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Introduction

Gorakhpur is a city in the eastern part of the state of Uttar Pradesh in India, near the border with Nepal. It is the administrative headquarters of Gorakhpur District and Gorakhpur Division. The vast array of places to visit in Gorakhpur consists of historical sites, entertainment parks, fantastic dinning, theatres, and many venues to shop and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the city. The city of Gorakhpur has several parks and attractions where children can enjoy interacting with animals. Fountains and magnificent landscape make some of Gorakhpur's parks a romantic getaway for adults as well. The city of Gorakhpur is a place of beauty and culture that everyone should explore. Gorakhpur has more to offer than many other Indian cities do.

Area __ sq km
Altitude 295 m above sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-27.0C,Max.-43.0 C Winter,Min.-5.0C,Max.-27.0C
Language English, Hindi, Bhojpuri
STD Code 0551
Rainfall 85 cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Gorakhpur MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :-Air Force Station is 8 Km. from the railway station. Recently on 8th March, 2003 it has been inaugurated as a commercial airport. Daily flights are available from Gorakhpur to Delhi and and Calcutta via Lucknow.
  2. Rail:-Direct trains connect Gorakhpur to Mumbai, Delhi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi and other major Indian cities.
  3. Road:- Gorakhpur is well connected with all major cities of India.

Places to Visit

Gorakhnath Temple Vishnu Temple Geeta Vatika Arogya Mandir
Imambara Ramgarh Taal    

Excursion

Kushinagar Lumbini Kapilavastu Chauri Chaura
Maghar      

Accommodation

Clarks Inn Hotel Hotel Avantika  Hotel President Park Regency