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Buddhist's Pilgrimage in Kapilvastu

Buddhist Pilgrimage Kapilvastu, PiprahwaPiprahwa is110 km from Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh Piprahwa may be a small village but an incredibly significant Buddhist pilgrimages center. Lord Buddha has spent twenty-nine years of his life in that area. Kapilvastu was the capital of Shakya kingdom and Lord Buddha was born to king Shuddhodhana of his clan. Lord Buddha grew up in the luxury atmosphere that keeps him away from all the miseries of life. But the sudden death of his father makes Buddha bound to find out the way to the miserable conditions of human life. This resulted a birth to the new religion Buddhism. Kapilvastu is positioned at 27 kms south to Lumbini in the district Siddharthnagar comprises of several villages chief among them is Piprahwa and Ganvaria.

Places of interest:
A large Stupa stands at the ancient sites, which is believed to have the relics of Buddha.  Stupa complex is the main archaeological site and a famous tourist place of Kapilvastu. Kapilvastu is also renowned for biggest Vihara made by the great patron of Buddhism named Kanishka. The ruins of the places of King Shuddhodhana where Gautama Buddha spent 29 years of his life is the major place of Kapilvastu. .   

Accommodation: Rahi tourist Bungalow (U.P.S.T.D.C), The Royal Retreat Heritage Hotel, Mohana- Shohratgarh, Siddharthnagar, Srilankan Temple Dharmashala and Sonauli are some most preferable accommodations of Kapilvastu.

Nearest Tourist Information Center: Tourist offices near bus station, Siddharthnagar, civil Lines Gorakhpur, tourist Information center, railway station, Gorakhpur are the nearest tourist information center of Kapilvastu.

Nearby Buddhist places: Lumbini is just 86 kms away. Sravasti and Kushinagar are also in a very close proximity of Kapilvastu.

 
 


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