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ABOUT THE CITY

Ayodhya is situated on the right bank of the river Ghagra or Saryu, as it is called within sacred precincts, on latitude 26o 48' north and longitude 82o 13' east in north India. Just 6 km from Faizabad, Ayodhya is a popular pilgrim centre. This town is closely associated with Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

  • Area : 10.24 Sq. km.
  • Population : 40642 (1991 census)
  • Altitude : 26.90 meters above sea level.
  • Season : October – March.
  • Clothing (Summer) : Cottons
  • Clothing (Winter) : Woolens
  • Language : Hindi, Avadhi and English
  • Festivals : Shravan Jhoola Mela (July-August), Parikrama Mela (October-November), Ram Navmi (March-April), Rathyatra (June-July), Saryu Snan (October-November), Ram Vivah (November), Ramayan Mela.
  • Local Transport : Taxis, Tongas, Tempos, Buses, Cycle-Rikshaws.
  • STD Code : 05278

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CITY
The Hanuman Garhi
Kanak Bhawan
RamkotSwarg Dwar
Mani Parbat and Sugriv Parbat
Treta ke Thakur
Nageshwarnath Temple

ACCESSIBILITY

Air

For Ayodhya the nearest airports are Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport (Lucknow-134 km), Bumrauli Airport (Allahabad - 166 km).

Rail

Ayodhya is situated on the broad gauge Northern Railway line on Mughal Sarai - Lucknow main route.

Road

Connected by road to several major cities and towns.

 

 

This Article is Posted on 16 Apr 2015 in Travel Section and Places