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Tourism in Siddharth Nagar

Siddharth Nagar on the border of India and Nepal is one of the popular districts in Uttar Pradesh which is known for its places of interest like pilgrims, parks, entertainment hubs, shopping centers, picnic spots, Ghats swimming and so on. Numerous tourist and devotees visits Siddharth Nagar every year. The state government and the central government along with numerous private agencies make arrangements to greet the tourist guest visiting Siddharth Nagar. The good transport facility is yet another factor promoting tourism in Siddharth Nagar.

Places of Worships in Siddharth Nagar

Siddharth Nagar is very popular for its places of worship for which numerous devotees visit the district every year. The religious practice and religious events in the pilgrims especially at the time of special occasions are organized in grand scale in Siddharth Nagar.

Places of Worships in Siddharth NagarThe Yogmaya Mandir in the district sited in Jogiya village is a famous temple in Siddharth Nagar and it is believed on offering Kadahi and Prasad to the residing diety Devi Yogmaya Mata especially on Mondays and Fridays the devotees wished will be blessed by the Goddess. Mundan rituals for kids are one of the popular events performed in Yogmaya Devi temple premise. Holy dip in the river nearby the temple premise is very popular.

Every year during Kartika Purmina a two day fair is organised in Yogmaya temple premise which brings in devotees and visitors from all around Siddharth Nagar district and making a wish to the goddess in these special days are considered divine by the devotees. Yogmaya Maat temple is a divine place where the devotees find peace of mind on visiting. It is also said that the temple was earlier known as “Mahamaya temple” the name derived from the name of Gautam Buddha’s mother.

Yogmaya Mandir
Siddharth Nagar, Uttar Pradesh- 272202

The Itwa temple in Itwa city of Siddharth Nagar was once a very popular temple which is currently closed for public and for religious practice.

Itwa Temple
Itwa - Biskohar Rd, Itwa
Siddharth Nagar, Uttar Pradesh- 272192

Touring towards the Ghats in Siddharth Nagar

Touring towards Ghats is a very popular tourist activity in Siddharth Nagar which the tourist in the district should never miss. Numerous popular river streams flow through Siddharth Nagar like West Rapti River, Banganga River, Hallur River and so on and also it grounds a large number of ponds and Talaabs within its boundary. Swimming and bathing is a popular fun filled activity which the Siddharth Nagar tourist enjoys the most.

Holy dip in certain rivers like Banganga River is considered auspicious as it is believed a holy dip makes the wishes of the devotes come true and also it purifies our soul. Also numerous places of worships are sited close to the River Banks which is yet another main factor to tour towards the Ghats of Siddharth Nagar.

How to Reach Siddharth Nagar

How to Reach Siddharth NagarSiddharth Nagar district can be reached directly via roadways and railways. The district Headquarters Naugarh is linked to the Uttar Pradesh state capital Lucknow via roadways in 4 hours 30 minutes as they are parted at a distance of 242 km away from each other. Form the national capital Delhi which is at 713 km away Siddharth Nagar can be reached in half day travel via roadways.

Gorakhpur airport is sited at 77 km away from Siddharth Nagar which is the nearest airport from the district from where it can be reached via roadways and railways in 1 hour 30 minutes via roadways and less than 30 minutes via railways as Gorakhpur operates numerous trains to Naugarh, Barhni, Shohratgarh, Uska Bazar etc. The UPSRTC buses form major cities of Uttar Pradesh also connects prime localities in Siddharth Nagar.

The railway stations in the district like Uska Bazar railway station, Naugarh railway station, Barhni railway station, Bridgmanganj railway station, Shohratgarh railway stations and so on are connected to major destinations like Anand Nagar, Gorakhpur and so on from where the district can be reached.

Tourist Places nearby Siddharth Nagar

The popular tourist destinations that are located nearby Siddharth Nagar in Uttar Pradesh and Nepal are Kapilvastu at 90 km away, Gorakhpur at 148 km away, Ayodhya at 148 km away, Basti at 82 km away, Kushinagar at 201 km away and Faizabad at 156 km away. All these tourist destinations are well connected to Siddharth Nagar by means of roadways and railways.

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