Gorakhpur City Guide
Visit Gorakhpur, a charming city in the north of Uttar Pradesh, famous for its proximity with Nepal and Kushinagar. It is only 90 Km from Nepal Border. The small town used to be a major centre of trade earlier. The handloom business in the city is still going great. Though a small place, it offers temples, museums and lakes to the tourists. The land has been connected to Lord Buddha, founder of Buddhism, who renounced his princely costumes at the confluence of rivers Rapti and Rohini. It is also associated with Lord Mahavir, 24th tirthankar, founder of Jainism. Gorakhpur was the principal seat of Saint Gorakhnath. The geographical outline of Gorakhpur seems to resemble a bowl. Its position gives this place an aura of peace with cool breeze passing over it almost round the year. A lot of things await you on your Tours to Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
On your tour to Gorakhpur, you may also visit the holy places, museums and the monuments of this place. Shopping in Gorakhpur could be another exciting thing to keep you busy during your Gorakhpur Tour. You can shop for ornately decorated terracotta horses and some beautiful handmade embroidery depicting elaborate patterns. Once you are over with your sightseeing tours at Gorakhpur, you may go beyond the city limits on some Excursions from Gorakhpur. Kushinagar and Kapilavastu are some of those places that you may consider visiting during these excursions.
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