Ayodhya is the major city of the oldest Hindu kingdom of Kosala, is situated in the Faizabad region of UP. Located on the banks of the river Ghaghra, the city is locally known as Saryu. It is popular as the town of Lord Rama, the 7th personification of God Vishnu. It is known to be the origin of Rama, as per the Hindu sacred book Ramayana.
For those searching to explore the religious inheritance of the town or for those who just feel affection to discover, the following places are suggested:
It is a temple dedicated to lord Hanuman with 76 steps outer surface. It is considered that the desires of the devotees are accomplished if they climb these stairs of the temple.
It is one of the most holy charms for Hindu devotees. A number of travelers come here to celebrate the festival of "Rama Navami". Ayodhya also boasts the place where the door for Swarg Dwar goes.
The temple was built by Kush, the son of lord Rama, explains the prayer of lord Shiva by the Nagas.
It is one more temple of God Rama in Ayodhya made by the Raja of Kulu, the temple has a statue of Lord Rama, Sita, Bharat and Lakshman. It is considered that these statues have been made from single black sandstone.
It is also popular as 'Sone ka Ghar', which is also popular for the statues of Rama and Sita praised with crowns made of gold.
Rama Janaki Birla Temple, Vashisth Ashram, Gurudwara Brahma Kund, Jain Temple, Ram Katha Museum and Laxman Quila are other sites of traveler’s interest in Ayodhya.
The nearest airport to reach Ayodhya is Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport in Lucknow located at 134 km; Bumrauli Airport in Allahabad is located at 166 km.
The closest railway stations are Ayodhya Railway Station and Faizabad Railway Station.
Ayodhya is located at 134 km away from Lucknow, 132 km Gorakhpur, 441 km Jhansi, 166 km Allahabad, 109 km Sravasti, 209 km Varanasi, and 51 km Gonda.