Places around Gorakhpur with Architecture

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1/6 Places to Visit in Gorakhpur with Architecture

Buddha Museum is located around 5 km away from Gorakhpur and can be accessed easily. The place houses artefacts and relics related to Buddha's life. The present structure was built in 1997, though the museum was established in 1994.

Siddharta Gautama was the prince of Shakya clan born in Lumbini (present day Nepal). On the birth of the prince, seer Asita prophesised that he will become either a great king or great sadhu. Fearing that the prince might leave the kingdom, the King, restricted his interaction with outside world. but finally when the prince stepped outside his palace, h...

2/6 Places to Visit in Gorakhpur with Architecture

The Geeta Vatika is one such place that has been a proud landmark for the city's residents and tourists alike. Located at a distance of around 2 km from the main city, this religious monument is also a tribute to India's glorious past.

While the primary attraction that the Geeta Vatika has for visitors is religious in nature, it is also a delight for those who would like to dwell a bit on India's ancient history and take in some of her architectural splendour. Spread over 5. 2 acres of land, it is most renowned for the temple of Sri Radha Krishna. The Geeta Vatika was founded by...

3/6 Places to Visit in Gorakhpur with Architecture
Gorakhnath Math
Within Gorakhpur city limits

Gorakhnath Math is an ancient temple which is said to be built in 11th-century, it is located in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh. It is located in the heart of Gorakhpur City.

Gorakhnath Math is a temple of monastic group called as Naths which belongs to the Nath Tradition. The name Gorakhnath has been derived from the medival saint who was a yogi and he used to travel a lot across India. Guru Gorakhnath who learned his lessons from Matsyendranath, the founder of Nath Sampradaya (monastic group). Together with his disciple Gorakhnath, Guru Matsyendranath founded the school of H...

4/6 Places to Visit in Gorakhpur with Architecture
Gorakhpur Imambara
Within Gorakhpur city limits

The Gorakhpur city is well known for its many religious monuments, and one of its famous structures is the Imambara. Also known as the Abode of Imams, this monument and religious place has international acclaim and draws many tourists to it throughout the year. Imambara is located at an approximate distance of 3 kilometers from Gorakhpur City Railway Station, on the Maya Bazaar Road.

Imambara is one of Gorakhpur city's oldest landmarks, dating to the end of the eighteenth century when the first Mian Sahib of Gorakhpur, Syed Raushan Ali built it. Known to be the abode of the Imam...

5/6 Places to Visit in Gorakhpur with Architecture

Veer Bahadur Singh Planetarium is a famous planetarium in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. It is a place that facilitates the people to observe the celestial bodies closely. It attracts the people of all age groups in the city and educates them about the solar system and the universe. Located at a distance of about 7 kms from Gorakhpur Railway Station, this place also serves as an educational center for the students that arrive here for an educational excursion.

The doors of the Veer Bahadur Singh Planetarium were opened on 21 Dec 2009 for the public. The Planetarium is based upon the ...

6/6 Places to Visit in Gorakhpur with Architecture

The Vishnu Mandir at Gorakhpur is an 800 year old magnificent temple built during the times of Pala Dynasty. The Pala Dynasty ruled over parts of Bihar and Bengal from 8th to 12th century. The 12th century grandeur is situated around 3 km from Gorakhpur.

The presiding deity of the place is Lord Vishnu, whose idol carved from a black stone or 'Pal Kalin Kalin Kasauti'. The idol rests in the garbagriha or sanctum sanctorum of the temple. The Vishnu Mandir has four corners wach dedicated to the deities of Jagannathpuri,Badrinath, Rameshwaram and Dwaraka. As per the temple's history, t...