Saturday, 15 December 2012

Hanuman Garhi, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hanuman Garhi, Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hanuman Garhi- Ayodhya

Hanuman Garhi
Location:  1 km from Ayodhya railway station, district Faizabad, U.P., India
Timings:  Sunrise to 9pm, opens all days
Ideal time :  Throughout the year, especially during various festivals of Ayodhya
How to reach : Take a cycle rickshaw from any part of the city

Hanuman Garhi- Ayo

On the western gate of Ramkot Vikramaditya got a temple constructed which later on came to be known as Hanuman Tila & finally became famous as Hanuman Garhi. Legend has it that Lord Hanuman lived here and guarded the Ramkot.
Hanuman Garhi, the temple dedicated to Hanuman, is one of the important temples of Ayodhya situated in the centre on a mound visible from a long distance and is approached by seventy six step. The present temple built in 10th century, has rectangular shape with four bastions on each corner.

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