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Kaushambi is basically a Buddhist pilgrimage centre. It is believed that Lord Buddha delivered his sermons here. The place is along the River Yamuna. Though most of the city’s glory is now in ruins due to lack of maintenance, there is still a considerable number of places which one can visit. It has old forts, stupas, monasteries and other buildings.

Places to see:

Sheetla Temple: This temple is considered to be one of the most major shaktipeeths among the 51. Shaktipeeths are dedicated to goddess Parvati. The temple is believed to date back to 1000 AD. Hordes of people come to visit this temple.

Ashokan Pillars: The Mauryan emperor Ashoka built 2 pillars which were inscribed in Pali.

Prabhasgiri: Legend has it that according to Jain mythology, the thirteenth Tirthankara Bhagwan Padama Prabhu spent most of his life here. Hence, it is a pilgrimage centre for the Jains. There is also a Jain temple that one could visit.

Kamasin Devi Temple: This temple is situated around 10 km from Majhanpur. It is said that one’s prayers are always answered in this temple.

Durga Devi temple: This temple is believed to be constructed around 4th century BC. The idols of Lord Shiva and goddess Durga are set up in black stone.

Sri Ram Temple: This temple is dedicated to Lord Ram. It was constructed almost 20 years ago.

Dighambar Jain Temple: This temple is dedicated to Lord Padma Prabhu. The place contains his various idols and his footprints. Hordes of people gather during the months of February and March when they celebrate Nirvana.

Ghoshit Ram Vihar: This place was constructed by a businessman names Ghasit. He made this place for Buddha and his followers for their stay. It is believed that Lord Buddha delivered some of his sermons at this place.

Parikshit Fort: This Fort belonged to the Pandavas and their successor named Parikshit.

Kaleshwar Mahadev Temple: This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. During Shivratri, hordes of people come to visit this place.

Chhetrapal Bhairav Temple: This temple is dedicated to Lord Bhairav, the ferocious aspect of Lord Shiva.

Ashram of Saint Malookdas: This is dedicated to Saint Malookdas who preached about brotherhood, equality and harmony.


How to reach:

By air: The Allahabad airport is the nearest airport. From there, one can travel in taxis.

By rail: The Allahabad railway station is the most suitable one.

By bus: Kaushambi is well connected by bus services.


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