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Ayodhya District, Uttar Pradesh

Geography of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

Ayodhya (Hindi: फ़ैज़ाबाद, Urdu: فیض آباد‎, Old British Colonial: Fyzabad), the old capital of Awadh, is the headquarters of Ayodhya District and Ayodhya division as well. Its a joint municipal board with Ayodhya in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, situated on the banks of river Ghaghra (locally known as Saryu). It was the first capital of the Nawabs of Awadh and has monuments built by the Nawabs, like the Tomb of Bahu Begum, Gulab Bari etc. The Legend of Awadh, Umrao Jaan 'Ada', was born in Ayodhya (her childhood name was Ameeran). Another legend and Hindi writer Radhika Prasad Tripathi was from this city. Akhtaribai Ayodhyai, also known as Begum Akhtar, was born in Ayodhya. She was a classical singer who performed Urdu ghazals, dadras, thumris, etc. Among other notable people from Ayodhya are Mir Babar Ali Anis, a nineteenth-century writer of Marsiya (elegies in Urdu) and Brij Narayan Chakbast, another nineteenth-century Urdu poet. Chakbast is credited to have translated the Ramayana into Urdu for the first time.

Climate -The Climate of the district may be treated as normal. The effect of rains, winter and summer are not very harsh. So a pleasant whether remains throughout the year. Usually the summer expands from april to July, the rainy season from August to September and the winter from October to March.

RAINFALL : Rainfall Normal : 1035 mm.

TEMPERATURE : Maximum 43.7 °C Minimum 1.0 °C


Culture of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

Cultural heritage of district originates in the past from the kingdom of Suryavanshis. In the lineage of Suryavanshi Kshatriyas, King Raghu was a glittering character after whom the Suryavansh became popular as Raghuvansh. In the third generation of king Raghu birth of Shri Rama took place, whose image is still alive in the heart of all Hindus as God. The period of the Ramayana was, perhaps the most glorious period in the history of ancient India. For not only did this age mark the composition of the holiest scriptures, the Vedas, and other sacred literature that laid the foundation of Indian culture and civilization, but the era was also exemplary in its rule of law and truthfulness. The regent was answerable to his subjects in matters involving the prestige of the state and society. The veracity of the facts lies in the undiminished reverence for the epic even after more than three millennia. Lord Ram was the 'Adarsh Purush' of the Ramayana - an ideal in every fact of human behavior. His fourteen year of exile impressed the human mind more vitally than other period of his life. Because he had roved the wilderness, giving up his just heritage, merely to preserve the honor of his father's word.

Craft : Hand made paper Units, the Artisans, Leather work and clothes.

Cuisine of Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

Places of interest in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh


TEMPLE in AYODHYA, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh -

Hanuman Garhi
Ratana Sinhasan
Kanak Bhawan
Rang Mahal
Mani Parvat
Shayma Sadan
Nageshwar Nath
Roop Kala- Divya Kala
Shugreev Kila
Chhotty Deokali
Sita Rasoi
Mani Mandir
Chireswar Nath Mahadeo
Kale Ram Mandir
Valmiki Bhawan
Hanuman Bagh
Nishad Raj Mandir
Surshari Mandir
Ram Kuchehri
Janki Mahal
Mandir Khas Chowk
Bada Sthan Dashrath Mahal
Chhapia Mandir
Asharphi Bhawan
Bada Bhakt Maal
Mandir Janki Ghat
Vedanti Mandir
Kausalya Bhawan
Gurudwara Nazerbagh
Gurudwara Brahmakund
Jain Swetamber Mandir
Jain Digamber Mandir
Fatik Shila
Raj Sadan
Mani Ram Das ki Chhowni (Choti Chhowni)
Raghunath Ji ki Chhowni (Barai Chhowni)
Tapsi Ji ki Chhowni
Mauni Baba ki Chhowni
Tulsidas ki Chhowni
Koslesh Sadan
Totadri Math
Lakshman Kila
Tulsi Smarak Bhawan
Ramkatha Sangrahalya
Shish Mahal


KUND in AYODHYA, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh -

Brahma Kund
Dant Dhawan Kund
Vidya Kund
Dashrath Kund
Vibhishan Kund
Sita Kund
Vashitha Kund
Brahaspati Kund
Suraj Kund
Hanuman Kund
Sonkar Kund


FAIRS AND FESTIVALS in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh -

Ramnavmi Mela
Saavan Jhoola Mela
Panchkosi Parikrama
Chaudah Kosi Parikrama


GHATS in AYODHYA, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh -

Nageshwar Ghat
Nirmochan Ghat
Vasudeo Ghat
Raj Ghat
Jhunki Ghat
Lakshman Ghat
Gola Ghat
Tulsidas Ghat
Ram Ghat
Chakratirth Ghat


GARDEN in AYODHYA, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh -

Tulsi Udyan
Rishabhdev Rajghat Udyan
Ram ki Pairi
Ramkatha Park


NEIGHBOURING PLACES of AYODHYA, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh -

Bharat Kund
Dashrath Samadhi
Hanuman Kund
Sonkar Kund
Achari ka Sagra


Events in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh

National Record 2012

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Bihar became the first state in India to have separate web page for every city and village in the state on its website www.brandbihar.com (Now www.brandbharat.com)

See the record in Limca Book of Records 2012 on Page No. 217