Junction Rail Way Station   1.6 KM near     
Katra Up Rail Way Station   5.8 KM near     
Acharya Narendra Dev Nagar Rail Way Station   5.9 KM near     
Faizabad Junction Rail Way Station   8 KM near     
 
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