October 16, 2021

Best 23 Tourist Attractions in Gorakhpur

Gorakhnath Temple Gorakhpur

Top Tourist Attractions in Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

From the renowned Ascetic saint ‘Gorakshnath,’ the region of Gorakhpur is bear its name and honour. Gorakhpur is the town on the banks of the Rapti River in the Purvanchal region of India’s Uttar-Pradesh state. It is situated 273 kilometres north-east of the city of Lucknow. The actual district of Gorakhpur is located on a national road -28, 265km to Lucknow’s East and encompasses a geographic zone of 3483.8 km2. It sits between Latitude 26° 46′ N and Longitude 83° 22′ E. It is surrounded by the Mahrajganj districts of the north, the Ambedkar Nagar Districts, Mau in the south, Kushinagar Districts, Deoria Districts of the east and the Sant Kabirnagar Districts of the west.

Best Time to Visit Gorakhpur


How to Reach Gorakhpur

Gorakhpur is well connected with all major cities of India.


All major U.P cities have frequent road travel accessible. The bus terminal is located close to the train station. There are buses to go from Gorakhpur to Sanauli from early mornings (3 am) to late night. Other routes such as Varanasi, Lucknow, Kanpur, Delhi and others also offer frequent service.

Air :

It is 8 kilometres from the Air Force Station to the train station. It was opened as a commercial airport on 8 March 2003. Day to Delhi, Mumbai, Bangaluru, Hyderabad and Kolkata, daily flights are available from Gorakhpur.

In Kasia, 55kilometers from Gorakhpur, Kushinagar district, another U.P. Civil Aviation airfield is also accessible. Lucknow and Varanasi are the closest commercial airports. Please visit internet websites for further information on flights.

Rail /Train : Gorakhpur being the Zonal headquarter

Best Places to Visit in Gorakhpur

The place of ancient splendour and mediaeval mysticism was Gorakhpur. It is dotted with beautiful monuments And temples.


  1. Gorakhnath Temple
  2. Vishnu Temple
  3. Geeta Vatika
  4. Arogya Mandir
  5. Gita Press
  6. Imambara
  7. Ramgarh Taal
  8. Archeological Museum
  9. Planetarium
  10. Rail Museum


  1. Neer Nikunj (Water Park)
  2. Govt. Vidhyavasini Park
  3. Indira Bal Vihar
  4. Kusumhi Vinod Van
  5. Premchand Park
  6. Nehru Entertainment Park
  7. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay Park

Neary By

  1. Kapilvastu
  2. Kushinagar
  3. Lumbini
  4. Shaheed Smarak -ChauriChaura
  5. Tarkulha Devi
  6. Maghar