Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshektra:Kurukshetra is the most popular pilgrimage city in the state of Haryana. This city  is known for its historical importance.

Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshektra

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing few top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra.

Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra is the most popular and important Hindu pilgrimage city in the state of Haryana. This city is popular because of its historical importance related to epic war of Mahabharata and is the city where Lord Krishna gave Bhagvad Gita to Arjuna. This city is named after the King Kuru. This city is just 170 km from Delhi in North. Apart from these historical importance this city is also known for some religious places which is very popular.

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Ways to reach Kurukshetra:

By Air: To reach  here this city does not have an airport but, still you can reach here by reaching to the nearest airport. The nearest airport to this city is Chandigarh airport in Chandigarh which is only 82 km away from the city. At outside the Chandigarh Airport you will easily get an Taxi’s and private cabs that will help you to reach Kurukshetra.

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By Railways: To reach here this city is well connected through railways. The nearest Railway station is Kurukshetra Junction Railway Station which is well connected to other cities.

By Road: Haryana Roadways Bus service is well conneted  and is easily accessible to visit in Kurukshetra to other cities.

Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

You should definitely plan a visit with your friends or family in Kurukshetra. This city is popular for many reasons that surely attracts you. The best time to visit here between the months of October to March.

So here are top 3 reasons to visit in this city:

  • Historical Importance: This city is well known for its history regarding an epic war battle Mahabharata  between two groups of cousins The Pandavas and Kaurvas which last for 18 days and is the main reason to visit in this city because there is a famous place known as Shri Krishna Museum which is a worth visit and this museum tells you all about the history of Mahabharata.

 

Shri Krishna Museum: This museum is very popular and visitors visit here through out the year. If you are Lord Krishna follower then this museum is the worth visit for you because here you will came to know about Lord Krishna from his birth to the time of Mahabharata war and most important this museum also showcases the role of Lord Krishna in Mahabharata war by beautiful paintings. This museum is located next to Kurukshetra Panorama and science center in Kurukshetra. This museum is approximately 5 km from Thanesar Railway Station in Thanesar via Pipli Road.

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  • Famous places to visit in Kurukshetra:

Brahma Sarovar: This place is one of the best place to visit in the city and the atmosphere of this place is wonderful. This sarovar is a Holy pond for Hindus where all visitors take a bath in sarovar. By taking a bath in sarovar you will feel amazing. Here you will  see a Lord Krishna statue and  variety of fishes, snakes, tortoise, birds in the pond. Lot of devotees visit here at the time of Solar eclipse.

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Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

Jyotisar: This is a great place to visit in Kurukshetra where you will feel peace and religious vibrations. This place is very important related to Mahabharata because this is the only place where Lord Krishna gave lessons of bhagvad Geeta to Arjun. This place is  7-8 km away from the city, situated in village Jyotisar on Pehowa Road. Here you will see a big pond and tree at this place. This tree is there since Mahabharta.

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Kurukshetra Panorama and science center: This place is a great fun for you all to be with your families especially to be with kids. For history lovers also  this place is worth visit. In the center there are 2 sections one is science center and other is there you will see Panorma depicting the Mahabharata war and showing each and every episode in the war. In the second section you can enjoy 3d science movie on Mahabharata war is pictured with great effects. This place is only 1.5 km away from Kurukshetra Railway Station.

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Sannihit Sarovar: This places is also an amazing place to visit and is adjacent to Brahma Sarovar. So if you are Brahma Sarovar then, you must visit Sannihit Sarovar. In this place there are so many beautiful Hindu temple. People came here to take holy bath  on Amawasya and other festivals. This place is also known as “Chota Sarovar” because this sarovar is smaller in size than Brahma Sarovar.

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Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple: This temple is of Lord Shiva and is situated in Thanesar. As per the history Pandavas worshiped the Lord Shiva at this place for the victory in Mahabharata war. This temple is an ancient temple but having modern structure now and here you will see other temples also. Inside the main temple you will see Shiv Lingam where Pandavas worshiped and devotees offer water to the Lingam.

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Bhishma Kund: If you are going to plan a trip in Kurukshetra then don’t miss to visit this place and is very famous for religious belief. This place is between Jyotisar and Brahma Sarovar in a village called Narakatari. Here you will see Bhishma Pitamah Pandaya Mandir and a big idol of Hanumanji. 

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Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

  • Accommodation facilities in Kurukshetra

5 Best Hotels in Kurukshetra :

Hotel Alpine:

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Hotel Silver Grand:

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Hotel Kimaya:

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Hotel Crown Plaza:

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Hotel Krishna Mahal:

Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

Top reasons that you should know while visit in Kurukshetra

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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