Know About splendid and eventful tour of Gorakhpur – Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur is known as the Book city because of close association with famous saint poet Kabir and Hindi writer Munshi Premchand. Gorakhpur is also home of Geeta Press, which is renowned as the authority for the publishing Hindu religious books.

Gorakhpur is a religious city and was associated with Lord Rama in the Ramayana era.  During the rule of Sishunaga, Nanda, Maurya and Sunga dynasties Gorakhpur  was important center of Buddhism and was also center of activities for famous Hindu Spiritual Guru and Ascetic, Baba Gorakhnath, from whom, city got the name.

Legendry leg spinner and world record holder cricketer Narendera Hirwani is born at Gorakhpur.


Vital Tourist Information : Gorakhpur

Location : Gorakhpur is situated in north India state Uttar Pradesh about 250 km from the capital city Lucknow in the east direction towards nation's border with Nepal.


Near By City : Lucknow


State : Uttar Pradesh [India]


Famous as / For : Geeta Press - Ancient religious monuments


Weather & Climate : Gorakhpur is from the extreme temperature climate belt.cities of India.


Temperature : Summer : Max. 43°C Min. 30°C Winter : Max. 25 °C Min. 5 °C


Best Time to Visit : After the rainy season [June- September] and before the summer peak, months of October - March are ideal for visiting Gorakhpur.


Spoken Languages : Hindi and local dialect of Hindi - Urdu - English


Dining / Food Facility : Gorakhpur hotels and restaurants offers good quality delicious Indian, Italian and Continental food.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Gorakhpur is known for ornately decorated terracotta horses. You can by garments with Chikankari [handmade embroidery] and clay Idol of Shree Ganesha and Goddess Durga as gift of your Gorakhpur tour for friends and relatives.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Deen Dayal Park - Gita Vatika - Indira bal Vihar - Kusumhi Vinod Van - Premchand Park
Religious Places : Aarogaya Mandir - Gorakhnath Temple


How To Reach Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Gorakhpur is important railway junction on the rail routes of north India and is connected by several daily fast trains with Delhi, Mumbai and other cities.


Road Travel / Bus Route : Gorakhpur is connected with all the major cities of the state by regular bus service and have national highway linking the city with other inter state destinations such as Mumbai & Delhi.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Gorakhpur city airport is hardly 10 km from the city heart and receive daily domestic flights.