About Ayodhya

Ayodhya, also known as Saketa, is an ancient city of India, believed to be the birthplace of Rama and the setting of the epic Ramayana. It is adjacent to Faizabad city in the central region of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Ayodhya used to be the capital of the ancient Kosala Kingdom. It has an average elevation of 93 meters. Owing to the belief as to the birthplace of Rama, Ayodhya has been regarded as one of the seven most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus. The Ayodhya dispute concerns the activism by the Hindu groups to rebuild a Rama's temple at the site.

Hanumangarhi is a temple of Lord Hanuman in Ayodhya. More than 70 steps lead to the main Hanuman temple, which is one of the most popular temples of Lord Hanuman in North India.
Ram Janmabhoomi

Ram Janmabhoomi is the name given to the site that many Hindus believe to be the birthplace of Rama, the 7th avatar of the Hindu deity Vishnu.
Kanak Bhawan Temple

Kanak Bhawan Temple is a restored ancient Hindu temple with a decorative facade with a courtyard and three deities of Lord Ram and Sita.
Moti Mahal

One of the fine specimens in Mughal Architecture, the Moti Mahal was the residence of the wife of Nawab Shuja-ud-daula and was constructed in 1743 AD. The palace is situated in the nearby town of Faizabad and is famous for its unique architecture and is frequented by many tourists.
Treta Ke Thakur 

Treta Ke Thakur is an ancient temple located at the banks of the Sarayu River in Ayodhya. The temple is said to house the idols of Lord Ram which was carved in ancient times out of black sandstones. The place is considered to be the spot where Lord Ram performed an Ashwamedha Yagya.
Kanak Bhawan

The spot at which the temple is built was considered to house another temple which was gifted to Sita immediately after her marriage by Lord Ram’s step mother Kaikeyi. 
Guptar Ghat 

Guptar Ghat is considered to be the place where the God-King Ram is said to have drowned himself in a ‘Jal Samadhi’, to leave for his holy abode called the Vaikuntha. 
Gulab Bari

The monument is located in Faizabad near Ayodhya and is the tomb of the Nawab Shuja-ud-daula. The name Gulab Bari is due to the various rose gardens which are located by the water fountains that adorn the place. 
Mausoleum of Bahu Begum

Mausoleum of Bahu Begum or Bahu Begum ka Makabara is another important historical monument located in the holy town of Ayodhya. 
Nageshwarnath Temple

According to the legend goes, this temple was created by Lord Ram's son Kush. The temple structure shows semi-divine Nagas worshipping Lord Shiva.
Best Time To Visit Ayodhya

September to March is the best time to visit Ayodhya. May and June are the hottest months of summer. Ayodhya is bearable and enough pleasant. The temperature in Ayodhya during summers ranges between 28°C to 37°C. Sometimes the temperature also goes up to 42°C.

Monsoons usually come late in Ayodhya. However, the weather stays pleasant during the months of monsoon. This is a recommended time to visit Ayodhya. The temperature during monsoon ranges from 22°C to 32°C.  You can visit Ram Janma Bhumi, Babri Masjid, and several other shrines this historic city is flecked with.
 Ayodhya has chilling winters, with slightly sunny days. Winters are the best time to visit Ayodhya. The temperature in winters stays between 8°C to 22°C.

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