About the City

Gorakhpur is situated 265 Km. east of Lucknow on National Highway-28.

  • Area : 3321 Sq. Km.
  • Population : 37.7 Lakh (2001 census)
  • STD Code : 0551

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Fairs Festivals

Situated on National Highway-28, it is 27 Km. west of Gorakhpur in Sant Kabir Nagar District.

 

Places of Interest

Gorakhnath Temple

4 Km. from Gorakhpur Jn. Rly. Station on Nepal Road. It is one of the most prominent and magnificent temples of this area. A one month-long "Makar Sankranti Mela" is organised here every year commencing on 14th January. Several lakhs of pilgrims and tourists visit the temple during the Mela.

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Restaurants & Hospitals

Restaurants
  • Bobis, Golghar, Gorakhpur
  • President Hotel, Golaghar, Gorakhpur.
  • Hotel Ganges, Tarang-Crossing, Gorakhpur.
  • Bobina Hotel, Nepal Road, Gorakhpur.
  • Shivoy, Town Hall, Gorakhpur.
  • Hotel Avantika, Mohaddipur, Gorakhpur.
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Tourist Information

  • U.P. Govt. Tourist Information Counter, Platform No. 1, Gorakhpur Jn. Rly. Station
  • Regional Tourist Office, Park Road, Gorakhpur. Tel. 0551-2335450, 2203687
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Accessibility

Air

Air Force Station is 8 km. Landing and take off facilities are allowed with due permission of the Air Force.

Rail

Gorakhpur is well connected with all major tourist-centres of India.

Road

Frequent road transport is available for all major cities of India.

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