Places To Visit In Ayodhya

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Here are the top 16 tourist attractions to see in Ayodhya:

1. Ram Janmabhoomi

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Translating to Ram's Birthplace, the Ram Janmabhoomi is believed to have been the birthplace of the Hindu deity, Lord Ram. According to the Indian epic Ramayan, Ram, Lord Vishnu's seventh manifestation, is said to have grown up along Ayodhya's river Sarayu. It is a highly revered site for Hindu devotees.

2. Hanuman Garhi, Ayodhya

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Hanuman Garhi is a 10-century temple dedicated to the Hindu God, Hanuman. It is one of the most important temples in Ayodhya as it is customary to visit Hanuman Garhi before visiting the Ram Temple in Ayodhya. It is believed that Lord Hanuman lived at the temple site guarding Ayodhya.

3. Kanak Bhawan

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The Kanak Bhawan is established towards the northeastern corner of the Ram Janmabhoomi in Tulsi Nagar. Constructed in 1891, this temple is also known as Sone-ka-Ghar. It is a holy site dedicated to the Hindu deity Lord Rama and his wife, Goddess Sita.

4. Nageshwarnath Temple

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Established in the name of the local deity, Lord Nageshwarnath, the Nageshwarnath Temple is located adjacent to the Theri Bazaar in Ayodhya. It is believed to have been set up by Kush or Kusha, Lord Rama's son.

5. Gulab Bari

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Also known as the Garden of Roses, the Gulab Bari is situated in Vaidehi Nagar. It is the tomb of the third Nawab of Faizabad (Oudh or Awadh), Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula and his parents. Listed under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, Gulab Bari is currently preserved as a part of national heritage.

6. Treta Ke Thakur

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Situated along the Naya Ghat of Ayodhya, the Treta Ke Thakur Temple houses numerous idols including that of Lord Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman, Bharat and Sugreev. These statues are said to have been sculpted out of a single black sandstone.

7. Choti Chawni

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Also known as Valmiki Bhawan or Maniramdas Chawni, Choti Chawni is a magnificent structure completely crafted out of white marble. A sigh of sheer beauty, this place is definitely worth a visit.

8. Sita Ki Rasoi

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Situated on the north-western side of the Ram Janmanhoomi in Ayodhya's Rajkot, Sita ki Rasoi is believed to be an ancient kitchen used by goddess Sita herself. Built quite close to the Ram Janmabhoomi, this sacred site is now a temple housing some exhibit vessels. One among the two kitchens revered in Sita's name, this Sita Ki Rasoi is a basement kitchen.

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9. Tulsi Smarak Bhawan

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Established in the memory of 16th-century saint-poet Goswami Tulsidas, the Tulsi Smarak Bhawan is believed to have been the place where Tulsidas composed the Ramcharita. In addition to the massive library which is a storehouse of rich literature, the Smarak also houses a research centre called the ‘Ayodhya Research Sansthan’. 

10. Bahu Begum Ka Maqbara

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Located on the Maqbara Road in the town of Faizabad, Bahu Begum ka Maqbara is a popularly known as the “Taj Mahal of the East”. The unique mausoleum is the tallest monument in all of Faizabad and is famous for its non-Mughal architectural brilliance.

11. Raja Mandir

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Located on the banks of river Ghaggar (Sarayu) in Guptar Ghar, Raja Mandir in Faizabad has been associated with numerous mythological stories time and again. The temple houses stunningly carved idols of many Hindu Gods and Goddess, which are ornamentally clad in silken fabrics and rich jewellery.

12. Ram Katha Park

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Ram Katha Park is a beautiful park in Ayodhya, housing open-air theatres and well-kept lawns. Spread over a vast area of land, it is a popular venue for the devotional programmes, cultural performances, religious events, dance, poetry and katha recital sessions.

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13. Moti Mahal

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Popularly known as the ‘Pearl Palace’, Moti Mahal is located a few kilometres away from the town of Ayodhya in Faizabad. Built in 1743 AD, the palace was a residence of the Queen Begum Unmatuzzohra Banu, wife of the then Nawab Shuja- ud- Daulah.

14. Dashrath Bhavan

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Located in the heart of the city, in Ramkot Ayodhya, in Faizabad; Dashrath Bhavan is the original residence of King Dashrath- the ruler of Ayodhya and father to Lord Sri Ram. Popularly known as Bada Asthan or Badi Jagah, Dashrath Mahal houses magnificent shrines of King Ram.

15. Guptar Ghat

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Situated on the banks of river Sarayu, also known as Ghaggar, Guptar Ghat is a revered site in Faizabad near Ayodhya. With a flight of steps leading to the holy river, this ghat was once the neighbour of the colonial Company Gardens, which is now known as the Gupta Ghat Van.

16. Mani Parbat

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Situated about 65 feet above sea level, Mani Parbat is a tiny hillock situated in Kami Ganj, Ayodhya. Besides being a great city viewpoint, the Parbat also houses a stupa built by Emperor Ashoka and a Buddhist monastery.

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How can I commute within Ayodhya?

Multiple modes of transportation are available for travel within Ayodhya including taxis, buses, tempos, tongas, rickshaws. Since it is a small town, the most convenient mode of travel are the rickshaws and auto-rickshaws (tempos). 
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What are the top sightseeing places in Ayodhya?

The top sightseeing places in Ayodhya are Ram Janmabhoomi, Kanak Bhawan, Nageshwarnath Temple, Hanuman Garhi, Ayodhya, Gulab Bari, Treta Ke Thakur.
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